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Doctor insights on: Purple Spots On Hands Symptoms

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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

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What can cause blueness in hands, purple feet, red spots?

What can cause blueness in hands, purple feet, red spots?

Poor blood flow: Vascular diseases ex: raynauds can cause blue hands and feet with exposure to cold or emotional stress. Your condition is best diagnosed by a vascular specialist. ...Read more

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What causes itchy, hard, little reddish purple spots in the palm of my hands and under the soles of my feet?

What causes itchy, hard, little reddish purple spots in the palm of my hands and under the soles of my feet?

Seeing is helpful.: There are many conditions to consider, especially without the privilege of actually seeing the your condition. One of particular consideration would be dishydrotic dermatitis. This is more commonly known as pomppholyx. ...Read more

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My hands go purple with bright orange, spots in cold weather, covers whole hand and wrist, doc checked pulses and were fine, what could this be?

My hands go purple with bright orange, spots in cold weather, covers whole hand and wrist, doc checked pulses and were fine, what could this be?

Cold hands: Sometimes having cold hands that turn colors, typically either white or purple in cold weather are signs of a relatively common problem referred to raynaud's disease. I am not sure what to make of the orange spots however, my apologies. ...Read more

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10y old gymnast. On her left hand, the three knuckles and the area under them are purple. There is a tender spot. Is it fracture or stress fracture?

10y old gymnast. On her left hand, the three knuckles and the area under them are purple. There is a tender spot. Is it fracture or stress fracture?

Need X-Ray Vision: Could be either or something else. To be sure, the hand should be examined in-person and a decision made as to what to do, especially at this age. Would be important to know the exact circumstances of the injury, if any, or if it was from repetitive activities. The fact that the area is tender and purple places it in a suspicious category. Next ...Read more

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I have 1 spot in each big toenail and is purple/red color the spots are gettin darker and it don't hurt at all Both are By the same place of the nail?

I have 1 spot in each big toenail and is purple/red color the spots are gettin darker and it don't hurt at all Both are By the same place of the nail?

Fungus: With no history of injury, it is most likely a fungal infection. There are other possible causes as well. I would not hesitate to be seen and treated for it. ...Read more

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Have a dime size purple spot on my left thumb. Should I worry?

Have a dime size purple spot on my left thumb. Should I worry?

Get checked: I assume this spot is not a bruise from a known incident. Spontaneous and unusual markings on the skin should be examined, preferably by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have a purple/black spot on the tip of your pinky toe?

What does it mean when you have a purple/black spot on the tip of your pinky toe?

See below: It could just be a hematoma from a bruise or it could be more serious such as an melanoma.

See your podiatrist. ...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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Pinky is halfway red w/ white spot in the middle. Random color changeofdark purple no pain/itching. Took antibiotic + antihistamines & stillred/purple?

Pinky is halfway red w/ white spot in the middle. Random color changeofdark purple no pain/itching. Took antibiotic + antihistamines & stillred/purple?

You Need A Re-check: Best to go back to whomever saw you before and prescribed those medications and knows what it looked like then and compare that to how it looks now. Maybe need to change to another antibiotic, or maybe further testing or some other intervention or maybe just need more time for it to heal. Please don't start picking at it or trying something you read on the internet. That'll just alter how it looks ...Read more

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Can you get a blood clot in your palm she has a purple spot and she says it burns and itches?

Can you get a blood clot in your palm she has a purple spot and she says it burns and itches?

Broken blood vessel?: This sounds like a broken blood vessel, which can be quite painful when it occurs under skin that is tightly attached to the tissues below. It can happen from minor injury that just happens to hit the vessel in a certain way; even clapping can do it. If that's what this is, the pain will be pretty much gone within a few hours, although it will take a few days for the bruise to fade. ...Read more

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What could a small black and purple spot just above my pinky toe nail be? It appeared about 2 months ago and is not raised on the skin.

See a podiatrist: There are many things a black to purple spot can be. It could be a bruise, blood blister, a mole, or some other skin lesion. I would recommend seeing a podiatrist or dermatologist. Either should be able to examine and make a determination as to whether the lesion should be biopsied, removed, or left alone. Ole. ...Read more

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I have this spot on my toe. I thought it was a mosquitto bc it itched bad w no color. Now its dark red almost purple. Not a blister. Above nail bed.

