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Is easy bruising a symptom of acute hiv?

Posted by xrayvison, 4 Replies
I just seems like im noticing one thing after the next. I am freaked out. I tested negative a few days ago and my last encounter with someone of unknown hiv status was in march. please help Read more »

easy bruising

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have heard that easy bruising is a symptom. its been 40 days after my risk(insertive oral), and im getting bruises all over the body most of them dont even hurt and i dont know how i got them. is easy bruising part of ars, or does it come later??... Read more »

Bruising within 5 days of exposure

Posted by Curly, 3 Replies
HAs anyone ever seen bruising within 5 days of hiv exposure? What are the main symptoms? Read more »


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is bruising easily an early hiv symptom??? Read more »

Bruised and confused.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know if Lymphoma can start after 13 weeks of being exposed? I normally bruise easy but I am noticing bruising in places I dont remember hurting. I have bad knees and I was on my knees painting my house but now their both sore and bruised... Read more »
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Easy Bruising

Within the last couple of months I have been bruising way too easy. Someone can just barely poke me and its a massive dark purple bruise in a matter of minutes. My question is what could cause this and would my constant fatigue have something to do...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,This is an HIV information website. Are you HIV positive? If so, write back with additional information CD4 count, HIV plasma viral load, current HIV medications, etc. If you are not HIV positive, I suggest you see your general medical doctor... Read more »

I bruise very easy

I'm HIV+ VL undetectable and cd4 40%, my current medication is Atripla and before that I was on Truvad, Norvir and Lexiva. My question is that I bruise really easily. If I push on my skin or tap something a bruise will appear after a few days....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Some patients have easy bruising for unclear reasons. Taking drugs like aspirin or ibuprofen can contribute to that in some patients. Other platelet disorders, vitamin K deficiency, liver problems and other conditions can cause easy bruising.... Read more »

Fatigue and easy bruising

Hi, my name is Mark...Have been + for 5 yrs now and my numbers are doing well...I am taking Sustiva, Videx and Viread (have taken Sustiva and Videx for 3 yrs Viread is new)..I have noticed that I am having major problems with bruising...I now...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Easy bruising can be caused by low platelets or problems with various blood-clotting components. It can also occur as a consequence of certain medications - steroids, etc. Show the bruises to your HIV specialist. He/she will know the proper lab... Read more »

What causes you to bruise easy?

I am bruising real easy, you touch me and I get a bruise, other than being anemic what could it be?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,What could be causing your bruising? Ummmm . . . maybe you live with Mike Tyson???Kidding aside, anemia does not cause easy bruising; however, low platelets, called thrombocytopenia, are associated with easy bruisability. Other causes include... Read more »
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