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  • Brusing and Antidepressants

    Butterflygrandma 0 Replies
    Posted in: Blood conditions October 9, 2013 06:58 AM

    Female....71 years old.....Have taken Welbutrin 300 mg and Effexor 300 mg for anxiety for over 15 years...same amount/ recently began bruising arms and legs very easily. also noticeable thinning skin due to ageing...more concerned about bruising...3 months consistently; slow receeding; Physician...

  • Fixed, Unilateral, Enlarged Sub Mandibular node. Normal CBC.

    Ashley221 0 Replies
    Posted in: Blood conditions May 17, 2013 04:54 PM

    For the past year or more, my right Sub Mandibular lymph node has become inflamed/swollen on and off.   About two months ago, it began swelling to the size of a golf ball and larger.  It goes up and down, but never shrinks below the size of a large hard grape.  My symptoms also include the feeling...

  • Severe bruising on Forearms, blood sugar gone wild...

    Noni2three 0 Replies
    Posted in: Blood conditions September 5, 2011 06:01 AM

    If you have any suggestions for me, please respond ASAP. I have talked to my doctor several times,about the issues I'm presenting,, but I'm wondering if he listens.I'm 53 y/o, relatively healthy. My only health issue this year has been Crohn's Disease. I've lost over80lbs. I struggle with the...

  • CML, AML, or Myelodysplastic syndromes

    Doctor Ali 1 Replies
    Posted in: Blood conditions June 17, 2011 04:28 PM

    Hello everyone! I'm currently a Med student studying for the Boards. I am healthy young male. I just have a case to solve. Believe me this isn't a real patient's case; we just make up symptoms and see what type of results do we get. It's thinking/learning process that we do. So, here's a...

  • Bruising for no reason

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Blood conditions February 4, 2011 07:04 PM

    I cut my hand doing the dishes, had to get stitches. It has been a day and now my arm is soar and covered in bruises. I didn't hurt my arm so I dont know why I have the bruises. Can anyone give me advice?

  • Line of bruising from elbow bend to first nuckle of finger and thumb?

    jammrz 1 Replies
    Posted in: Blood conditions February 15, 2010 07:00 PM

    I have a line of bruising about an inch wide and running from the top of my arm at the elbow to my fingers i a line, and then spreads out over my back of the hand.. there is also a lighter line of specs running just opposite on the bottom of my arm? I will try and attach a picture.. I didn't...

  • Gauchers disease

    steeny keenan 3 Replies
    Posted in: Blood conditions February 10, 2010 03:22 PM

    hi,Ive got a rare blood condition called gauchers disease. It affects your blood,bones, white blood cells red blood cells and platlets and your organs. Im 21years old now but when i was 12 i wasnt eating and all my blood count was low, i was bruising easily and was getin heavy nose bleeds. but i...

  • severe buising and pain after thyroid blood test

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Blood conditions December 15, 2009 08:52 PM

    hello, i had a blood test for thyroid problems over a week ago , admittedly im petrified of needles and jumped when she inserted it into my arm to draw blood , the nurse snapped at me making me feel worse ,it didnt really bleeed when the needle was taken out and was sent on my way ,feeling...

  • Which blood cancer?

    Jhumhc 0 Replies
    Posted in: Blood conditions September 6, 2009 01:35 PM

    My husband has a low blood cout,anemia, a very swollen spleen, bruising, fatique...but a clean skeletal scan. One doc has him diagnosed with MML (multiple myeloma) and his new Oncologist things it may be a type of lymphoma instead. Thoughts? Jodi

  • Low Everything... Dr not sure what to do

    Anonymous 9 Replies
    Posted in: Blood conditions August 20, 2009 04:18 AM

    After reporting fatigue, bruising, shortness of breath, etc to my doctor, he did a CBC which came back as follows:WBC 3.3RBC 3.77HGB 7.0Platelets 98He seems to think it's nothing more than a "severe iron deficiency" and has put me on Tandem Plus vitamin supplements for six weeks before retesting....

