I have started getting bruises on my hands and arms very easily. I am in good health. My father had the same problem when he got older. I have been told it is because of the skin becoming thinner. Some bruises last a long time. Is there a cream or lotion that I can use on my hands that might help the skin regain some resistance to this bruising?
Anemia and deficiency of vitamins C, K, B12, or folic acid are the common causes of easy bruisability.Try taking iron tablets and multivitamins for some days and see if the symptoms improve.
If the symptoms do not improve, get yourself evaluated by a physician and look out for SLE, bone marrow disorders, liver diseases or leukemias Anti-clotting (anti-coagulants) medication also can cause increased bruising.
Hope it helps.Take care and pls do keep me posted on how you are doing or if you have any additional doubts.Kind regards.
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