Question: Does easy bruising mean leukemia?

A bruise develops when blood vessels under the skin are damaged. People with leukemia are more likely to bruise because their bodies dont make enough platelets to plug bleeding blood vessels. Leukemia bruises look like any other kind of bruise, but there are usually more of them than normal.

Does easy bruising indicate cancer?

Cancer. Rarely, a sudden increase in bleeding, including bruising, may be a sign of cancer. Cancers that affect the blood and bone marrow, such as leukemia, may cause bruising. A person may also notice bleeding gums.

Does blood cancer cause easy bruising?

One of the general symptoms that some people with blood cancer experience is frequent bruising or easily bleeding. Bruising is bleeding that occurs under the skin and can cause discoloration on the skin, like black, blue, or purple marks.

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