A 17-year-old female asked:
Disclaimer

i am experiencing foot itching and non blanching red or purple spots.

2 doctor answers
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Sounds like: what you are describing could be petechiae or ecchymoses. This could be cause by drug/chemical exposure, insect bite, injury, or undiagnosed bleeding disorder. It is best to show them to your doctor.
Answered on Apr 17, 2018
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Need evalution: Non blanching purple spots sound like purpura which can be related to inflammation of the blood vessels (vascultitis) or a problem with platelets and clotting. Sometimes very small petechiae will develop if there is venous stasis as often seen with varicose veins and standing a long time. Your family doctor will have a good idea after an exam.
Answered on Apr 17, 2018

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month

Related questions:

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nisha Chellam
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Keloid: This means there is inflammation and I would like for you to see a dermatologist who specializes in keloid. They can inject into the scar to decrease ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Without seeing: It, I would recommend you don't scratch it and apply antifungal medication. If we could see a pic I could comment further.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Sting: The discoloration signifies that some mild bleeding occurred under the skin. Keep the area clean and apply cortisone type ointment to relieve itching. ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Grace Torres-hodges
22 years experience Podiatry
get it checked: Have a podiatrist check that area of your ankle. There can sometimes be a delayed response to a bit, but you may have also been bitten again and/or b ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month