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Doctor insights on: Black Spots On My Right Legits Spreading I Have Varicose Vainsis This Serious

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Black spots on my right leg.Its spreading.I have varicose vains.Is this serious?

Black spots on my right leg.Its spreading.I have varicose vains.Is this serious?

Maybe: If the dark spots are towards your ankle they may be skin changes associated with venous insufficiency. These can lead to ulcers of the skin over time. Go to miamibeachvein .Com to learn more. Find a doctor at phlebology.Org. ...Read more

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Varicose veins getting worst.Having black spots on my leg already spreading.Is this serious?

Varicose veins getting worst.Having black spots on my leg already spreading.Is this serious?

Maybe: Skin discoloration can be a sign serious vein problems, usually dark brown, or dark red. These skin lesions can lead to ulceration. You need to have a duplex ultrasound and work up by someone experienced in vein disease. Once treated, many times the skin will become healthy again, and sometimes even become more normal in appearance. ...Read more

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I have spider veins on my penis. Is this serious?

I have spider veins on my penis. Is this serious?

No relation: In the absence of generalized abdominal spiders there is no correlation with underlyinf problems. ...Read more

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I have black vein on my left side of scrotum is it varicocele?

I have black vein on my left side of scrotum is it varicocele?

Varicocele: Varicoceles are tortuous veins around the testicle (mostly on the left side). They are deep inside the scrotum and not usually visible unless they are high grade (grade 3-4). If the vessel is on the surface skin of the scrotum, then that is not a varicocele. A simple physical exam and sometime ultrasound of the testicles can diagnose a varicocele. ...Read more

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I have there red looking freckle loo spots on my arm stomach and right side my chest what could it pos be?

I have there red looking freckle loo spots on my arm stomach and right side my chest what could it pos be?

Duration: It can any thing from hives, insect bite or viral exanthum. Duration and other symptoms like itching, pain, burning, oozing etc will determine the cause. ...Read more

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Help, I have black bump randomly appeared on finger; is this potentially skin-cancer?

Help, I have black bump randomly appeared on finger; is this potentially skin-cancer?

Sorry, no way...: ...To tell. A "random black bump" could be anything. Have it checked by your general practitioner or a dermatologist. Hope it's nothing serious. ...Read more

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Have Ehlers-Danlos. Always had dark purple livedo reticularis on legs. Now permanent on stomach, arms, face. Cardio can't figure it out. Concerning?

Have Ehlers-Danlos. Always had dark purple livedo reticularis on legs. Now permanent on stomach, arms, face. Cardio can't figure it out. Concerning?

Suggest DoingYourOwn: research, e.g. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ehlers-Danlos_syndrome & http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Livedo_reticularis for starters & consider that your primary physician is always yourself, regardless medical background. You decide what you pay attention to, what help you seek out, from whom, what changes you make & get to live with the outcomes; no one else. Physicians are just fellow humans. ...Read more

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Is it serious if I have blue veins on the palms of my hands?

Is it serious if I have blue veins on the palms of my hands?

Normal finding: Veins appearing on the top of the hand or on the palms of the hands are common findings and are not anything serious. Veins can enlarge and decrease for many reasons including level of hydration, temperature, exercise and genetics. ...Read more

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On my right ankle, I see two black spots, side by side, and the veins are more noticeable. Should I be alarmed?

On my right ankle, I see two black spots, side by side, and the veins are more noticeable. Should I be alarmed?

Dermatologist: Prominent veins in the ankle area are not unusual, but the pigmented spots will have to be examined by your physician or dermatologist for diagnosis. It would be quite unusual for two malignant lesions, like melanomas, to be present side by side, however. ...Read more

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I have been finding random small bruise-like bumps under my skin (both on legs and arms; no discoloration) what could this be?

I have been finding random small bruise-like bumps under my skin (both on legs and arms; no discoloration) what could this be?

Many thoughts: I suspect this is not a major problem. These could be from trauma, It may actually be bruises, we could be related to medications you take. It may be related to other findings of your health system. Best to discuss with your physician. ...Read more

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Hi iv just noticed this morning that I have large purple veins on both sides of my hips and Afew littler red spider veins on my right side.what is it?

Hi iv just noticed this morning that I have large purple veins on both sides of my hips and Afew littler red spider veins on my right side.what is it?

Lateral thigh veins: Without seeing this, it could be branches of the lateral subdermal venous system, which is the arc of thigh veins on the upper thigh. When damaged, they become visually prominent. Usually they respond well to injection treatment. They are a cosmetic problem. Have a doctor view them for proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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Have lupus & noticed about two weeks ago venous stasis very dark pigmentation on both ankles & swollen with lump on right calf is this serious?

Have lupus & noticed  about two weeks ago  venous stasis very dark  pigmentation on both ankles & swollen  with lump on right calf is this serious?

Stasis: Sounds like you are headed for chronic venous stasis. You need to be fitted for compression hose to fight the gravity forces. This should help or a pnuematic one can be ordered. ...Read more

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I have purple spots on my left breast near my nipple, is this somwthing to be concerned about?

I have purple spots on my left breast near my nipple,  is this somwthing to be concerned about?

Breast: Yes, you should have someone in the family to take you to a Gynecologist as soon as possible! Could be nothing major or could be of some concern! Hope all goes well - please keep me posted. ...Read more

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I think I have petechiae. It occur on my left arm now right thigh. Purplish dots only on one spot not scattered. Can you get this from stress/anxiety?

I think I have petechiae. It occur on my left arm now right thigh. Purplish dots only on one spot not scattered. Can you get this from stress/anxiety?

Petichiae: These sound as if they may be ecchymoses (deep bruises with bleeding visible thru skin), but might be something else. Not due to stress or anxiety. See a doctor for more specific diagnosis. ...Read more