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What causes petechiae like rash on both inner thighs?

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Posted on Sat, 26 Jul 2014
Question: I have had a petechial like rash on both inner thighs from groin to knees. No trama but other symptoms include; headache, pain in jaw when eating/drinking. Stiff/sore neck & shoulder. Fatigue, pain in ankles & wrists
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Answered by Dr. Jose Ignacio Artero Munoz (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
Autoimmune disease-Vasculitis

Detailed Answer:
Hello,

Delighted to be able to help.

Rash like petechiae along with fatigue, headache and pain in several joints suggest autoimmune disease or Vasculitis. You should go as soon as possible to a specialist doctor in Internal Medicine.
He will examine you and will request additional tests (blood tests) toconfirm or exclude the mentioned diagnoses.

I Hope I have answered your query. If you have any further questions,I will be happy to help.If you do not have any clarifications, please don’t forget to evaluate my answer.I wish you good health.
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What causes petechiae like rash on both inner thighs?

Brief Answer: Autoimmune disease-Vasculitis Detailed Answer: Hello, Delighted to be able to help. Rash like petechiae along with fatigue, headache and pain in several joints suggest autoimmune disease or Vasculitis. You should go as soon as possible to a specialist doctor in Internal Medicine. He will examine you and will request additional tests (blood tests) toconfirm or exclude the mentioned diagnoses. I Hope I have answered your query. If you have any further questions,I will be happy to help.If you do not have any clarifications, please don’t forget to evaluate my answer.I wish you good health.