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Purple Cone Flower
Natural Process: As injured skin heals, the body creates inflammation to do so which means fresh blood goes to the area and with it, many kinds of healing factors and cells. One type is called melanocytes which carry our skin pigment melanin. A healing occurs, these cells get deposited int he area and give it the purlishish coloration you see. Over time, there will be some fading as the injury matures. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My libia minora is dark purple from one side, the same side is a bit longer than other. Is there something wrong with it?
Normal: Sounds all is well.Get a more detailed answer ›
Allergic Reaction: I am sorry but I have never heard of purple lines associated with an allergic reaction. There is something known as "striae" which are a form of scarring on the skin with an off-color hue (aka. Stretch marks). Get in to see a doctor since this rash must be seen to be diagnosed and treated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For the last week mynipples have been dark purple almost black. No injury to them and it's off and on but not because of tempature?
Dark nipples: Sometimes, hormonal changes can cause the nipple and the areola to get darker in color. Assure you are not pregnant as that can sometimes be a cause as hormones change during pregnancy. Cyclical changes in color can be a normal variant, but if this is new and annoying to you, and you're not pregnant, then get an eval by your Dr. with some routine testing. Good luck. ...Read more
Skin color: This an indication of purpura (blood under the skin). As a patient ages, the skin thins, and this can be a normal phenomenon, especially if the patient is on blood thinners, aspirin, nsaids, vitamin e , garlic, fish oil, etc. However, this would not be normal in younger patients. ...Read more
Soft purple/dark growth under skin on face. Not painful. Had for 3mths. Stays about the same size. sometimes swells then goes down. Should I worry?
Let Doc see it.: Any new skin and lesion,especially those that continuously change, should be checked by a specialist . Make an appointment with your Dermatologist. The Doctor may even need to biopsy it to reach a diagnosis. In the meantime, don't try to pop it, and use a daily sunblock. ...Read more
Flashes: You must see an ophthalmologist to make sure you have no retinal problem. ...Read more
Urologist : See urologist or go to the clinic at the medical school. ...Read more
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