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Is It Normal To Have Any Bruising Color Around A Ringworm Spot On The Arm
Bruises, or ecchymoses, are a discoloration and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the tissues. Pupura refers to bruising as the result of a disease condition. A very small bruise is called a petechia. These often appear as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could ...Read more
Bruise comes and goes,same spot for 6 mo. now on left arm. Had CBC, platelet, clotting test, cardiac workup, normal. Do not take aspirin. Thoughts?
Trauma: Brusises result from a local area of trauma to the skin. When taking anticoagulants or if clotting mechanisms are off, they help with extent of bruising but do not initiate the process. If the bruise is in the same site look for what might cause the problem like pressure against the site when sleeping or sitting at the computer. ...Read more
Everyone says I have a ringworm BUT it did not ooze nor did it dry out like normal ring worms do. I have a red circle in 2 spots on my leg with bruise?
My doctor diagnosed the round, dry spot on my arm as ringworm. Clotrimazole made it worse, and it is now spreading. Could this be something else?
4 year old has one spot of ringworm on his arm. Will calamine lotion help with itching? Is this treatable at home or do we need to go to pediatrician
I noticed a bruise on my left arm and I'm not sure where it came from. It also has several small red spots on it. Is this normal or cause for concern?
Ecchymosis: Ecchymosis or "bruising" is a small soft tissue bleed usually as a result of trauma. Small red spots are sometimes identified as petechia, which is a hemorrhage of small blood vessels. Sometimes these findings can be indicative of disease, in other cases they are normal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pimple like thing on arm. Turned into bruise around the spot, the bruise color is yellow-green. What bit me?
After 5days of radial cath i gut small bruising big bluish spot around it arm & finger pain when moving but its not close to cath site, what cause it?
Hematoma: Sounds like you have a hematoma from the cath. Site. It should resolve in another few days. ...Read more
Two red spots (size of dimes) on arm; doesn't hurt or itch. Bed bugs or is there other causes for random bruising in the same spot?
Saw 2 red spots on arm last night; doesn't hurt or itch. Is it bed bugs or is there other cause for random bruising in the same spot?
Prob not Bed bugs: These are INTENSELY itchy, and typically occur on the legs though not always. Without seeing the spots not possible to diagnose. They could be bites. If they are bruises they will go away. If they are tiny and red might be cherry angiomas. ...Read more
Trichophyton is one of the common types of fungus that can infect the skin, called a "dermatophyte". It can cause ringworm of the skin (such as athlete's foot or jock itch) or of the scalp. It is usually diagnosed with a scraping of the skin and can be treated with topical medications if on the skin, or oral medicines if involving ...Read more
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