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I was in Vietnam weeks, got diarrhea 10 days.

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I was in Vietnam for 2 weeks, got diarrhea for about 10 days. Got breakouts on the face and
upon return had a blood test done that shows myLDH is a bit high. I am also getting bruises on my leg for no reason.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 1 year ago.
What is your age and gender?Are you on any medication?Any previously diagnosed medical conditions?
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.
HelloThis can be infectious diarrhea with an autoimmune reaction.LDH elevation is consistent with this.Bruising can indicate a vasculitis, also autoimmune.This can indicate more serious problems.Go to A&E now.I am a double board certified clinical doctor.Please click a positive on the rating scale at the top of the page...that is the only way we are paid.Come back as needed.