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My nipples have turned a black purple color, should I be concerned?

My nipples have turned a black purple color, should I be concerned?

Purple Nipples: Nipples may darken or change colors in to hormone changes during premenstrual time frame, period, pregnancy ; menopause. Consider taking a pregnancy test if your period is late. ...Read more

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What could be the reasons for the tips of my nipples turning a purple color?

What could be the reasons for the tips of my nipples turning a purple color?

Circulation: Are the changes only in the nipples? Is there any bleeding? Is it both sides? Can be certain why they turn purple - is it temperature related - only the cold. Unless you voted in iraq a blue finger can be circulation related. People can have raynaud's where their fingers, toes, etc turn white in the cold but you are just seeing circualtion changes. Do the nipples feel cold when turn purple. ...Read more

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When I donate plasma it goes into the bottle and is a light green/purple color is there a reason why?

When I donate plasma it goes into the bottle and is a light green/purple color is there a reason why?

Donating Plasma: When they take your blood it is whole blood from the venous side of the body. It is deoxygenated blood, meaning the oxygen has been taken out of it by the organs of the body and it is on its way back to the heart. Arterial blood is the red blood we are used to seeing on TV and in the movies. ...Read more

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Theres an upraised bump on my back, it's round and has turned to a dark purple color. It has appeared in the same spot and disappears. what is it?

Theres an upraised bump on my back, it's round and has turned to a dark purple color. It has appeared in the same spot and disappears.  what is it?

Can't tell for sure.: Bumps can be lots of things. It's hard to say without seeing it. It may be a cyst, or clogged oil gland. Any new bump should be checked by a doc, though. If pain, fever, increased redness, warmth, get checked asap. ...Read more

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What if my vagina is a purple color?

What if my vagina is a purple color?

Ummm: Are you pregnant? If not, any new clothes, dyes, lubricants, colored condoms? If it persists, check with an obgyn to examine you. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why do feet tun purple color in a 80 year old man?

Why do feet tun purple color in a 80 year old man?

Circulation problems: These symptoms could be related to poor circulation. Old age, history of smoking, history of vascular problems, high blood pressure and cholesterol could be contributing factors. Patients often have cold feet, they could have pain too. He should see a doctor for evaluation as these may progress to more serious vascular problems if left untreated. Good luck! ...Read more

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What causes me to be black/purple color under my eyes?

What causes me to be black/purple color under my eyes?

Many diff causes: Difficult to answer without more information. If you are having this discoloration under your eyes without any injury or trauma, it could be related to blood clotting issues. My advice is to visit your medical doctor for an exam and some lab tests and your eye doctor to check for any further bleeding issues within your eye. Good luck and feel better. ...Read more

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Bug bite. Started of red now a purple color and very itchy.

Bug bite. Started of red now a purple color and very itchy.

Allergy to venom: You may be having an allergic reaction the the bug bit venom. If it get worse, see a doctor. ...Read more

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Tca cross made my scars turn very dark purple color. Please help me.?

Tca cross made my scars turn very dark purple color. Please help me.?

Leave alone: Tca peels in darker complected individuals make intact skin appear pink as the the skin peels but it can also may existing vascular scars more vascular due to inflammation and vasodilatation. This may make your existing red scar appear purple. While ipl treatments could help, they may also aggravate the situation. It may be best to avoid sun and leave the scar alone. ...Read more

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I've notice a purple color around my vagina and wondered if I should be worried?

I've notice a purple color around my vagina and wondered if I should be worried?

Sore ? bruising?: If not from rough sex & some bruising, i would c ur gyn especially if this is new & now change in ur sex habits with ur partner. ...Read more

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My feces is a dark purple color. Should i be worried? Didn't eat anything that color nor red. Please help. Also i feel fine.

My feces is a dark purple color. Should i be worried? Didn't eat anything that color nor red. Please help. Also i feel fine.

Gi: The change of stool color is serious. The dark purple, maroon, burgundy indicate blood. Once the dietary food intake is excluded. First see the medications like aspirin, plavix, coumadin, (warfarin) high fish capsule or vit. E are not there. Family history of colon ca. Stool should be checked guaiac for blood. The bleeding transit time is slow giving dark color. See gastrointestinal doctor in your area. ...Read more

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My feces is a purple color. I have not eaten anything that's red, blue or purple. Should i be worried? Nor do I have any pain. What is this about?

My feces is a purple color. I have not eaten anything that's red, blue or purple. Should i be worried? Nor do I have any pain. What is this about?

Get it checked out: It could be because of a bleed somewhere in your gastrointestinal tract, probably higher up. Digested blood makes your stool look black sometimes dark purple. ...Read more

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Small lump just below the clitoris that swells up at times and then shrinks. When swelled up sometimes has a slight purple color. Doesn't hurt at all.

Small lump just below the clitoris that swells up at times and then shrinks. When swelled up sometimes has a slight purple color. Doesn't hurt at all.

Poss Vien: Without examination is difficult to say, but it sounds like a vein much like a varicose veins that can occur in other areas. A bit unusual for you to have it there, but still possible. Get it checked to be on the safe side. Always helpful to have a medical professional check unusual things like this. Glad to hear that it is not painful. ...Read more

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I just crashed my bike and my road rash has purple color to it how long willit take to heal?

I just crashed my bike and my road rash has purple color to it how long willit take to heal?

Bruising: Bruising heals at a different rate for each person, but on average should disappear after 10 days to two weeks. Keep it covered with a non-stick dressing like telfa, or vaseline gauze. ...Read more