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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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    Have Ehlers Danlos syndrome. Speckled blood spots on legs, painful. Should I get it checked?

I have been diganoised with Ehlers Danlos Syndrome , as well as Sick Sinus Syndrome , I take meds for plaque build up in the lower extremeities, I just noticed I have speckled blood spots on both legs, my legs ache although I thought I needed to be drinking more water~~ was wondering if I might need to have this checked out and or could it wait until I make an appt with my FP. Thank you
Thu, 13 Sep 2012
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hello,

It would be better if you can mention which drugs you are taking.
However as far as I can judge from your question it seems you are being administered some blood thinning medication, and this could cause of speckled blood spots on your legs.
You should consult your physician and get PT, PTI tests done.

I hope this shall be of help.

Regards.
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