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What's the cause of itchy blood clots on the thighs?

What's the cause of itchy blood clots on the thighs?

Phlebitis: Superficial phlebitis is usually caused by local trauma to a vein. Superficial phlebitis may or not have a blood clot form to cause the pain and inflammation. In the legs, superficial phlebitis can be associated with varicose veins. Inactivity (blood pools in the veins and tends to clot if a person is inactive for a prolonged period of time);
trauma, and blood clotting abnormalities. ...Read more

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Itchy blood blister on inside of toe. Athletes foot?

Itchy blood blister on inside of toe. Athletes foot?

Athletes foot: Typically does not cause a blood blister. It could cause a blister with clear fluid in it. It might be simply a blood blister from friction. ...Read more

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I have a number of very small skin tags around my anus. They're not painful, but they do tend to get itchy. Periodically blood can be seen.

I have a number of very small skin tags around my anus. They're not painful, but they do tend to get itchy. Periodically blood can be seen.

Skin lesions: These may be warts, they need to be evaluated, you may have a transmissible sexual disease or some may turn malignant, please see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have had a knot on my lymph node for years. I am always tired and always have itchy skin. Blood tests come back normal.?

I have had a knot on my lymph node for years. I am always tired and always have itchy skin. Blood tests come back normal.?

Incomplete info: Normal blood test are not a clean bill of health. It depends on what was tested. The lymph node is probably unrelated to your symptoms. It would need a detailed history, physical examination and may be additional tests to provide a meaningful opinion. I trust that you are under the care of a doctor and it would be prudent to discuss the issue with her/him. ...Read more

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Itchy anus and blood on tissue when I go toilet, is this concerning?

Itchy anus and blood on tissue when I go toilet, is this concerning?

Yes: While hemorrhoids would be the most common cause of these symptoms many other things could be the cause. You should be examined to determine the real source of bleeding and itching. ...Read more

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Anus has been itchy and now blood on stools. What does this sound like?

Anus has been itchy and now blood on stools. What does this sound like?

Number one cause of: This, pruritus ani, itchy butt, is excessive caffeine. Beer also tends to make this worse as does excessive perspiration. Stop all caffeine and beer and use cornstarch powder liberall to the area several times per day and at bedtime. Caffeine classicly causes the itching especially if it wakes from your sleep at night. ...Read more

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Half inch slender bump under skin about an inch away from the anal opening. Pressure and slight pain when coughing. Little itchy and no blood.

Half inch slender bump under skin about an inch away from the anal opening. Pressure and slight pain when coughing. Little itchy and no blood.

How long do u have: There are some conditions that can happen in this area - one is called sentinel piles/hemorrhoids which is a mucous tag from the anal region covering a fissure - a break in the continuity of the mucous membrane of the anus. Other lumps could be a simple abscess, or could be the beginning of an abscess called ischiorectal abscess. Better see your PCP. ...Read more

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Can your feet be very itchy from low blood sugar? My sugar is 62 on the blood test

Can your feet be very itchy from low blood sugar? My sugar is 62 on the blood test

No: Besides, a finger stick of 62 is normal in a healthy female. Stop checking your sugar, you don't have diabetes. ...Read more

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After I have intercourse, my penis feels swollen and small red dots appear on the glans. It can be itchy and uncomfortabke. Blood/urine test clear std?

After I have intercourse, my penis feels swollen and small red dots appear on the glans. It can be itchy and uncomfortabke. Blood/urine test clear std?

Yes, get tested.: You should absolutely visit your doctor. Your doctor should do a physical exam. Make sure you ask to be tested for stds. If you have had multiple partners, high-risk partners, high-risk intercourse, or unprotected intercourse, you should consider being tested for HIV as well. ...Read more

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I have headaches everyday, very dry irritated eyes and really bad itchy skin, had blood test and all that was high was alk phos and total protein, ?

I have headaches everyday, very dry irritated eyes and really bad itchy skin, had blood test and all that was high was alk phos and total protein, ?

Dry eye: The dry eye component can also lead to headache. An eye exam can help determine how bad the dryness is, if there are any associated or aggravating factors like blepharitis, sjogren's syndrome, or allergy. Treatment can range from otc artificial tears to gel drops and ointments to restasis. ...Read more

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I have a small bump on the outside of my anus. Sometimes it get extremely irritated and itchy, rare spots of blood. What could this be?

I have a small bump on the outside of my anus. Sometimes it get extremely irritated and itchy, rare spots of blood. What could this be?

External Hemorrhoid: Remember those "preparation h" commercials on tv or radio? Growing up I had no idea what peparation h was for, or that the "h" stood for hemorrhoids! I'm not saying that's what you have - I would have to see the bump to confirm it, but from your description it sounds like an external hemorrhoid. ...Read more

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I have a very small hemorrhoid on the opening of my anus. Very itchy & it sometimes produces blood on the tissue. How can I discreetly treat it?

I have a very small hemorrhoid on the opening of my anus. Very itchy & it sometimes produces blood on the tissue. How can I discreetly treat it?

