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Purple Spots On Left Knee
My 4 year old daughter have some black spots on left knee.There are no itching or pain in it.Its spreading in whole left leg.What should I do?
Need more info: It is difficult to provide useful information without more info and being able to see the spots. In this case a visual inspection by a medical provider is necessary. ...Read more
Get it checked: Are they new? Perhaps you have an allergic skin rash, or a local infection. Apply cool compress. to see if that gives some relief. I would not apply any medicines to the skin if there is broken skin, rash or blisters until you have been checked. The medicines might aggravate your symptoms or muddy up the appearance making accurate diagnosis impossible. Hope that helps. ...Read more
Well, 2 days i felt a itching place on my left knee.I didn't look what was it.But next morning i woke up and there was huge red spots on my leg with pus?
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
Hello, so I noticed 2 little red spots on my legs (1 is located on my left knee and one is located at the bottom part of my left leg), what is that?
Hello, so I noticed 2 little red spots on my legs (1 is located on my left knee and one is located at the bottom part of my left leg), will it kill me?
Red spots: There aren't many illnesses like this that can kill a person. How long have they been there? What do they look like? If you sent a picture of these with your question you would probably get a more helpful answer. Hope this helps! ...Read more
I started seeing red spots appearing on my left foot then leg, no pain or iching. I had a total left knee replacement in 1994?
I have had an intermittent sensation of a cold, wet spot just below my left knee, on the outer side. Not actually wet, just feels that way. Causes?
Sensation: When people describe things with warm or cold or wet or burning, I usually think about the cause as something neurological in nature, such as a pinched nerve or compressed nerve somewhere. Especially if you have not had any trauma to your knee. Sounds like you need to get an an evaluation from your doctor . ...Read more
Inside my left knee, only in one spot, when i move my leg in bed the sheets cause a severe carpet burn pain, when ever something rubs against?
I wondered if someone could help me diagnose a nickel size brown/red spot behind my left knee/upper calf?
3-4 days ago noticed dark purple bite on inside of left knee. Very itchy @ 1st, now not as bad but yellow bruise nearby. Should i be concerned?
Probably healing: This is probably healing now. See doctor if becomes painful red draining. ...Read more
I woke up at night with my left leg feeling swollen and numb. It was gone next morning. There is a sore spot behind and below my left knee.
Leg swelling: If true swelling of the leg occurs and there is discomfort or tenderness behind the knee or in the calf, phlebitis is a concern and a leg ultrasound is recommended. A Baker's cyst is another possibility. In any event I feel that you should be examined by a physician and he/she will order any appropriate tests. ...Read more
Fasting glucose98. 1+ protein in urine now wet feeling in one spot behind left knee. Doctor not worried but I am scared. I have bad health anxiety. ?
I have an unexplained, dark purplish bruise that gets larger on the inside bend of my left knee. It's not painful, a little swollen though. Help!
Broken blood vessel: Of no clinical consequence.Get a more detailed answer ›
Burning or a cold sensation associated with my left knee below yhe knee cap no swelling that i can tell but it does have a puple color like a bruise ?
Nonspecific: These symptoms are nondiagnostic but may be due to some irritation of superficial nerve cells in the skin rather than a true inflammatory process of a tendon. Unless pain,more discoloration,or limitation of motion develop, I would hold off on any treatment or investigation at this time. See your Physician if symptoms persist or worsen. ...Read more
Knees: More than likely you knelt on something that caused small bruises on your knees. If you have this no other place on your body and have no other symptoms I would not worry about it. If it starts spreading then you should get it checked. ...Read more
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?
Small purple spots on knees. No swelling or hurting or itching was in the sun all day. I drank water and wore sunblock. Could it still be from sun?
Yes, could be: You may missed to put the sunblock on those areas. ...Read more
I have dark red/purple spots on my thighs knee & feet. Not always there, but mostly at night & i also bruise very easy. Do u know what this could be?
Ecchymosis (Bruise): It sounds like you are describing easy bruising. This is almost always abnormal in someone 31 yrs old. You need to have this checked out and have testing done to find out why you are experiencing this problem. There are many causes for easy bruising. Some causes are relatively benign, but some are very serious. Get it checked out. Good luck to you. ...Read more
Very small purple bruises like blood spots on back of knee, quite itchy. Could it be an insect bite as i have been cutting in bushes?
Itchy spots: It could be but if symptoms persist or worsen get examined ...Read more