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Bleeding disorder, purple bruises, meningcoccal, headache, rash bruise fading. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi, may I answer your health queries
User :   qwold like o know cold i have a bleeding disdor
Doctor :   Hi,
Doctor :   please proceed with your query
Doctor :   Are you there ?
User :   yes
User :   i would like to know do i have a bleeding disdor
User :   as i get these purple bruises
User :   like the ones u would ge with meningcoccal
User :   like that
Doctor :   Ok, how long the bruises stay ?
User :   about 3 to 4 days
Doctor :   Ok, How are these bruises triggered ?
User :   not sure
Doctor :   I meant to ask how and why do they start
User :   i just noticed 1 last nite
User :   not sure how and why they start
Doctor :   since how many days are you noticing such lesions ?
User :   i noticed it last nite and had one about a month ago
Doctor :   Ok, Have you ever noticed any cuts bleeding profusely ?
User :   u mean only small cuts
User :   not really no
Doctor :   ok, have yo got fever, headache or joint pains now ?
User :   i have a little headache
User :   not really any joint pains
User :   no fever
Doctor :   Ok, May I know your age ?
User :   and i got the rash bruise last nite
User :   33
User :   and my dad says it fadeing
Doctor :   Ok, and does anybody in your family has similar problem ?
User :   no
User :   whys that
Doctor :   Because most of the bleeding disorders do run in families
Doctor :   and i do not suspect what you have is to be a bleeding disorder
User :   ok
Doctor :   It could be a mild viral infection
User :   do you think i have meningcoccal
Doctor :   But its always good to get tested and ruled out
Doctor :   No i doubt it to be Meningococcal infection
Doctor :   As its presentation is very severe with neck pain and high fever
User :   is that because i had he rash last nite
Doctor :   yes, it could be due to viral infection
Doctor :   they do present this way with rashes appearing suddenly and developing overnight
Doctor :   Are you there ?
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