What does bruises on your legs mean?

If you’re more polka-dot than plain, it might be time to figure out what those bruises are all about. As in, why do I look like an abstract painting gone wrong?

The Skinny on Bruising

To start with – and if you’re reading this section going “for heaven’s sake will she get to the point” (listen Sckcsnooferdanoff, it’ll take me only 10 seconds) – let’s explain what bruising is.

A purple mark appears where blood vessels under your skin have broken due to trauma such as banging your leg into something hard. This causes bleeding beneath the surface, which forms that familiar black-and-blue hallmark of a bruise.

It sucks still – here are some reasons why:

  • There could be no real reason at all
  • You may have bumped yourself without even realizing
  • If your legs are pale from sitting around too much or being outside in freezing weather for hours (what were you thinking), then any little bump might manifest as a purplish blotch.

Please tell me I’m not alone when I say my bruises seem kind of artistic when they show up randomly — Makes sense that Pollock and Kandinsky both inspired modern-day buisness dress codes! }

Here Are Some Reasons Why One Might Develop Bruises:

Blood Thinners Can Contribute To Unexplained Markings

Anti-coagulation therapies open users up for easy foliation; therefore making ones skin easily susceptible. Sometimes random marks can appear by popping tiny capillaries within the body eradicating homeostasis. So fellow Coumadin customers – apply extra care!


Overwork leads towards inflammation irritating connective tissue causing staining surfaces throughout bodily collision sites . Before denying them rest periods remember we humans cannot constantly be like our favourite energizer bunny full of life.

There Might be an Underlying Illness

Sometimes when bruises randomly appear, it is worth considering if there could possibly be a hidden ailment behind the scenes. The best advice in these cases are to have patients explain every little thing and recount times when they remembered their skin looking quite abnormal.

So You Have Bruises on Your Legs – Now What?

As with any medical information dished out by yours truly – this may or may not apply to your individual circumstance, so it never hurts to get seen in person just incase. However wink wink here’s what we recommend:

Keep an eye on bruising patterns, How long has each mark existed? Are they constantly reappearing at the same place/size as other marks? Sometimes chronic leg annoyances can quietly pile up over time producing unexplainable art; but other times, serious issues can remain clouded till its too late. Always stay vigilant!

Never trust websites that claim vitamin C will make them disappear!, They don’t take into consideration internal bleeding causes such accidents. Vitamin K (found in green vegetables) does occasionally help areas where knicks occur due to bloodclotting agents .

If you feel something isn’t right — Make sure both doctors AND nurses know of appointments made, diets adhered towards and any feelings deemed shaky. It’s important for our wellbeing that health care providers understand complete symptoms instead of making assumptions based off inadequate informations.

Gosh I’m funny aren’t I …


There are numerous reasons why bruises develop on legs including failing drugs like Coumadin affecting continuous external bleedout potential deepening purple colours– injury related exercise creating vulnerable muscles within accidental hitting – or even more concerning underlying illnesses which should still be looked into properly.

If one discovers multiple warning signs about unnerving circumstances surrounding muscle soreness: blemish location & repetitiveness, ‘self cure’ ideas found online, with reports from other sufferers relishing same the sensations — ITS TIME FOR PROFESSIONAL HELP of any sort!

Stay happy and healthy—without being covered in mysterious blotches 😉

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