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Purple Spots On My Hand
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?
Strep throat, prescribed amoxicillin. Then red spots on top of hand, rash along both bottom sides of arms. Doc says unlikely allergic relation. STD?
Strep related: There are at least two forms of rash associated with strep. One is related to a toxin released by living strep germs, typically flat, sand papery and rosey. Anther is a hive like eruption (bumps) that can be associated with it. There are a few STD associated rashes, but what you describe is not how they appear. ...Read more
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?
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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?
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Hand rash: Skin condition involving texture or color of skin on hands. ...Read more
See doctor: If it is spreading, then get it checked. Maybe you have a secondary infection. ...Read more