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Doctor insights on: Neck Purpura

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Can auto immune vasculitis cause purpura on your neck? If so which type?

Can auto immune vasculitis cause purpura on your neck? If so which type?

Yes: Vasculitis means blood vessel inflammation. In the skin this can cause bruises or purpura when red blood cells are released from the damaged blood vessels. Any autoimmune vasculitis can effect the skin ...Read more

Non Blanching Red Or Purple Spots (Definition)

Non blanching red or purple spots can describe purpura, which is bleeding beneath the skin that does not blanch with pressure. It can be caused by platelet disorders, coagulation disordes, vascular ...Read more


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What is purpura ill ness hsd :?

What is purpura
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Bruising: Purpura has many causes. It appears as bruising of the skin. ...Read more

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Could you explain what is henoch shonlien purpura sicknes?

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 persistence and organ involvement in some, such as kidneys etc. Elevated reactive proteins CRP usually seen. Exact cause unknown but may happen after infections.Adults may have kidney injury.Biopsy of skin or kidney may be diagnostic. Treatment is symptomatic ...Read more

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What causes senile purpura?

We don't know: The condition is referred to as idiopathic, which means that we haven't worked out the pathology, or mechanism of the problem. Purpura is bruising, senile purpura occurs in older people. It can be worsened by blood thinners such as aspirin, fish oil, Plavix or coumadin (warfarin). ...Read more

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Purpura only cause in leukemia or is there any more diseases?

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. Discovering the cause may take some time, but it is important to find out why. Here's a good discussion of the causes and the workup: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003232.htm Never worry until you have to. Wastes energy. Go play! ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to give me some info on henroch-schonlein purpura?

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 the cases, HSP follows an upper respiratory infection. HSP is most common in children & is usually self-limited. In adults HSP has a tendency to be more severe. In a small minority of cases, HSP can cause severe kidney or bowel disease. ...Read more

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I've been diagnosed with henoch shonlien purpura nephritis. What is this?

I've been diagnosed with henoch shonlien purpura nephritis. What is this?

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 functional impairment but only some !% progress to renal failure. HSP is a form of generalized inflammation of small vessels inclining to affect subcutaneous tissues, joints, GI tract, kidneys, even central nerve system. More? Ask Doctors timely. ...Read more

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I have had purpura for 6 years or so, but the spots are spreading all over my body. The spots itch when I'm to hot and when im cold. What can I do?

Purpura needs exam: Purpura is the name given to bleeding within the skin. There are many causes, harmless and not-so-harmless. Advice is not possible without knowing the cause of your purport; see your doctor for a full clinical examination and advice ...Read more

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What is henoch-purpura deasease?

What is henoch-purpura deasease?

Blood vessels: An inflammation of blood vessels causing a rash, abdominal pain and kidney problems https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henoch%E2%80%93Sch%C3%B6nlein_purpura ...Read more

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Picture of purpura for leukemia

Picture of purpura for leukemia

Leukemia: Pictures of examples of the purpura of leukemia can be found on the picture section of the search engine of your choice. ...Read more

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What's thrombocytopenic purpura?

What's thrombocytopenic purpura?

There are 2 types: Of thrombocytopenic purpura. The idiopathic type is low platelets due to immune destruction (itp). The consumption of platelets be formation of miniclots in the small vessels is called thrombotic (ttp). ...Read more

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Henoch schonlein purpura symptoms?

Henoch schonlein purpura symptoms?

May start as rash: The rash may start above the feet and progress over the knees. It does not blanche if you press on it and release it, because the little red spots are bleeds, called petechiae. Next the feet swell and may develop pitting edema. You now need an immunologist assessment and therapy with steroids to prevent kidney involvement and arrest progression of this autoimmune disease.Serum IGA may be high. ...Read more

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How common is henoch schonlein purpura?

Commonly uncommon: Quoted figures are between 6 and 22 per 100,000 children. So if you estimate 1 in 10,000, most pediatricians will see a few cases in their careers, and most people (friends, neighbors and family) will never have heard of it. Consider it a common disease that is uncommonly seen. ...Read more

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Why is a splenectomy done for thrombocytic purpura?

stop platelet destr: Idiopathic thrombocytic purpura is a disease whereby your immune system develops antibodies against itself, specifically your platelets which are important for preventing or stopping bleeding. Your spleen is the organ responible for collecting and destroying your platelets.Therefore those patients whose disease is not responive to medications may require spenectomy to decrease their destrucion. ...Read more

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What can you know about henoch-schonlein purpura (hsp)?

What can you know about henoch-schonlein purpura (hsp)?

Joint pain ; rash: Petechiae and purpura (red to purple dot and bumps) along with joint pain or infrequently with abdominal pain. The whole process often resolves spontaneously. Uncommon complications include glomerulonephritis and intussusception. ...Read more

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How long does it take to develop purpura with cocaine use?

How long does it take to develop purpura with cocaine use?

Levamisole: Most of the time the cause of the purple discoloration of skin due to bleeding under the skin (called purpura) after Cocaine use is because of a chemotherapy and antiparasite drug called levamisole that is intentionally added by importers of Cocaine as a cutting agent to reduce expense & increase bulk of their product. It is often described as 'sudden onset' retiform purpura so shortly after use. ...Read more

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Where can I find any information on henoch schonlein purpura?

Hsp info: Hsp is a form of vasculitis that typically affects children. Adults can be affected too. More info can be found at http://kidshealth.Org/parent/medical/heart/hsp.Html. ...Read more

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I have purpura, is there a vitamin that would help control this?

No: Senile purpura is a common condition that affects middle-aged and elderly, fair skinned persons. Typically, the forearms and anterior legs are affected. Areas that are not exposed to the sun are unaffected. It is caused by chronic sun exposure, which results in permanent thinning of the skin and not a vitamin deficiency. It is likely that this is what you have. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: henoch schonlein purpura?

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HSP: Henoch-schonlein purpura (hsp) is a type of inflammation of the blood vessels (vasculitis) most often seen in children. It can present with petechiae or purpura on the skin, joint pain, and abdominal pain. Most patients do well and fully recover, but in some cases there can be damage to the kidneys and other organs so close follow up is required. ...Read more

Purpura (Definition)

Purpura are non blanching red or purple spots caused by bleeding beneath the skin. The spots do not blanch with pressure. They can be caused by platelet disorders, coagulation disordes, vascular ...Read more