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Purple Spots On Left Arm
Right arm swollen and red and purple rash like patch. Left arm itchy with similar small rash spot with small broken skin.?
These lesions: Will require examination to determine diagnosis accurately and to advise on care. ...Read more
I think I have petechiae. It occur on my left arm now right thigh. Purplish dots only on one spot not scattered. Can you get this from stress/anxiety?
I am getting blood spots under the skin on only my left arm. They appear suddenly and fade away in about 10 days. What causes them?
Doctor can evaluate: Blood spots on the skin are called petechiae (purpura if they are bigger splotches), and are due to blood cells leaking out of the tiny blood vessels in the skin. After the blood cells have leaked out, the area behaves just like a bruise (the body breaks down the blood cells into different colored pigments, and carries them away over a week). The Dr. Wants to find out why blood cells were leaking. ...Read more
My skin is getting dark spots all over it started with my arms and also have pain running up and down my left arm can anyone help?
See below: I would seek a dermatologist for your skin disorder. Good luck thank you ...Read more
Hello. My son is 15 years old and has light grey spots on his arms. On the left arm, the spot is very large and is of irregular form.
After the blood drawn for the test near elbow of left arm I had a pain in the arm near elbow & forearms for a days now I see some blood spots on arm?
Bruise: Any puncture wound, whether intentional or accidental, can cause pain and bruising. If it is severe pain, or there is spreading redness and swelling, it may have gotten infected and need treatment. If your pain and bruising is minor, don't fret, and it will go away soon. Getting mild pain and bruising is no sign of poor technique either and it can happen with expertly performed blood draws too. ...Read more
12 days ago I gave blood for my blood test. In one week after that, red, itchy spots were emerged in the region in my left arm in which I gave blood.?
I noticed a bruise on my left arm and I'm not sure where it came from. It also has several small red spots on it. Is this normal or cause for concern?
His chest will feel fuzzy similar to acid reflux after exercise. Often his left arm will ache in spots/feel heavy w/ the weird pain. What may this be?
For a few weeks now, I've had itchy areas on my arms and legs. They start out as tiny little spots. Then I started scratching and they become red, itchy rashes. I have 2 places on my left arm, 1 on my right and behind both of my legs (knee area). What
I have 3 painless bumps in 3 different spots- left arm, left armpit, & cheek. I'm teenaged. I'm also experiencing a runny nose & sneezing.?
Please make an appointment to see a doctor about these concerns.
If you have to wait for an appointment please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility.
Please let me know how things go. ...Read more
I have a small lesion on my upper left arm. It is slightly raised and really has no color, though there is a spot of crust on it. It does not itch or pain. What could it be?
Need to see your MD: Make sure it it is not a skin tumor, early detection assures cure, please show to your doctor, with out delay. ...Read more
I have a pain on the inside of my left arm at the elbow. It started about a week ago and has not gotten better or worse. It only hurts when I press the spot or fully straighten my arm. About 4 days ago the same pain occured about 4 inches higher on my for
Hi a small dark green spot has appeared on my left arm what can this be should I get medical adviseregardsmarco?
Yes: See a dermatologist to have this evaluated. ...Read more
Left arm feels heavy and cold. It is also going purple with white blotches. Vains popping out a bit and feels really tighy.
My upper left arm has been twitching for the past couple of days now, it has been in the same spot and just my left arm. What could be wrong?
Felt extr pain during blood draw yday in left arm & asked to stop. Still hurts in that spot and nerve clicks when I lift the arm. Will this heal? Thanks.
The red spot is om my lower left arm flexure and been itching for 3 weeks. It's getting larger. It-s also appear in my right lower arm and both axilla?
Patch on left arm near wrist feels partially numb and doesn't feel much pain, the hair in this spot has almost completely gone. Appeared randomly.
Hypesthesia: This small patch of numbness and hair loss doesn't sound like anything serious, but if it extends or other areas of numbness, tingling, pins and needles develop, see your physician or a neurologist for evaluation. The small patch may have been a residual of an area of skin inflammation or trauma. ...Read more
Tingling feeli from my elbow to my fingers of my left arm and a numb spot in the middle of my back close to spine....
Elbow numbness: The tingling from your elbow to the fingers (especially if it effects the ring and small fingers) is typical of a condition called cubital tunnel syndrome. This is compression of the ulnar nerve at the elbow. See your primary care provider. Recommend trying a night splint, doing some physical therapy, and taking some anti-inflammatories. The mid back numb spot is likely unrealted to the elbow. ...Read more
Warm redness on upper left arm. Comes and goes, mainly at night. No bumps, just shoulder pain. Have mono right now, but it's only this one spot?
