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Blood Bluster On Arm
More info, please!: Did you hurt yourself? Hold a tool too long? Are you on any blood thinners? How long have you had them? Do they hurt? Obviously, a decent answer is not possible without knowing more, and seeing them. If they are spreading, you have fever, they hurt or you are sick in other ways, go to the ER or call your doc quick. ...Read more
"G.O." Syndrome: Aha, it's due to the "G.O."syndrome. Skin thins, subcutaneous fat decreases, venous valves relax, veins thin, facial structures sag a bit, wear and tear.I'm sure you understand.If it really bothers you you could see a plastic surgeon.They might offer laser,injections,intense pulsed light,etc. In the meantime maybe use makeup,a hat with laced veil, or a fake moustache.It ain't fun Gettin' Old! ...Read more
MY UPPER ARMS FEEL LIKE THEY HAVE JUST HAD THE BLOOD PRESSURE CUFF ON THEM. I'M ALSO GETTING SMALL ROUND BRUISES ON BOTH ARMS.
Bruises: There is clearly a problem. You need to see a physician for an evaluation. ...Read more
Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Wife was resting her head on my arm (near shoulder). Could hairspray from her hair cause intense itching on my arm (near shoulder)? No bumps on arm.
I have looks like blood spots on my arm and looks like solid dark around the elbow and also same on legs. Blood or dark spots and solid clot udr knee?
Diffuse rash across hands, arms, legs & feet for a week. Spots on hands now like small blood blisters (1mm), don't disappear under glass. Feel fine.
Lump: The lump may represent unabsorbed bloodGet a more detailed answer ›
Bruises: These are hemorrhages underneath your skin resulting from rupture of fragile dermal vessels due to vitamin deficiency or trauma or perhaps even due to blood coagulation factor deficiency. If these bruises are localized and disappear in a few days, they are probably due to trauma. If they are generalized, recurrent and persistent, i suggest you see your doctor for further examination and testing. ...Read more
Left hand feels like it's engorged with blood without me putting pressure on my arm. Just had my arms down normally, but my left hand tingled?
Unclear: If one has had the hand and down for some time, the hand will be somewhat swollen and feel full. It may tingle a bit but should go away quickly. It may require to work your hand or hands as squeezing them or making a fist This all should be temporary. Must be aware of any hand trauma as this may help explain this. See your doctor is persists. ...Read more
This started as eyelid itching and eye swelled and then rash spread on face and neck and arms tiny white pustule clusters on arms and wrists face arms?
See your doctor : for proper management, unfortunately you can't be helped online, your symptoms warrant medical attention, wish you well ...Read more
When I press on pimples on my face, my pores & skin turns bright red and I can see blood underneath. The pore stays red. Worried about blood disorder?
Probably normal: This is most likely a fairly normal response to pressure over an already inflamed area of skin, however if there is bruising or if you note easy bruising in other parts of the body, bleeding gums, etc, then I would definitely see your physician. A simple lab test can determine if you have a blood disorder or not. Also, check if you're taking any meds that act as blood thinners (like aspirin) ...Read more
Tiny red dots & lots of new visible blue & purple veins appeared on my arms and legs. Noticed today, Had blood work recently-normal.Something serious?
Probably not.: The purple veins are most likely a condition called livido reticularis. This Is a benign condition seen more during the winter (cold) The red dots combined with the livido suggest a vasculitic ( inflammation of the small vessel) this can be seen in viral infections ( self limited) or connective tissue diseases such as cryoglobulonemia or antiphospholipid syndrome. Consult rheumatolgy if persists. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blood drawn from where arm bends. Tech missed twice. Arm is all black , blue and purple with bumps. Feels tight. What's wrong with my arm?
Hematoma: You probably have a hematoma, which is a hard bruise below the skin surface. A couple of big needle pokes to the vein there can cause this if there was bleeding below the skin. Usually it gradually improves and goes away completely within a few weeks. If you have pain, numbness or tingling in your hand or fingers, it may be compressing a nerve or artery in the area and should be treated asap. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer