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Bruise spots on legs

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Bruise: Not uncommon for a bruise to get a little darker. Especially on the lower extremity. Gravity tends to pool the blood into one spot.
Dr. Erik Borncamp
Wound care 25 years experience
Injury?: Did you bump it ? Or did it just occur spontaneously ? as bruises heal they turn all sorts of colors. the blood in your tissue breaks down, it wil... Read More

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Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Possibly: If insect bites result in a lot of inflammation and/or excessive scratching or rubbing, bruising can occur.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry 22 years experience
Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, vi... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 30 years experience
Infection?: Red hot swollen spots make me think of infection, perhaps abscess or folliculitis, or sebaceous cysts. Abscesses don't usually go away by themselves b... Read More
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Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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There's a condition: called Henoch-Schonlein Purpura (HSP) that can cause bumps & bruises on the shins from leaking of tiny blood vessels called capillaries. Usually ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rafael Lugo
General Surgery 28 years experience
Bakers: This could be a bakers cyst or an aneurysm. You should see an orthopedic surgeon to rule out both these conditions.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Bumps on legs: I need a picture to help. Take some and show to your Dr. my first guess is big bites ... fleas but they usually itch.
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Dr. Mohammad Khan
Pediatrics 30 years experience
See a physician: first step will be to see a doctor. you may need some blood test for platelets and liver functions
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Get examined please: Ring worm is a fungal infection of skin. It is circular Ring like lesion, with clear center, Itchy, does not have to be "oozy"( if scratched very hard... Read More
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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Bruises: You must see your doctor as soon as possible. The doctor will review your history, examine you, and order labs and x-ray imaging. Hope all goes well. ... Read More

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