Advanced search

Mumsnet has not checked the qualifications of anyone posting here. If you have any medical concerns we suggest you consult your GP.

What do I need?

(4 Posts)
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.

Join the discussion

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now