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Dad is 93, and gets blood blisters on his arm, they disappear over time and then reappear later on, could it be from his clothing rubbing on his skin?

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I have blood blisters/purpura? 73 years of age, active, work parttime, exercise 5 days a week. I can go to bed without them and wake up with them. I sleep alone. Do not take any kind of medication. Healthy. So, what's going on??
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Thank you for the info. Being a caregiver for an elderly parent is not an easy job. Been doung it for 6 years. First was mom. Now dad. Any help and encouragement is welcome.
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My FIL is like this. He forever has bruises, or Purpura on his hands and forearms, from nothing in particular, just "old skin", says his Dr. Sometimes if they take a baby aspirin for heart attack or stroke prevention, it has something to do with that, just a minor bump, or like you said, putting on his jacket or sweatshirt can cause6it. I don't think it's anything to worry about.
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No dad is still at home and so far doesnt need help getting up and down. I really think, he's forever putting a jacketon and taking it off, that maybe that rubs his shirt sleeve on upper arm. They disappear over a while. I try tellibg dad this but he thinks something is really wrong. And wants to go to ER. I took him to Dr. Dr says blood blister. Did blood work and nothing came up. I'm dads caregiver and trying to explain things to dad is getting harder.
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Hmm, that does sound strange. Their skin is very fragile at that age, does anyone grab him by the arms to help him stand or re-position? Or is he being pulled across the bed without using a draw sheet? That could cause skin shear or friction burns.
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They are red, slightly raised and different shapes. Dad is not on any blood thinners.
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Is he on Coumadin? Blood thinners can cause spontaneous hemorrhage. Ask the MD to check his clotting time.
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Are they blood blisters or is it more like a bruise? Elders commonly get red bruise-like spots called purpura.
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