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Are there other causes for bruising easily, other than anemia?

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Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Yes

Anemia does not cause bruising.
Easy bruising can be a result of a problem with the clotting system such as low platelets or a clotting disorder. Sometimes in the elderly or patients receiving glucocorticoid therapy it can be secondary to fragility of blood vessels in the skin.

In brief: Yes

Anemia does not cause bruising.
Easy bruising can be a result of a problem with the clotting system such as low platelets or a clotting disorder. Sometimes in the elderly or patients receiving glucocorticoid therapy it can be secondary to fragility of blood vessels in the skin.
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Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology

In brief: Yes

Please see your doctor for evaluation and to discuss treatment options.

In brief: Yes

Please see your doctor for evaluation and to discuss treatment options.
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