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Purple Spots After Waxing
Ouch-it really hurts: External hemorrhoids are basically varicose-vein, and when thombosed (clotted) it sure can cause much pain in the _ _ _. This is easy excised in the office, if you r doc does it, which can relief your pain quickly. If not, topical steroid mixed with Lidocaine such as anapram can help quite a bit. Increase fibers and fluid, avoid straining, and minimize prolonged sitting. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
My husband has purple spots on his scrrottam it only started with a couple now more has started coming up and if you rub over them they fade for couple seconds and come back but has scratched some off and more comes back?
Visualdx: Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read more
Get checked: May be an irritated taste bud, may be an irritation, either way this should be evaluated by a dentist and then possibly an oral surgeon if the dentist cannot determine why it is there. ...Read more
Not clear: Only a doctor who can look at them can tell you. ...Read more
Rash: Usually certain types rash can be bleeding disorder see primary care physician for evaluation ...Read more
Unsure: These lesions would need to be examined, a history obtained & other tests may be necessary in order to diagnose them. Usually the lesions needs to be identified to determine the solution. ...Read more
Normal: With the lack of a clinical exam, I would like to call those spots the terminal end of blood vessels. However if they are new spots that you have never seen before, then you may need to have them checked by a dentist. Some common allergies may be expressed by splotches. ...Read more
The toxin does that: Wasp bites can be very serious, but that is usually within a few minutes of having been bitten. At this point, you should only need anti-itch medicine or pain medicine if need be. The effects that you are describing will gradually go away. The wasp injects a toxin that you body has to clear. ...Read more
Red spots appeared on my body then turned purple a few days later and it's still there 3 weeks later! What could it be?
I have purple spots around a small freckle right above the intersecting point of my ribs what does that mean and what do I do?
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How long do the spots last?
How do they start?
How do they change with time?
How large are they?
Exact color? Bruise?
Do they go away completely.
Photos would help. ...Read more
Depends on cause: "purple spots" can mean a number of things... Some benign, some more serious. One thing that comes to mind is an amalgam tatoo, a darkening of the gum tissue where silver filling particles imparted their color. Hard to tell what your condition is, but a visit to your local dentist should be scheduled to rule out anything serious. ...Read more
My son (6mos) 's left leg turns purple when crying loudly, after he stops it will be normal again but spots will left on his leg, should I worried?
Cheek bite for one: One cause can be a cheek bite that caused bleeding below the tissue, but not enough of a bite to cause a laceration or tear so that the blood leaked out into your mouth. Another reason could be a blue nevus. You should see a dentist to have the spots evaluated and then see if any treatment is needed. ...Read more
Seek help: The simple fact that your tooth broke necessitates that you see a dentist asap. ...Read more
Saw? Are they: Still there? If they are show them to a doctor. ...Read more
I got attacked by mosquitoes the other day and they never really became bumps just weird purple spots. Any idea what it is?
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
I have recently been getting small (0.5cm) perfectly round spots (one each time) that are red/purple on arm. Appear suddelny and go in 2 days?
I've got purple spots on the tip of my finger & there geting larger its a little swollen, its painful if I hit it, I haven't done anything to it?
Purple fingers: Purple spots on the fingers can be due to a variety of things, some of them quite dangerous. It is very important that you see a doctor right away for a full evaluation. ...Read more
This week I've noticed purple tiny spots on my right hip they disappeared &today I found a new spot on the same hip too. They don't hurt and temporary?
Petechiae?: These spots could simply be related to squeezing or direct pressure on a small part of your skin. However, petechia can be associated with a clotting problem that may be serious and/or related to a bigger problem with your immune system... ...Read more
See a doctor: It best to get them checked out by a doctor. ...Read more
Doctor can evaluate: Exam is needed. If skin blood spots, they are called petechiae (purpura if they are big), and are due to blood cells leaking out of the tiny blood vessels in the skin. After blood cells have leaked out, the area behaves just like a bruise (the body breaks down blood cells into different colored pigments). Sometimes they are nothing bad; other times they mean a serious blood or infection problem. ...Read more
Sore spots: I don't really know what the sore spots would be without a more detailed history and physical exam. If you had rough sex, or any trauma to the vaginal area, that certainly could cause Purple "bruise" like sore spots. If they do not resolve then have the GYN look at them. Good luck. ...Read more
Check bruises out: It sounds like those are bruises, or blood vessels that are breaking. Without trauma as a cause, they could be from a bleeding problem from disease (like liver, or blood abnormality) or medications (like Aspirin or similar drugs, or coumadin) or even some kinds of cancers (leukemia). Or they just happen! Best to be checked out. ...Read more
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