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Purple Spots On Left Ankle
Noticing red spots that almost look like bug bites on inside of my left ankle, same ankle i fractured a few years back. How do I get them to go away?
Tender/sensitive to touch (and hot/cold objects) spots on inner left ankle, left inner & front thigh, left side of stomach , no visable signs. Female?
I have pulmonary hypertension. Today i noticed red spots above my left ankle, and a few up my leg. They don't itch. What could they be?
For the past few days I have had a cold sensation on my outer left ankle. It feels as though there is a cold wind blowing on that one spot.
Right above my left ankle I have pain but only when I touch it, exactly like a bruise, but there is no bruise in that exact spot. Does it seem acute?
ANSWER: Did it happen suddenly; then it's acute. ...Read more
I have unknown bruises(three of them, appear occasionally on same spot) along my left ankle bone. They do not hurt or itch, but slightly peeled.
Bruises: Bruising on bony prominences is not uncommon even if you cannot recall the trauma. If this recurs, especially on the same areas with unknown cause you may want to consider getting them biopsied. Erythema nodosum is a rare condition that can be associated with other inflammatory processes elsewhere in the body. Examples are sarcoidosis, inflammatory bowel disease, infections, etc. See a derm. ...Read more
What would cause both of my shins to turn purple. I also have left ankle and leg swelling. My boyfriends shins are worse than mine with blisters?
Fractures / vascular: The purple color may be indicative of stress fractures, but it also sound s like you may have a vascular issue going on here. Many factors such as your medical history and activity level come into play here. I would definitely see a doctor as soon as possible and not wait with what you are describing. ...Read more
What is this cranberry colored rash it's just above my left ankle and just to right of the same ankle as well as a few spot up my lower leg and one spot on my right shin. There is no pain, swelling, or itching i thought it might be carpet burn but I've ha
My son (6mos) 's left leg turns purple when crying loudly, after he stops it will be normal again but spots will left on his leg, should I worried?
I get two purple spots on my lower left leg after competitive sports, which i haven't done for 3 years now. Been happening for 2 months. Any ideas?
I have two blue or purple spots on two of my toes on my left foot. noticed after wearing tight boots. Been present for months now. starts in big toe.
Hi my partners big toenails have turn a dark purple colour and he also has a dark spot on one side of his fourth toe on the left foot. ?
Multiple causes: Many medical conditions can cause changes in the nail beds from minor repeated trauma causing "bruising" to dangerous cancerous melanomas. History of trauma, pain and signs of vascular disease should be evaluated. As you suggest the 4th toe has a dark spot, not on the nail, trauma and vascular can be considered, although if the spot on the toe is a "birthmark", photograph and observe. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sometimes my feet randomly turn a purple/black color with purple spots near my ankles and it's hard to move my toes. ?
Specific picture.: Somethings just can't be evaluated without actually seeing the issue at hand. I fear that this is one of them. Randomly occurring skin discolorations are sometimes impossible to explain, let along come up with a treatment plan. I suggest you take a picture of the event and upload it so a visual appreciation can be made. I feel certain that a Healthtap specialist can then help you. ...Read more
I sprained my ankle and the whole foot is bruised purple color then 2 days after injury the bruise started having white round spots all inside
I'm having a bad reaxn to Diflucan (fluconazole) inc. rash on face (brown sun spots peeling off) legs have red/purple spot w/severe knee/ankle pain. Could be yeast?
Allergic reaction: With such severe symptoms you should go to the ER. Go now. DrG ...Read more
Played soccer and kicked in ankle. Slowly healed but 2 weeks later got kicked same spot. Now yellow & swollen. Purple is underneath. Help me plz. Tnx.
My 5 year old has purple bruise-like spot on ankle. Hard and raised on edges. Pediatrician said use hydrocortisone which has had no affect. What now?
Many possibilities.: Hard to say without a photo, but it could actually be a bruise. I'm assuming it appeared recently, so it's not a birthmark. Other possibilities include an insect or spider bite, an allergy to something he/she came in contact with, or a focal infection. If Hydrocortisone had no effect, i would recommend an examination by a dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Spot on bottom of foot. Very painful. Dr says not planters wart. Turned purple with spots under it. What could it be?
I suffer with bad knees and knee pain and now I have a purple patch on the back of my leg and I get hot spots allover my legs..why and what is it?
Tender skin on my leg that starts to itch, thn turns to bright purple spots all up my thigh with deep black bruising. What is it?
See a doctor: The pain and bruising concern me. Please see a doctor for an examination and appropriate testing. ...Read more
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