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What are the purple spots on upper arms?

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

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Tremors In hands, weak upper arms, kinda weak in legs, dizziness, weight loss, vision off, tingling in feet, stiff fingers.Post viral? Got mri, not ms

Tremors In hands, weak upper arms, kinda weak in legs, dizziness, weight loss, vision off, tingling in feet, stiff fingers.Post viral? Got mri, not ms

Please keep: looking for the cause. Lots of possibilities Blood sugar? Neurological? Thyroid? Please stay w/your doc but ask about seeing a specialist. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Appearance of small red spots on upper arms, inner arms, stomach and shoulders which ictch badly, the itch gets at night. 45 year old female?

Appearance of small red spots on upper arms, inner arms, stomach and shoulders which ictch badly, the itch gets at night. 45 year old female?

Dermatologist: I recommend that a dermatologist examine and treat you. I would be concerned about insect bites such as can occur with bed bugs. Another possibility is some sort of allergic reaction to soap, detergents or some other agents you are exposed to. ...Read more

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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

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I have small brown small spots on my upper arms and back what can they be?

Could be anything: But can't see them over the internet. Probably benign, but if you're concerned, ask your doctor to take a look at them. ...Read more

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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

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I have probably 10 little red pin prick sized spots on my chest and a few on my upper arms. Should I be concerned or is this normal big deal?

I have probably 10 little red pin prick sized spots on my chest and a few on my upper arms. Should I be concerned or is this normal big deal?

Rash: Sounds nonspecific of anything. You can always do a virtual consult and take a picture of it and we could help you that way ...Read more

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I've many spots that look like red goosebumps on both arms (mainly on the back of my upper arms). Thought it's from scratching but still can't cure.

Could consider: Keratosis pliaris, which commonly occurs on the upper arms and is basically your skin producing extra keratin around a hair follicle entrapping the follicle, and creating a small, hard,often red bump. I see that you are using a steroid cream;could try a stronger one in addition to a topical retinoid or glycolic acid.Can also try long hot baths, scrubbing arms with stiff brush or exfoliating sponge ...Read more

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I have brown spots appearing on my upper arms and torso and they seem to be spreading. They are not bumpy, scaly, or itchy. What could it be?

I have brown spots appearing on my upper arms and torso and they seem to be spreading.  They are not bumpy, scaly, or itchy.  What could it be?

Age/sun spots?: It is difficult to tell what you have without seeing them..But probably sun spots which are not dangerous check with your doc to be sure... Good luck. ...Read more

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Hi I have red itchy spots all over my shoulder blades and upper arms it's very itchy can you please tell me what is the cause of this thank you?

Hi I have red itchy spots all over my shoulder blades and upper arms it's very itchy can you please tell me what is the cause of this thank you?

Many possibilities.: The 3 most common causes are viral illnesses, medications, and contact with something you're allergic to. If you've been sick, or recently started a new medicine or vitamin, or pulled weeds out of your yard over the weekend, that can give you some clues. Your best option is to see a dermatologist and get a proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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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

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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

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What are these brown small spots on my upper arms? Sunburn? Why arms are darker than my face and legs. How to get it normal like other body parts? Th

What are these brown small spots on my upper arms? Sunburn? Why arms are darker than my face and legs. How to get it normal like other body parts? Th

Need more informatio: Sun burn is possibility given the amount of sun exposure in your country, but a little more info re what size, duration, any itching or associated symptoms and preferably a picture would be helpful to provide more specific answer. ...Read more

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