Bruising Or Discoloration And Skin Redness

Reviewed on 6/15/2020

Bruising usually reflects a trauma. Older people bruise more easily because they have thinner skin and are often on blood thinners like aspirin or Plavix, etc. If you are getting multiple unprovoked bruises, you may have a problem with clotting and you should see your primary care provider.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

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