4 years ago

I’m a bit freaked out today… noticed a massive bruise on my arm but can’t remember hurting my arm in any way to explain the size of this one! … Is this an MS thing?

I have bruised easily over the last few years but nothing like this and when I googled it leads me to other sites with scary reasons for bruising! Just wanted to know if anyone else gets or has had this?


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You’ve obviously bumped into something and not really felt the true impact. The same happens to me, regularly. My doctors were worried for a while and even did blood clotting tests to make sure it wasn’t anything sinister. It turns out that I’m clumsy, a lot, but slightly forgetful, so don’t remember bumping myself, or why I have massive blue bruises all over me. 😉

Thanks Pete! … Yeah you are probably right ~ I do topple a lot now… Oh the joys …. 😉 xxx

It’s happened to me and yes, it’s worrying. I had one bruise on the inner arm that stayed for MONTHS. In the end I went to the GP and was told that depending on where the bruise is, it does take ages to go. I’ve concluded that I bump myself/lean against things for support without noticing and it’s this which causes the bruises – as they always seem to be in the arm area.

I’m always covered in bruises too, mostly due to lack of balance. I often lose sensation in body parts and don’t feel it happening.

Thanks guys! … I will remember before I start worrying too much about these bruises that it’s most likely all part of this…. Guess being clumsier and parts of me being numb will equal more bruises…

Thanks 🙂 xxx

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