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Unexplained bruises all over body. Itchy skin. Had two tranfusions previously. Reason?

I have been finding a lot of unexplained bruises all over my body. Some light and small and others large and dark. I am not a clumsy person. My skin has also been very itchy, but haven t noticed any bites or rashes . I do have a history of anemia . I have had two transfusions in the past but am not on any medications for it.
Asked On : Sun, 24 Mar 2013
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There are lot of medical conditions which can present with unexplained bruising over the body.It is very important primarily to get complete blood profile with platelet count,PT,PTT,BT,CT,clotting factors...Just to make sure there is no underlying bleeding disorder.There are certain conditions like gardner diamond syndrome which can also present with similar bruising.The aged people can have similar bruising called senile purpura.
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