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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