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could a random small bruise be a sign of liver damage?

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I have a random small bruise like patch(faded reddish brown color) near the inner arm of my left arm, its the size of a pencil eraser and i noticed it last night. it doesn't hurt or anything and the skin seems fine, its not raised or anything.

I would also like to mention, last year my hyperthyroidism relapsed and i have been on tapazole 5mg once a day since then. could it be a sign of liver damage?
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replied February 29th, 2012
Hello and welcome to e health forum.

The bruise seen could be due to a incidental injury, that you might have not remembered.

Since you do not have any symptoms, you need not worry about it.

Applying a thrombophob ointment and use of medications like Advil, might help in quick healing of the bruise.

Bruising is not a classic indicator of liver disease.

The more common signs of liver disease include - nausea, vomiting, right upper quadrant abdominal pain, jaundice (a ‎yellow discoloration of the skin due to elevated bilirubin concentrations in the bloodstream ) , Fatigue, weakness ‎and weight loss. ‎

In case you have the above mentioned issues, you should consult with your doctor for a examination and proper treatment.


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