Why Do I Bruise So Easily?

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I have just consulted my doctor and still wait for my report. The doctor said it could be the purpura. Is it serious? It can be cured, right?
Hello Grandy, Purpura can be connected with a list of underlying diseases, in order to cure it your doctor will give you various tests to find out the root cause. The root causes can be low platelet counts, medication, blood vessel problems, etc. Normally having purpura is not a life-threatening condition but if you have bleeding in the brain it can be deadly. But this happens very rarely. All the best. HTQ

Purpura is a potential cause to repeated bruising.

Purpura occurs when small blood vessels leak blood under the skin.

Purpura measure between 4 and 10 mm (millimeters) in diameter. When purpura spots are less than 4 mm in diameter, they are called petechiae. Purpura spots larger than 1 cm (centimeter) are called ecchymoses.

Platelets help the blood clot. A person with purpura may have normal platelet counts (non-thrombocytopenic purpuras) or low platelet counts (thrombocytopenic purpuras).

If you bruise more often than usual, it's possibly linked to these conditions. 

  • Low levels of the blood components that help it clot after injury (platelets)
  • Abnormally functioning platelets
  • Problems with proteins that help the blood clot
To confirm you'll need blood tests.
I personally bruise often, usually notice new bruises at night and I didn't notice any blow in the day. I got all the blood tests, mine are all right. So even if you do have bruises, it doesn't mean you must be sick. 
How to increase low platelet count. How does someone stop the easy bruising.
Hi, Tony. Platelets are the blood cells that help your blood to clot. When your platelet count is low, you may notice symptoms, including fatigue, easy bruising, and bleeding gums. There are many conditions can due to low platelets. Therefore, you need to see a hematologist to confirm the cause.

Below are various home remedies and natural treatments to increase your blood platelet count:
Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid);
Carrots and Beetroot;
Pomegranate;
Milk;
Pumpkin.
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