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Purple black looking two spots in the inner thigh close to stretch marks no bumps looks like under the skin I have put on allot of weight any ideas?

Purple black looking two spots in the inner thigh close to stretch marks no bumps looks like under the skin I have put on allot of weight any ideas?

Ruptured vein?: Your spots seem to result from ruptured blood vessels under the skin. Have you had any recent bruising or trauma from athletic activities, or from clothing rubbing? Though unlikely to be a health risk, your medical provider should be able to confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Lumpy spots under the skin with no head how to get rid of them?

Lumpy spots under the skin with no head how to get rid of them?

Possible lipoma: While i cannot say for sure, it is possible that you have lipomas under your skin. These are benign growths of skin that are made of fat like cells. They may be hereditary. ...Read more

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I have itchy spots under the skin of vagina :( wot should I do?

I have itchy spots under the skin of vagina :( wot should I do?

Until u get in: Try lotrimin (clotrimazole) cream mixed with hydrocortisone, it could be a simple fungal infection. The ob/gyn fosters these complaints frequently so that would also be a good resource. One trick is to apply Hydrocortisone cream then apply gold bond powder instead of lotrimin (clotrimazole). My money is on a fungal type dermatitis. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am getting blood spots under the skin on only my left arm. They appear suddenly and fade away in about 10 days. What causes them?

I am getting blood spots under the skin on only my left arm. They appear suddenly and fade away in about 10 days. What causes them?

Doctor can evaluate: Blood spots on the skin are called petechiae (purpura if they are bigger splotches), and are due to blood cells leaking out of the tiny blood vessels in the skin. After the blood cells have leaked out, the area behaves just like a bruise (the body breaks down the blood cells into different colored pigments, and carries them away over a week). The Dr. wants to find out why blood cells were leaking. ...Read more

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My son has a 2 black spots under the skin of the pad part ofone of his toes. It dosent hurt and he hasn't had any trauma to his toe that he knows of.

My son has a 2 black spots under the skin of the pad part ofone of his toes. It dosent hurt and he hasn't had any trauma to his toe that he knows of.

More info!: How big are they? How long has he had them? A person can get moles or freckles on the feet. Plantar warts can also look a little black. Rarely, melanoma (skin cancer) can present as black areas, even in odd places like toes, or eyeballs! Get checked or do a consult with a doc on Healthtap Prime, where you can upload a picture or have a video consult, if you wish. Otherwise, get checked by Doc ...Read more

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I have got purple spots on top of my head?

I have got purple spots on top of my head?

Insect bite: Can be dry skin , insect bite, inflamed hair follicular, allergy to shampoo, etc. Check with dermatologist if not resolved. ...Read more

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I get large lumps under the skin in my face that come and go. They usually subside within a couple of hours and pop up in different spots.

I get large lumps under the skin in my face that come and go. They usually subside within a couple of hours and pop up in different spots.

Skin lesions: It could be urticaria / hives. Take a picture when you see them and show it to a physician for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of under the skin spots. They make my face look bumpy & horrible.

Must see: You must see your dermatologist for an evaluation. This is the only way you will get the best treatment. ...Read more

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I have hundreds of red pin prick blood spots flat under the skin no one can tell me what they are?

I have hundreds of red pin prick blood spots flat under the skin no one can tell me what they are?

Red spots: Check your complete blood count asap since you are describing a condition which causes low platelets or someother blood disorders needs to be checked by blood tests not by physical examination. ...Read more

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I had a bad fall and my lower back locked on me. Now I have purple, reddish spots on skin in the same place it's locked. What is that?

I had a bad fall and my lower back locked on me. Now I have purple, reddish spots on skin in the same place it's locked. What is that?

Bruise?: Is it like a bruise? Could be secondary to fall and a bruise, local hematoma. Or have you put heating pad on it or some muscle cream, gel that you reacted to locally? ...Read more

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My daughter had pointed out these reddish purple spots on the back of my head that were never there before. Not itchy or raised up. ?

My daughter had pointed out these reddish purple spots on the back of my head that were never there before. Not itchy or raised up. ?

Mgt: It may be a contact dermatitis, if it spreads or is associated with other symptoms, medication may be needed. In the meantime, wash the area with a hypoallergenic soap such as Dove. ...Read more

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I'm getting some purple/black spots on skin, which are itchy and scaling?

I'm getting some purple/black spots on skin, which are itchy and scaling?

Depends...: Duration, size, Exposure to animals, any new chemical exposure gives clue. Try Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for itching and see PMD. ...Read more

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Tiny red spots on skin. Kinda look like tiny cuts and maybe bleeding under the skin. What could this be?.

Tiny red spots on skin. Kinda look like tiny cuts and maybe bleeding under the skin. What could this be?.

Petechiae?: This sounds like petechiae, which actually is small volume bleeding just under the skin. This should be examined by a provider- petechiae have several causes but can be present with platelet disorders, that can affect blood clotting. Occasionally severe infections can cause petechiae, but most people at that stage wouldn't be on healthtap- they'd be in the icu! ...Read more