Bruises : Medical Symptom Description


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Bruises: Bruises is listed as an alternate name or description for symptom Bruising. For a medical symptom description of 'Bruises', the following symptom information may be relevant to the symptoms: Bruising (symptom). However, note that other causes of the symptom 'Bruises' may be possible.
Bruising (symptom): Bleeding under skin leading to discoloration.
Bruising (symptom): Bruising is the body's normal response to local trauma or damage. Local bruising needs investigation to diagnose and treat the underlying cause of the bruising. Certain medical conditions such as bleeding disorders can also lead to more generalized or excessive bruising. People with these conditions bruise easily and more than normal. Some possibilities include hemophilia (genetic disease) and the lesser known and often undiagnosed Von Willebrand's disease. Any unexplained bruising needs medical investigation.

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