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Legs turn purple with white internal blotches and red raised patches on skin when standing for even short period of time (5 min)?

Legs turn purple with white internal blotches and red raised patches on skin when standing for even short period of time (5 min)?

Need more informatio: May be related to the fact you're standing in the blood is pooling, but with the presence of patches of red and raised there are other things we think of. We see this sometimes and people who have elevated immuno globulins call hyperglobulinemia Purpura. You need to discuss with your physician whether it's something as simple as blood pooling or the elevated globulins or something else ...Read more

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I have red patches on my skin, they don't hurt me at all or itch at all. They're kind of raised. What could it be or how can I get rid of it?

I have red patches on my skin, they don't hurt me at all or itch at all. They're kind of raised. What could it be or how can I get rid of it?

See derm: There is no way to tell what may be the cause with the description given. If your doctor can't provide you the answer, consult a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have a red patch in the groin area, center is raised with cracks, the border is peeled skin. I've used Isoconazole for 5 days and no better yet...

I have a red patch in the groin area, center is raised with cracks, the border is peeled skin. I've used Isoconazole for 5 days and no better yet...

Suspect fungus: I agree it sounds like fungus but if it dies not respond you can try ketoconazole topcially. If not successul you will need to see a dermatologist. Itis a papulosquamous dermatitis and other causes like psoriasis can be there ...Read more

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What could a red raised itchy patch of skin on the back of the neck be?

What could a red raised itchy patch of skin on the back of the neck be?

PSORIASIS,: Eczema or a fungal/bacterial dermatitis. It is important to have a doctor look at it, as the appearance and history of how it developed matters quite a bit in order to make a diagnosis and treat it for you. ...Read more

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What could red, raised patch of bumps on chest that feel like mosquito bites with surrounding skin turning black be?

Many possibilities: Including infection, insect bites, contact dermatitis, and others. Without a full history and ability to examine these it is impossible to diagnose. Go see a primary care physician or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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After a tanning session I have this raised patch of red itchy bumpy skin (kinda like a rash i guess). What could it be?

After a tanning session I have this raised patch of red itchy bumpy skin (kinda like a rash i guess). What could it be?

Photdermatitis: We no longer recommend "tanning sessions" as the long term damage to the skin and the increase in skin cancers is a national problem. You may have a photodermatitis or a photocontact dermatitis or a systemic disease. You should have it evaluated by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Itchy patch of skin on leg, 1inch in diameter, small bump beneath, skin not raised, ongoing for 1.5 months, skin red due to scratching.

Itchy patch of skin on leg, 1inch in diameter, small bump beneath, skin not raised, ongoing for 1.5 months, skin red due to scratching.

Need diagnosis: A fungal infection comes to mind and thus a topical antifungal +/- steroid may be helpful Best is to consult your doctor since the problem has been going on for so long. ...Read more