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Bruises on left side, inside of left arm. Reason, should I be worried?

I have two unexplained bruises on my lh side and one on the inside of my lh arm just above my elbow . One of the two on my side, has intensified this week into a deeper purple color and it s size it has grown to be nearly as big as a quarter. The two on my side are about two inches above my beltline. There s no noticable pain with any of these. I work in a countertop mfg plant with moderate labor/ lifting. I m 49 yr old. Should I be concerned about this?
Asked On : Tue, 3 Jul 2012
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bruises purple in color no history of trauma with progression narrates that there is some thing worong with your bleeding profile. do platelets count and full blood count and PT APTT INR tests to assess better. at age of 49 sudden thrombocytopenia and bleeding dithesis needs a little workup.
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Consult a nearby physician and get the investigations done and see the cure for your self.
Answered: Sun, 20 Oct 2013
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