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Little Blisters With Purple Centers
I have a small light purple spot on my neck. Peers say that this may be a blood blister from a pinched nerve, although it's not raised. Can you help?
I have just found a small purple lump on the lower part of my breast it looks like a blood blister but it's not, what could it be?
Angioma, venous lake:
This is most likely a common skin lesion. Almost everyone gets a few and some people
get 100's. It is a dilated blood vessel and it can be red or purple. They are round and sit
slightly above the skin. They usually cause no symptoms, however in this location it could get rubbed by your bra. These do not go away. Can be treated with pdl laser, no scarring. If traumatic should resolve in a wks. ...Read more
Sometimes I get this small blood blister on the inside part on my lip. Its hard and sometimes is red/purple. Itll go away for months then come back.?
Oral mucosa cyst: You may also want to see an ENT or oral surgeon. These lesions often need to be removed to reduce the chance that they will come back. ...Read more
Hard to say: Could be something simple as a minor injury or small viral outbreak such as canker sore or aphthous ulcer but you need to get in with your dentist to make a proper determination. ...Read more
I have a sore on the top of my ear it started out looking like a small pimple or blood blister and now its big and lumpy its reddish purple and bumpy
I have blisters that look purplish and some clear a little below my hip bone and a burning sensation around them that comes and goes but hurts, help.
Well, you are not: In the age group where we expect to see herpes zoster or shingles, but that might be what you have. It is difficult to say for sure without a picture (which you could upload to HealthTap for a Virtual Consult). Blistering rash with pain is the hallmark. Treatment is most effective when started within 3 days of seeing the rash: antiviral medicines (acyclovir, etc)/pain killers/topical antibiotics ...Read more
Wearing winter boots, my little toe went from red to purplish red and burns like on fire. Skin crusted then peeled off and now burns again. Blister?
Have checked,: Especially if it continues to stay a purplish color. This could be a number of things, from simple skin irritation to an infection to vascular issues. Did it get excessively cold at any time, frostbite? Just be sure as necrosis can set in quickly. Sorry I cannot help more without seeing it, but my safest recommendation would be to have it looked at. ...Read more
I burnt chin with hot oily food. No blistering but very red and painful. Two weeks in chin still redish purple. How long for discoloration to go away?
Redness: Redness after a burn can last for many months depending on your type of skin. Certain creams and bandages can help. See a derm for ideas. ...Read more
I have wounds that will not heal. IDO NOT pick nor scratch. I can c some turning purple like a blood blister underneath when its moist after shower y?
Wounds: Depending on chronology, distribution, examination and detailed history reccomendations will vary; so if persistent or recurrent be evaluated promptly ...Read more
Depends: Depends on what kind of "bug" bit you. Symptoms are sometimes normal for some "bugs" but in other cases may turn out to be a serious problem in a few days. See your family physician. ...Read more
My fingertips are growing blisters and turning purple with tiny blisters down my fingers. What could this be?
Hand dermatitis: Could be a blistering form of eczema but other diseases need to be considered. ...Read more
I had a painless clear blister on my hip. I tried to pop it, the only thing that happened is it turned purple and looked as if it filled w/ blood.
Blister: Just leave hit alone and it will heal ...Read more
I've had an Industrial bar piercing for over a year now. Just recently, the top hole has swollen up blister like and appears bloody and purple. Help?
Get it looked at.:
The possibilities that come to mind are infection, trauma and/or allergic reaction. Get it seen by a physician ASAP. Go to an urgent care if you can't see your usual physician today. Remove the bar if you can do so safely.
Without an exam it's difficult to assess the urgency of your problem but early intervention may prevent a more serious outcome. ...Read more
See derm: See your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. You need to find out the cause of this eruption so you can get the correct treatment. ...Read more
I have a red tear on the edge of my anus. It’s only painful when going to the bathroom. I also have a a purple lump that look like a blood blister?
External anal thromb: A firm painful lump at the edge of the anus with blue or purple color. Most likely this is an external thrombosed pile and not a true haemorroid. Usually responds to painkillers and resolves after about ten days. Prevent constipation. It can become worse, ulcerate or bleed, in which case a doctor can make a small incision to drain the thrombus (bloodclot). This can be done under local anaesthetic. ...Read more
After days of hiking, I have a blister that is large, purple, and bulging out from under my toenail. Should I treat it as I would any other blister?
I have two cluster blisters that are warm to the touch and painful. The area around the bits are a light purple and sore. I was working in the yard th?
I have 2 purple bubbles (look like blood blisters) on my anus but not itchy, noticed after going to the loo for the first time in a week?
Possibly Hemorrhoids: A hemorrhoid is a enlarged vein at the anus or in the lower rectum. Internal hemorrhoids are deep to the anus. External hemorrhoids are outside of the anus. A hemorrhoid is a bump that can cause pain, bleeding and may be itchy. A thrombosed hemorrhoid contains a clot which causes redness & ^ pain. ...Read more
I am experiencing rash (quality: itchiness, blisters, bumpy, red or bluish purple). The following also describe me: could be bug bites?
Visual DX: Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read more
I developed a blister on my back a few days ago, the middle has a dark purple/black color and the rest is skin color but a bit red. What is this?
3 months ago I got a blister on my pinky toe, hiking. Now it is purple & hurts terribly if bumped. Is it really a blister and how should I treat it?
Go to the: Foot doctor and get looked at, stop self treating before your make it worse. ...Read more
I recently got a really bad sunburn on my legs. I have a few blister and they are now starting to turn purple. What does this mean? What should I do?
I have blister type things on my vagina they are purple&one is now open there is blood coming out and it has something sticking out of it what do I do?
Have them: Medically evaluated. Need evaluation to determine what the lesions are. Take care. ...Read more
Visual dx: Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read more
Allergy possible: You likely have an allergic reaction again. Please send a photo to help determine cause. Have you been checked for mastocytosis or eosinophilia or had a formal allergy skin test? This may be needed depending on severity. For now follow the "low inflammatory diet" at [email protected] Com ...Read more
I am experiencing rash on chest and rash (quality: itchiness, blisters, bumpy, red or bluish purple).
Many possibilities: Rashes can be hard to figure out without looking at them. A rash can happen sometimes if a person's body is reacting to the germ causing viral or bacterial symptoms (sort of like an allergic reaction). Strep throat bacteria can make a toxin that causes reddish rashes. Allergy to certain foods or other substances can create rashes. Little blisters can be viral, bacterial, or contact dermatitis. ...Read more
Cluster of blisters very swollen and red. Dark red/purple around edges very painful on calf anyone know what it could be? Hospital unsure
Several causes: Shingles usually causes cluster (s) of tiny blisters (vesicles). If you have pain in a much wider area than is covered by the blisters, shingles is likely. The same is true if new clusters appear in the same general part of your body. Insect/spider bites are also possible. If the rash becomes more generalized, you may need one of these areas biopsied to get the diagnosis. ...Read more
I had a blister on my foot for a while now. It was drained and the skin covering it peeled off. Now there is no skin on it and its purple. Is that ok?
Healing: During the healing phase the skin can have a discolored appearance. Once a blister has drained and de-roofed it typically is a matter of days before complete healing occurs. If you are concerned at all you should be seen in person or virtually for proper diagnosis and correct treatment. ...Read more