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Causes Of Purple Spots On Armpit
What would cause the site of a blood draw to be very painful and bruised bright purple-blotchy in more than 1 spot? Infection? Pain radiates whole arm
I have recently been getting small (0.5cm) perfectly round spots (one each time) that are red/purple on arm. Appear suddelny and go in 2 days?
My dad has been developing purple spots on his arm. They show up red and they itch, then they turn purple. They come and go and vary in size.
See a dermatologist: Would need to examine these and perhaps biopsy. Have your dad seen by a professional. ...Read more
Hello. I'm here to ask about a small greenish/purple spot on my arm. It was from where an i.V needle was placed. It does not hurt. Just odd to me.
Bruising: It is just some bruising (blood under the skin) from the iv. As your body breaks down blood under the skin, it changes color and will eventually disappear. ...Read more
Have had a spot on arm. Started clear, had turned purple in 6 months. Should I be worried? Tried to pop it, nothing comes out.
See your doctor: It only takes a minute to diagnose these lesions, but it's always better to be safe and get it evaluated. ...Read more
Hello there.... Yesterday a purple spot has appeared on my arm.... It doesn't hurt me but it looks ugly.... I was wondering what it could be?
Bruise?: If it does not resolve set up a Health Tap consult with photos. ...Read more
I noticed a small flat purple spot on my arm, I thought maybe it was a bruise, then another one, but smaller shows up the next day. No pain?
See a doctor: The purple spots you describe may be bleeding under the skin. Please see a doctor for examination and appropriate tests. ...Read more
Right arm swollen and red and purple rash like patch. Left arm itchy with similar small rash spot with small broken skin.?
These lesions: Will require examination to determine diagnosis accurately and to advise on care. ...Read more
I think I have petechiae. It occur on my left arm now right thigh. Purplish dots only on one spot not scattered. Can you get this from stress/anxiety?
Suddenly, my armpit hair and leg hair is growing in very patchy. Like, bald spots. But all of my thyroid bloodwork came back normal. Possible causes?
It depends/ nonspec.: This seems like a nonspecific sign. It might depend on what products, if any, you might use to groom those areas. For example, if waxing or heat grooming instruments are used, the roots might be removed and the hair may take real long to or may never grow back. Stress might also be a reason, as might your gastroenteritis. If it gets worse, see your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more
More info needed:
Need more information to accurately answer your question.
How long do the spots last?
How do they start?
How do they change with time?
How large are they?
Exact color? Bruise?
Do they go away completely.
Photos would help. ...Read more
Need to be seen: Without a visual and more information it is hard to say. If they have been there for long time with no change and no other symptoms then less likely serious. If they are new, changing and/or related to any other symptoms like belly or back pain, wt loss or change in bowel habits they could be related to underlying condition. Either way you need to been seen by a medical provider to decide. ...Read more
Rash: Usually certain types rash can be bleeding disorder see primary care physician for evaluation ...Read more
What would cause 2 purple spots on both big toes, in the same area? I thought maybe shoes but I have been wearing sandals.
The symmetry of it: Suggests you are doing something to both feet, perhaps where you are putting your feet, under desk, sure sounds like bruises from something external. If more appear see your doctor ...Read more
I have been itchy all over for a couple of weeks and also have small purple spots under the skin on the thighs, what could cause this?
I'm 62 and every now and then I get these redish purple spots on my arms, they don't bleed but look close to bleeding, what causes this?
Get is checked pleas:
It is difficult to assess without looking at these spots
It might be due to pressure on the arm, or due to blood problems resulting in reducing number of Platelets (tiny pieces that helps preventing bleeding) in the blood.
Your doctor should be able to check the spots and arrange some testing to find the cause. ...Read more
Cheek bite for one: One cause can be a cheek bite that caused bleeding below the tissue, but not enough of a bite to cause a laceration or tear so that the blood leaked out into your mouth. Another reason could be a blue nevus. You should see a dentist to have the spots evaluated and then see if any treatment is needed. ...Read more
Several posibilities: Get somebody professional (dentist, doctor) to look at these and give you their impression. Must be seen to be diagnosed. ...Read more
I am suffering from irritation in armpit and pubis. It shows redness and red spot after swealing and cause. What is this?
What causes itchy, hard, little reddish purple spots in the palm of my hands and under the soles of my feet?
What cause itching on both legs & turns purple/brown dime size spots in 19 yrDermatology thinks it's allergy? It comes & goes, new spots. Over a month
Hard to tell: Without pictures its impossible to be close to accurate. Please post pictures or get examined. Good luck ...Read more
I have red spots in the palm of my hands and soles of my feet that are now purple and itchy. What causes this?
New: If this is something new and recent, you may have hand foot and mouth disease ...Read more
I have varicose veins it runs in the family and I notice I been getting bruises of blueish purple spots on both of my legs what would cause that.
Could low dose asa therapy cause you to bruise more easily and to develop purple spots on skin? I am also on HRT and lotrel (amlodipine and benazepril) for hypertension.
Yes: That is a common effect of low dose Aspirin due to the inhibition of blood platelets. If your hypertension is well controlled it can still happen but is more likely if not controlled. As one gets older the skin gets thinner and capillaries get more fragile and tear easier which makes these bruises appear more often. ...Read more
What causes : rapid appearance of brown spots on nose, under eyes, forehead. Feet cold and turn purple, sore breasts, acid reflux, popping joints?
See your doctor: You have too many conditions happening at the same time to be able to address them here, without having a physical examination done by your doctor. It sounds like it's time to be seen for your annual physical, and to address these concerns with her/him. After the exam, s/he will know what other tests to order. You may want to have your vitamin d3, and micronutrient level checked as well. ...Read more
This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes.
Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
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