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Leg Thigh Turns Purple
Purple skin: Blotches or spots of purple on the skin may occur in cold weather because the blood vessles constrict and the blood in the cold skin stagnates and turns darker in color. ...Read more
Back on left upper thigh there is/are large large purple lines. It does not go far down my leg at all but spans about 4 inches wide?
Yeah: Could be a serious infection recommend in the next few hours you see a doctor in person or do a HealthTap for Doctors to treat and diagnosis ...Read more
Recently the inside of my thighs and around the front of kneecaps were a purple colour plus my legs had a heavy feeling?
And did your symptom: Continue? If still purple, you should see your local doctor for a thorough history and exam to help shed light on what may be causing your problems. ...Read more
Leg got red and formed a rock hard lump underneath then redness disappeared. On my other leg on thigh have a red/purple patch. What's going on?
Got back fr vegas 4 days ago, legs/feet swelled up to my thighs. Very very painful, couldn't walk off plane. Still swollen, purple and painful?
Tender skin on my leg that starts to itch, thn turns to bright purple spots all up my thigh with deep black bruising. What is it?
See a doctor: The pain and bruising concern me. Please see a doctor for an examination and appropriate testing. ...Read more
Pain in back of thigh and knee with bruising (some purple) and swelling. Pain more present while standing or sitting or when leg is straight?
I have a few clusters of petechiae on my right legs/thighs/left arm that comes every few months with no symptoms. Turn red to purple. Should I worry?
I have a bruise on the back area of my knee and I wasn't hit there. I was wondering if it could be a muscle or tendon tear? I have a big blue black and purple bruise on the back of my knee around where my calf and thigh connect. Its on my right leg on the
My legs are painfull to the touch and a light purple color mid thigh to mid shin. But I have great pedal pulses and BP? Doesn't feel like muscle pain.
Livedo reticularis in thighs, knees red/purple like blood pooling, lower legs very white. LR spreading, now in buttocks and upper arms. Vascular?
Yes.: SAeeking ongoing medical attention and vascular evaluation-ASAP ...Read more
I have little purplish dots all over my thighs and down to my knees that make my leg feel stubbly. What could they be and how could I fix it?
Skin rash: There are multiple possibilities here. If they aren't itching a lot and are merely unsightly, check to see if they are often where a hair is trying to come out of the skin. Bumps like these are called keratosis pilaris (kp). If so, this can be treated with products that help the skin shed and stay moisturized. Talk to your doc about salex and retin a (tretinoin). ...Read more
Uncertain: 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
Not sure: 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
Get it checked: 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
Bruising?: It can take weeks for bruises to resolve. The body eventually breaks down and reabsorbs the damaged blood products. If your symptoms are improving, then be patient. If you are concerned something else is going on, then see your doctor. ...Read more
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This could be many different things. This way you will get the best treatment. ...Read more
I have a hard bump on the crease of my inner thigh. The area where the bump is is purple. What could it be?
Hard bump on thigh: At an age of -970 if is hard to know what you are talking about. A picture would help. My guess is it is a varicose vein. ...Read more
I found a bump on my inner thigh that is a purple green color and hard when you press on it. What could this be?
Bruise or hematoma?: If it's recent, the colors make it sound like a resolving hematoma or bruise. If it is still present after a month, you should see a dermatologist. ...Read more
Can anyone tell me what this is? I started itching my thigh yesterday an I looked and it look like this now today its gone dark purple?
Rash: This would need to be examined either on our Healthtap Prime or concierge site. You also could have it examined by your personal physician. ...Read more
I have had a small hard bump on my inner thigh for several months. It is slightly purple in color and will not pop. What could this be?
I got bit by what I'm assuming is a spider. In 3 different areas on my leg, they started out pinkish & now it's day 3 and their a little reddish purple and hardening. What should I do? I took pics as well.
See your doctor: You should see your physician to make sure you don't have a bacterial skin infection such as mrsa. ...Read more
My son (6mos) 's left leg turns purple when crying loudly, after he stops it will be normal again but spots will left on his leg, should I worried?
I have 2 reddish purple blotches on my leg after I had scratched there. They are smooth and only hurt when I scratch by mistake. Been there for 1 year?
See a dermatologist: It will save you time. Most of the time, they can look at the lesion and make a diagnosis. If not, they can biopsy. While the same can be said of an internal medicine or family practice doctor, the ability of a dermatologist to look at, identify, and potentially treat or further workup will save you in terms of time and possibly money. I would discuss with your primary care doctor also, first. ...Read more
It depends: Could be a simple bruise but will need to examined to know for sure ...Read more