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I have black spots mainly on my arms and legs. was just diagnosed with infectious ulcerative colitis .am taking prednisone and lialda. do u know be?

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Dr. Faiz Shakir
Gastroenterology 16 years experience
See a doctor: Not clear what type of colitis you have but certain types of colitis can have skin manifestations such as pyoderma gangrenosum. A dermatologist or gi doctor can help evaluate this further.
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