Does your dog bite?: It still could be a bite of some sort. You are seeing a localized inflammatory reaction to a foreign protein possibly being introduced to your toe. There is dilation of the blood vessels and possible sub-dermal bleeding. Warm compresses may speed the resolution of the condition. If there is no improvement soon then it would be best to see your doctor. ...Read more

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What are blind spots, numb hands, and a splitting headache symptoms of?

What are blind spots, numb hands, and a splitting headache symptoms of?

Migraines: You likely possess "classical migraine events", as the "blind spots" may represent scintillating scotomata, the focal numbness may also be associated with a migraine aura, and the splitting headache is a classical event. If indeed this is migraine, abortive meds can stop these, and some meds will prevent the headache, so see your doc and get this reversed. ...Read more

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Red spots on body and tiny (whitish) raised bumps on hand. Are these symptoms of anything serious?

Red spots on body and tiny (whitish) raised bumps on hand. Are these symptoms of anything serious?

Needs to be checked: It is very hard to say what it may be as we do not have enough information and without looking at rash
I recommend that you consult your Primary Care Doctor or see a Dermatolgist to find what is the rash due to ...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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Is getting spots on face and eyelids a symptom of p. Multocida through contact with dog saliva on hand? The contact was two days ago

Is getting spots on face and eyelids a symptom of p. Multocida through contact with dog saliva on hand? The contact was two days ago

Extremely unlikely: Unless you rubbed the saliva into your eyes, mouth, or broken skin you should be fine. Red painful swelling should be evaluated by a doctor. A few spots probably nothing unless red and painful. ...Read more

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I have several red round spots on my legs and hands, not too itchy slightly raised. They have been there over a week and are not getting better or worse? My boyfriend doesn't have any of these symptoms

I have several red round spots on my legs and hands, not too itchy slightly raised. They have been there over a week and are not getting better or worse? My boyfriend doesn't have any of these symptoms

Could be: Eczema or just dry skin. You don't say what you have tried. You could try both a moisturizing lotion and a Hydrocortisone cream and see if it helps.! if not or if it spreads you might need to see a doc. ...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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A 1x4 inch red spot appeared on my knee overnight; the next day same color appeared on 2/3 of the back of my right hand. They quickly turned dark brown and have stayed that way for a week. I have appt with derm in 2 wks. No other symptoms. Any ideas?

A 1x4 inch red spot appeared on my knee overnight; the next day same color appeared on 2/3 of the back of my right hand. They quickly turned dark brown and have stayed that way for a week. I have appt with derm in 2 wks. No other symptoms. Any ideas?

Dermatologist: It's a good idea to consult a dermatologist in case more lesions appear in the future, but I wonder if these spots could have been caused by a bite from some sort of insect even though there was no itching. If no other skin spots appear a systemic cause is unlikely. ...Read more

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What could be causing me these symptoms! My feet and hands get colder than normal, and most of time, I have like purple bruises in feet, legs, hands!

What could be causing me these symptoms! My feet and hands get colder than normal, and most of time, I have like purple bruises in feet, legs, hands!

Reynaud's: Your symptoms are suggestive of a condition called reynaud's which is caused by vascular spasm and reduced blood supply to your extremities. Where cold protection with gloves, scarf and hat. There are medications which can be helpful and some blood tests need to be done to ascertain the cause of your symptoms. ...Read more

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My mother present these symptoms numbness in both arms, most of the time left arm, her hand turns purple color, and simoultaneosly comes chest pain.

Raynaud's phenomenon: Your mom needs a thorough exam including an ekg and blood test by her dr to check for heart condition, blood vessel inflammation or spasm.
Take care and best wishes! ...Read more

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Symptoms-chronic fatigue, red swollen hands, thigh red&purple, scalp&face tender to touch. C reactive protein. 68 high nuclear ab pos 1:25 INR low. 9?

Symptoms-chronic fatigue, red swollen hands, thigh red&purple, scalp&face tender to touch. C reactive protein. 68 high nuclear ab pos 1:25 INR low. 9?

Need a consultation: The interpretation of these lab values and symptoms requires a more detailed evaluation with many questions and a physical examination. Many conditions could explain these numbers but the numbers are not diagnostic of any one condition. ...Read more