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Marks On Skin That Look Like Bruises
I have these marks on my skin that look like bruises but my skin peels...What could it possibly be?
See a dermatologist: It is very difficult to say without being able to actually see the areas involved. See a dermatologist for this problem. ...Read more
To vague: Vancomycin if given to fast causes red man syndrome. The skin becomes red a bruise doesn't sound like this is related to vancomycin. ...Read more
I have 2 small dry patches of skin on my spine that look like brown bruises. They don't hurt or anything, what could this be?
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
Hi... I have a bump under the skin for the past 3-4 years... it has grown a bit over time. The edges look like it's bruised (discoloration) with a lig?
I hav dis bump on my arm n on the surface it look like bruise. When I pinch it, it feels like its a ball under my skin (like a really tiny one)it hurts?
Have a circle of blood under my skin, doesn't look like a bruise. Have a photo on my profile, Scared it's serious, could it be a blood blister?
Blood: Its probably just an ecchymosis I don't believe we can see profiles unless you have a pvt consult ...Read more
Had red dots all over skin 4 years. They seem 2 flare up & get blotchy, some look like bruises, welts they itch now w/ additional rash. What could it b?
Bruise: For the first 24 hours, I would ice the effected area to minimize the spread of the bruise. After 48 hours, heat may be applied to allow the blood to disperse about the body. The amount of time it takes to heal is highly variable from person to person. ...Read more
Bleaching cream: A prescription bleaching cream may help resolve the spots. In addition, the use of a sunscreen maybe make them less noticeable. ...Read more
Hematoma: If the dried blood is under the nail it would be called a sublingual hematoma. If it's under the skin it's called a sub dermal hematoma. They usually are caused by blunt trauma or repetitive trauma to that toenail or part of the skin. Usually a new nail grows out in 4 months, it's cosmetic if anything. If it is really painful your foot doctor can drain the dried blood in their office. ...Read more
Bruises: Roses are red marks on the skin can be a sign and symptom of many different genius entities. It will be necessary for you and your wife to go to a dermatologist and inquire as to the meeting significance of the spots. Some people get bruises because of clotting problems and blood, some through accidents. See your dermatologist for a better answer your question. ...Read more
Post to a blood test, the skin of the area got darken. Next day there was a blood mark under the skin (bruise). It got widen next day. Today is day4?
Likely OK,,,: It usually takes about 1-2 weeks for an injury, even a needle stick, to heal fully. If you are still worried, see your doctor for an exam and the results of your blood test. Good luck. ...Read more
Why does my skin hurt? There's no rash or marks. It just feels like my skin is one big bruise. My skin all over is so sore and there's no cause
See your doctor: There could be many reasons why this is happening. I would recommend an evaluation by your doctor so he/she can run tests to evaluate for possible causes. ...Read more
Yellowish bruise like mark that appeared out of nowhere. Could it be melanoma? Also have axillary mass that looks black through skin for 5 mos.
Bruise: Sometimes a bruise is a bruise and will fade over a few weeks. Other times an area undergoing color changed could be cancerous. An axillary mass could be a cyst, an enlarged lymph node or even a skin cancer to name a few possibilities. . In any case, have a dermatologist evaluate any suspicious area. ...Read more
Burning sensation only with different types of movement on my shoulder. 2 days now. Feels like under the skin. No marks or bruises on skin. Just burns?
Bruised/sore feeling in skin. But no bruises. No marks no rash. No dryness. And thighs are itchy. And when touched feel like im touching tiny cuts?
Hyperaesthesia: Many possible causes; suggest you ask your doctor to investigate. ...Read more
Skin senitivity on right side from upper chest to lower back front and back severe breast pain both breasts but specifically right upper chest top of breast chest like bruised no marks and back on right on the wing?
What would purple marks on the lips be? Like spots, almost like bruising/blood under skin but doesn't hurt. Could this be an std? Its not a cold sore.
Purple marks on lips: You have to see your doctor or a dermatologist to have a proper diagnosis. There are a number of different possibilities. The most likely is a vascular one such as a venous lake. However many lesions on the lips can reflect a systemic condition like osler-weber-rendu. ...Read more
Stomach/back pain for 2+ weeks, ER saidgallstones, enlarged spleen, now bulging veins and spider veins and yellow bruise like mark on skin. Emergency?
Yes: These are concerning signs and warrant urgent evaluation. ...Read more
3 year old fell from about 3 feet onto concrete floor and hit head. No bruise knot red mark or anything. Says she don't hurt. Acts normal. Need worry?
Depends: Most of these that are not knocked out with the fall, have no symptoms & can tell you what happened can be monitored at home. They can be allowed to sleep or nap on their regular schedule, but check with a flashlight while they rest. A single spit up or headache is common. If there is any change in personality, repeated vomiting, etc. Take her in at once. ...Read more
My son (3) hit head on his top middle of ear. He has a bruise and a small cut on ear. But he has a 2" bump behind ear too with a red mark. Hurt 2 touc?
Ear injury: Have it checked by your pediatrician. May need to have ENT take a look. Put ice on area for two hours. ...Read more
Why would my thigh hurt just to touch the skin. Almost feels like a bruise but there's nothing there. I have been doing s lot of exercise.?
Ans: Stop the excessive exercise and see how you do in a week or so ...Read more
A bit more than that: A serious blow to the temple that results in a skull fracture can lacerate the middle meningeal artery and cause an epidural hematoma. This is a neurosurgical emergency that must be evaluated and treated promptly or a person can slip into a coma and die. A slower subdural hematoma can cause issues as well. Any head trauma with changes in mental status should be evaluated promptly. ...Read more
I have a pain only to touch on the right side of my head, feels like it's bruised but I haven't hurt myself. Only coin size pain?
I have a bruise which gets bigger each day and looks like there's blood under my skin? Could it be anything more serious than a bruise?
What are Bruises: Bruises are blood clots. Blood leaks into tissue after an injury and then takes some time to be reabsorbed. A bruise that is growing is very worrisome and nothing you sit at home waiting to see if it stops. If this bruise is more than one day old and still growing please get in to see your family physician. ...Read more
Would a pinched nerve sometimes have diffuse pain and other times be localized, feel like a bruise under skin? Has been 3 mths? How long to heal?
Varies: It varies somewhat, but in general a pinched nerve cause pain at the site it is pinched to a variable degree and then pain along the specific distribution of the nerve. For example, pinching the L 5 nerve root on the right causes pain that runs down the back of the thigh, outside of leg, and the top of foot. ...Read more
I had a large bruise on my right side that is now gone but there is now a hard spot there that doesn't hurt, but feels like a knot under my skin. Is this normal and will it ever go away?
Likely hematoma: A collection of blood under the skin is called a hematoma and it can get hard as it ages. They typically soften slowly and resolve over days to weeks depending on the size. Very small chance of an infection occurring in a hematoma, so be vigilant about any worsening. No great way to speed up the process if it is not fresh (drainage early can help - but not late). ...Read more
Bruising: There are many causes of bruising, some of which are quite important for you physically. If you have what is classically known as a bruise you cannot explain his presents, you need to see a dermatologist as soon as possible. ...Read more
I have a green patch on my skin it looks and feels like a bruise however it has been on my skin for about a year now?
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