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There is a bump under my eyebrow that can only be seen when skin is pulled, originally looked white/yellow underneath but is now purple/green?

There is a bump under my eyebrow that can only be seen when skin is pulled, originally looked white/yellow underneath but is now purple/green?

Warm soaks: This may be an ingrown hair. Try some warm soaks to see if it recedes. It it enlarges,becomes reddened or tender, see your physician. A wen or other cyst could also be present. ...Read more

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I have got purple spots on top of my head?

I have got purple spots on top of my head?

Insect bite: Can be dry skin , insect bite, inflamed hair follicular, allergy to shampoo, etc. Check with dermatologist if not resolved. ...Read more

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My friend committed suicide by hanging himself and his head swell & turned purple. Why/how did this happen?

My friend committed suicide by hanging himself and his head swell & turned purple. Why/how did this happen?

Suicide: I'm so sorry for your loss, at such a young age -- and perhaps your friend was very young also. I don't know what was happening inside him that he committed suicide, but many people who do that are very depressed. They also lose hope. Some may be intoxicated with substances, obliterating healthy judgment. Swelling and discoloration occur when circulation is cut off, as in hanging. ...Read more

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When people die from being hung does their head always swell & turn purple? Is their a way to prevent it from happening?

When people die from being hung does their head always swell & turn purple? Is their a way to prevent it from happening?

Strange Question: Depending from the height a person falls determines mechanism of death. From a greater ht the rope often 'breaks their neck' ; death occurs more quickly. Otherwise the rope blocks the blood supply to the brain from carotid arteries, but the rope also keeps blood from draining away from the head, thus some swelling builds up. The sooner a mortician can have access to the body the better appearance. ...Read more

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My 1 1/2 month old has a squishy purple looking bump on the back of his head. It's been there since he was born. What could it be?

My 1 1/2 month old has a squishy purple looking bump on the back of his head. It's been there since he was born. What could it be?

A birthmark!: It is a capillary hemangioma . They are benign tumors that tend to grow but will resolve in time . The color will fade first and the hemangioma will shrink and disappear in due time .Just be careful when combing his hair cause it can irritate the birthmark, if you will take pictures to keep track of it. ...Read more

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Are purple spots on my eye dangerous?

Are purple spots on my eye dangerous?

Probably not: While they are probably not dangerous, it is difficult to tell you what they are without seeing them. Probably the best advise would be to see an ophthalmologist who can help you. ...Read more

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My son has a purple dot on his eye ball?

My son has a purple dot on his eye ball?

See an eye doctor: Better to be safe. Have your son examined by a pediatric ophthalmologist who is trained to diagnose such conditions. ...Read more

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Sometimes the head of my 3 months olds penis is very very purple. Is this normal?

Sometimes the head of my 3 months olds penis is very very  purple. Is this normal?

Temperature: As you said, if it is sometimes and there is no swilling or pain, it may be temperature related.
Not to worry. ...Read more

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My one year old fell and hit his head now he has a huge lump and its dark purple should I be concerned?

My one year old fell and hit his head now he has a huge lump and its dark purple should I be concerned?

Hmmm: If he/she fell from a height (a chair, table etc.) then you should see the doc just to be sure. Most falls while standing, walking or running do not cause severe injuries unless the child lands on something very hard or pointed. Lacerations need stitches of course, but bruises/lumps heal fine. If the child starts vomiting go to er. If the child acts very tired or lethargic/sleepy go to the er. ...Read more

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I have a purple spot on my penis head. What can it be?

I have a purple spot on my penis head. What can it be?

See Your Doctor: Unfortunately, it is something that would need to be seen to diagnose. Please see your doctor to have it checked out. ...Read more

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My penis head turned purple after ejaculating. Is this normal?

My penis head turned purple after ejaculating. Is this normal?

Yes, it can be ...: The color and texture of glans penis widely vary between its erection and flaccidity, reflecting the degree of circulation of blood flow; at erection, more arterial blood & ... Hence, what you observed could be normal for you as long as feeling comfortable and being like that all the time. More? Seek evaluation and counseling by verifying what you observed with what doc would perceive. ...Read more

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My baby has a sty on her eye and its turning purple is this normal, she has had it for several weeks?

My baby has a sty on her eye and its turning purple is this normal, she has had it for several weeks?

See your Peds: Your family doctor, pediatrician or an ophthalmologist should be able to evaluate and treat this. Don't hesitate, for your baby's sake. Good luck. ...Read more

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My 22 month old has a small purple spot on the top of her head on her scalp, what could this be?

My 22 month old has a small purple spot on the top of her head on her scalp, what could this be?

