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Bruising easily

Find out why you bruise easily and what to look out for

Some foods can increase inflammation and discomfort, whilst others can actually reduce it and relieve pain. Discover which foods you should eat fewer of (some might surprise you) and what you should eat more of instead, when suffering from muscle & joint pain.

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    simra — 29.03.2017 13:26
    hi, im getting random bruises on my legs and arms and when someone slaps me or any sort of contact causes another bruise. these bruises are painful and they are causing fever. I don't understand whats wrong.

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      Earle — 29.03.2017 17:19
      Hello Simra As you've read on this page, there are innocent and not-so innocent causes of bruising. I'm afraid I can't say which one applies to you and so you must arrange to see a doctor to have the cause established.

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