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A:Bruising easily can be caused by: Cirrhosis Of The Liver, Marfan Syndrome, Aging Skin, Bone Marrow Disorders and Hemophilia. [ Source: http://www.chacha.com/question/what-other-things-could-cause-bruising-easy ]
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What other things could cause bruising easy
Bruising easily can be caused by: Cirrhosis Of The Liver, Marfan Syndrome, Aging Skin, Bone Marrow Disorders and Hemophilia.

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