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Bleeding and Clotting Disorders

Unexplained bruising

06/29/2009

Question:

For the past few weeks I`ve noticed several large and small bruises on mt thighs that I cannot explain. I`ve also noticed swollen lymph nodes in my neck (parotid) and I`ve been rather fatigued. I was just wondering what these could be symptoms of?

Answer:

There are many explanations for this: both infections and other problems. You need to see your physician to get this evaluated.

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Response by:

Eric H Kraut, MD Eric H Kraut, MD
Professor of Hematology
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University