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Reoccuring blood spots on arm. Tingling, warm. On asparin, high blood pressure medication. Cause?

I get blood spots on my arms and they go away after a few days. When they get ready to come to surface, that area get a tingling sensation, warm.... I could go for weeks without an incident, but there are weeks that I get them often. I take high blood pressure medication and an asparin regimen.... any suggestions of what may be causing it?
Asked On : Wed, 17 Apr 2013
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Welcome to HCM,
These blood spots probably are petechiae or purpura. It occurs due to extravasation of blood. Aspirin is a blood thinner and can induce such spots. I would suggest that you follow up with your consultant doctor so that other causes that can cause such spots can be ruled out and if required blood tests like BT, CT, PT, APTT etc can be doe. These tests are basically done to rule out clotting deficiency if any.
Hope that helped.
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Answered: Wed, 17 Apr 2013
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