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Thanks for your question.
Which part of the body you noticed the hot red skin?
how big is the area?
It started with my face and then I noticed it on my back and arms then splotchy on my legs
are they painful?
not really just hot
do they blanch--meaning when you put pressure on them do they become pale?
mot really, perhaps slightly
do you take any aspirin daily ?
this can be due to the bruisings under the skin.
This can happen due to the blood leakage from the small blood vessels.
Low number of platelets can cause this.
Clotting factor deficiency due to the liver disease or dietary deficiencies also can cause this.
Inflammatory conditions known as vasculitis can also cause this.
These possibilities are more likely without any other symptoms.
Urticaria can be another possibility but usually itching also present.
Hence some blood tests are required to check the blood count, liver and kidney functions, clotting factor levels.
can stress be a factor?
well it can be also.
but this should not be spreading as you noticed if this is only due to the stress.
so it sounds like I need to make an appt. with a local Dr .
yes you should to get these blood tests done.
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