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I am 24 years old from San Antonio, Texas. I am graduating next month from bachelor nursing program when I noticed red spots/petechiae on my lower extremities. I had these spots for over 6 months but they were really minor so I thought it was probably allergic reaction to something. But recently, it started to spread more up towards my calves and thighs on both of my legs. I went to my school
clinic and they couldn't figure out what it was so they referred me to a dermatologist. She ordered lot of blood work like CBS, CMP, HIV, HEP C and also did a skin biopsy.The red spots don't itch, hurt nor am I swollen. As of right now, I am asymptomatic. All of the blood work came out negative except
for my urine test in which protein and blood were present. I went back to the dermatologist the
following and she did another biopsy to figure out what was causing vasculitis. She thinks it maybe
effecting my kidneys so I am being referred to the nephrologist next week. This has been really
frustrating and emotionally draining. I am trying to be patient and see what happens. I am an outdoor person and with two recent skin biopsies-- I am not able to run or swim like I used to do and they
maybe doing another biopsy for my kidneys. I hope Vasculitis is not effecting my kidneys or other
organs but will keep you guys updated. It seems like there are days where the red spots almost all of them go away and then there are days they appear out of no where.
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