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Purple Spots On My Right Hip
I have a cluster of small purple spots on my right hip. I noticed them this morning, they weren't there last evening. They don't hurt and aren't raised.
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
Unsure: 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
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
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 had a numb spot about the size of a golf ball on my right hip for a while now. I don't 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
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.?
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
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
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
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
Mom has right lung cancer it's the slow cancer she also has a spot on her lower spine right hip and a rib on the right side. Plz life exp
Your question has: Conflicting info. Lung ca, 'slow kind', is broncheoalveolar, a non-invasive surface spreading tumor. If it invades, it's not slow; if it goes to bones, for sure it's not slow. Prognosis requires clarification of provided info, multifocal bone scan + carries a poor prognosis. ...Read more
I have small, purple spots on my right breast. It's a small cluster of about 8 or 12 of them. Ranging in light to darker shades of purple. Almost brui?
Always: Any new lumps, bumps, skin changes in the breast should be evaluated by your doctor. Great job doing your breast exam and finding it. Most breast masses are benign but it is very important to have it evaluated. If the area is easily visible consider an Healthtap inbox consult to one of our breast specialists, primary care docs or Obgyns. ...Read more
Hello, I just noticed today that I have 4-8 circular purple spots on my right ear, but it doesn't hurt & no pain. Should I go to the doctor?
My son (6mos) 's left leg turns purple when crying loudly, after he stops it will be normal again but spots will left on his leg, should I worried?
Ouch-it really hurts: External hemorrhoids are basically varicose-vein, and when thombosed (clotted) it sure can cause much pain in the _ _ _. This is easy excised in the office, if you r doc does it, which can relief your pain quickly. If not, topical steroid mixed with Lidocaine such as anapram can help quite a bit. Increase fibers and fluid, avoid straining, and minimize prolonged sitting. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
Normal: With the lack of a clinical exam, I would like to call those spots the terminal end of blood vessels. However if they are new spots that you have never seen before, then you may need to have them checked by a dentist. Some common allergies may be expressed by splotches. ...Read more
Get checked: May be an irritated taste bud, may be an irritation, either way this should be evaluated by a dentist and then possibly an oral surgeon if the dentist cannot determine why it is there. ...Read more
More info needed:
Need more information to accurately answer your question.
How long do the spots last?
How do they start?
How do they change with time?
How large are they?
Exact color? Bruise?
Do they go away completely.
Photos would help. ...Read more
Seek help: The simple fact that your tooth broke necessitates that you see a dentist asap. ...Read more
Saw? Are they: Still there? If they are show them to a doctor. ...Read more
I got attacked by mosquitoes the other day and they never really became bumps just weird purple spots. Any idea what it is?
There are a few white spots about the size of quarters on my hip/love handle area and they aren't going away. What's going on?
Knowing your age might help.
I would have your doctor to refer you to a dermatologist for evaluation and management. ...Read more