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    Pat Mathews
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    Has anyone have an issue of bruising? The left side of de of my stomach is very dark black and blue. I was wondering could this be a sign of internal bleeding or maybe liver damage. So confused and worried. My numbers are good, Iā€™m not on meds YET.

    #54626
    Site Admin
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    Hi Pat, People with low platelet counts may have bleeding and spontaneous bruising. I would let your treating hematologist know of your symptoms.

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    mk thompson
    Participant

    Blood thinners cause a lot of my bruising, but it is annoying. My Dermatologist recommended Arnicare to sooth the bruises. However talk to your hemoc doc to get his or her opinion. Good luck, I can rarely get through to my hemoc doc because of the size of the clinic. It is 2 docs and 2 RNs and 8 receptionists.

    #58469
    Mary Roth
    Participant

    My platelets are low and my skin looks like an over-ripe banana! Sometimes I know I’ve bumped against something and sometimes I never know what caused the bruises. I suspect straps from heavy purse even bruised my forearm and maybe resting my elbow on the table!! Sometimes petechia appear for no reason.

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