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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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I have a light purple spot on my finger that hurts when I touch it, this is the second time this has happened, it fades away slowly. What is it?

I have a light purple spot on my finger that hurts when I touch it, this is the second time this has happened, it fades away slowly. What is it?

Vessel: This suggests a blood vessel since it fades. Since it is tender your physician will have to evaluate what type of vessel is involved and why it is tender. ...Read more

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Have purple swollen spot on under side of middle finger. Finger keeps going numb and or hurting.

Have purple swollen spot on under side of middle finger. Finger keeps going numb and or hurting.

Exam now: Because you are feeling pain the finger should be examined by a physician. Difficult to diagnose when not viewing your skin directly. Please arrange a doctor visit ASAP. Possible problems include irritation, rash, or bacterial infection. Good luck. .. ...Read more

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Small spots on upper chest, red in colour. Not itchy. Is this a symptom ov HIV, even tho had a rapid finger prick test at 27 week and result was Neg?

Small spots on upper chest, red in colour. Not itchy. Is this a symptom ov HIV, even tho had a rapid finger prick test at 27 week and result was Neg?

Doubtful but: Skin rash can be caused by many things including viral infections other than HIV. You did not mention whether you have had unprotected sex during the past 40 weeks and thus a negative test at 27 weeks cannot tell you whether you have contracted HIV or not. Nonetheless if it is from another viral infection or a drug reaction, the rash should resolve in ...Read more

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I have red blotchy spots on my hands and the tips of my fingers are very red it's itchy and a bit painful I searched my symptoms up and it said I wa?

I have red blotchy spots on my hands and the tips of my fingers are very red it's itchy and a bit painful I searched my symptoms up and it said I wa?

Queston cut off.: Consider derm eval. These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more

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I have a rash that started bright red and elevated bumps turned into blotchy purple spots but not pin pricks no other symptoms should I see a doctor?

I have a rash that started bright red and elevated bumps turned into blotchy purple spots but not pin pricks no other symptoms should I see a doctor?

You should: Any purple spots if they are bigger than 1-2 mm or more than 5-10 in number, raises questions about your blood having some problem. Unless these have have faded away and there are no new ones coming up, you should seek medical examination. ...Read more

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For 5 years I have been extremely cold, when everyone else is hot or warm. I am constantly shivering at school, and most of the time my fingers turn purple. I've done some research, and most of my symptoms look like they are symptoms of raynaud's disease.

Could be: Classically people with raynaud's can have white finger color changes as well as red and purple. The fingers turning blue alone is not diagnostic. Your evaluation will also look at other things like a thyroid disorder. If you have raynauds there were other medical conditions that need to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Pain between index and middle finger in tissue under webbing not located at the joint. Concentrated in that spot with no prior symptoms.

Pain between index and middle finger in tissue under webbing not located at the joint. Concentrated in that spot with no prior symptoms.

Need more info like: Any swelling, discoloration, any hair embedded there, anything could be squeezed from the site; nature of pain....
Is it constant /not? Anything or any activity brings it on? Is it sharp/dull, etc. How long has it been going on for?
Without an exam it'll be difficult to make a dx. In some hairdressers, hair gets embedded into a scratch in the web, causing an inflammatory reaction.
See an orthopod. ...Read more

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Faint like symptoms. Excessive sweating (under arms) purple/blue finger/toes. Exhaustion. Irritable?

Faint like symptoms. Excessive sweating (under arms) purple/blue finger/toes. Exhaustion. Irritable?

See a doctor: Hi. It sounds like you're describing cyanosis, perhaps hypoxia, and a reflex sympathetic response. Please ask your parents to take you to a doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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Why do I have brown spots on fingers?

Why do I have brown spots on fingers?

Can't say: These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. ...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 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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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?

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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I woke up this morning with dark spots that look like iodine stains on my fingers?

I woke up this morning with dark spots that look like iodine stains on my fingers?

Spots: You possibly cam in contact with some sort of material "peeling a fresh walnut", or other chemicals yesterday. If not then get it checked. ...Read more

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I have a very small clump of very very small black spots on my finger tip....What is it?

I have a very small clump of very very small black spots on my finger tip....What is it?

Impossible to say: If there is no pain involved then it is unlikely to be serious. Have a doctor look at it if you are concerned. ...Read more

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How to use peroxide and if it touches skin what to do with white small spots on fingers?

How to use peroxide and if it touches skin what to do with white small spots on fingers?

Wear gloves: I've gotten the little white spots, too. They resolve spontaneously. Minimizing contact with peroxide, washing skin right after contact could help, but wearing latex, nitrile, or vinyl gloves should prevent the problem. ...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