Does anyone suffer from this? In the last week I’ve had two occasions where one of my toes has just suddenly bruised for no reason. Today, I was literally walking around the supermarket and I felt a weird stab/weakness in my 4th toe on my left foot and it erupted into a bruise immediately. I hadn’t knocked it, banged it or anything. Earlier in the week it was the same toe but on my right foot. My husband thinks it could be linked to my Raynauds or Scleroderma (I have Raynaud and Scleroderma/polymyositis overlap.)
Spontaneous bruising (toes) - Scleroderma & Ray...
There can several explanations for symptoms like these, so i hope you’ll take photos and discuss this with your doctors. In my case Rheumatology calls these “paroxysmal haematoma” ie spontaneous soft tissue bleeds that aren’t caused by contact injury/pressure of some sort. Mine are mainly due to the combination of hypermobile Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (hEDS) + various soft tissue conditions caused by my infant onset Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) eg small vessel vasculitis, sjogrens, simultaneous Raynauds&Erythromelalgia etc. I’m 64 and have been getting these most of my life - in my hands & feet mainly (also inside mouth, and on lower legs too, sometimes elsewhere).
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i was interested to read your reply to Sadiemeg.I have had unexplained bruising and bleeds on my arms that appeared for no reason.my GP has prescribed an ointment that made no difference and now a cream but has not made a diagnosis .I have Raynauds and suspect I have EDS tho this has not been confirmed as gp wont refer me to a gastroenterologist or rheumatologist
I get this regularly my blood vessels burst sometimes if it's only a small one I only notice the bruise but mostly it's the pain as it swells and bursts the last one was in my finger it swelled until my finger was numb and then burst very painful huge bruise and it then went on to burst through out the week I also have vasculitis as well as raynauds and undifferentiated connective tissue disease
Hi there, I get exactly the same in my fingers and have posted about it. I only have raynaud's and osteoarthritis in my hands but no autoimmune conditions (although have mild chronic kidney disease which I'm sure is not related) so am not under any specialists. I've seen 2 GPs about this and one couldn't explain it, the other said it might be related to the raynaud's but wasn't sure. Both believe it's nothing to worry about but it's a pain (literally). When I get it its debilitating, painful and makes the hand it affects difficult to use. From what I've read and been told, it's just one of those things!