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Purple Spots On My Hand Symptoms
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
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?
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?
Cold hands: Sometimes having cold hands that turn colors, typically either white or purple in cold weather are signs of a relatively common problem referred to raynaud's disease. I am not sure what to make of the orange spots however, my apologies. ...Read more
Hello! 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
See a doctor: Easy bruising and night sweats could be an indication of some kind of blood disease, see a doctor for a peace of mind ...Read more
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 more
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?
Any ideas on what could present with a raised hand rash AND neurological symptoms (brain fog, tremor, loss of balance?)
Get checked: I assume this spot is not a bruise from a known incident. Spontaneous and unusual markings on the skin should be examined, preferably by a dermatologist. ...Read more
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
Exam now: Because you are feeling pain the finger should be examined by a physician. Difficult to diagnose when not viewing your skin directly. Please arrange a doctor visit ASAP. Possible problems include irritation, rash, or bacterial infection. Good luck. .. ...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 more
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 more
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
Skin condition involving texture or color of skin on hands.
See doctor: If it is spreading, then get it checked. Maybe you have a secondary infection. ...Read more
Seek derm evaluation: These lesions would need to be examined, a history obtained & other tests may be necessary in order to diagnose them. Usually the lesions needs to be identified to determine the solution. ...Read more
My hand rash covered with rash recently. But the rash comes in a small part small part. Sometime feels itchy but sometime noe. So how to recover?
Rash: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
I don't know if my hand rash is contagious or not. Does anyone know any home remedies to get rid of it?
Depends: Depends on what the cause is. See your doctor for a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Hand rash: One of the more common otc antifungal creams is clotrimazole, which goes by the brand names lotrimin af athlete's foot cream or lotrimin af jock itch cream (in the United States) and other common otc antifungal creams include the brand names Monistat 1 (tioconazole), tinactin (tolnaftate), Lamisil (terbinafine), and aloe vesta, baza and carrington antifungals (miconazole). Fungus vrs eczema? ...Read more
3 months of jock itch treatment + hand rash ongoing. Would a dermatologist be able to test and determine root cause if treatment needs to change?
After running, I get clusters of 3-6 purple spots that are 1-3 mm in diameter on my legs. No pain. No other symptoms. Is this normal?
Migraines: You likely possess "classical migraine events", as the "blind spots" may represent scintillating scotomata, the focal numbness may also be associated with a migraine aura, and the splitting headache is a classical event. If indeed this is migraine, abortive meds can stop these, and some meds will prevent the headache, so see your doc and get this reversed. ...Read more
Red spots on body and tiny (whitish) raised bumps on hand. Are these symptoms of anything serious?
Needs to be checked:
It is very hard to say what it may be as we do not have enough information and without looking at rash
I recommend that you consult your Primary Care Doctor or see a Dermatolgist to find what is the rash due to ...Read more
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