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Knee and elbow turning cold and purple, Taking ADHD medication. Could this be the cause?

My knee s and elbows have recently been randomly turning cold and purple and feeling a little numb. Is there anything I can do to create more circulation in my body? I am 22 and have started to feel as if the injuries from being a 3 sport athlete my entire life might be the cause for this? Could this be from my ADHD medication?
Asked On : Sun, 3 Mar 2013
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Apr 2013
Hi and welcome to HCM. Thank you for your querry.
It doesnt sound like side effect of any therapy. YOu need to do legs doppler ultrasound to check blood flor in this area and neurological check up. In most cases this is nothing serious and there can be temporary nerve compression or damage. ALso, you should rest till tests are done.
Hope I have answered your query. Regards
Answered: Wed, 5 Jun 2013
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