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Have spots on arms and legs. Had jaundice earlier. Is it to be shown to doctor? dad has a past of alchohol..he recently got jaundice..and he had been admitted in the hospital for about a week and doctors discharged him...but i have seen some red spots on his arms and legs and his palm has kind of red purplish light colour it dangerous or is he to be shown to doctor..?
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Asked On : Wed, 17 Apr 2013
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thank you for your query
red spot may be due to liver problem,blood disease or infection.
it may be due to purpura also .
it is due to deposition of blood in skin .
he need to do some blood test to find out the reason .
not all case are serious ,but we should keep it as serious
please consult your doctor as early as possible .
you can apply good moisturizer lotion over skin .
i hope i answered your question
Answered: Thu, 18 Apr 2013
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