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    Petechiae?
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    samf09 posted:
    I have lupus and tested positive for lupus anticogulants as well... just today I noticed red spots under my skin on both of my arms... I think it may be petechiae... is this common with lupus? Should I call my doctor ASAP? Is this something my rheumatologist should help me with, or my PCP?
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    anowlin responded:
    I wouldn't call the doc ASAP, but come Monday, I'd call your PCP. I'm not your doc, but you OUGHT to call your doc, ASAP if some bleeding occurs. Are they little tiny purple/black spots? That could be petechiae,


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