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Spontaneous Bruises

I think this random bruise on inside of my left thigh is from using a leg roller yesterday?

One of the badges of hEDS for sure-spontaneous bruises.

Mind you, I rolled my other thigh and the entirety of both, but left inner thought bruising makes it look more badass, I guess.
#EhlersDanlosSyndrome #bruise like a fragile peach


Back on the waiting list

They think the hearing loss isn’t because of the ear infection, and after saying no for 5 years I finally said yes to surgery. Waiting list is at least 6 months.

Doctors appointment tomorrow to see what they suggest for the weight loss and bruising. I wonder if they’ll think it’s a relapse of my ED. I never realise them myself.

#bruising #bruise #weight #WeightLoss #ED #EatingDisorder #AnorexiaNervosa #ent #Surgery #HearingLoss


Another symptom

The weight loss was bad enough. I’m now covered in bruises. No less than 25 on my legs (I counted 31 but some could be the same bruise just continued). I started noticing the bruising on Thursday, and it’s only increased since. My arms also have above the normal amount.

The worst part about the weekend was not being able to do anything and I stayed up late on Saturday worrying. And now that it’s almost Monday, I’m naturally wondering if worrying is overreacting because I have health anxiety.

At this point I will probably leave it because every other time I’ve had symptoms of something bad, it’s always been fine/ because of something less serious. I’m fed up of wasting the NHS’ time and money.

Besides, I don’t think they’ll retest my WBC count any time soon anyway. They have a test tube shortage and since they think the low count before was due to the antibiotics, it’s not going to be a priority to re-test (which I can absolutely understand).

My friend thinks they will because of my symptoms, but they can all be explained somewhat:

The weight loss; I’ve gone through a breakup, a move, an illness and I’ve worked a lot. Whilst I never lost weight when I had covid or worked a lot before, new stuff can happen I suppose.

The bruising: I’ve moved and I’ve also worked 4 days in a row. Even though I don’t recall such, I probably battered my legs a few times moving. And even though I don’t normally bruise because of such, I probably bruised from kneeling at work.

Here’s to hoping I do start putting on weight and the bruises start disappearing so I can wear my dress without leggings/ tights!

#WeightLoss #LowWBC #illness #bruise #BloodTests #symptoms #newsymptoms #HealthAnxiety #Anxiety #bruising

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Hematoma? Just another mystery bruise

The swollen, blue bruise I randomly found during PT yesterday has darkened to purple. Weird that I found this the same day I had presyncopy. I have a lot of glitches 😅 #bruise