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Noticed dark bruise on abdomen. Should I go for specialist advice?

I am a 47 yr old healthy, white, female. I have noticed on two different occasions several bruises on my abdomen that are not painful, but dark and noticeable. I have not injured myself in any way, but I have always bruised easily. I ve never noticed bruising in this area until the past couple of months. What could this be and should I see a doctor?
Asked On : Thu, 12 Jul 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Thanks for the query.

you might be having a low platelet count and hence you are developing these bruises.

Get your platelet levels checked.

Usually it takes around 2 weeks for the bruise to heal,

you can use oint thrombophobe to get a faster relief.

A photograph would have helped me better.

Please meet a dermatologist for exact diagnosis.

Let me know if you have any other doubt.

you can ask a direct question to me on this forum, following the below link.

Wishing you a good health.
Thank you

Answered: Fri, 18 Oct 2013
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