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Causes of purple and white mottled skin on the legs?

Causes of purple and white mottled skin on the legs?

Mottled skin : It may be cutis marmorata . A non serious condition characterized by purple and white blotch legs. There are not itchy or painful. A doctor should evaluate to make sure there is no underlying circulation issues. ...Read more

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What can cause little red spots on the skin on my toes?

What can cause little red spots on the skin on my toes?

To start with...: It could be a lot of different things, but a likely culprit is athlete's foot. The best otc medication (in my opinion) is lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra. Dilute vinegar soaks are good as well. Dry the inside of your shoes by placing them up-side down over an air return vent at home overnight. If this doesn't make things better in a couple days, see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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Small circle on chest? Pink in color with flaking on the out side of it.

Small circle on chest? Pink in color with flaking on the out side of it.

Ring worm?: Flaking on the outside of the round lesion is a key finding. If the edges of the circle are some what raised as well, it will be more indicative. Try sending us a picture if you can for confirmation:) Use OTC Lotrinin in the meantime. ...Read more

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I have a reddish bumpy skin rash on the back of both arms..?

I have a reddish bumpy skin rash on the back of both arms..?

Keratosis pilaris: Keratosis pilaris (kp, also follicular keratosis) is a common, autosomal dominant, genetic follicular condition that is manifested by the appearance of rough bumps on the skin. It most often appears on the back and outer sides of the upper arms (though the lower arms can also be affected), and can also occur on the thighs, hands, and tops of legs, flanks, buttocks, or any body part except glabrous. ...Read more

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What causes brownish black blotches to on skin on upper arm near shoulder?

What causes brownish black blotches to on skin on upper arm near shoulder?

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

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Skin turning black on hand swelling and pain?

Skin turning black on hand swelling and pain?

Go to the ED now: A doctor needs to evaluate for infection or necrotizing fasciitis. Perhaps it's just a bruise, but that is not something i can tell from your description. ...Read more

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Why would the skin on my hands be turning dark colored?

Why would the skin on my hands be turning dark colored?

Uncertain: Is the skin on your hands exposed to sun more than the rest of your body? Are you using sun screen? If yes, on your hands? ...Read more

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Brown spot some of foot and red raised tiny spot on pinky and raised spit on back of hand as well?

Brown spot some of foot and red raised tiny spot on pinky and raised spit on back of hand as well?

Med eval: with visualization of lesions will be needed to make accurate diagnosis and to make recommendations. ...Read more

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Dark large skin spots on arm and leg?

Skin spots: Several possibilities. Best to have a dermatologist take a look. ...Read more

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What are the purple spots on upper arms?

Purpura ?: Not sure. Dermatological evaluation should be able to diagnose what the lesions is and the possible causes. ...Read more