I've always been an easy bruiser, but this is ridiculous. They are just popping up everywhere. My personal opinion is that I am malnourished and probably have a mild vitamin K deficiency. I had a CBC/metabolic panel a month ago and everything looked okay then except for my potassium; I've had low potassium levels the past two times I got a metabolic panel done, so I'm probably deficient in some other nutrients as well. My white counts have been all over the place. I just look gross. And my tum-tum hurts. And I can't stop the poo. Ugh, yick, ick, blech!
What I really hope for is that a cause for this ridiculousness is found during those scopes. I just keep feeling yuckier every day and I don't think I could start another quarter of med school in this state.
I am so grateful to all of you, I don't know what I would do without this forum. My respect and admiration for all of you enduring this just grows and grows.
Wow sweetie, I am so sorry. My Mother had Thrombocytopenia once just from taking to much ASA and she was a walking bruise. I am sure this is very frightening for you.
I must say that I am glad they are not wasting time and moving ahead with the tests right away. You will be relieved to know what is causing the problem so you can deal with it head on.
You have my support and prayers to help you through this difficult time. Gentle Hugs.........don't want any more bruises. :)
Diagnosed w/ Crohn’s Disease March 2007 On 150mg Azathioprine (generic Imuran), Pentasa, & Entocort (take zofran for nausea now)
Diagnosed w/ Fibromyalgia May 2007 also on Soma
Also have Arthritis, and feel like I am falling apart sometimes...