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Dark purple spots on the biceps, less sun exposure to arm. Advice?

Hello, I have for a long time had dark purple spots on the outer-sides of my biceps stopping just before my shoulder . I have always been overweight but now I have lost weight i thought they would have gone away. The other thing that I thought could be a factor is that I am quite pale (its very cold where I live) and don t get a lot of sun on this part of my arm . Any help or advice with this would be greatly appreciated. Cheers, Ben
Asked On : Fri, 19 Oct 2012
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement 's  Response
Feb 2014
Thanks for writing to us.
Purple spots may mean the biceps is injured. This is usually an injury that occurs with heavy lifting or sports in middle-aged men.
GET IT LOOKED AT. The doctor will do a biopsy.
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Answered: Mon, 26 Aug 2013
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