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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
You can: You can get your doctor to put you on a drug called trental (pentoxifylline). There may be something else. Ask your rheumatologist and dermatologist.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Pollard
21 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Purple blotches: Purple blotches on the skin arise from capillaries (small blood vessels) in the skin. They may be more noticeable under certain conditions (temp, exer ... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Dr Pollard: provided excellent info. I don't know the reason without seeing the lestions. These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtaine ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Workup/Mgt: I would advise checking your daughter's temperature. Babies can lose body heat quickly. Keep her head warm and she should have one more layer of cloth ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Could be a : flare up of a known or previously undiagnosed, auto immune disease, such as systemic lupus. A visit with your doctor for an exam and testing is very a ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
I have been told: that SPIDERS bite in a "row" as they rapidly crawl across the skin...... Possible??? Hope this helps! Dr Z
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
17 years experience Pediatrics
Bruising: Might be normal bruises, but also might be purpura, which can go with other conditions and a platelet issue. Go see your doctor.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Unlikely: Cerebral problems but not legs. Look for some other issue? Trauma, bruising, venous?
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate: Exam is needed. If skin blood spots, they are called petechiae (purpura if they are big), and are due to blood cells leaking out of the tiny blood ves ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Suspect benign: This may be old hemosideran staining fron bleeding into the tissue. You can check with your dermatologist
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
The two may or: May not be related. Are the toes cold or warm? This would matter....Where does the leg hurt and what does it feel like?

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