Top
20
Doctor insights on: Purple Spots On Right Arm

Share
1

1
I have recently been getting small (0.5cm) perfectly round spots (one each time) that are red/purple on arm. Appear suddelny and go in 2 days?

I have recently been getting small (0.5cm) perfectly round spots (one each time) that are red/purple on arm. Appear suddelny and go in 2 days?

See a doctor: It is hard to diagnosed skin lesion without looking at it is it itchy there is any fever it could be allergy or heat rashes if persist see a doctor ...Read more

2

2
What are the purple spots on upper arms?

Purpura ?: Not sure. Dermatological evaluation should be able to diagnose what the lesions is and the possible causes. ...Read more

3

3
What causes dark purple spots to come on arm?

Purple lesions: Recommend dermatologic eval to determine diagnosis and to formulate treatment plan. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
I get purple spots on my hands and my arms but not from hiting them on anything.?

I get purple spots on my hands and my arms but not from hiting them on anything.?

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

7

7
So on my right arm i have small flat blood spots under skin. My dr called them petechiea. She wasnt concerned but its freaking me out!

So on my right arm i have small flat blood spots under skin. My dr called them petechiea. She wasnt concerned but its freaking me out!

Learn more: Instead of being scared, you should gather more information which will reassure you and take away your anxiety. If you have spots only on your arm(not all over especially on the skin of your legs, you do not have petechiea(unless you had your BP checked on your arm area. If you hahve any further concern(or these get worse) get your bloods counts(CBC Platelet counts) done to be sure they are normal ...Read more

8

8
I'm 62 and every now and then I get these redish purple spots on my arms , they don't bleed but look close to bleeding,what causes this?

I'm 62 and every now and then I get these redish purple spots on my arms , they don't bleed but look close to bleeding,what causes this?

Get is checked pleas: It is difficult to assess without looking at these spots It might be due to pressure on the arm, or due to blood problems resulting in reducing number of Platelets (tiny pieces that helps preventing bleeding) in the blood. Your doctor should be able to check the spots and arrange some testing to find the cause. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
10

10
I have 2 red smooth quarter sized spots on my left backside upper arm and one red smooth spot on my right arm by my elbow what is it?

I have 2 red  smooth quarter sized spots on my left backside upper arm and one red smooth spot on my right arm by my elbow what is it?

Tricky: dermatologic conditions are hard to discuss without seeing them. I go with the process occurrring (which could be infection or insect mediated) and the location to give clues. Bites, ringworm, even syphillis are possible. many other possibilities i Psoriasis if it has scaley parts is possible; eczema if itchy. Reactions if you've had an exposure at JUST those locations, but those seem less likely ...Read more

11

11
I have small yellow spots on my right arm. No pain, not a bruise, I've had about 4 now and theyre all about 1/2 a cm all around. Started 1 month ago.

I have small yellow spots on my right arm. No pain, not a bruise, I've had about 4 now and theyre all about 1/2 a cm all around. Started 1 month ago.

See a physician: Impossible to answer your question without a physical examination of these spots. Sorry not to be able to help more! ...Read more

13

13
Hi i'm 19 years old and I have white spots all over my arms and today i just found purple bluey spots on the back of my legs could you please help?

Spots: Perhaps we could help if you were to send a picture of those to us. Without that and getting more history from you, it's impossible to guess this one out. ...Read more

14

14
3yo girl has 3 tiny red spots not raised/not itchy or irritating on back of upper right arm. what could this be? spent the wknd in sun, pool, beach.

3yo girl has 3 tiny red spots not raised/not itchy or irritating on back of upper right arm. what could this be? spent the wknd in sun, pool, beach.

? Bites: If the rash is localized and she is otherwise well these are likely bites or something she came in contact with. Keep the area clean and observe the rash. If it spreads or if she is otherwise sick, see her doctor. Take a picture. All the best. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
15

15
I am experiencing skin rash (quality: bumpy, red or bluish purple, ring shaped) . Brown spots on arms ?

I am experiencing  skin rash (quality: bumpy, red or bluish purple, ring shaped) .
Brown spots on arms ?

Your description: applies to a number of skin problems but I would "vote for" FUNGAL cause. Sometimes SPECIFIC TREATMENT and sometimes ORAL ANTI-FUNGALS are indicated! In other words get it checked out as soon as practicable by your PCP who may want to refer you to a Board Certified Dermatologist!!! Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

16

16
Me and my partner have both got really red itchy spots appeared mine are around my knee and on right arm and partners am over his shoulder and arms?

Me and my partner have both got really red itchy spots appeared mine are around my knee and on right  arm and partners am over his shoulder and arms?

See below: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

18

18
I have a very intense tingling sensation in my right arm in the same spot each time. It's very annoying and has a wierd feeling. What is this?

I have a very intense tingling sensation in my right arm in the same spot each time.  It's very annoying and has a wierd feeling. What is this?

Show your doc: You might want to show your doctor where exactly on your arm. Your doctor will review your health history and your symptoms and may able to answer better on your symptoms. It can be nerve pinching to very serious problems. ...Read more

19

19
Hello. I'm here to ask about a small greenish/purple spot on my arm. It was from where an i.V needle was placed. It does not hurt. Just odd to me.

Hello. I'm here to ask about a small greenish/purple spot on my arm. It was from where an i.V needle was placed. It does not hurt. Just odd to me.

Bruising : It is just some bruising (blood under the skin) from the iv. As your body breaks down blood under the skin, it changes color and will eventually disappear. ...Read more