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bruises with lumps

i have dark red bruises that are coming up out of nowhere it seems.  I bumped my arm on a cupboard now there is a hard lump as well as a bruise. Going to doctor in few days but am curious in meantime any feedback?
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Hi!
If you are not on any medications like anticoagulants, blood thinners or birth control pills (in females) then bruising could be due to clotting disorders, low platelet count, fragile spider veins, deep vein thrombus, deficiency of Vitamin B12, folic acid, or Vit K, a liver disease or certain cancers. It could also be due to pressure urticaria. If you are on medications then you need to discuss that with your doctor. Take care!
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