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Black marks on calf and arms. No itchiness or pain. What could this mean? Had heart attack

My father is a 56 year old man and ia heart patient who has suffered major heart attack less than 2 years ago and is now heavily dpendant on mesicinea although he still walks around and lives a normal moderately busy life. Recently, he has had a blackish mark appear on the cal of his with no itchiness or pain and it disappeared in a few days and has now another black mark appear further up his arm which is the same one as before. I was wondering what could this mean and whay could be done about it?
Asked On : Tue, 13 Nov 2012
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As you told that your father suffered a major heart attack. Since than he may on medicines.
The drugs given in such cases delay the clotting time. The black marks seen by you must be the leakage of blood from the blood vessels. Do not worry much about it. Just consult the treating doctor and inform him about it.
Dr. Ajit Singh Kulhari
MD - Skin & VD
Answered: Wed, 14 Nov 2012
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