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Can you get a bruise without hitting?

Can you get a bruise without hitting?

Many things can cause you or your child to have unexplained bruises on your legs. You most likely just bruise more easily than others, and therefore don’t remember the injury or bump that caused the bruise. In other cases, bruising can result from a medication, supplement, or underlying health condition.

How easy is it to get bruises?

People tend to bruise more easily as they age because blood vessels become weaker and the skin thins. Easy bruising may also run in families, so people whose relatives bruise easily may notice that they do as well.

How do you make a bruise not hurt?

First Aid

  1. Place ice on the bruise to help it heal faster and to reduce swelling. Wrap the ice in a clean towel.
  2. Keep the bruised area raised above the heart, if possible.
  3. Try to rest the bruised body part by not overworking your muscles in that area.
  4. If needed, take acetaminophen (Tylenol) to help reduce pain.

Why do I wake up with random bruises?

Intense exercise. Intense exercise can leave you with more than just sore muscles.

  • Medication. Certain medications make you more susceptible to bruising.
  • Nutrient deficiency. Vitamins perform many important functions in your blood.
  • Diabetes.
  • Von Willebrand disease.
  • Thrombophilia.
  • When to be concerned about a bruise?

    A person should seek medical attention any time they have the following symptoms or issues associated with bruising: a suspected broken bone. loss of function of a joint, limb or muscle. increasing pain. an area is affected by a bruise that returns. there is no identifiable cause of the bruising.

    What vitamins help with bruises?

    For people who bruise easily, doctors suggest taking Vitamins C, E and K and zinc to help speed up the healing process of bruises and prevent future bruising. Vitamin C can help with bruising because it increases collagen in the body, reduces inflammation and builds up the immune system.

    Why am I bruising so easily lately?

    The liver makes proteins that the blood needs for clotting, so if it’s not doing its job, you may bleed or bruise more easily. It could be a sign that you’ve got a condition called cirrhosis. It’s a serious illness, so see your doctor.

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