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Bruises

Discussion in 'Diabetes Discussions' started by greyposter, Oct 7, 2014.

  1. greyposter

    greyposter Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Noticed in the last few days bruises have appeared on right thigh and 2 on right arm.
     
  2. ally1

    ally1 Type 2 · Expert

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    has you had bruises before or is it new?
    i often get bruises on my fingertips where i test
     
  3. Brunneria

    Brunneria Other · Guru
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    Hi,

    Sorry not to be more helpful, but there are sooo many different causes for bruising.
    I probably don't know half of them.

    Are you on any anti blood clotting medication, like warfarin?
    Have you been any more, or less, active lately?
    Can you remember anything that might have caused the bruising?
     
  4. anna29

    anna29 Type 2 · Well-Known Member
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    Any recent med changes ?
    Do you recall banging or knocking area's bruised of late ?

    It would be helpful if you can link anything possible to these .
     
  5. Marie4james

    Marie4james LADA · Active Member

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    Maybe you need to check for anemea. If your iron levels are low this can cause bruising.
     
  6. greyposter

    greyposter Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    New brusing plus both feet and ankles are swollen,Right legs is the worst and it;s my right thigh have the brusing and right arm.No bumps
     
  7. Brunneria

    Brunneria Other · Guru
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    Are you prone to swelling?
    Any pain?
    I think I'd be making an appt with the doc ASAP.
     
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    this is too difficult two Don't have diabetes · Well-Known Member

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    I think you should see a doctor.
     
  9. anna29

    anna29 Type 2 · Well-Known Member
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    Yep - best to see your GP and show the bruises as well
     
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  10. greyposter

    greyposter Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Not prone to brusing.Got my COPD clinic coming up so will take it from there.
     
    #10 greyposter, Oct 9, 2014 at 12:07 PM
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