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Rash After Bruise
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
Hematoma: Bruising is nothing out of the ordinary after an injury and sometimes the blood in a bruise will collect into a hematoma. When this blood coagulates it gets hard. This could be the lump. The body should reabsorb this over time but if it grows or doesn't get smaller then seek medical attention. ...Read more
Petechiae after scratching. Noticed 2-3 weeks ago that my skin was itchy & after scratching petechiae appeared. Normal blood tests. what could it be?
My entire body has been very itchy lately. No visible rash. Skin just turns red quickly after starting to itch it. Redness goes away after 10 min.
See a dermatologist: Various possible diagnoses need to be sorted out. ...Read more
Skin burns and feels prickly before rash outbreak, rash inches, scratching causes pain and then skin looks like it has been burned, fever before rash ?
Flat, painless reddish purple blotches that resemble love bites on penis shaft 12 hours after unprotected oral sex. Faded after a week. Herpes?
Itchy arm skin that turned into a rash after intense scratching. Stopped scratching but rash is now dry, hardened, peeling and spreading over 2 months?
See a doctor: Many different causes of itching rash including eczema, allergic reaction, contact dermatitis, psoriasis. Best to see your doctor or dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment. Temporary relief from oral antihistamines such as benadryl, (diphenhydramine) Allegra and topical cortisone creams. ...Read more
Red raised pussy bump on child after tick bite 7 months ago. Gets larger even after draining well.
After scratching my back upper arms white bumps appear-looks similar to big bites. Then after a few minutes of not scratching the bumps fade. ???
Just a thought: but you may be having a marked "gooseflesh" "goosebumps" (elevation of the hair follicles which happens with scratching, rubbing in some people.)This is due to contract of tiny muscles which RAISE your hair ("pilo-erectal muscles) ("hair raising experience") Hope this is helpful Dr ...Read more
8 month 3 weeks old baby, pink rash appeared on front torso this morning, skin feels rough, looks like roseola rash, NO fever. What could it be?
Virus: Viruses (especially the summer time viruses) can cause rashes with or without fevers. Strep can cause a rash that is rough, usually on the stomach (uncommon under age 2). Heat rash can also cause a bumpy pink rash on the abdomen. I would have the baby seen to be sure nothing serious is going on. ...Read more
Started as itchy pimple on foot it popped few days later skin began to peel around it month later more bumps keep coming popping, peeling & spreading?
Not a pimple: Your podiatrist or dermatologist will need to see it. It is most likely not a pimple, but either a fungus infection or a type of dermatitis. If the doctor cannot identify it, they can perform a simple procedure in the office to determine what it is. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Usually transient: There are several cutaneous nerves in the area. As the bruising resorbs, this neuropathic discomfort is likely to clear. Be sure to tell your interventionalists about it. There are several possible local complications, so be sure there is nothing else. They will check pulses and hematoma. ...Read more