Posted 20 August 2007 - 12:39 AM
Posted 20 August 2007 - 02:35 AM
Posted 20 August 2007 - 04:56 AM
I bruise very easily and like you, they hang around a long time. Now that I'm on Coumadin, the bruises are darker and last longer. However, when they are finally gone, there is no residual discoloration.
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Posted 20 August 2007 - 02:22 PM
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Posted 21 August 2007 - 12:34 AM
I know exactly what you mean. My bruises turn into brown marks on my legs and arms. They do not go away and sometimes they stay sore for a long time. If I get a cut or scrape, they are the same, even the small ones. I did ask my Rhuem but she was not too concerned. I am going to ask my general practitioner next visit and will let you know what he says. I don't think it is due to the medicine I take (Norvasc and Synthroid) since I had this before I began any medication. I have been diagnosed with UCTD. Not much help except know you are not alone.
Posted 21 August 2007 - 01:07 AM
Yes, I have had this since the beginning of my MCTD. Large and small bruises come up and some leave a permanent bruise look under the skin when gone. From my knee to my foot, my skin almost has a greyish color especially along the upper part of the leg.I hate it. But I don't know of anything that can help it. My blood counts are also ok. Susie54
Posted 21 August 2007 - 07:29 AM