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What Could Be Wrong With Me?

What Could Be Wrong With Me?

I noticed some petechiae spots on my abdomen and legs in May. The ones on my abdomen started to spread and get lighter in color in the center. One doctor said that I had ringworm. I started using Lotramin. The spots continued to spread. I went to see a different doctor. He thought that it might be Lupus, but my ANA was negative. My aPTT was 34, which was said to be high. My Factor VIII Activity was 37%. My von Willebrand Factor (vWF) Ag was 81%, and my vWF Activity was 63%. The doctor ordered… read more

posted June 30, 2019
A MyHemophiliaTeam Member

Still no answers. The hematologist is sending me to a rheumatologist now.

posted August 8, 2019
A MyHemophiliaTeam Member

Any better? Was hematologist helpful?

posted August 8, 2019
A MyHemophiliaTeam Member

I had a biopsy done last week. They said it was just my capillaries bursting under my skin. I was advised to start taking Vitamin C (which I already take). I see a hematologist next week.

posted July 9, 2019
A MyHemophiliaTeam Member

Hmm let us know how it turns out

posted July 9, 2019

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