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I have mottled skin on my lower back, left side, about the size of my hand. No pain, itching, swelling. Has been there for about a month. Ideas?

I have mottled skin on my lower back, left side, about the size of my hand. No pain, itching, swelling. Has been there for about a month. Ideas?

Mottled skin: You may have an ecchymosis - a spot of bleeding under the skin with diameter larger than 1 cm . It is similar to hematoma, commonly called a bruise. Most commonly, it coould be harmless caused by unnoticed trauma but may be harbinger of more serious diseases such as purpura, and hemophilia. If it doesn't resolve or you get more eruptions see your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


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I am having white pimple type rashes on my hands as well as extreme swelling. It itches and is spreading up my forearm. Is this bad?

I am having white pimple type rashes on my hands as well as extreme swelling. It itches and is spreading up my forearm. Is this bad?

Allergic Reaction?: Try Benadryl (diphenhydramine) right way. If there is red streak and pain with or without Fevers then there may be a component of Infection. This needs Examination immediately. ...Read more

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Why are my hands swelling and itching?

Why are my hands swelling and itching?

Other symptoms?: Although itching can be caused allergies, compression neuropathies such as carpal tunnel syndrome should also be considered if you have numbness and/or tingling. The numbness is usually worse at night and in the morning. It can also develop during activities such as brushing your teeth, talking on the phone, and driving a car. See a board certified dermatologist or hand surgeon for a evaluation. ...Read more

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What makes my fingers swelling and itching 2 of them from left night hands?

What makes my fingers swelling and itching 2 of them from left night hands?

Fingers: Swelling and itching fingers requires careful evaluation by your primary doctor. She/he may be able to control your current issue but your doctor may refer you to a specialist if she/he cannot explain and manage the issue. Please let me know how things go. ...Read more

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What causes redness and swelling, tingling, burning, and itching in my hand?

HAND ITCH: Only one hand? How long had it been. It could be something you are in contact with. New soap? Work materials? Gloves? Hobbies? Be a detective. Do you take any oral medications? ...Read more

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Hands and feet are swelling and itching in the night after handling weight in day time?

Hands and feet are swelling and itching in the night after handling weight in day time?

Tx by Derm: If you are handling weight during the day and symptoms arise at night you need to evaluate what you are doing during the day. List your foods and how much water you are drinking as well as any medication you are taking or any enhancement drinks. Make a list of your training schedule for the physician so he can help you. And make your appointment to be seen by a dermatologist/ sports medicine sp. ...Read more

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Stung by 3 bees on hand. Significant swelling, painful, itching and hot to the touch. Used ice, motrin and hot and cold soaks.

Stung by 3 bees on hand. Significant swelling, painful, itching and hot to the touch. Used ice, motrin and hot and cold soaks.

bee stings: Sounds as if you are doing all the right things. If you get significantly worse or you have symptoms like shortness of breath then you should have yor parents take you to the doctor. ...Read more

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Im been experiencing hand and mostly feet swelling with excruciating itching,only at night, it's not skin itching, it's more like a need to rub madly?

Im been experiencing hand and mostly feet swelling with excruciating itching,only at night, it's not skin itching, it's more like a need to rub madly?

Tough to know: There are several potential explanations for these symptoms, but none very generalizable without more information. You would likely benefit from a virtual consult on Health Tap. More information about your health history and the timing of these symptoms can be discussed before the physician can comment on possible causes and a plan to achieve relief. Good luck! ...Read more

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Frequent, Extreme swelling &itching in feet and hands, angioadema on lip, I was sent to get blood work drawn. What could this be symptomatic of?

Frequent, Extreme swelling &itching in feet and hands, angioadema on lip, I was sent to get blood work drawn. What could this be symptomatic 
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Could represent: and Allergy - either environmental ?medication/food? or an autoimmune condition. Unless it is absolutely obvious - a work up is appropriate. ...Read more

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itch (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more