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Have PRV. Taking 6 mg warfrin for thrombosis, venesection. Skin rashes around eyes, nose, chin. What is it?

I have PRV and am taking 6 mg warfrin a day for thrombosis and also have venesection when necessary. I have developed skin rashes on my face around my eyes , in my nose and on my chin. Cortisone does clear it up but as soon as I stop using it, it returns. It is not itchy but a bit painful and unsightly. Any suggestions?
Asked On : Tue, 30 Apr 2013
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You probably are having an allergic reactive to warfarin especially if you do not recall any such symptoms/signs in the past. Also, the fact that cortisone suppresses it favors allergy. However, it could as well be another eye disease unrelated to warfarin. But allergy is the first possible diagnosis. Thrombosis is a more serious condition and this situation should be discussed with your doctor.
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Answered: Sat, 22 Jun 2013
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