I have red spot on my arm under skin that looks like a blood vessel, it's on my left arm, it's not hurting me or etching or nothing?
I think it would be: Safe to watch it. It is really pretty common. Petechiae is the name given to these dot-like red spots. Signs that you should seek further evaluation include more develop, they expand in size, they ulcerate or open up, they are painful or itchy. If this is just an isolated dot, nothing further needs to be done. Stay well:) ...Read more
I have a spot under left arm/beside left shoulder blade that is very tender to the touch. Feels bruised, but there's no bruise?
I have a bruise and tender spot on my left arm that I don't know how it got there. There is tenderness to the touch further down on my arm as well?
Bruise: Is your symptom getting worse or improving since you have noticed it? If your symptoms are improving, no reduced range of movement then I woukd not worry. Otherwise see doc. ...Read more
I have a few clusters of petechiae on my right legs/thighs/left arm that comes every few months with no symptoms. Turn red to purple. Should I worry?
Spot on neck has needle-like pain. My whole left arm & hand got tingly & face. & calves, a bit shaky after I was cleaning & was next to the alarm, it made a loud noise, got jumpy. What is this?
Anxiety: These symptoms are quite dissociated and scattered and may indicate anxiety and chronic tension. It appears that you have been in a high strung state. I recommend that you abstain from caffeine, nicotine and alcohol and consult your physician for referral for stress management. It is possible that short term antianxiety medication may be prescribed and I am quite sure you will respond nicely. ...Read more
I have a small sore bump on my left arm. I have this small sore bump on my left arm. I just found it today. It's a bit sore. It has a small greyish spot in the middle. I thought at first it might be an ingrown hair? There is no pus. And the area where the
Still worried about ALS twitching in left foot non stop I mean non stop 24/7 clean emg on left arm she tested foot in 1 spot where no twitch. Ideas?
Twitching: You may be describing hyper-reflexia which can be caused when there is pressure on the spinal cord. It is important to image all areas of the spinal cord above where the nerve roots exit the spinal canal. This may include lumbar, thoracic, cervical or even the brain. This may represent an emergency. See a doctor today. ...Read more
My left arm has been sore and since yesterday. Today I noticed that there was HUGE swollen spot of lymph nodes on the thumb side just below the elbow.
Lymph Nodes: That is not a typical place to find swollen lymph nodes and that isolated finding is not an obvious description of any common medical condition or infection. Without further information I cannot help with diagnosis but if it is huge swollen and worsening I would have a doctor look at it today. ...Read more
My 58 yr old mom her left arm started to hurt today when she started to walk her hands turned purple she drank a aspirin & water don't know what to do?
Doctor or Emergency: Left arm pain is like chest pain in significance. Better safe than sorry. It could be heart pain, threatening a heart attack, or it could be something else. The purple hands might or might not be important. I'm sorry for the inconvenience, but get her to a doctor before the weekend. ...Read more
I have a very sore, almost bruised feeling spot (no actual bruise) on my upper, inner left arm. The spot is very exact, no bigger than a penny. There is no swelling, it's not a visible spot, just a pinching feeling under the skin. I am very worried.?
Plan: Please, stop worrying and go to the doctor. It's impossible to make any decisions without exam. We can not do it on line. ...Read more
I have a huge spot of swollen lymph nodes on my left arm just below the elbow on the thin side of hand. This has hurt and been achy since yesterday.
Should be seen by MD: Achy, painful swelling in forearm most likely from bite, bruise, or infection. Suspect insect bite or sting, cat scratch, or injury. Other rare possibilities. Worry if red, shiny top, soft center, fever, chill, or streak. Would have a health care professional examine it in next 24 hours. OK to take acetaminophen. Probably not serious, but best to be careful. ...Read more
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.
Migraine left side of head and face numb and tingly left arm and leg. Migraine gone. Next day back, just temple on right side. Tugging feeling left heel, burning spot back of lower leg. Gone in a min.
See your doctor or: Neurologist asap to get your migraines reevaluated as they are becoming more complex. ...Read more
Bruise comes and goes, same spot for 6 mo. Now on left arm. Had CBC, platelet, clotting test, cardiac workup, normal. Do not take aspirin. Thoughts?
Trauma: Brusises result from a local area of trauma to the skin. When taking anticoagulants or if clotting mechanisms are off, they help with extent of bruising but do not initiate the process. If the bruise is in the same site look for what might cause the problem like pressure against the site when sleeping or sitting at the computer. ...Read more