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Left arm heavily mottled (bruise like) after a fall eight years

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Left arm heavily mottled (bruise like) after a fall eight years ago-----------no pain-skin remained "painted"--------left arm easily bruised, some discolration, sun damage. Left arm --having discomfort-----now-warm to touch----couldn't sleep. What Doc do I need to see?
JA: The Doctor will need to help you with this. Is there anything else the Doctor should be aware of?
Customer: Prescriptive meds are Benicar and Norvasc for hypertension-------I do take supplements like Ashwaganda,Vitamins,CQ10 and Reservatrol
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Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 7 months ago.
HelloSee an internal medicine doctor.Board certified.We test and train in rheumatology, cardiology, nephrology, general medicine, neruology, dermatology, and so on, in fact, all the adult medicine specialties.You need an x ray of the arm.This sounds like a possible pain syndrome, and the internist will refer you to orthopedics or rheumatology if needed.That is how it works best in the US. OK, so you might have more questions or want to give me more information: Please use reply to expert if you have further questions. When you are ready, please click a positive rating [hopefully excellent—that’s how we are paid, per rating]. If you forgot something, come back. I am here daily.
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 7 months ago.
Hi there,This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist. I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.Your symptoms suggest nerve related problem.Xrays will not help.Nerve damage can cause pain and discoloration of the arm as well due to the dysregulation of the blood vessels.A neurologist should be consulted with for for further evaluation.Best wishes,It was my pleasure to help you today.If I have answered all your questions, Please rate my response Excellent (click on the 5th star).Please bookmark my profile for fast, reliable and authentic answers!This is the link to my profile:http://www.justanswer.com/medical/expert-mysticdoc/

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