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Purple Spots On My Upper Leg Symptoms
Tender skin on my leg that starts to itch, thn turns to bright purple spots all up my thigh with deep black bruising. What is it?
See a doctor: The pain and bruising concern me. Please see a doctor for an examination and appropriate testing. ...Read more
Reddish/purple spots in a cluster on thigh. No itching and does not hurt when you press on it. What could it be?
Irritation: some kind of topical (touch) reaction to clothes, creams, sweat, etc. Watch carefully if spreads speak to your doc. ...Read more
1 Cluster of 5-6 petechiae spots appeared on my thigh. Was red, then purple, now back to red. Can I wait on this or should I have it seen?
Wait: You can closely monitor this for a few days if indeed this is the only area involved. Possibly a bug bite which can cause a localized petechial rash at times. Also assuming no other unusual bruising or bleeding is present such as bloody noses and no fever or feeling of illness. If all is well other than the spot, monitor and see what happens. ...Read more
Red purple spots clustered on my right upper thigh. Appeared within an hour and is the second time in a couple of months it has appeared? NKA or meds
Exam needed: These will have to be inspected by a physician to be sure, but they may be ruptured skin capillaries from some sort of pressure or injury to this area. If they begin appearing elsewhere things like blood dyscrasias or vasculitis would be suspected. If they remain localized, they will gradually fade after 7-10 days. ...Read more
Just noticed, Small purple spots around a few day old mosquito bite, not itchy, on my outer thigh. Could this be from scratching?
Red/purple spots on thigh, clustered closely together, covering large area, long streaks. Had very similar rash before several times over the years. ?
Exam needed: Such an eruption could be due to inflammation of tiny blood vessels(vasculitis) which may be caused by an autoimmune disorder or leakage of blood from capillaries(petechiae) seen with low platelets,for example. Your physician or dermatologist would have to inspect this eruption in order to make a diagnosis and order any appropriate tests. ...Read more
Purple black looking two spots in the inner thigh close to stretch marks no bumps looks like under the skin I have put on allot of weight any ideas?
Ruptured vein?: Your spots seem to result from ruptured blood vessels under the skin. Have you had any recent bruising or trauma from athletic activities, or from clothing rubbing? Though unlikely to be a health risk, your medical provider should be able to confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more
I have a purple spot on my upper thigh, it started off tiny a few days ago and it has now gotten bigger, about the size of an almond?
I am experiencing a big spot on my thigh it is dark purple and red dots clumped up together no pain or anything I'm on depo what could this be?
Needs to be seen: It is impossible to say what something you are seeing on your skin is without being able to see it. New dark purple makes one think of bruise; however, there are other possibilities such as purpura and that can't be determined from your short question. I would advise you have either a virtual or in person appointment to address your concerns. ...Read more
My wife has purple spot on skin on her thigh and calves.What are the causes and what is the treatment ?
Angiomas: What may be a small red to purple papule that is a normal finding on most skin. They usually develop in adulthood and have no medical complication. If the spots are sudden and only in one area, have your dermatologist assess the area for your concern. ...Read more
During the night I felt a pinch and itching and felt a spot of swelling on my upper thigh. It is now a large purple bruise. Should I be concerned.
No: If there are no others, and if it evolves over a couple of weeks, forget it. ...Read more
Just noticed these red/purplish spots in a cluster on my thigh. They don't hurt or itch. The rest of my body is very itchy but that could be dry skin.
Have them seen...: Make an appointment to see your doctor. Without seeing the area of concern, it is impossible to give advice that is useful. ...Read more
I think I have petechiae. It occur on my left arm now right thigh. Purplish dots only on one spot not scattered. Can you get this from stress/anxiety?
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?
I have three red spots on my upper leg that are not itchy, and no bigger than a dime each. Just wondering what they could be?
Hard to say: Without looking . How long have you had them? Any other signs and symptoms?Would take pictures for documentation . Since you don't have any other signs and symptoms, would just observe for now . For all you know , it will resolve in time! of course, if things changed, do please schedule an appointment with your physician. In meantime , monitor with pictures and date them! ...Read more
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?
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