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bruising and easily bleeding, nutrition low in protein,

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I'm underweight my skin on arms is bruising and easily bleeds leaving bruises. All tests don't show anything unusual in blood except nutrition. I am low in protein, vitamin D

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replied May 16th, 2017
Acne and Skin Disorders Answer A61182
Welcome to the ehealthforum and I am really glad to help you out.

Low protein is an important cause of easy bruisability. In your case low protein levels may be responsible for the easy bruisability.

What needss to be found out is the cause of low protein levels. It may be due to malnutrition and malabsorption, liver or kidney diseases, uncontrolled diabetes, hyperthyroidism, pregnancy and autoimmune diseases.

What is causing the low level of proteins needs to be found out.

You should consult a physician and get all these causes investigated. Other that that, other causes of easy bruisability should also be investigated.

These include anemia and deficiency of vitamins C, K, B12, or folic acid, excess intake of alcohol, SLE, bone marrow disorders, liver diseases or leukemias.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations, and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.

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