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Injury to left arm, turning purple and ice cold after a week. Why?

Last week I had an injury with my left arm . The blood vessels got caught off resulting in blood spasms. My hand and arm turned a purple and ice cold but now a week later it’s still happening and it’s a darker purple. Also, my nails have turned blue. This only happens now when I apply pressure such as putting my bag on my arm. It also turns very numb. Why is this still happening?
Asked On : Tue, 22 May 2012
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Welcome to health care magic .
The complaints you have do warrant a check . A circulation problem with the blood vessels in the arm can cause the symptoms you have . A color doppler ( ulrasound ) of the blood vessels will thus help .
Once this investigation is done then the treatment can be started in accordance with the results of the doppler .
Please do get this checked at the earliest .
Regards .
Answered: Tue, 22 May 2012
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