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Dark purple bruises in thighs, knees, all over body slowly. Skin became splotchy. What is this?

hi, i woke up this morning to both of my thighs covered in dark purple bruises, my knees too are bruised but are almost brown. i noticed none of this last night and now throughout the day i have noticed more and more large purple bruises all over my body and as i was typing this i realized that my skin (that is not bruised) has lost all pigment and become really splotchy! help?
Asked On : Tue, 2 Apr 2013
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Allergist and Immunologist 's  Response
Did you take any medicine for fever pain or for infection
Do you have itching
Full history is needed to diagnose
as temporary measute
you can apply mometasone cream thrice a day
Answered: Wed, 3 Apr 2013
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Cardiologist Dr. Anantharamakrishnan's  Response
Hi friend,
Welcome to Health Care Magic

You should see a skin specialist immediately...
It may be a viral infection / allergy / bleeding disorder...
Only direct examination can diagnose...

Take care
Wishing speedy recovery
God bless
Good luck
Answered: Wed, 3 Apr 2013
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