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Posted on Tue, 11 Jul 2017 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: I have attached a picture of these spots that appear on my leg. any idea what these are?
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Answered by Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Seems to be purpuric spots, treatment symptomatic

Detailed Answer:
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Thanks for being at HealthcareMagic
I have reviewed the attached photograph and they seem to be purpuric spots.
They are seen in a number of conditions like infections, intake of drugs, certain inflammatory diseases and in 50 percent of the cases occur without any cause.
It these rashes are asymptomatic and not associated with any systemic symptoms like fever, bodyaches, joint pains, abdominal pain or urinary problems then no need to worry as it is a self limiting disorder.
Treatment will be symptomatic depending on the symptoms.
Regards
Dr Asmeet

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