My skin is thinning every year. What can I do?

My skin is thinning every year.  I just bump it on the bike or on a table corner and it bleeds.  It seems to be getting worse every year.    Is there anything us oldsters can take.  Age 71.   I just hate to think I have to start wearing long pants all the time/

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  • Tavy
    Lv 7
    3 weeks ago

    And me, I am female aged 73 and mine started last year, it is age as our skin thins.

    I use a moisteriser  cream on my arms and legs twice a day and take a multi vitamin.

    Not a lot we can do about it I'm afraid.

    UK

  • 3 weeks ago

    That is unfortunately a normal aging process, the skin looses collagen and elastic tissue and veins become more fragile as well. It’s why we see so many skin tears in the clinic and older people have so many bruises. You just have to be careful.

  • Andy C
    Lv 7
    3 weeks ago

    Sounds like liver dysfunction or disease, likely brought on by a diet containing regular added sugars.p

    Source(s): I asked my hepatologist.
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