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bruises on my legs have to do with my RA?

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I was diagnosed with RA when i was 20 years old i will have it now for four years but my question is i have been getting alot of bruises on my legs lately for no reason does it have to do with anything with my RA?

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replied July 24th, 2011
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Hello and welcome to e health forum.

Association of multiple bruises on the skin could be associated with elevated inflammatory mediators associated with rheumatoid arthritis.

You might consult with your rheumatologist to evaluate your current status and if needed modify the treatment you might be undergoing.

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