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Bruise with lump on arm, on blood thinners, have enlarged liver, mass in urethra, history of open heart surgery. Serious?

My mother is on a lot of blood thiners such as: Metoprolo and Rythemal and other meds her health is compromised she has had penumekacial menengitis two open heart surgeries and now a possible mass in her ureatha and her liver is enlarged or slightly inflamed. I am concerned about a bruise with a cyst type of lump she has on her arm that seems like a hematoma
Asked On : Mon, 1 Oct 2012
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since your mother is on lot of blood thinners hence a little bruise can lead to a clump,or swelling.
as these blood thinners interfere in clotting(which is why they are prescribed for in these patients) its better that care should be taken to avoid trauma etc.hope it helps.

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