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Legs turn purple with white internal blotches and red raised patches on skin when standing for even short period of time (5 min)?

Legs turn purple with white internal blotches and red raised patches on skin when standing for even short period of time (5 min)?

Need more informatio: May be related to the fact you're standing in the blood is pooling, but with the presence of patches of red and raised there are other things we think of. We see this sometimes and people who have elevated immuno globulins call hyperglobulinemia Purpura. You need to discuss with your physician whether it's something as simple as blood pooling or the elevated globulins or something else ...Read more

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What skin problem do I have if raised patches that are rough (not warty)?

What skin problem do I have if raised patches that are rough (not warty)?

Actinic Keratosis?: Likely actinic keratosis. These are generally benign, but can turn into worse things. If you are concerned enough to ask a question about this, i would recommend seeing a dermatologist to make sure. ...Read more

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Please tell me how to stop or treat the raised, brown, velvety skin spots caused by diabetes? Thank you

Please tell me how to stop or treat the raised, brown, velvety skin spots caused by diabetes?  Thank you

Treat diabetes: The usual treatment for acanthosis nigricans (velvety skin spots) is to treat the underlying disease, that is diabetes and obesity, if the patient is obese. The better the control of blood sugar and the less obesity, the higher the likelihood that the acanthosis will be lessened. There are specific treatments, for which you should see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have red patches on my skin, they don't hurt me at all or itch at all. They're kind of raised. What could it be or how can I get rid of it?

I have red patches on my skin, they don't hurt me at all or itch at all. They're kind of raised. What could it be or how can I get rid of it?

See derm: There is no way to tell what may be the cause with the description given. If your doctor can't provide you the answer, consult a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have just noticed a slightly raised reddish brown patch on the inside of my jaw near my molar. There is no pain, could this be something urgent?

I have just noticed a slightly raised reddish brown patch on the inside of my jaw near my molar. There is no pain, could this be something urgent?

Get evaluated.: Get this evaluated. While it is likely nothing serious, there are skin cancers that occur in the mouth. This is especially important if you chew tobacco. Get this checked so you don't have to worry. ...Read more

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I have a red patch in the groin area, center is raised with cracks, the border is peeled skin. I've used Isoconazole for 5 days and no better yet...

I have a red patch in the groin area, center is raised with cracks, the border is peeled skin. I've used Isoconazole for 5 days and no better yet...

Suspect fungus: I agree it sounds like fungus but if it dies not respond you can try ketoconazole topcially. If not successul you will need to see a dermatologist. Itis a papulosquamous dermatitis and other causes like psoriasis can be there ...Read more

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What could a red raised itchy patch of skin on the back of the neck be?

What could a red raised itchy patch of skin on the back of the neck be?

PSORIASIS,: Eczema or a fungal/bacterial dermatitis. It is important to have a doctor look at it, as the appearance and history of how it developed matters quite a bit in order to make a diagnosis and treat it for you. ...Read more

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