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My Calcium Soft Gels Have Purple Spots Are They Bad
I have a spot on the bottom of my penis and I applied some salatac gel and it appears to of gone purple around the spot and I don't know what to do?
Penis spot: Penis spots can be many things. Some STDs, some not. Top 2 photos are non-STDs: Fordyce spots (sebum which can be extricated by M.D. or left alone), Infected hair follicle (plucked and kept clean). Bottom 2 photos are STDs (HPV and Molluscum) to be evaluated by your MD so he can rule out STD and council you for prevention. Don't use acid products on your penis! ...Read more
I had a bad fall and my lower back locked on me. Now I have purple, reddish spots on skin in the same place it's locked. What is that?
Bruise?: Is it like a bruise? Could be secondary to fall and a bruise, local hematoma. Or have you put heating pad on it or some muscle cream, gel that you reacted to locally? ...Read more
How long are my legs going to stay red from a bad sunburn its already been 4 days and they almost look purple in spots?
Sun Burn: After sun exposure, skin may turn red in as little as 30 minutes but most often takes 2 to 6 hours. Pain is usually most extreme 6 to 48 hours after exposure. The burn continues to develop for 24 to 72 hours, occasionally followed by peeling skin in 3 to 8 days. Some peeling and itching may continue for several weeks as well as the redness. ...Read more
I fell two nights ago and have a huge bruise that is darkish red purple. The pain is not as bad but I see a few dark red spots in i. Is that clotting?
No: Just blood under skin even if clotted it will not travel to the lungs or anywhere else. ...Read more
I suffer with bad knees and knee pain and now I have a purple patch on the back of my leg and I get hot spots allover my legs. Why and what is it?
I wash my face twice a day. My acne has been bad the past 2 years. I have red & purple spots on my face along with holes & dents. How can I fix it?
Can you get a blood clot from a bad bruise on your leg? Brother kicked me hard bottom of leg had red welt put ice on it now have yellow bluish bruise with spots of purple?
THE BRUISE, NO: The bruise itself does not cause DVT, but the trauma causing the bruise theoretically could. ...Read more
I'm having a bad reaxn to Diflucan (fluconazole) inc. Rash on face (brown sun spots peeling off) legs have red/purple spot w/severe knee/ankle pain. Could be yeast?
Allergic reaction: With such severe symptoms you should go to the ER. Go now. DrG ...Read more
I have a purple spot onmy big toe. It itched badly the first day but hasn't since. It is not painful. I'm also diabetic.
Diabetic: I tell all my diabetic patients no matter how minor you may think it is always get it checked because its possible to lead to something much more serious. ...Read more
Yesterday I bit my lip and it doesn't hurt and I didn't even think it was that bad but now I have a spot that is purple. What can I do to make it go?
Tincture of time: Sounds like you may have broken some blood vessels. Black & Blue marks in mucosal tissues appear purple. It will gradually resolve. If still present in 10 days-2 weeks, see your Dentist. ...Read more
The skin on my buttox is very bad I get acne and when the spot goes a purple mark remains, there are lots of purple pink dots on there, what should I do?
BUTTOCK ACNE: While it's not a common area to get acne, it can occur there. Sweating can plug up the oil glands in the skin of the buttocks causing this problem. Use an acne wash, apply an otc benzoyl peroxide cream on it twice daily and stop eating nuts and peanut butter. Also cut out all chocolate, and reduce the milk, cheese, and dairy intake. See a dermatologist if it doesn't improve. ...Read more
I have this spot on my toe. I thought it was a mosquitto bc it itched bad w no color. Now its dark red almost purple. Not a blister. Above nail bed.
Does your dog bite?: It still could be a bite of some sort. You are seeing a localized inflammatory reaction to a foreign protein possibly being introduced to your toe. There is dilation of the blood vessels and possible sub-dermal bleeding. Warm compresses may speed the resolution of the condition. If there is no improvement soon then it would be best to see your doctor. ...Read more
Try hot compresses: Most likely not. Could be an ingrown hair or an inflamed gland. Please try using hot compresses- hot washcloth applied for 15 min, 3x/day for 2-3 days to see if this gets better. If growing or worse, needs doctor evaluation. ...Read more
Why are my veins bursting under my skin? There is a big spot on my stomach that is red, purple, and black. It burns so bad
Ingrown toenail I have ingrown toenails on both of my big toes since 2009. They aren't that bad right now. I have a little purple spot where the cut is and it isn't curled. My toes don't hurt when I walk or run they just hurt when I stub my toe or someone
Removal...: ...Is the only permanent solution. Just the painful border can be removed, or the entire nail if necessary. After removal you can let the border grow out again, or your doctor can use a chemical to stop the nail from regrowing. If you're concerned, don't perform bathroom surgery on yourself. That can lead to an infected ingrown toenail, which could require antibiotics. ...Read more
I had unprotected sex with a new partner....The next day I noticed several dark purplish, kinda faded spot on my penis head. Is this potentially bad?
Penis: Not too likely 24 hours later but get examined by a physician if you think your were exposed to an std. ...Read more
White Nails: Deficiencies and small injuries aren't the only cause of white spots on the nails. A condition called terry's nails, or white nails, turns the entire nail white indicating liver disease. If the top half of the nail turns white, this can indicate kidney failure. If you find white horizontal lines that stretch all the way across the nail, these could be mees' lines associated with systemic disease. ...Read more
I have white spots on face people tell me it is because of calcium or sun ex poser what do I do? It goes and comes away
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