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Purple Spots On Shoulders
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Purple spot on back of shoulder 1 to 1.5 inches across it us concave slightly pressure sensitive. No change. ..Had for many years what could it be?
Birth mark: Most likely a birth mark, most of them are dilated minute blood vessels when purple color.
I have a big red spot on my shoulder its been there for years it looks simular to a sunburn sometimes feels sensitive has small purple dots concerned?
Hard to say: It concerns you enough to ask about it. So go have it looked at. It is hard to say anything about rashes and spots without seeing them, . Most are nothing. When it concerns you enough to ask it is beneficial to have it looked at.
I have a purple spot on right rib cage 4 inches below nipple in front and numbess under shoulder blade in back on right side. What could it be.
If I look over my right shoulder "just right", I see spots, it goes away quickly, is it anything to be concerned about?
No: There can be small vitreous floaters at the periphery of your vision that are normally not noticed. If you have to look a long time, you may succeed in some cases in reducing the blood supply to your eyes or brain sufficiently to see spots. If you see flashing lights, many new spots, or a dark curtain coming over your vision, those can be signs of retinal detachment requiring a visit to your eye md.See 1 more doctor answer
No: If new could be irritated hair follicles, if old can be sun damage-need to be evaluated by a dermatologist.
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.
My husband has purple spots on his scrrottam it only started with a couple now more has started coming up and if you rub over them they fade for couple seconds and come back but has scratched some off and more comes back?
This is common: It sounds like your husband is one of those special guys with a gene to get angiokeratomas here. They're unrelated to Fabry's, where they occur on the trunk. Best wishes.
Purple spots: It might be blood clots or varicose veins. However, it should be clinically seen and evaluated by your dentist. Without personally examining you, we have no way of knowing what in fact it is and not all lesions are benign.
Black spots: A big red flag goes up when patients say they have "black spots on their shoulder". See a doctor immediately for a skin exam to make sure these do not represent melanoma, a skin cancer. Learn about the ABCD's of melanoma here: http://www. Webmd. Com/melanoma-skin-cancer/abcds-of-melanoma-skin-cancer
I was outside sitting in a wicker lawn chair leaning against the back and later noticed flat red spots/lines on my shoulder blade. What caused this?
The chair?: This may sound silly.... but was it just the top of the chair??
I gettin these white spots around my neck and shoulder during summer. It keeps coming back every year. What are these exactly and how do I treat them?
Tinea: Tinea Versicolor would be on the top of my list. A quick visit to your doctor and a course of anti fungal ointment- should solve your problem.
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