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Purple Spots On Inside Ear Symptoms
My son has purple circular spots in his ear and they r spreading up onto his scalp as time goes by? Help.
See your doc: Describing dermatologic phenomenon is an exercise in futility. I would take him in and have these looked at. There are a number of innocent possibilities, and a few not so innocent, but a trained professional can identify them readily. ...Read more
My son is 3 years old and today he has loads if pin prick purple spots all round face neck and chest and on ears?
Depends: If he has been coughing or vomited recently and every spot is above the nipple line, these spots could be benign coughing peteciae. This you can monitor at home. If not and or any spots extend below the nipple line, it could be something more worrisome. If you are not sure, a visit would help rule out any other issue. ...Read more
Hello, I just noticed today that I have 4-8 circular purple spots on my right ear, but it doesn't hurt & no pain.
Should I go to the doctor?
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I have purple veins behind my right ear all coming from one spot. It is also a bit painful, what could this be?
Inside ear, before canal or in, there are two red spots. Sensitive to touch, but no pain otherwise. They look like scabs but may not be.
Red spots in ear: Could be from using Q-tips if you used them and we note Q tips should not be used in the ear. Could be from external otitis or from bite. May benefit from topical ear drops. Follow up with doc or Healthtap Prime ...Read more
My daughter had pointed out these reddish purple spots on the back of my head that were never there before. Not itchy or raised up.?
I have a painful purple bump the size of a very large pimple in my ear near the cartilage. What could this possibly be?
Painful=infection: It may have started a obstructed pore/follicle now infected...skin discoloration and painful lesion may be indicative of MRSA cellulitis/abscess formation...get seen by doctor the may decide to open it drain it and culture the discharge to identify the bacteria...good luck ...Read more
Got purple line around lower penis head with white/yellow spots never had sex nor had fore skin removed what is it been there a few months now?
Schmegma: Sounds like the substance that forms in uncircumcised males. Be sure to pull the foreskin back and clean the area with soap and water daily. If this persists after a week you should see a doc. ...Read more
A few years ago I had a hard growth in my ear canal and got it removed, now its growing again in the same spot. Why has it come back and what is it?
Maybe reoccurrence: Sometimes growths do reoccur. Have your ENT doctor take a look and see if it is a similar mass, similar location etc. ...Read more
I have a few deep purple spots around the head of my penis, is this just some kind of period or a std?
I have a white spot on my right tonsil. No pain just a full feeling in my ear. I had a salivary stone back in early March.
Salivary stone.: Send pictures. Could be tonsil stone. Google and look at images. See if it looks like that. ...Read more
Rash on left ear. Extremely itchy. Swelling. Purplish black spot appeared on right ear this morning. Can this spread to my face? Should i be worried?
I notice that my husband has a small purple spot on his earlobe. Should this be of concern........or is it a hickey.?
Purple spot: If it is a single small purple spot it is likely a type of benign nevus or hemangioma. A hickey would generally be at least 2-3 cm in diameter, and that is not "small" by dermatologic standards. If it gets larger, changes colors, etc, it should be examined and possibly biopsied by a physician. ...Read more
See Your Doctor: Unfortunately, it is something that would need to be seen to diagnose. Please see your doctor to have it checked out. ...Read more
I have a purple spot on my right bicep the size of an eraser head. I don't recall hitting it on anything. Doesn't hurt. Been there 3 or 4 days.ideas?
Unlikely dangerous: Unlikely to be anything to be concerned about if it has only been there a few days. Will likely vanish on its own. If it persists or worsens, have someone look at it. ...Read more
I received oral from a girl the other day and I noticed the next morning a dark (circular like) purple spot of the head of the penis. Hematoma?
Could be.: If it hurts like a bruise, that's probably what it is. ...Read more
I have a red/purple spot type thing just after where my skin and nipple meat, it's very sore to touch and its not got a head or anything on it?
I had unprotected sex with a new partner.... The next day I noticed several dark purplish, kinda faded spot on my penis head. Is this potentially bad?
Penis: Not too likely 24 hours later but get examined by a physician if you think your were exposed to a std. ...Read more
Just noticed a sm bump on scalp with a bald patch. Area is tender. Spot is purplish & doc thinks it's a mole. Derm appt in 3+ wks. I've had headache for 2+ days. I also hit head hard there 4 months ago.
Headaches: As physicians, we try to put all the symptoms and aspects of the history to come together to diagnose a one single condition. However, it is possible that in your case, you are dealing with three different unrelated problems. I am glad you have the appointment scheduled to check the scalp. That is a start. ...Read more
Dermatology test symptoms itchy red lesions with small black spots in ears a scalp face little hair loss, normal blood and urine. No ANA test SLE?
Skin scrapings: Did your doctor do skin scrapings? Go back for diagnosis and treatment plan ...Read more
Saw Dermatologist, Only Symptoms Itchy red lesions Black tiny spots in ears and on scalp face some hair loss. Blood Normal Urine OK no Ana test DLE SLE?
Minor sore throat tender ear no fever small spots on tonsil, feel ok doc did quick strep said showed slight pos can I have strep with no major symptom?
Yes you can: And you don't need to have the full spectrum of symptoms ...Read more
Need more info: Describe some symptoms and the effect they have on you. Do you have pain or other sensations? Do you have stuff coming out of your ear? Did something happen like an injury or infection? Has your hearing changed? Has the appearance of your ear changed? Figuring out health problems is like putting together a puzzle. We need as many pieces as possible to complete the puzzle and you provide the pieces. ...Read more
May be unrelated: See a specialist, preferably a doctor who will hopefully get you first to an ent. Then they can help or refer if necessary. ...Read more