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Do brown recluse bites look like bruise?

Do brown recluse bites look like bruise?

Brown recluse bites: Brown recluse bites often start as a bruise then often a dark black dot of necrosis in a center of a hard area of fat necrosis often getting red and infected. ...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


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What cause marks kn skin that looks like hickies?

What cause marks kn skin that looks like hickies?

Bruises: Ecchymoses or bruises of the skin are caused by damage to superficial blood vessels. ...Read more

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Can scabie rashes look like bruises?

Can scabie rashes look like bruises?

Scabies: Scabies looks like lines of burrows on skin made with little mounds or blisters. They cause itching which is often worse at night. Although they can be anywhere on skin they like going into skin folds (waistline, axilla, breasts, between fingers, feet, wrists, knees, elbows,buttocks & genitalia. ...Read more

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Just noticed small brown freckle like spots on ring finger. They also kind if look like small dog bite marks. No pain and not red?

Just noticed small brown freckle like spots on ring finger. They also kind if look like small dog bite marks. No pain and not red?

Dermatologist : you might need to see your doctor or any skin doctor. Skin lesion without a picture,or a live consult are very hard to guess. Most skin lesions are benign,for your peace of mind see a doctor. ...Read more

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Bruising easy. Large bruises, random pinpoint TINY bruises. Mostly legs, stomach. ? Scaring easily, legs are covered in red round marks. Ideas?

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

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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?

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?

Irritation?: Admittedly, it's a bit hard to figure out by that description. Could be irritation. Could be from a scratch. Could be folliculitis. Could be bruises unrelated to the bags but perhaps a few days old. ...Read more

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Fingernail sized blister. Bug bite. Light red. Light itch. Underneath the blister skin looks like Mars surface (ex: Trypophobia pics). 2 weeks now.

Fingernail sized blister. Bug bite. Light red. Light itch. Underneath the blister skin looks like Mars surface (ex: Trypophobia pics). 2 weeks now.

I cannot see your: pics but large blisters can be caused by many things including bites, allergic reactions, infection, blistering disorders. I recommend if you aren't clearing in the next week, or if it is getting bigger or more painful, you should see a board certified dermatologist ...Read more

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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

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

See your doctor: Please see your doctor or health care provider. Lack of pain is unusual for early brusing and infection. Please do not take this lightly, although it probably is benign. ...Read more

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What could red, raised patch of bumps on chest that feel like mosquito bites with surrounding skin turning black be?

What could red, raised patch of bumps on chest that feel like mosquito bites with surrounding skin turning black be?

Many possibilities: Including infection, insect bites, contact dermatitis, and others. Without a full history and ability to examine these it is impossible to diagnose. Go see a primary care physician or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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My toddler had this rash on his belly when I changed him it looks like small scratch marks or even tiny stretch marks they're not raised or bumpy.

My toddler had this rash on his belly when I changed him it looks like small scratch marks or even tiny stretch marks they're not raised or bumpy.

Not enough info: need more information about the history and appearance of the rash. Also need to see the rash in order to make a diagnosis and provide a treatment plan if needed. ...Read more

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Found dark purple mark back side tongue looks like veins and hurts ?

Found dark purple mark back side tongue looks like veins and hurts ?

Physical exam: You need to have this area examined in person by your physician. A painful tongue lesion has many etiologies. Sometimes a biopsy (small piece) needs to be removed and examined under a microscope for a proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can cellulitis look like just red / brown raised spots without my leg being all red?

Can cellulitis look like just red / brown raised spots without my leg being all red?

Unlikely: Typically not- that sounds more like a rash. Cellulitis tends to be more of a diffuse redness of the affected area. ...Read more

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Noticed pea size bump(4days ago)under skin (has no head like a pimple would) it's deep under the skin. Doesn't seem like a cyst. It's hard&doesnt move?

Noticed pea size bump(4days ago)under skin (has no head like a pimple would) it's deep under the skin. Doesn't seem like a cyst. It's hard&doesnt move?

A lump like this`: really needs to be felt by your PCP (Primary Care Provider) however it sounds like an old inflammed LYMPH NODE (gland) from an old infection! The LOCATION as well as the SIZE and CONSISTANCY are used to determine if it needs to be removed! Get it seen! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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Bruising (Definition)

Bruising = a contusion with ...Read more