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I have itching on the sides of my abdomen only and then hyperpigmentation occurs as dark spots in the same area. Why is this happening?

I have itching on the sides of my abdomen only and then hyperpigmentation occurs as dark spots in the same area.  Why is this happening?

Sometimes scratching: itchy spots results in that area becoming hyper pigmented...a persistent stimulation of skin cells. It is called post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation. Other causes could be a fungal problem called tinea versicolor. Acanthosis nigracans is a hyper pigmentation problem but tends to occur in skin folds. Try moisturizing more and possible OTC cortisone cream. If persists, consult a Dermatologist:) ...Read more

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Help me .. On the left side of my abdomen appears that there are also spots spots spots spots around it .. Looks like boils and itching .. 20 y.O?

Help me .. On the left side of my abdomen appears that there are also spots spots spots spots around it .. Looks like boils and itching .. 20 y.O?

Rash on abdomen: Rash on one side of the body that is itchy and has spots could be shingles, a reactivation of chickenpox, but any number of rashes could be described by what you wrote. Please see your doctor for a more definitive daignosis and treatment. ...Read more

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After I got out of the shower, I noticed tiny dark purple spots up the side of my left forearm. Not itchy; no bumps. Could this be dangerous?

After I got out of the shower, I noticed tiny dark purple spots up the side of my left forearm. Not itchy; no bumps. Could this be dangerous?

Likely: Nothing to worry about. It is likely due to a small 'bruise'. If worsens or doesn't go away have your doctor look at it and do some blood work to check your platelet levels. ...Read more

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I see spots of blood when i urinate I have been having frequent urination for a couple months(pain free) but i now sometimes have random pain in my lower right side of my abdomen i also see blood (light pink in color) when i wipe myself after urination.

2 : 2 weeks should be okay, however if your pain becomes severe, you can go to the emergency room. Also, any increase of bleeding, or signs of bright red blood need to be assessed immediately. Blood in the urine, along with lower abodominal pain can be attributed to a urinary tract infection or a kidney infection. Aggressive body cleanses can certainly potentiate these infections or cause trauma to your GI tract, kidneys and bladder, due to the flushing nature of the cleanse, if not directed by your doctor. Be sure to advise your doctor of the cleanses, the location and severity of the pain, how long the pain lasts, what you are doing on onset of pain and how often you notice blood in your urine. Remember, go to the er if pain becomes severe or if you notice bright red blood in your urine. ...Read more

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Rashes hi, i often have rashes on back, side, abdomen and sometimes face. Those rashes on the body are followed by marks that looks like a scratch with a nail and those on a face are just red and a bit swallowed spots. Rashes are very occasional. One doct

Rashes hi, i often have rashes on back, side, abdomen and sometimes face. Those rashes on the body are followed by marks that looks like a scratch with a nail and those on a face are just red and a bit swallowed spots. Rashes are very occasional. One doct

You : You should visit your primary care provider or an allergist to have allergy skin or blood testing done. In the meantime try benadryl, (diphenhydramine) if that works then you can be more confident that it is allergy related. Also consider new lotions, detergents or soaps that you may be using. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Sore, purple bruised big toe to the bottom/side. Now white spots appeared in the centre. Really painful & can't walk properly. Do exercise regularly. ?

Sore, purple bruised big toe to the bottom/side. Now white spots appeared in the centre. Really painful & can't walk properly. Do exercise regularly. ?

Down under the toe.: It sounds as though you've managed to injure the toe. Bruising is a sign of underlying tissue damage and steps should be taken to minimize further damage. Exercising should be eliminated until the effects of the injury are under control. Ice compression, elevation and rest are the mainstays of treatment. To remove all doubt, have the toe x-rayed and examined to assess the degree of injury. ...Read more

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I have these deep purple veins in my mouth upper cheek on the left side and two red spots what can I do to calm the pain or what should I do?

I have these deep purple veins in my mouth upper cheek on the left side and two red spots what can I do to calm the pain or what should I do?

See Your Dentist: If you are having pain in your cheek or mouth, and are uncertain of the cause, you should see your dentist for evaluation and treatment as indicated. It is difficult to provide you with a more definitive recommendation without more information or visualization of the affected area(s). ...Read more

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I pulled a tick off of my side this morning tonight there was a purple/red spot about an inch long where the tick was do I need to be worried?

I pulled a tick off of my side this morning tonight there was a purple/red spot about an inch long where the tick was do I need to be worried?

What kind of tick?: Many deer ticks [the tiny ones] carry lyme disease. A single dose of 200mg doxycycline or minocycline taken within 72 hours will prevent most lyme disease. You have a local reaction which will heal in a week. Get a dose of antibiotic. If you have repeated encounters with deer ticks, keep a few pills handy so you can easily take 2 at the time of each episode. A Dr or convenience clinic can give you ...Read more

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My husband & i almost rolled our hot rod sat evening. Hurt my right side/abdomen & have huge deep purple bruising. Should i get checked?

My husband & i almost rolled our hot rod sat evening. Hurt my right side/abdomen & have huge deep purple bruising. Should i get checked?

That depends: If you have significnat abdominal or chest pain, dififculty breathing, abdominal distention, bloody urine or blood in feces those would be definite reasons to be evaluated. ...Read more

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I have a small dark purple spot on left side of tounge..Could this be a blood vessel?

I have a small dark purple spot on left side of tounge..Could this be a blood vessel?

Maybe: If it blanches when pushed with a qtip it is most likely a blood vessel, if not it should be checked by your dentist asap. I would have it checked either way as it is difficult for you to see if the area blanches. ...Read more

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Have purple swollen spot on under side of middle finger. Finger keeps going numb and or hurting.

Have purple swollen spot on under side of middle finger.  Finger keeps going numb and or hurting.

Exam now: Because you are feeling pain the finger should be examined by a physician. Difficult to diagnose when not viewing your skin directly. Please arrange a doctor visit ASAP. Possible problems include irritation, rash, or bacterial infection. Good luck ... ...Read more