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Causes Of Purple Spots On My Hips
Unsure: These lesions would need to be examined, a history obtained & other tests may be necessary in order to diagnose them. Usually the lesions needs to be identified to determine the solution. ...Read more
This week I've noticed purple tiny spots on my right hip they disappeared &today I found a new spot on the same hip too. They don't hurt and temporary?
Petechiae?: These spots could simply be related to squeezing or direct pressure on a small part of your skin. However, petechia can be associated with a clotting problem that may be serious and/or related to a bigger problem with your immune system... ...Read more
I have a cluster of small purple spots on my right hip. I noticed them this morning, they weren't there last evening. They don't hurt and aren't raised.
Contusion?: You don't mention your age or other health conditions, so the most common cause of purplish spots would be that you bumped into something, possibly while you were too busy to notice. Other possible causes include having a low platelet count, other blood dyscrasias, liver or kidney disease, resolving rashes sometimes leave purplish marks, and very thin skin (typically in the elderly). ...Read more
Purple lump on hip. Lump is under skin. Sore to touch. Hurts a lot when wearing belt. There was always a purpke spot there for a few years. Worried?
Get a medical exam: If you have any new growth, you need to ahvea physical exam by your doctor. If there is a lump/growth or tumor an x-ray can be used to confirm it. A biopsy may be required if there is a definite lump as that is the only way to make a diagnosis of the cause of any new lump. ...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
Rash: Usually certain types rash can be bleeding disorder see primary care physician for evaluation ...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
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
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
Dear sir, I have black spots on my back and hips and shoulder area what is the cause for this and what are the treatments. Thank u?
You need an exam.: Without looking at the areas that are discolored, there is no way to tell you what it is (give you a diagnosis). Since treatment depends on identification of the underlying problem/diagnosis, sadly this is not possible to do either in this forum. The best thing to do is make an appointment to see a doctor OR join HealthTap and show pictures to one of our doctors. Best wishes. ...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
Several posibilities: Get somebody professional (dentist, doctor) to look at these and give you their impression. Must be seen to be diagnosed. ...Read more
My bilateral hip MRI came back with 3 "glowing" spots in my hip/pelvic area. I am 29 female, what is most likely the cause?
I have dull, migrating pain starting at my right hip going all the way down to my right foot. It comes and goes all day in different spots. What could cause this? Also can't extend leg w/out sharp pai
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
All of a sudden I've brocken out in red itchy spots all over my arms, legs, hips, back & head. Possible causes?
Get it evaluated: It is impossible to answer without be able to see the rash. Let your primary care doctor or a dermatologist take a look. ...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
Probably bruise: Without a photo, I'll be guessing. I suspect a bruise of the upper eyelid may have occurred. Often painless and self limited, usually the result of running the eyelid. Other considerations would be a insect bite, vascular lesion, sty, nevus, dermatological condition to name a few. As I mentioned, lesions, benign or malignant, are best examined by a clinician to provide you with a definitive answer ...Read more
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