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Periodic purple blotches on arms?
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Dr. Michael Fisher
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In brief: Purpura
When you suffer from a condition known as purpura, blood vessels anywhere within your body actually begin to leak, causing purplish spots to develop along your skin.
Causes can be low platelets, sun damage, medications, immunologic, infectious, and systemic diseases. See your local doctor for help in discovering a cause.

In brief: Purpura
When you suffer from a condition known as purpura, blood vessels anywhere within your body actually begin to leak, causing purplish spots to develop along your skin.
Causes can be low platelets, sun damage, medications, immunologic, infectious, and systemic diseases. See your local doctor for help in discovering a cause.
Dr. Michael Fisher
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In brief: Purple blotches
Usual causes for purple blotches is a condition called purpura.
It represents bleeding under/in the skin and may be caused thinner blood or thinner skin.

In brief: Purple blotches
Usual causes for purple blotches is a condition called purpura.
It represents bleeding under/in the skin and may be caused thinner blood or thinner skin.
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