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Doctor insights on: Purple Spots On Both Arms

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Had a cortisone shot 4days age and have had a breakout of blood spots on both arms?

Had a cortisone shot 4days age and have had a breakout of blood spots on both arms?

See below: That is unusual---it could be a reaction to the corticosteroid or if lidocaine/xylocaine if it was used. You need to let your doctor who performed the injection what happened. ...Read more

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I used selsun for my white spots on both arms, but i left it overnight and now they are reddish.. what can i do doctor?

I used selsun for my white spots on both arms, but i left it overnight and now they are reddish.. what can i do doctor?

That's a: temporary inflammation because of the Sulfur and it will calm down....give it 24 hours and if the arms do not look better...see a Dermatologist! Good Luck Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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I've many spots that look like red goosebumps on both arms (mainly on the back of my upper arms). Thought it's from scratching but still can't cure.

I've many spots that look like red goosebumps on both arms (mainly on the back of my upper arms). Thought it's from scratching but still can't cure.

Could consider: Keratosis pliaris, which commonly occurs on the upper arms and is basically your skin producing extra keratin around a hair follicle entrapping the follicle, and creating a small, hard,often red bump. I see that you are using a steroid cream;could try a stronger one in addition to a topical retinoid or glycolic acid.Can also try long hot baths, scrubbing arms with stiff brush or exfoliating sponge ...Read more

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I have these pin point red dots, looks like blood spots all over both arms, i'm loosing my hair real bad, & my urinalysis said very hwbc & lrbc?Cancer?

Hard to say for sure: Symptoms do not sound related although they could be. Sounds like you have already seen a doc who has run some screening tests. Would be reasonable to obtain tests to look at platelets, iron levels, thyroid hormone levels and consider inflammatory causes. ...Read more