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A 63-year-old female asked:

1 small red purpura on leg no itch. lab = drug reaction. doc says senile purpura. now rust color, same dx? daily aspirin. platelets mvp cbc normal.

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Not a disease: An isolated purpuric patch in someone taking aspirin is not a cause for concern. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex.

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