Dr Emma Craythorne explains the causes of skin bruising in Xpose.ie

Posted by Cedars Dermatology Clinic, 3rd September 2015

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“In some case, long-term application of a topical steroid can cause skin thinning and therefore it would be prudent to stop that. Medications or some herbal remedies may cause the blood to clot less easily and this in combination with thin skin can result in more significant bruising. These medications would include warfarin, aspirin, garlic or vitamin E,” Dr Emma Craythorne, Cedars Dermatology, explained. Learn more about the causes and reasons for skin bruising.

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