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Bruise on thigh above knee, no injury, painful to touch. Taking Imuran, Remicade, Methotrexate

Hello, I have recently noticed a blue bruise on the back of my thigh just above my knee and I have had no injury at all. It is painful to the touch like a normal bruise but no explanation to why it has appeared. I am taking Imuran and Remicade and about 2 months ago had a injection of Methotrexate . I do not have cancer, the drugs are for Ulcerative Colitis .
Asked On : Sat, 3 Nov 2012
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The drugs being taken by you have potential to cause bone marrow suppression. These drugs may also cause various drug rashes. There is a strong possibility that the lesion over your thigh is due to one of these drugs. Immediately inform your treating doctor and go for a complete blood count.
Dr. Ajit Singh Kulhari
MD - Skin & VD
Answered: Sat, 3 Nov 2012
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