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Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Anonymous | 2009/06/01

Q.

My baby bruses very quickly - should i be concerned

Hi there

My eight month old son bruses very quickly. I dont hurt my child and I dont work with him roughly and this morning i see one very big bruse on his leg that was not there last night when i bathed him.

Do i need to be concerned.

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Yes, you do need to take notice of bruising in a baby of your son's age. Please ask your paediatrician to see him and to do blood count. It is important to know that this is normal. Your doctor may want to do other tests as well to exclude a bleeding condition.

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