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Purple Spots On Arms Symptoms
I'm 62 and every now and then I get these redish purple spots on my arms , they don't bleed but look close to bleeding,what causes this?
Get is checked pleas: It is difficult to assess without looking at these spots It might be due to pressure on the arm, or due to blood problems resulting in reducing number of Platelets (tiny pieces that helps preventing bleeding) in the blood. Your doctor should be able to check the spots and arrange some testing to find the cause. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Hi i'm 19 years old and I have white spots all over my arms and today i just found purple bluey spots on the back of my legs could you please help?
Spots: Perhaps we could help if you were to send a picture of those to us. Without that and getting more history from you, it's impossible to guess this one out. ...Read more
I am experiencing skin rash (quality: bumpy, red or bluish purple, ring shaped) .
Brown spots on arms ?
Your description: applies to a number of skin problems but I would "vote for" FUNGAL cause. Sometimes SPECIFIC TREATMENT and sometimes ORAL ANTI-FUNGALS are indicated! In other words get it checked out as soon as practicable by your PCP who may want to refer you to a Board Certified Dermatologist!!! Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more
I've been worried for a couple months now, because I get about 2 to 4 bruises per week on my legs, their color is greenish and some are purple (they are not big), I've also been having night sweats, little red spots on my arms, hands and feet (agai
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?
My dad has been developing purple spots on his arm. They show up red and they itch, then they turn purple. They come and go and vary in size.
Hello. I'm here to ask about a small greenish/purple spot on my arm. It was from where an i.V needle was placed. It does not hurt. Just odd to me.
Bruising : It is just some bruising (blood under the skin) from the iv. As your body breaks down blood under the skin, it changes color and will eventually disappear. ...Read more
I noticed a small flat purple spot on my arm , I thought maybe it was a bruise , then another one , but smaller shows up the next day . No pain?
See a doctor: The purple spots you describe may be bleeding under the skin. Please see a doctor for examination and appropriate tests. ...Read more
Have had a spot on arm. Started clear, had turned purple in 6 months. Should i be worried? Tried to pop it, nothing comes out.
See your doctor: It only takes a minute to diagnose these lesions, but it's always better to be safe and get it evaluated. ...Read more
Hello there.... Yesterday a purple spot has appeared on my arm.... It doesn't hurt me but it looks ugly.... I was wondering what it could be?
Bruise?: If it does not resolve set up a Health Tap consult with photos. ...Read more
What would cause the site of a blood draw to be very painful and bruised bright purple-blotchy in more than 1 spot? Infection? Pain radiates whole arm
My arms have the "kp chicken skin" and red/purplish discoloration--are these sun spots? Damaged skin? It's making me self conscious.
Keratosis pilaris: Keratosis pilaris is a chronic skin condition that affects the hair follicles on the upper outer arms and outer thighs. It is a form of acne/folliculitis. It makes the skin appear very bumpy, rough, and discolored. There is no cure but it can be improved by using exfoliants and scrubs containing lactic acid, urea, glycolic acid. Also using a loofah regularly helps. ...Read more
I think I have petechiae. It occur on my left arm now right thigh. Purplish dots only on one spot not scattered. Can you get this from stress/anxiety?
My son is lactose intolerant. When he has dairy he has the normal symptoms but also get spots under his arms a day or so after. Is this normal?
Best to have it : Checked out . Hard to guess what those spots are without seeing them. How long has this been going on and they would appear exactly a day or so after he has the milk? Do they go away by itself? Does it look like hives? Have you documented those spots? Do take pictures so you can show them to the doctor. ...Read more
My son is lactose intolerant. When he has dairy he gets the normal symptoms but a day or so later he gets spots under his arms. Is this normal and why?
Child has faint flat pink spots(rash) on torso and arms (2days) does not itch, no other symptoms what could this be?
Wait and watch: These pink faint flat spots on torso and arms may be due to viral infection , allergy or some skin changes due to pressure .Since there is no other symptoms , better watch for any change in rash , it may disappear or fever or any other symptoms appear then consult your doctor to get child examine and get treated ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Unlike solid tumor, there is differet stage, leukemia is usually disseminated disease at diagnosis. For someone without history of leukemia, rash usually is not caused by leukemia (although occasionally leukemia can present this way). For someone with confirmed diagnosis of leukemia, rash could be symptoms of leukemia, or infection, or medication reaction. Check with your oncologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
5 unexplained quarter-sized bruises on calves over last month. Small unitchy rash on forearm. A dozen teeny red spots spread out on arms. Two headaches in last two days. Sore xiphoid process. No other symptoms. Leukemia? What tests should I take?
After running, i get clusters of 3-6 purple spots that are 1-3 mm in diameter on my legs. No pain. No other symptoms. Is this normal?
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