Sitz baths: You may have an anal fissure. Symptoms like itching are best treated with witch hazel (preparationh flushable wipes). Avoid constipation, and increase fiber intake (diet and metamucil) to keep stools soft. Sitz baths with epsom salts 4-8x/d 15 min each tepid water heals most. If not, see a general surgeon. ...Read more

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Tiny red strings in vaginal discharge? Blood? Not itchy or burning or uncomfortable in any way. What is this?

Tiny red strings in vaginal discharge? Blood? Not itchy or burning or uncomfortable in any way. What is this?

Prob just blood: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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I have back head pressure, constant dull nausea, and my anus is alway itchy? Sometimes there is blood from wiping constantly. Please help.

I have back head pressure, constant dull nausea, and my anus is alway itchy? Sometimes there is blood from wiping constantly. Please help.

Will try: The two most common causes of anal itching are excessive caffeine and excessive moisture on the bottom. Cut out all caffeine, use plain cooking corn starch on bottom, do not rub the area, increase your fluids to 80-100 ounces per day and use a moist wipe to clean such as kleenex cottonelle. Do not use soap directlyon bottom, just plain warm water and keep the area dry with the cornstarch powder. ...Read more

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Rash that's itchy after being in sun bumps r itchy some look like blood blisters?

Rash that's itchy after being in sun bumps r itchy some look like blood blisters?

Sunburn or reaction: Photosensitivity and photoreactions can occurs following sun exposure, particularly on certain medications (antibiotics being common). Sunburn can look this way as well. If you are sensitive to the sun in this way, be cautious and use spf. Look at any medications you are taking to see if they predispose you so sun sensitivity. Some autoimmune conditions can have rash after sun exposure too. ...Read more

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I'm 27 yrs old, last year I had bleeding when I pop, I went to colonoscopy and its ok, year after blood and itchy comes back. Anal cancer or hemrroids?

I'm 27 yrs old, last year I had bleeding when I pop, I went to colonoscopy and its ok, year after blood and itchy comes back. Anal cancer or hemrroids?

Hemorrhoids more: Likely. Anal cancer is uncommon unless one has been engaging in receptive anal intercourse and got infected with HPV. Even hemorrhoids can lead to sufficient blood loss to cause anemia and you should consult a doctor for treatment. ...Read more

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Itchy vagina with discharge. Blood during intercourse.?

Itchy vagina with discharge. Blood during intercourse.?

Infection: It sounds like you have a vaginal infection. You need to see your primary care provider or gynecologist for testing to be sure which one and get treated. Feel better fast. ...Read more

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Does anal fissure or what disease cause headaches / Stress / loss appetite / itchy after stool / sometimes blood in stool / stressing out about it?

Does anal fissure or what disease cause headaches / Stress / loss appetite / itchy after stool / sometimes blood in stool / stressing out about it?

Different conditions: An anal fissure or hemorrhoids can cause blood in stool and anal pruritus or itchiness. The headaches and stress may be due to a different condition. A possible link would be through a degree of anemia if the rectal bleed has been going on for a while. Stress is the disease of the century and lifestyle changes are usually necessary. Talk to your doc about your symptoms at next visit. ...Read more

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I have a white bump in the corner of my eye, towards my nose, that is causing my eye to be blood shot, itchy and uncomfortable...what can I do?

I have a white bump in the corner of my eye, towards my nose, that is causing my eye to be blood shot, itchy and uncomfortable...what can I do?

More information: More information would be helpful. If the lesion is over the sclera (white part of eye), it could be an inflamed pinguecula. Can be caused by extended sun exposure. Treatments vary from artificial tears to anti-inflammatory prescriptions. ...Read more

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BCG on arm after many years red and raised and itchy. Had DLE test Blood + Urine Ok could it be connected with lesions in both ears that flare up?

BCG on arm after many years red and raised and itchy. Had DLE test Blood + Urine Ok could it be connected with lesions in both ears that flare up?

Yes it is a flarek: I agree this is consistent with a flare uncertain why the old BCG site is active. The ears are certainly the Discoid. A dermatologist can help here ...Read more

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Enlarged lymph nodes for 6months, constant headaches, ringing in ears, lack of energy, itchy skin, awaiting second blood test. What is wrong?

Enlarged lymph nodes for 6months, constant headaches, ringing in ears, lack of energy, itchy skin, awaiting second blood test. What is wrong?

A Medical exam indic: You need a complete physical to check you and find out why your nodes are swollen. It could be a viral illness or some other cause which may require additional tests to be determined by your doctor. ...Read more

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Had a blood tranfussen an ever since coming out of hostipal I keep getting itchy bite marks?

Had a blood tranfussen an ever since coming out of hostipal I keep getting itchy bite marks?

It depends: What exactly was done to you in the hospital and what you mean by "bite marks". When did you get the transfusion? There is something called a delayed transfusion reaction that may cause fever, flushing, body pains or blood in the urine and occurs hours to days after receiving blood products. ...Read more

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My anus has been itchy for a week and now it has slight blood in it?

My anus has been itchy for a week and now it has slight blood in it?

Have DOC take a look: Most likely external hemorrhoids, they tend to itch and people may notice blood on toilet paper. The most common cause is constipation or a diet low in fiber. Best recommendation is that you see your doctor. ...Read more