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What causes large purple blotches on arm?

I woke up this morning with large purple blotches on my left arm and extreme pain when trying to raise my arm above chest level. I then notices same type of spots on my tongue... over the last 3 hours the spots on my are are getting larger.. What could this be?
Mon, 29 Jun 2020
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Hi,

It may be ecchymoses and petechia. There may be some cause. consult the dermatologist for the perfect diagnosis and proper treatment. If needed, consult the physician and get investigated to find out the internal cause of purpura.

Take care. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Ilyas Patel, Dermatologist
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What causes large purple blotches on arm?

Hi, It may be ecchymoses and petechia. There may be some cause. consult the dermatologist for the perfect diagnosis and proper treatment. If needed, consult the physician and get investigated to find out the internal cause of purpura. Take care. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Ilyas Patel, Dermatologist