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Purple Spots On My Lower Legs
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?
Some possibilities..: Rashes are difficult to describe in words. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist can examine a red spots rash to see what it might be. Sometimes rashes are related to medications, but many times they are not. For unusual rashes, a skin biopsy may be done by a dermatologist. Other causes include viral infections, allergies and autoimmune reactions, chemical irritants, bug bites, etc... ...Read more
Dry skin eczema: Nummular (coin shaped) eczema is extremely common on the lower legs. Dry skin starts the condition, and scratching (excoriation) worsens the itch and rash. Usually, a topical steroid is required, often a strong prescription steroid. If your condition worsens with steroids, ringworm (tinea corporis) must be ruled out. In general, i recommend shorter warm showers (not hot), nonscented lotion daily. ...Read more
I shaved my lower legs with a dull razor and immediately had red pinpoint spots in clusters - petechaie? Taking weeks to fade.
My lower legs are swollen and itchy. I also have some red spots where it is swollen. They sweep up more during the day and go down at night time.
I onset of white round spots on my face , lower legs and upper back. Meds given seems not to working.Had two biopsy done.post hypopigmentation help.
Dark spots on lower legs, brown pores, sometimes red. Even when i wax they are very visible. The skin is smooth, no bumps. What could it be? Thanks :)
Many possibilities: There are many things that may cause a discoloration of the skin. Cause may be genetic or environmental. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, sun exposure, insect bites, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause a discoloration of the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
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