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Self-Experimenters Wanted: Idiopathic Thrombocytopenia Purpura by Seth Roberts .. Doctor of Philosophy A woman named Sara Lake has a condition called Idiopathic Thrombocytopenia Purpura (ITP),  an autoimmune condition in which your body makes antibodies to your own platelets. She wrote: I’m...
Breaking News: Astros Fire Garner, Purpura by Eli .. Patient Expert The Astros announced today that they will fire GM Tim Purpura and manager Phil Garner today, replacing them with Interim GM Tal Smith and Manager Cecil Cooper. Garner, who hes been fairly successful...
Do Overweight People Bruise Easier Than Others? by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Many people bruise more easily than others.  This can be explained by different reasons. Obesity has not been proven to increase the likelihood of bruising more easily than people who are thin however. As we age we bruise m
SOC Sunday 4.24.2011: Spring Fever by Gabriela R. Health Maven ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~ I may have Spring Fever... I'm not really sure what the symptoms of what everyone calls Spring Fever are but my version of Spring Fever is that I want CHANGE! I actually want to change everythi
Vitamin K by Carrie A. Patient ExpertHealth Maven I have a nice, shiny bruise on my knee, from smacking it on the turnstile in the subway. I have always bruised fairly easily, but never quite like when I was deeply anorexic. From the knee down, my legs were simply mottled
Interesting Facts Ab ... by passion4living Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenFacebook Interesting Facts About How To Reduce Bruising! Posted by Jan Doan on September 11th, 2010 There is a greater tendency to b
Q&A Session at by Alvin B. Lin Medical DoctorHealth Maven Did I break my pinky finger? It is crooked and swollen but no bruise and very painful had in splint for last 24 hours had pain med but not working Follow @alvinblin This site complies with the HONcode s
I've got the fever -- spring fever by AtYourCervix Patient Expert I hope that groundhog Phil is right -- early spring!  I'm just itching to get my hands back into the soil outside in my garden. Nine more babies to catch -- then I need to finish up some odds and ends in the office setting,
Bruise like a peach. by meggzzie Patient Expert What the hell?! I don't usually bruise. And I quite like it that way b/c of my general clumsy ness. It means I'm free to trip/fall/walk into things as much as I please. I don't want to have to start looking where I'm going.
The Bruise by Ellie Patient Expert I press my fingers into the bruise on the back of my right hand. It does not hurt enough. It does not take their pain away, It does not save him. Hand on top of hand, I did my best to pump his dying heart back to li

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