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Hello Doctor, I have a...
Hello Doctor, I have a few questions. Do you have any idea what could cause your skin to imprint easily? Or to bruise easy? It's hard to explain but it's like when I put pressure on my skin it hurts. For instance if I rest my arms on my thighs while seated my forearms will start to ache. I hope I'm describing this correctly.
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Dr. Chip
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How long has this been going on?

Do you actually bruise?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I can't say actually bruise but it does imprint quickly, it's been going on for 5months at least.
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
It's just odd skin seems easily irritated

Easily irritated? Can you more fully explain that?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Ok so I itch when I wear certain clothes, also now for instance I'm sitting on my bed resting my forearm on my lap and my forearm is beginning to ache. I don't know whether it's my bones aching or my skin. If I rub my neck it turns red but then fades away. I hope this gives some insight

Thanks

Have you had any tests or studies to evaluate this?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
The itching yes chalked up to allergies and I was given allegra. Nothing for the skin tenderness though. It's not related to any disease do you think?

Well here are some possibilities I would check you for--

Vitamin D or B12 deficiency

Magnesium deficiency

And an EBV (Epstein Barr Virus) titer to check for chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia

Please let me know if you need any more information

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I did have vitamin D deficiency last year. What is magnesium deficiency?

Magnesium is a mineral in your blood stream and in foods

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Ok I'll try and keep this in mind when I see my doctor again.

Glad to help

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