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Stiffness in legs with swelling, purplish red bruises on thighs near knees spreading to other parts. Normal blood work, ultrasound. Cause?

I have unexplained bruises on my thighs close to the knees. I have had blood work done and ultrasounds done on both legs. The doctor said the results of the blood work looked good and there isn t any blood clots. The bruises are spreading and are purple to red looking. I have stiffness in both legs and the left leg is swollen.
Asked On : Sun, 24 Jun 2012
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You need to get your coagulation profile evaluated to know the cause for spontaneous bruises. The change in the color of bruises is a part of healing.
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Dr. Praveen Tayal ,
Answered: Thu, 17 Apr 2014
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