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What does it mean when a woman has bruises?

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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology
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In brief: How many?

A few bruises can be a normal response to hard work or exercise.
A lot of bruises could mean somebody is beating her up. In the absence of any injury, it could mean a blood disorder or even a malignancy. See your doctor if bruises are numerous and persistent/recurrent.

In brief: How many?

A few bruises can be a normal response to hard work or exercise.
A lot of bruises could mean somebody is beating her up. In the absence of any injury, it could mean a blood disorder or even a malignancy. See your doctor if bruises are numerous and persistent/recurrent.
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Dr. Keira Barr
Also certain medications such as aspirin, vitamin E and prednisone as well as severe sun damage (especially on the arms) can make someone more prone to easy bruising.
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