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Emmiedarling Thu 04-Apr-13 22:46:00

I could use your opinions.

If I kneel on the floor I get two big bruises on both knees. If I lean on my elbows, same thing...

I'm sure this points to some sort of difficiency?

If it's relevant, I had a baby 6 months ago.

Thank you!

LadyMedea Thu 04-Apr-13 22:56:20

Do you bruise easily in general?

It's always worth checking things out with your GP, this coud be anaemia or another deficiency, or a pointer to any if a range of conditions.

Emmiedarling Thu 04-Apr-13 22:58:31

I didn't think I did bruise easily, but since I had my baby, I do appear to!

LadyMacbethWasMisunderstood Fri 05-Apr-13 11:18:53

You are probably iron deficient anaemic. Happened to me after birth of each child. A simple blood test will confirm.

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