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Bruise Like Rash On Leg
Ice and compression: Ice and compression to the area with a wrap. Bruising is below the skin bleeding, so elevating the area will help relieve pressure. Also, massaging the area gently while taking over the counter anti inflammatory meds. I hope this helps. If so, please vote for me. Thanks! ...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
Sensitive, bruise like markings on legs. Almost like rashes. Doesn't itch. Hurts when touched. Now has swollen ankles. What can it be?! Please help!!!
ER visit: What you are describing is worth a visit to the ER to be examined. Stay calm and go to the ER. ...Read more
My boyfriend has a bruise like rash and the underside of the head of his penis? Seems to have spread from his legs? Not psorisis
I have an itchy welt like rash on neck, eyes, elbows, pelvis and legs. Now developing bruise like soreness at the base of both palms.?
This is unusual: Leah, you really need to see a clinician both to get relief from the symptoms and find the cause. You can take over the counter antihistamines like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for the itching, but the soreness is strange and could mean it is something more than just an allergy. Good luck! ...Read more
Hello I'm Daisy I have been suffering from Rashes for 2 weeks, I Have numerous rashes from arms, fingers, legs, back and even my neck. They are red very bumpy and hard some of them are very huge Red and purple, like a bruise. Some of rashes feel like they
RASHES TWO WEEKS?:
DO THESE RASHES ITCH?
HAVE YOU STARTED ANY NEW MEDICATIONS RECENTLY?
PLEASE SEE YOUR GENERAL DOCTOR AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.
GOOD LUCK ...Read more
I've been itchy, and it turned into rashes on my legs and a few days later it formed into big bruises.
Ans.: For this see you doctor. You will be best to do this ...Read more
I'm 19 and I keep getting small yellow/brown bruises on my legs for no reason. It started with sore throat, sore muscles, rashes, itchy skin?
Rash: This is concerning if the rash and bruising occured with the infection, you should go see your doctor, sooner than later. ...Read more
Bruise like rash on upper left thigh. Was itchy then found a 5in by 5 covered with little bruises and large ones by it. Is this serious?
Bruise: It is difficult to ascertain the nature of this rash just by description obviously, but it sounds to me as if you have what is called a "purpuric" rash along with scattered petechiae. There are many causes of this type of rash, but if they are occurring spontaneously then I would seek the care of a medical provider promptly for further evaluation. ...Read more
I have a rash that has suddenly started on my leg. Intially I thought it was a insect bite. It is gone about a week and the rash seems to be spreading. I did experience other rashes and brusies for a week on other parts of my body which has gone away
Unfortunately it: Is impossible to diagnose rashes over the internet because we cannot examine you. You will need to see a health care provider for an examination. ...Read more
Kicked a door and now leg is swollen, red, painful, bruised, and now a rash has appeared what could this be???
I have flat, red spots on my leg. It isn't a bruise & it isn't a rash. It doesn't itch either. I don't know its there. What could it be?
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
Having a strange rash in random places, mainly legs. Its dark red and looks like clusters of tiny bruises but no bumps. What is this?
Strange rash: Sight unseen, you might have petechia. Check in with your foctor for blood work. ...Read more
Hi, my 2 year old daughter came up with a rash on her leg they were like red but then a spot in the middle but now they have turned into bruises?
I found tiny little pebbles and red purple tiny bruises and a rash on my left upper leg. What does this sound like?
Rash that has no bumps or pain, looks like tiny bruises. Friend also has it on his neck. Was on my arm, then on leg, other leg now. Petechia? Other?
Petechial rash: Rash may be due to excessive pressure as seen in coughing, vomiting or wearing of tight clothing. ...Read more
I have maybe a rash but I just got it today both legs have it in the same spot. It is not raised at all or scabby. Luke's like little purple bruises?
DO YOU TAKE ANY MEDICATIONS?
ANYTHING NEW? If ...Read more
I recently developed a rash on both of my upper legs they are very itchy. On one of my legs I also have a bruise on the rash?
I have itchy legs (top) regually and it leaves a love bite type rash with bruises that a painful to touch what could this be please?
Need more info: It's hard to make a diagnosis without visualizing the skin condition. Please either consult with your family physician or a dermatologist now to get help. ...Read more
My legs and feet are very swollen, but the rash is on the tops of my feet and back of one lower leg. The other leg feels bruised in one area but no ap?
Last week I got a Rash after scratching and unexplained bruises on legs. Then I got a pitching sharp pain in back of knee with swelling in my legs.
SCREEN 4 CLOTTING: Screen for clotting disorder this can cause Bruising and blood clots. If you are pregnant or post partum you need to be throughly screened for clotting disorders and treated appropriately. They sometimes flare during this time. FAC V DEF /MTHFR / Protein C&S/ Homocysteine/B12/Folic acid/RPR/ANTICARDIOLIPID AB/CIRCULATING LUPUS ANTICOAGULANT/AT3. ...Read more
Itchy blistery rash all over my body and unexplained bruising on legs and stomach getting worse quickly had septicaemia a month ago is this connected?
My 11 year old has scattered severe bruising all over her legs, ringing in her ears, dizziness, headaches and a red bumpy rash? Chance of leukemia?
Needs to be tested: I would have a CBC (complete blood count) performed today. The bruising makes me think about low platelets. This can happen in leukemia, but is also common in post-infectious situations like itp. Her headaches and ringing in her ears could be viral infection, or even bacterial infection. However, headaches can be seen with anemia. A simple blood test will be very helpful. Good luck. ...Read more
Constant recurring red circular skin rash. Ltl pimples all ova legs. Coughing green flem 4 8wks. Very poor slow skin healing. Bruise easy. Any ideas??
For a year and a half, burning not itching rash on arms, bruising, now also on legs. Fatigue. Tests mostly negative. Lisinopril reaction?
Need more info: You are a "real trooper" to put up with this dermatological problem for so long. Lisinopril does have a history of causing adverse significant side effects. My best advice is to get a second opinion from a dermatologist. Your family physician may be able to help you in this regard. ...Read more
I have bruising on legs and arms, itchy rash, swollen veins, but blood labs are normal. Any idea what this is?
Pin point red dots on wrist and yellow/brown bruise. Itchy skin all over. Few lumps on legs, sore muscles, nerve pain. Allergies? The rash went in 20m
Difficult to say: It is difficult to say what this could be. It could be urticara. You might want to have this evaluated if it reoccurs. ...Read more
I've had a rash on my upper thigh for about a month they seemed to look like bites and now I've got black bruises where the rashes were.?
Get checked: Bruises on legs without trauma merit evaluation. Considering your age it's likely nothing serious but it may be. Get to a derm. ...Read more