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Purple Spots On Hands Symptoms
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
What causes itchy, hard, little reddish purple spots in the palm of my hands and under the soles of my feet?
I have red spots in the palm of my hands and soles of my feet that are now purple and itchy. What causes this?
New: If this is something new and recent, you may have hand foot and mouth disease ...Read more
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
Hello! 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
See a doctor: Easy bruising and night sweats could be an indication of some kind of blood disease, see a doctor for a peace of mind ...Read more
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
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?
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
Have purple spot under nail. Gets bigger and more painful each year. Mom says I slammed it in a suitcase 40 years ago. Spot started 30 years ago?
Dermatologist: See a dermatologist, if it's growing, it might need to be removed ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
I don't know if I broke my pinky finger. I can't make a full fist with it, there is swelling and bruising, and there is a purple spot under my knuckle?
Sounds #: From your description, it sounds broken. An XR would be your best move right now. All the best. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
Sir I have purple line in my hand first finger is it a symptom of any dangerous disease or not please guide me?
More: Is it painful? How long has it been there? Swelling? ...Read more
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?
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
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
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
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
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