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A 18-year-old female asked:

Petechiae on legs, on and off for a few months. had two normal cbcs (w diff). only other symptoms are small bruises and occasional blood on stool (seeing a gi for that. most likely unrelated). should i continue to worry about the petechiae?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 37 years experience
Testing: A virtual consultation is available. Clotting studies are recommended. Avoid Motrin and similar products, until evaluated. Eat leafy greens and consider a multi vitamin to correct any deficiencies. You may have a bleeding disorder which should be further evaluated.
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