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Dr. Ira Friedlander
Cardiac Electrophysiology 42 years experience
You can take: analgesic medications as directed for the discomfort but it would be reasonable to consider a blood clot if you have risk factors. Since we do not hav... Read More

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Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes,and it needs: to be removed in order to heal. Polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) ointment will help twice a day.
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Needs evaluation: A first thought would be in infant female with Turner syndrome. The purple bottom is incidental to normal circulation shift at that age, the swollen f... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 43 years experience
You could: You could have liver or kidney disease. You could also have a connective tissue disease. Please see your dermatologist to get checked out.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry 22 years experience
Have them looked at.: Purple toes could indicate a problem with the circulation or trauma to the area. Have it looked at by a professional.
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
LASIK Surgery 18 years experience
Eye trauma: Eye trauma can be serious and lead to vision loss if not properly evaluated and treated. If symptoms do not improve or worsen, you should see an eye ... Read More
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Dr. Sheila Calderon
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Unlikely: If you smoke cigarettes and have less oxygen consider a smoking cessation program. Your doctor can help you with this. She can also get a spirometry ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics 54 years experience
PURPLE DOTS?: Mongolian spots are purple discoloration on baby's bottom. Can you let your md check it? Thanks.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Gordon
Dentistry 43 years experience
Possibly .......: It could possibly be a vein (blood vessel) that is close to the surface. Like photo enclosed. If not, then, possibly you traumatized the area and h... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 42 years experience
Possible options: If you have an amalgam filling in the tooth adjacent to the purple stain, the stain could be an amalgam tattoo, which results when some of the amalgam... Read More

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