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Bleeding and Clotting Disorders

Bruising

12/01/2008

Question:

i just started to get server bruising to my upper thighs for acouple days now its getting more and more all over my thighs, they hurt bad when u touch. its on both thighs, should i go asap to see my dr.

Answer:

While it is not possible to give specific medical advice without talking to you and examining you, I would encourage you to see your physician to at least check your platelet count and some other studies. If the bruising is severe, I would encourage you to see your physician quite soon.

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Response by:

Spero R Cataland, MD Spero R Cataland, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Internal Medicine
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University