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Purple Glove Syndrome
What to do if I have severe raynaud's disease and in the winter I wear really, really big gloves but my fingers still turn white/purple/blue?
My index finger got caught in a baseball glove. I had instant pain and today its knuckle is purple. I can't bend it. Could it be broken?
Sometimes i get red and purple dots and edema in my ankle and legs, also my ESR is 113 and I have sjogren syndrome. Are those symptoms related ?
Purple feet when sitting + one time HELLP syndrome + possible raynauds suggested when failed to breastfeed. Should I get tested for APS or LA?
Purple feet: Purple feet (cyanosis) is usually due to congestion of the veins and is not a dangerous condition. If the feet are uncomfortable or swell you could get light compression stockings (15 -20 mmHg) as these would help. With your history I would see a rheumatologist to determine if this is part of a larger medical issue and whether further testing is warranted. Good luck! ...Read more
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
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