  • Viral Thrombocytopenia

    Poppax5 0 Replies
    Posted in: Blood conditions January 25, 2009 08:29 PM

    Hi everyone! First time on a forum. After a lot of bruising, nose bleeds, fatigue and a 10 day hospital stay i was diagnosed with Viral Thrombocytopenia. The virus is unknown. Does anyone out there know if herpes virus can be a cause of Thrombocytopenia? Thanks in advance?

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  • Could it be lymphoma? Am I over reacting?

    lacyma03 5 Replies
    Posted in: Blood conditions September 6, 2008 06:15 PM

    Where should I begin? Okay, First of all.. I'm 23 F I have had a marble sized lump in the right side of my neck for about 6 months now. It is painless but definitely there/ noticeable. Oh, I should probably mention that I do not have health insurance currently. It will go into efect Oct 1st, but...

  • Unexplained Bruising

    Nancy_8805 10 Replies
    Posted in: Blood conditions March 10, 2008 05:54 PM

    I had a cousin who died when she was young. I'm not sure the exact age but I think she was about 8-10. I think she died in the early 80s. Her family was on vacation at disneyland and some bruises appeared on her body. Nothing had happened that they could think of that would normally cause the...

  • Bruise on upper right abdomen just above liver

    EternityBrief 0 Replies
    Posted in: Blood conditions August 24, 2007 10:25 AM

    Hello, I was wondering if somebody could help me out. Since about 5 days I have a bruise on the right upper side of my belly just where the liver is. It's uncomfortable and rather big, but I can't say it hurts. I have no other signs either, just that. I was wondering if it could be a liver...

  • Extreme pain and bruising from blood draw

    Anonymous 21 Replies
    Posted in: Blood conditions June 3, 2007 07:42 AM

    Hello everyone, I am hoping someone can help me. A week ago I got a DUI, went to the county jail, and had my blood drawn. Immediately after my arm was bruised yellow. A few hours later, my arm was painful and hard to move. The day after my arm was EXTREMELY bruised and has been ever since. My arm...

  • Abnormal WBC, Bruising, Pain etc.

    Piobaire 3 Replies
    Posted in: Blood conditions March 20, 2007 04:12 PM

    Hello, I am a 25 year old athletic female who has always been healthy. For the past two months I have been experiencing bone pain in my left leg with weight bearing, extreme fatigue ( I cannot make it through a 30 min workout when I am used to 3hr training sessions), constant headaches, and...

  • bruising and bone pain??

    billyandsarah99 3 Replies
    Posted in: Blood conditions December 6, 2006 02:57 PM

    Hi,I was wondering if anyone had any thoughts on what might be going on with me. I am a 25 yr old female with alot of health problems...migranes, had gull bladder removed, problems with one of my breast (which is being looked into), history of some abnormal paps (I have one of the high risk strains...

  • bruising and bone pain??

    billyandsarah99 4 Replies
    Posted in: Blood conditions December 6, 2006 02:56 PM

    Hi,I was wondering if anyone had any thoughts on what might be going on with me. I am a 25 yr old female with alot of health problems...migranes, had gull bladder removed, problems with one of my breast (which is being looked into), history of some abnormal paps (I have one of the high risk strains...

  • perminant bruising?

    widdlewabbit 1 Replies
    Posted in: Blood conditions September 28, 2006 10:18 PM

    Hi!ok At the begining of July 2006 i had the misfortune to be on a 2nd story balcony when it collapsed. I fell approximatly 9 feet to the ground with my mother landing on top of me.I was taken by ambulence to the ER where xrays and all the fun stuff showed i had wrecked my right knee, sprained my...

  • Unexplained bruising

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Blood conditions August 16, 2006 07:32 PM

    Lady 84 years, finds large bruise on upper arm, not painful, no reason for bruising, any ideas?:)