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What causes easy bruising? And what can happen if you don't take care of it right away?

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Dr. Ted King
Phlebology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Some reassurance

Many people, especially women, have "bruise easily.
" the important thing is not so much that you bruise with little apparent reason but that, when you do bruise, the bruises don't go away in a timely manner. If you have bruises that just don't go away, you definitely want to get that checked out.

In brief: Some reassurance

Many people, especially women, have "bruise easily.
" the important thing is not so much that you bruise with little apparent reason but that, when you do bruise, the bruises don't go away in a timely manner. If you have bruises that just don't go away, you definitely want to get that checked out.
Dr. Ted King
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Dr. Richard Zimon
You might try Vitamin C !!1 to stop this kind of benign bruising!
Dr. Bruce Prager
Sports Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

Easy bruisability can be caused by several reasons.
First are you taking Aspirin or Aspirin like products. Not to alarm you, but it is one of the early signs of leukemia. If you can't figure out a direct cause or remember being injured i would recommend you check with your physician.

In brief: Depends

Easy bruisability can be caused by several reasons.
First are you taking Aspirin or Aspirin like products. Not to alarm you, but it is one of the early signs of leukemia. If you can't figure out a direct cause or remember being injured i would recommend you check with your physician.
Dr. Bruce Prager
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Dr. Philip Miller
Family Medicine

In brief: Blood testing

avoid all aspirin and NSAUD products ( Advil/Aleve ).
You will need to have your blood coagulation tests with Prpthrobin time/INR and APPT

In brief: Blood testing

avoid all aspirin and NSAUD products ( Advil/Aleve ).
You will need to have your blood coagulation tests with Prpthrobin time/INR and APPT
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