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Tiny purple spots on anus, bumpy?

Tiny purple spots on anus, bumpy?

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

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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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Purple spots on my bikini line, what are they?

Purple spots on my bikini line, what are they?

Need to see: Diagnosing skin lesions is almost impossible without seeing them. You need to see your family doctor to diagnose them or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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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

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What causes dark purple spots to come on arm?

What causes dark purple spots to come on arm?

Purple lesions: Recommend dermatologic eval to determine diagnosis and to formulate treatment plan. ...Read more

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Why do I have purple spots on my tongue?

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

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I have purple spots on my shoulders and arms. What could they be.?

I have purple spots on my shoulders and arms. What could they be.?

Not clear: Only a doctor who can look at them can tell you. ...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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I have dark blackish purple spots on the calves of my legs. What causes this?

I have dark blackish purple spots on the calves of my legs. What causes this?

Rash: Usually certain types rash can be bleeding disorder see primary care physician for evaluation ...Read more

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What can cause purple spots on my face?

What can cause purple spots on my face?

Lesions: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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What could these purple spots on my face be?

What could these purple spots on my face be?

Would have to see: What the spots look like to know ...Read more

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What is causing little purple spots on my hip?

What is causing little purple spots on my hip?

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

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Tongue has purple spots on it, is this worrying?

Tongue has purple spots on it, is this worrying?

Purple spots: It might be blood clots or varicose veins. However, it should be clinically seen and evaluated by your dentist. Without personally examining you, we have no way of knowing what in fact it is and not all lesions are benign. ...Read more

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What are the blue/purple spots on my inner thigh?

Purple spots: Could be dilated small blood vessels but cannot be sure
if new, you should see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What are the little purple spots under and on your tongue?

What are the little purple spots under and on your tongue?

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

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My wasp bite, after three days, is turning purple with white spots. Why?

My wasp bite, after three days, is turning purple with white spots. Why?

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

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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?

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?

Red spots: Red spots turning purple could be skin bleeding from low platelets since they turn purpule later check your blood counts and let me know were they itchy? It seems not. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Dermatologist: Since this is a very unusual skin lesion that stands out in comparison to any other skin lesions on your body, I recommend that you have a dermatologist examine and diagnose this for peace of mind. ...Read more

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What to do about purple spots on lips?

What to do about purple spots on lips?

Get a biopsy: Get a referral to an oral surgeon so it can be biopsied, then you can have it removed. ...Read more

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What causes purple rash like spots on back?

What causes purple rash like spots on back?

More info needed: Need more information to accurately answer your question.

How long do the spots last?
How do they start?
How do they change with time?
How large are they?
How many?
Exact color? Bruise?
Do they go away completely.
Photos would help. ...Read more

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How to get rid of purple spots on gums?

How to get rid of purple spots on gums?

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

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Does hydrocephalus cauae purple spots on legs?

Does hydrocephalus cauae purple spots on legs?

Unlikely: Cerebral problems but not legs.
Look for some other issue?
Trauma, bruising, venous? ...Read more

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What are the purple spots on upper arms?

Purpura?: Not sure. Dermatological evaluation should be able to diagnose what the lesions is and the possible causes. ...Read more

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What causes blue or purple spots on iside of lips of mouth?

What causes blue or purple spots on iside of lips of mouth?

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

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My tooth broke and came out now it has small purple spots what does that mean?

My tooth broke and came out now it has small purple spots what does that mean?

Seek help: The simple fact that your tooth broke necessitates that you see a dentist asap. ...Read more

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Why would someone with pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia have purple spots on body?

Why would someone with pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia have purple spots on body?

HIV: Persons with pneumocystis infection are usually immunosuppressed, and the most common cause is hiv/aids. These patients may also have a type of cancer of the skin caused by herpesvirus 8 called kaposi's sarcoma, and this produces purple skin lesions. ...Read more

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I got attacked by mosquitoes the other day and they never really became bumps just weird purple spots. Any idea what it is?

I got attacked by mosquitoes the other day and they never really became bumps just weird purple spots. Any idea what it is?

Mosquito bites: One reason that mosquito bites turn purple may be that the female mosquito deposits saliva that contains anticoagulants in the skin. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

See a doctor: It is hard to diagnosed skin lesion without looking at it is it itchy there is any fever it could be allergy or heat rashes if persist see a doctor ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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

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Purple spots on legs - getting worse. Various sizes.?

Purple spots on legs - getting worse. Various sizes.?

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

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I have purple sore spots on my vagina and I am concerned can you help me?

I have purple sore spots on my vagina and I am concerned can you help me?

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

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I get purple spots on my hands and my arms but not from hiting them on anything.?

I get purple spots on my hands and my arms but not from hiting them on anything.?

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