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Purple Spots On Upper Arm
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?
My dad has been developing purple spots on his arm. They show up red and they itch, then they turn purple. They come and go and vary in size.
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
Have had a spot on arm. Started clear, had turned purple in 6 months. Should i be worried? Tried to pop it, nothing comes out.
See your doctor: It only takes a minute to diagnose these lesions, but it's always better to be safe and get it evaluated. ...Read more
Hello there.... Yesterday a purple spot has appeared on my arm.... It doesn't hurt me but it looks ugly.... I was wondering what it could be?
Bruise?: If it does not resolve set up a Health Tap consult with photos. ...Read more
I noticed a small flat purple spot on my arm , I thought maybe it was a bruise , then another one , but smaller shows up the next day . No pain?
See a doctor: The purple spots you describe may be bleeding under the skin. Please see a doctor for examination and appropriate tests. ...Read more
What would cause the site of a blood draw to be very painful and bruised bright purple-blotchy in more than 1 spot? Infection? Pain radiates whole arm
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?
Small red spots on upper arm, when squeezed a tiny amount of white puss comes out, then after are very very inflamed and skin turns white around spot?
Get checked: But, reddish firm nodules can be a condition called hidradenitis suppuritiva. They can recur month to month and have some pain with them. Get an examination to be sure exactly what it is. ...Read more
I have 3 yellow spots on my upper arm. about 1 cm big and its been on my arm for about 2 days. What is it?
Need to examine: Did you hurt your arm? Even mild injury could result in bleeding in tissue that may manifest as a yellow spot. If the spots do not lighten up in a week or so, you may wish to see a doctor. ...Read more
I have a yellow spots on my upper arm and i really don't know what is it ?
What is this ?
Does it critical?
Can it be cured ?
Too little info: This is not enough information to go on. Need to know more....How long have you had it?. The nature of the lesions, ..Size, pain, etc i would suggest that you start with a visit to your family doc or dermatologist... ...Read more
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
Probably not: Normal healthy people do not have yellow spots on the arms. Skin rashes are difficult to describe with words. A rash that is unusual (such as yellow spots), lasts a long time, or keeps recurring needs to be examined by a primary care doctor or a dermatologist (skin doctor). The doctor can start treatment, or he can do additional testing if the diagnosis is uncertain. ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Area on upper arm where strap of heavy backpack was now has tiny little red spots, like I scratched too hard. Pink area of irritation too. What is it?
I have light red spots on my upper arm like its carved im overweight could it be stretch marks?Thanks a lot
Correct: Sounds like stretch mark's but besides food endocrine issues may also create these get a physical when you can ...Read more