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I have a cluster of small purple spots on my right hip. I noticed them this morning, they werent there last evening. They dont hurt and aren't raised.

I have a cluster of small purple spots on my right hip. I noticed them this morning, they werent there last evening. They dont hurt and aren't raised.

Without seeing them: It sounds like purpura or broken capillaries or blood pooling under the skin. As long as it completely goes away in the next 2-4 weeks, sounds like nothing to worry about. But if it gets worse or persists, make an appointment to see a dermatologist ...Read more

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This week I've noticed purple tiny spots on my right hip they disappeared &today I found a new spot on the same hip too. They don't hurt and temporary?

This week I've noticed purple tiny spots on my right hip they disappeared &today I found a new spot on the same hip too. They don't hurt and temporary?

Petechiae ?: These spots could simply be related to squeezing or direct pressure on a small part of your skin. However, petechia can be associated with a clotting problem that may be serious and/or related to a bigger problem with your immune system... ...Read more

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I have red spots on both my hips it started on my right hip and is now on my left hip they are flat red spots. Only itchy after taking a hot shower?

I have red spots on both my hips it started on my right hip and is now on my left hip they are flat red spots. Only itchy after taking a hot shower?

It's difficult to: Make an assessment of a skin lesion without seeing it. It could be one of many possibilities including eczema , tinea/fungus etc. Go see your dr for an accurate diagnoses. Take care! ...Read more

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Why do i have several purple spots/bruising spots on my hip, just occuring today?

Why do i have several purple spots/bruising spots on my hip, just occuring today?

Contusion?: you don't mention your age or other health conditions, so the most common cause of purplish spots would be that you bumped into something, possibly while you were too busy to notice. Other possible causes include having a low platelet count, other blood dyscrasias, liver or kidney disease, resolving rashes sometimes leave purplish marks, and very thin skin (typically in the elderly). ...Read more

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I have dull, migrating pain starting at my right hip going all the way down to my right foot. It comes and goes all day in different spots. What could cause this? Also can't extend leg w/out sharp pai

I have dull, migrating pain starting at my right hip going all the way down to my right foot. It comes and goes all day in different spots. What could cause this? Also can't extend leg w/out sharp pai

Sciatica pain: This sounds like manifestation of sciatica. If you are already on treatment for sciatica and it is not improving i recommend returning to your primary care doctor for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I have had a numb spot about the size of a golf ball on my right hip for a while now. I dont seem to have any other symptoms but I am concerned ?

Meralgia paresthetic: You may have a condition called meralgia paresthetica which is an abnormal sensation caused by a trapped nerve. Factors include weight gain, tight-fitting clothing, or a recent injury to the hip. You would need to see a clinician to sort it out, since imaging and other testing may be required to make a diagnosis and recommend treatment. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Rash developed on my right hip. Started as 3 red bumps that have turned a bit purple. Clear liquid when popped. Surrounded by a few red rash marks. ?

Rash developed on my right hip. Started as 3 red bumps that have turned a bit purple. Clear liquid when popped. Surrounded by a few red rash marks. ?

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

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Purple lump on hip. Lump is under skin. Sore to touch. Hurts a lot when wearing belt. There was always a purpke spot there for a few years. Worried?

Purple lump on hip. Lump is under skin. Sore to touch. Hurts a lot when wearing belt. There was always a purpke spot there for a few years. Worried?

Get a medical exam: If you have any new growth, you need to ahvea physical exam by your doctor. If there is a lump/growth or tumor an x-ray can be used to confirm it. A biopsy may be required if there is a definite lump as that is the only way to make a diagnosis of the cause of any new lump. ...Read more

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Pain on upper outer side of right hip just under/along iliac bone. Avid runner, hurts when press on spot and stretch it and when sit for a long period?

Pain on upper outer side of right hip just under/along iliac bone. Avid runner, hurts when press on spot and stretch it and when sit for a long period?

It may have been a: bruise that has been metabolized and calcium/ iron deposits left behind into a small knot. Or it could be a lymph node that enlarges when there is something inflammatory in the area such as infection or trauma. If it continues to bother you, go have a healthcare provider look at it. For someone who runs, any lingering pain that worsens or will not go away should be a concern for long term injury ...Read more

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I've got a very mild pain near my right hip bone, only when I press on a specific spot. Moving doesn't hurt, and I have no fever or digestive issues.

I've got a very mild pain near my right hip bone, only when I press on a specific spot. Moving doesn't hurt, and I have no fever or digestive issues.

Bursitis: There are many potential causes, but one of the more common is a bursitis. There is a tendon known as the ITB that can run over the greater trochanter of the hip and cause inflammation of the underlying bursa. Therapy to stretch the tendon can potentially help as can a cortisone shot given in the spot. Don't hesitate to be seen for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more