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#16 Madagascar

 
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Posted 31 January 2013 - 08:29 PM

i agree - it sounds like this could be something serious. i don't know how turning blue could be anything other than circulation-related, somehow. Have you done the symptom-checker on Webmd? It's pretty good. It came up with a few possibilities for you, solely on the skin discoloration symptom. the one i wondered about is Thrombocytopenia, bleeding under the skin. That can be caused by drug side effects.

You might look there and see what you think.
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Childhood: canker sores, zillions of cavities, and multiple dental enamel defects (not decay). Acne began at age 9, became cystic acne at 15ish, was bad til early 20's, occasional break-outs now only if i eat certain foods.
1968 - allergic to bacon (arm rashes) & orange juice; sensitive to soy
1970s - lots of digestive problems, allergy to citrus, citric acid, cinnamon, lactose intolerant, rosacea from foods
1980s - allergic to oregano, basil, thyme, pork, strawberries, paprika, smokehouse-type seasonings, peppers
1990s - discovered digestive enzymes (YAY!) and my stomach issues resolved by 90%
2012 - diagnosed with celiac via blood tests (tTG) and genes (HLA DQA1*0201: DQB1*0202)
After learning about celiac, it is obvious my mom had it (ulcerative colitis), my brother has it, and my 3 young adult children have it (2 have digestive problems + anxiety; one has DH). we all went gluten-free november 2012.

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Posted 18 February 2013 - 09:47 AM

I finally got my test results back, the dr told me that they were all normal and then just kind of brushed me off.
here are my results, some of them are on the edge of normal. I am curious about the thyroid results because my symptoms seem to be similar to thyroid problems.

glucose 83 <74-106>

Calcium 9.2 <8.4-10.2>

Total Bilirubin 0.3 <0.2-1.3>

AST/SGOT 22 <15-46>

ALT/SGPT 22 <13-69>

Total Protein 6.8 <6.3-8.2>

CRP Inflammatory <0.5 <0.0-1.0>

Albumin 4.2 <3.5-5.0>

Albumin/Globulin RA 1.6 <1.0-2.0>

Alkaline Phosphatas 61 <38-126>

TSH 2.48 <0.47-4.68>

Free Thyroxine 0.78 <0.78-2.19>

WBC 5.1 <4.8-10.8>

RBC 4.46 <4.20-10.8>

Hemoglobin 13.5 <12.0-16.0>

Hematocrit 40 <37-47>

MCV 90.6 <81.0-99.0>

MCH 30.4 <27.0-31.0>

MCHC 33.5 <30.0-37.0>

RDW 12.6 <11.5-14.5>

Platelet count 241 <130-400>

NEUT % Auto 58.4 <37.0-80.0>

Lymph % Auto 32.5 <10.0-50.0>

Mono % Auto 6.7 <0.0-12.0>

EOS % Auto 2.0 <0.0-7.0>

BASO % Auto 0.40 <0.0-2.50>

Neut # Auto 3.00 <2.00-6.90>

Lymp # Auto 1.70 <0.60-3.40>

Mono # Auto 0.30 <0.0-0.90>

Eos # Auto 0.10 <0.0-0.20>

Baso # Auto 0.0 <0.0-0.20>

Erythrocyte sed rate 3 <0-20>

Sodium 142 <137-145>

Potassium 3.8 <3.5-5.1>

Chloride 107 <98-107>

Carbon Dioxide 26 <26-30>

Anion Gap 13 <10-20>

Blood Urea Nitrogen 8 <7-20>

Serum Creatinine 0.7 <0.6-1.3>

Bun/Creatinine rati 11.4 <7.1-23.5>

Thanks Guys

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Posted 18 February 2013 - 11:25 AM

try looking up "acrocyanosis"
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Posted 18 February 2013 - 08:02 PM

thanks frieze

That is what it looks like when i turn blue, although mine is very temporary it goes away about a minute or two after I get up and move, and when I turn blue it is pretty much my whole body, although recently it seems to be affecting single places at a time, like the other day my knees turned purple/blue when I was sitting at my desk but the rest of me was fine. it lasted about 3 minutes and then went away, there was no pain, numbness, or tingling.

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