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Purple Spots On Right Ear
White veiny looking spots on both sides under my tongue toward my throat. Black veinsunder my tongue clear/yellow bubbles on back/side tong. Cancer?
Don't worry: It is probably normal anatomical variation. However, just to be sure have it checked out by your family dentist or oral surgeon. Good luck. ...Read more
Inflammation/pigment: If the pimple just healed, this is likely some residual inflammation. If it's been a while, you may have some post inflammatory hyper pigmentation. It may resolve on it's own, but if its been there for a while you might try a bleaching cream or steroid ointment on it. ...Read more
Itchy scalp, left swollen occipital and behind the right ear node and now sensitive light brown spot on left top of head today. ?
Swollen lymph nodes: Lymph nodes often swell in response to infection or inflammation. These gland may feel tender behind the ear or beneath the angle of the mandible. You may also feel tenderness beneath the chin. If the light brown spot has been sensitive for a short period, it will likely resolve on its own. It may simply be an abrasion or pustule. Give it time. If it fails to resolve, see derm doctor ...Read more
Would not. Get them: Assessed. There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more
Rash on left ear. Extremely itchy. Swelling. Purplish black spot appeared on right ear this morning. Can this spread to my face? Should i be worried?
Infection: Usually swollen red area could be infection with pus formation. Use neosporin oint locally if you want cover with k-tape and apply heat will soften the area and will be able to drain pus. Mark the redness area with marker pen if this gets bigger get help from your doctor for incision, drainage and oral antibiotics. ...Read more
Red bumpy rash behind ears that started behind right ear, spread to left and now on chest and shoulders?
Rash: I would be suspicious for some type of infection. You should be seen. ...Read more
See a physician: If this is a bruise which has occurred without obvious trauma, then you may need to be evaluated for possible bleeding disorder. Could there have been an insect bite? I would recommend seeing a physician if there is no improvement or if you start seeing other similar lesions. ...Read more
Red bump: Hi KavitaB, the red bump is likely a bug bite, pimple, or blocked follicle. The 'spots' around it are from the tiny blood vessels surrounding the wound becoming engorged with blood to help with the healing process. If it goes away in a few days then no big deal. However, if the purple spots start to spread or if the red bump becomes larger, painful, or starts to ooze (pus), then go to your doctor ...Read more
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
Tingling developed under left side of tongue, red bump with white tip on web of tongue, swollen neck on left side, bumps on bottom of tongue, pain. ?
Angiomas.: These are very likely cherry angiomas - benign skin lesions. They are just tiny malformations in blood vessels which become more prominent with age. They have no relation to any other disease. Take a photo of them and re-eval in a few months to make sure they are not changing. ...Read more
I have lumps under my jawline on both sides that are pea sized and similar but sore lumps on neck behind the right ear tender bumps on scalp with scab?
Suddenly, red spot appeared on the skin of my left tigh. It's a bit white in the middle and it's itchy.A few inner-bleeding-like spots are around also?
Doctor can examine: Bumps are hard to figure out without an exam. Sometimes, they appear and disappear for unknown reasons. Bumps may be ok if there is no pain, oozing, bleeding, itching, etc... Otherwise, the causes may be irritant or allergic (something touched the area), or may be from blocked pores, blocked glands, irritated follicles, etc... A doctor can look at the bumps to help get a diagnosis. ...Read more