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Common causes of easy bruising include aging, blood-thinning medications, vitamin C deficiency, excess sun exposure and purpuric dermatosis, according to ABC News. People with fair skin may also experience easy bruising. More »

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Use of medication that reduces the blood’s ability to clot and taking certain types of dietary supplements that thin the blood are causes of easy bruising, according to Mayo Clinic. Abnormally functioning proteins or blo... More »

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Ruptures or tears of the small blood vessels known as capillaries result in bruising, according to WebMD. These ruptures allow blood to escape the circulatory system and enter other tissue. Most of the time, normal bruis... More »

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Pain around the ribs and back can be symptomatic of a range of issues, and a basic medical examination or imaging tests may reveal a fracture or bruising. Medical attention is necessary to rule out more serious health co... More »

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