Dermatology Community
Painless bruises.
About This Community:

This forum is for questions regarding Dermatology - rashes, acne, birthmarks, skin infections, rosacea, and general skin care.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Painless bruises.

Since I was a teenager, I would find painless red bruises on my body. It wouldn't happen often. Maybe weeks, months and sometimes years apart. I don't remember having them for sometime, namely a few years and  I have started getting them again, but to me they are more frequent, say about weeks apart.
I would wake up one day with a bruise on my wrist, knee, or thigh. there is never more than one bruise at a time, but mostly on my hands and arms. The bruise would last for about a week or so and then fade away. Sometimes, becoming bluish as it fades. Any information on this would be helpful, especially since I am a little scared.

Thank-you.
Related Discussions
563773 tn?1374250139
Hello,

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 us posted on how you are doing.

Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Dermatology Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
05/15 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
05/15 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543 tn?1463449675
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
01/15 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGD, FICCMOBlank
Top Dermatology Answerers
1340994 tn?1374197577
Blank
Raleigh, NC
209987 tn?1451939065
Blank
AB
4851940 tn?1385441629
Blank
United Kingdom
Avatar universal
Blank
Oslo, Norway