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Pain in the leg, reddish spots on the calf and knee. Pain radiating to the thigh. Recovering from an ulcer on the ankle. Have thrombocythemia

I have pain in my left leg, red spots on my calf and around knee , pain and swelling around knee area and below, pain radiates up and behind my upper thigh, the skin is burning. Knee hurts when \i bend it. I am also healing from an ulcer in my left ankle. I do not have diaabetes. I am also taking a new medication called Myleran for essential trombocythemia.
Asked On : Wed, 20 Mar 2013
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Thrombocythemia has high chance of bleeding and bruising.

Trivial injuries also cause you to bleed and bruise.

You need to rule out any bleeding into the knee joint.

Check you Platelet count, bleeding and clotting time.

Consult your doctor.
Answered: Sat, 6 Jul 2013
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