- Bleeding under skin:
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Any type of bleeding under the skin is a potential medical emergency because it may be a hemorrhagic rash that is caused by meningococcal septicemia (i.e. an extremely dangerous complication of meningococcal disease) or other severe hemorrhagic fevers (e.g. dengue fever). Although a local bleed under the skin in one location could simply be a bruise from a local injury, this type of skin bleeding needs immediate professional medical diagnosis because of the life-threatening possibilities....more »
The following medical conditions are some of the possible
causes of Bleeding under skin.
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The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible
causes of Bleeding under skin as a symptom.
Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using,
including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.
Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Bleeding under skin may include these symptoms:
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During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Bleeding under skin. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.
It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.
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Read more about causes and Bleeding under skin deaths.
Unnecessary hysterectomies due to undiagnosed bleeding disorder in women: The bleeding disorder called Von Willebrand's disease is quite common in women, but often fails to be correctly diagnosed. Women with the condition tend to have heavy periods...read more »
Psoriasis often undiagnosed cause of skin symptoms in children: Children who suffer from the skin disorder called psoriasis can often go undiagnosed. The main problem is that psoriasis is rare in children, and not often seen by physicians...read more »
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The list of organs typically affected by Bleeding under skin may include, but is not limited to:
The list below shows some of the causes of Bleeding under skin mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Bleeding under skin. Of the 90 causes of Bleeding under skin that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Bleeding under skin' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Bleeding under skin based
on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:
Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Bleeding under skin, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.
Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :
Subtypes of Bleeding under skin:
Medical Conditions associated with Bleeding under skin:
Symptoms related to Bleeding under skin:
Skin rash (461 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Bleeding (1783 causes), Hemorrhagic rash (7 causes), Hemorrhagic disorders, Skin bleeding, Bleeding symptoms (1783 causes), Bruising (348 causes), Clotting symptoms (301 causes), Injury or trauma, Allergic reaction (49 causes), Autoimmune disorders, Viral infection or illness affecting blood coagulation, Thrombocytopenia (422 causes), Medical treatment, Including radiation and chemotherapy, Antiplatelet medications such as clopidogrel (Plavix), Bruise (ecchymosis), Birth (petechiae in the newborn)
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