Picture please: It'd help so much better if a picture of it was sent for review. Also, historical data - how long it's been there, is it growing or changing? Anything make it worse? These things matter so you would need to either supply this info here or take your child to a local doc. ...Read more

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My daughter had pointed out these reddish purple spots on the back of my head that were never there before. Not itchy or raised up. ?

My daughter had pointed out these reddish purple spots on the back of my head that were never there before. Not itchy or raised up. ?

Mgt: It may be a contact dermatitis, if it spreads or is associated with other symptoms, medication may be needed. In the meantime, wash the area with a hypoallergenic soap such as Dove. ...Read more

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I trim my hair very short with a trimmer and have noticed 2 purple in color spots appear on my head. They don't hurt. Cause and treatment please.

I trim my hair very short with a trimmer and have noticed 2 purple in color spots appear on my head.  They don't hurt.  Cause and treatment please.

Moles?: Are these raised? Might be a form of nevus which has blood vessels in it giving it this color? Can you send a picture? A dermatologist can easily identify and remove these if you would like. ...Read more

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When i pull my foreskin back in the bath when its softed it ok till i get hard and my head got purple and feels like it burning any anwsers?

When  i pull my foreskin  back in the bath when its softed  it ok till i get hard  and my head  got purple  and feels  like it burning  any anwsers?

Maybe phimosis?: You may have a condition called phimosis--the foreskin is too tight forming a ring around the head (glans penis) during an erection. Because it isa too tight, blood does not circulate normally and thus can cause symptoms you mentioned. This is treatable. I recommend seeing doc for eval.
Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a purple spot on my right bicep the size of an eraser head. I don't recall hitting it on anything. Doesn't hurt. Been there 3 or 4 days.ideas?

I have a purple spot on my right bicep the size of an eraser head.  I don't recall hitting it on anything. Doesn't hurt. Been there 3 or 4 days.ideas?

Unlikely dangerous: Unlikely to be anything to be concerned about if it has only been there a few days. Will likely vanish on it's own. If it persists or worsens, have someone look at it. ...Read more

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My penis head is kinda cracked and bottom of it is blue-purple colour. Is this normal?

I don't know: What you are describing, but any cracking in the head of the penis would be abnormal. If you're concerned you should let your doctor examine the problem at your next visit. No way to tell without looking at the problem. ...Read more

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It seems whenever i look through my right eye, all i see is a purple blur. What do I do/what is happening to me?

It seems whenever i look through my right eye, all i see is a purple blur. What do I do/what is happening to me?

Needs evaluation: I am guessing that a short time ago the right eye could see well. And that the blur has appeared over the last several weeks ( i hope not longer). There are many causes but most relate to either the retina or the optic nerve since apparently your eye is not red, painful or had a history of trauma. You need to see an ophthalmologist right away to get this diagnosed. ...Read more

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Half dozen dark purple pin head sized dots on labia. My gyno said nothing about them. Are they dangerous or possibly some sort of cancer?

Half dozen dark purple pin head sized dots on labia. My gyno said nothing about them. Are they dangerous or possibly some sort of cancer?

Need for examination: It is not feasible to provide an opinion without examining the lesions. Since your gyno who examined the "dots" is not concerned, you may discuss it with him/her at the next visit. ...Read more

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Cause for red purple puffy under eye skin area?

Cause for red purple puffy under  eye skin area?

Bug bite, infection: See your doctor if it doesn't resolve by tomorrow. An infection can spread into the actual orbital capsule of the eye. In the meantime, put a warm compress on the area of puffiness. Is it itchy, painful, or is there a discharge? These are things your doctor will need to know. ...Read more

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I have two light purple spots in the whites of my left eye. Should I be worried?

I have two light purple spots in the whites of my left eye. Should I be worried?

Spots in the eyes: This may just be pigmentation that is visible in your eyes, however, you should have an eye exam and have it looked at to make sure ...Read more

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I woke up with my eye purple and swollen shut. It hurts and gave me a headache. What could it be?

I woke up with my eye purple and swollen shut. It hurts and gave me a headache. What could it be?

Bruise, insect bite: Viral or bacterial infection, foreign body all need to be considered. If your sleep is disturbed and you're taking strong pain and anti-nausea drugs you may be dealing with other medical issues as well. Bottom line: an eye swollen needs attention right away. A call to your local er or your pcp are good places to start. ...Read more

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I have purple bump that appears to be infected. Is there a home remedy to help the pimple come to a head?

I have purple bump that appears to be infected. Is there a home remedy to help the pimple come to a head?

Help for bump: using a warm compress for 15-20 min several times a day might help it come to a head. You can take an anti inflammatory such as Motrin OTC as well which may help alleviate some of the pain/swelling. If it gets worse, see a doctor since you may need antibiotic or for it to be drained. Good luck! ...Read more