Just so you know, livedo is not normal even once in a while. And it can (and in my case, has) become permanent. However, it does have a lacey look to it, and doesn't sound like what you're describing.
Hope you figure it out.
50 yr old SjS, APS w/strokes, Autonomic Neuropathy, PN, Nephrogenic DI, (PID) IgG def., Cushing's, Asthma, Gastroparesis. Sero-neg w/+ lip biopsy. Meds: IVIG & pre-meds, Arixtra, Aspirin, Plaquenil, Nitro, Cardizem, Imdur, Toprol XL, Domperidone, Nexium, Midodrine, Symbicort, Oxycontin, Zofran