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Dr. Mohammad Ashori
15 years experience in Family Medicine
Vasculitis : HSP is a vasculitis type of disease.

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lisa Kates
25 years experience in Dermatology
Bruising: Purpura has many causes. It appears as bruising of the skin.
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: there is a form of thrombocytopenia ("Giant Platelet" syndrome) which is hereditary, Hope this is helpful! Dr Z
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hernani Cualing
29 years experience in Pathology
Rare immune disorder: Common in kids, manifests as skin red rash, arthritis and abdominal pain which resolves spontaneously in most usually in 4 mos, but may have persisten ... Read More
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Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience in Family Medicine
AKA solar purpura: Is a skin condition characterized by large, sharply outlined, .5-2 in, dark purplish-red bruises appearing on the back of the forearms and less often ... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Not usually: Purpura is generally due to low platelet counts or vascular fragility and both defects usually result in multiple areas, including mucus membranes are ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience in Family Medicine
Lots of causes: Are you on any new medicines or supplements? Purpura are raised red/purple spots on the skin. There are many causes of purpura, some are serious. Disc ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ally-Khan Somani
18 years experience in Dermatology
IgA vasculitis: Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP) is purpura (pinpoint bleeding) in the skin caused by inflammation in blood vessels (vasculitis) of the skin. In 2/3 of ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Here are some...: Henoch-Shonlien purpura nephritis may be a part of HSP (Henoth-Shonlien purpura) involving the kidneys with some 5% of such affected may show renal fu ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience in Internal Medicine
Tricky: cannot say in your particular case, but generally, this is a LIFE-THREATENING DISORDER that needs immediate (right now) attention and likely hospital ... Read More

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