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Last week I got a Rash after scratching and unexplained bruises on legs. Then I got a pitching sharp pain in back of knee with swelling in my legs.

Last week I got a Rash after scratching and unexplained bruises on legs. Then I got a pitching sharp pain in back of knee with swelling in my legs.

SCREEN 4 CLOTTING: Screen for clotting disorder this can cause Bruising and blood clots. If you are pregnant or post partum you need to be throughly screened for clotting disorders and treated appropriately. They sometimes flare during this time. FAC V DEF /MTHFR / Protein C&S/ Homocysteine/B12/Folic acid/RPR/ANTICARDIOLIPID AB/CIRCULATING LUPUS ANTICOAGULANT/AT3. ...Read more

Bruise Or Contusion (Definition)

Bruises, or ecchymoses, are discolorations and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the surrounding tissues. A serious disease called pupura presents as a cluster of small bruises called petachia. Petachia often appears as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could indicate a problem. ...Read more


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Can scabie rashes look like bruises?

Can scabie rashes look like bruises?

Scabies: Scabies looks like lines of burrows on skin made with little mounds or blisters. They cause itching which is often worse at night. Although they can be anywhere on skin they like going into skin folds (waistline, axilla, breasts, between fingers, feet, wrists, knees, elbows, buttocks & genitalia. ...Read more

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I'm experiencing red itchy bumps that turn into rashes in random spots of my body no new products or anything when they heal they bruise?

I'm experiencing red itchy bumps that turn into rashes in random spots of my body no new products or anything when they heal they bruise?

Red random rashes: More info needed, and visual exam, to begin to guess what could be going on. Dermatologists are the best at diagnosing this type of problem, especially if biopsy is appropriate. It could be a form of atopic dermatitis (eczema) or something more serious like vasculitis, low platelet count, or even scabies. Trusted products can sensitize too, after long use; contact dermatitis is always possible. ...Read more

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I have underArm bruises with on and off rashes, size 36K breasts and try to wear fitting bras and most times I do not wear a bra at home, causes?

I have underArm bruises with on and off rashes, size 36K breasts and try to wear fitting bras and most times I do not wear a bra at home, causes?

Allergy?: Perhaps the rashes are due to an allergy? I would try a different deodorant.
Liquid washing products and clothes drying additives can also be a source of allergic sources.
The bruises might be due to small size bra. Google bra fitting and they tell you how to measure and calculate fit. If bra pinches it could possibly bruise the skin.
Hope these ideas help. ...Read more

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What to do for bruise like rashes on legs, butt, and arms that d not itch or hurt?

What to do for bruise like rashes on legs, butt, and arms that d not itch or hurt?

Ice and compression: Ice and compression to the area with a wrap. Bruising is below the skin bleeding, so elevating the area will help relieve pressure. Also, massaging the area gently while taking over the counter anti inflammatory meds. I hope this helps. If so, please vote for me. Thanks! ...Read more

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Recurrent low grade fevers q3-4 weeks since april, malaise, new easy bruising, pale, new strange and random rashes. What could be causing this??

Recurrent low grade fevers q3-4 weeks since april, malaise, new easy bruising, pale, new strange and random rashes. What could be causing this??

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. It may require some blood tests. It is imperative that you see a doctor at your earliest convenience.
Wish you good health. ...Read more

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My mum has thinning of the skin and easy bruising due to steroid use over the years, she is 64. What can she try for rashes?

My mum has thinning of the skin and easy bruising due to steroid use over the years, she is 64. What can she try for rashes?

Which rashes: Unfortunately, steroid use can lead to some non treatable rashes. Stretch marks induced by steroids are generally non reversible, as is skin atrophy. However, some rashes such as ringworm are more common in patients treated with steroids and these can be treated with antifungals, for example. See a doctor to get diagnosed and properly treated. ...Read more

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My doctor insist I keep taking my tablets (naproxen) but since I've took them I've been getting bruises and rashes? Should I continue or?

My doctor insist I keep taking my tablets (naproxen) but since I've took them I've been getting bruises and rashes? Should I continue or?

Depends...: ...on why you are taking it. If the benefits outweigh these adverse effects, then yes, you should continue it. If the bruises and rashes are a significant issue, ask you doctor if there is an alternative medication that could be prescribed instead of Naproxen. ...Read more

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Why would a rash turn into a bruise?

Why would a rash turn into a bruise?

Rash bruise: My guess is that you are scratching the rash causing bleeding under the layer of skin which is the bruise. ...Read more

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I have a tiny rash that feels like a large bruise - what's going on?

I have a tiny rash that feels like a large bruise - what's going on?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that could cause itching. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What kind of rash is red and feels like a bruise?

What kind of rash is red and feels like a bruise?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that could cause itching. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What is a circle rash with bruises mean?

What is a circle rash with bruises mean?

Too many possible: There are just too many rashes that it could be. Have it seen by the doctor to find out what it is and how to treat it. ...Read more

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I have a rash and I think it's causing bruising, what does this mean?

I have a rash and I think it's causing bruising, what does this mean?

Time for more input: Rash is obviously a general term. Bruising can also be related to several different processes.

Dermatology is a visual specialty -- you need to see someone unless you get definite answers on whether the 2 things you think you have are related. ...Read more

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What kind of rash has skin that looks like bruising?

Bruising: There are many causes of bruising, some of which are quite important for you physically. If you have what is classically known as a bruise you cannot explain his presents, you need to see a dermatologist as soon as possible. ...Read more

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My son has a rash on his face that looks like tiny bruises, what could it be?

My son has a rash on his face that looks like tiny bruises, what could it be?

Petechia: Tiny bruises like you describe are called petechial, and they are a big red flag that something serious may be going on. It could be caused by low platelets, serious infections, other blood problems. If he is acting ill at all, you need to seek medical care tonight. Some of these illnesses can cause serious disease within just a few hours. So if ill, fever, malaise... Get care right away. ...Read more

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I was bitten two days ago by dragonfly looking bug. It's become a red rash now bruising. What should I do?

I was bitten two days ago by dragonfly looking bug. It's become a red rash now bruising. What should I do?

Insect bite: Keep an eye on this. It may be infected. To care for it, apply cold packs 20 minutes at a time every 2 hours. Apply benadryl (diphenhydramine) lotion or cream or ointment every 2-3 hours. Apply Bacitracin on top of this, every 2-3 hours. ...Read more

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This could be a bruise but it doesn't hurt or anything. It's not a rash either because it's not itchy. Any idea what it could be?

This could be a bruise but it doesn't hurt or anything. It's not a rash either because it's not itchy. Any idea what it could be?

Need to see it: Not all bruises hurt, and not all rashes itch. If it doesn't go away in a month I would see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Metformin side effects - rash or bruises?

Metformin side effects - rash or bruises?

No: I suppose it is possible to have an allergic reaction with a rash but that would be very rare. Gi irreitation is by far the most common side effects. Bruising would not be common at all. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more