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Arms Bruise Easily
Bruising easy. Large bruises, random pinpoint TINY bruises. Mostly legs, stomach. ? Scaring easily, legs are covered in red round marks. Ideas?
Bruising: Hi Allison, some general possibilities to consider are either hematological disorders where your blood is not clotting properly which causes bruising, or an autoimmune disorder that is causing these rashes. You should discuss some initial blood testing with your primary care doctor and think about seeing a rheumatologist or a hematologist based on the results. Hope that helps! ...Read more
Bruise Or Contusion (Definition)
Bruises, or ecchymoses, are discolorations and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the surrounding tissues. A serious disease called pupura presents as a cluster of small bruises called petachia. Petachia often appears as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could indicate a problem. ...Read more
Veiny legs at 29, bruising very easily in legs.Legs can often seize up when walking uphill-ii have flatish feet?
Scalp dermatitis? Flakey skin, big flakes, yellow, scalp-like scab texture. Spread to scrotum, wrists, knees, elbows, bleed when combing, hard to comb
I bruised my shin, walked into a bumper hitch. Skin not broken, swollen, minimally discolored, but concerned skin surface is sensitive and painful.?
Rest and ice: Sounds like you damaged the soft tissue which can result in swelling and bruising. There can be tenderness and swelling without obvious blue or purple discoloration. Take tylenol (acetaminophen) or another NSAID to help with pain and swelling. Rest the leg, elevate, apply cold compresses. It will improve with time. If you develop worsening symptoms you should see a doctor. ...Read more
2 small bruises under skin on thigh, w few red spots like I scratched too hard. Carrying bags that hit skin, not hard. Didn't scratch. What is it?
Depressed & bruising: Some antidepressants (like ssri's) can cause easy bruising -- usually in the form of small petechiae. Serotonin receptors are on platelets (and many other locations in the body). Their clumping can decrease, esp if Aspirin is added -- thus you could have easy bruising. Weak muscles could go with depression, but i suggest seeing your doctor for diagnostic detective work on all of this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
This can be normal.: This can be normal.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hands swell constantly, veins in hand and arms are more prominent and tend to bulge. Also, arms get tired easily.
It's is. Hard to : Say that one should look for any one thing. There are any reasons one may have swelling from carpal tunnel to vascular reasons to diet or endocrine and hormone reasons. I'd start with a good general physical from a primary care provider and go from there. Further clarification of exam and complaints can possibly then occur ...Read more
Bruise on forearm with white lump in middle. Reddish-purple 2" diameter doesn't hurt, don't recall hitting it. Is it a bruise, boil? Not bite marks
Small circular raised mole appeared overnight. Surrounding skin is red w pinprick petechiae. Small petechiae over torso and arms for week come and go?
See a doctor: This needs to be examined in order to even begin to speculate as to what this is. Show this to a doctor and perhaps to a dermatologist. ...Read more
Nonspecific, but: May be indicative of medication reaction, such as anti-platelet drug group, acquisition of a clotting disorder, such as thrombocytopenia of any sort, and can be an issue in such severe events like bacterial endocarditis, or meningococcal meningitis, or Ebola, but you do NOT have any of these, of course. Have your doctor do some hematological testing. ...Read more
Strange skin rash that looks like red dots inside of skin on hand and forearm. Dots don't fade when pressed, but no fever, stiff neck, pain, etc?
Veins around chest very visible until shoulder extending to arm. Looks like spider veins in chest. Doesn't hurt, concerned why they look so dramatic ?
Not concerning.: The prominence of veins through the skin is affected by many factors including levels of hydration and dehydration, body temperature as well as outside temperature, medications and even levels of stress. Fair skinned people tend to have more easily visible veins than darker individuals and hereditary plays a strong role also. In a healthy person, visible veins are usually not of any concern. ...Read more
Swollen lymph nodes in neck, white furry tongue, face muscle soreness near jaw, thigh and forearm muscles become fatigued , lumps under skin onbelly?
Exam: Do you think this should be treated online? Absolutely NOT. Call for a medical appointment, exam, evaluation, diagnosis and treatment. Cannot be answered online. ...Read more
There just isn't: enough information to be able to determine cause. However, there isn't an actual question here. So, consider resubmitting with a clear and specific question. ...Read more
Hemangiomas: These are most likely cherry angiomas or hemangiomas. These are small malformations of blood vessels. They are benign and harmless. You can tell it is a hemangioma if, when you press on it, it completely flattens out. Usually, it will plump up with blood in a second or two. ...Read more