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Bruising on legs, slow to heal, upper back pain. Should I be concerned?

Hello....I have been experiencing unexplained bruising on both my legs since the middle of August. They are VERY slow to heal and there appears to be a lump under a couple of them. Two days ago, my upper back...on the right hand side, starting aching. When I looked at my back with the help of a handheld mirror, I have noticed a bruise is now starting to appear there too. I have also been sleeping longer than normal. I have always averaged 5-6 hours each night and over the past month, I have now been sleeping 9-11 hours and still waking up tired. Should I be concerned?
Asked On : Sat, 6 Oct 2012
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Thanks for your query

i can feel your concerns

yes ,you should take it seriously

you have not mentioned your age?

is there any history of trauma?

do you have any family history of blood disorder?

spontaneous bruises are usually either due to low platelet count or any cogulation disorder
i recommend you to have a proper clinical examination and routein complete blood count and coagulation profile after consulting your doctor
i am available for your help
Answered: Mon, 8 Jul 2013
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