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

Im 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

Welts (Definition)

Welts is another description of hive or swelling in the skin. They are pink, raised and with a vague border. The term welts is used more often for larger pinkish swelling in the skin, whereas , hives are often smaller pinkish swellings. Both are caused by histamine release in the skin which usually ...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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Since miscarriage, i break out in a rash right before and after my monthly. It itches really bad and welts up then bruises. Isn't ezcema, what is it?

Since miscarriage, i break out in a rash right before and after my monthly. It itches really bad and welts up then bruises. Isn't ezcema, what is it?

Rash: Your history is interesting but I am not sure it is related to the miscarriage. You do not describe where the rash is, but you need to have a doctor look at it for a proper diagnosis. Some individuals have cyclical hives with their menstrual cycles, and that may be your case. ...Read more

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I have an itchy welt like rash on neck, eyes, elbows, pelvis and legs. Now developing bruise like soreness at the base of both palms. ?

I have an itchy welt like rash on neck, eyes, elbows, pelvis and legs. Now developing bruise like soreness at the base of both palms.

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This is unusual: Leah, you really need to see a clinician both to get relief from the symptoms and find the cause. You can take over the counter antihistamines like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for the itching, but the soreness is strange and could mean it is something more than just an allergy. Good luck! ...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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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 could have caused me to have a bruise and rash on the back of my knee?

What could have caused me to have a bruise and rash on the back of my knee?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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What is the bruise looking possible rash near my genitals? Its been there for about 3 and a half months...

What is the bruise looking possible rash near my genitals? Its been there for about 3 and a half months...

See md: It is possible to tell. There are several possibibilities and only a proper exam and possible biopsy can tell. ...Read more

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Itching that turns into huge fist size bruises. Happened 3 times within few months. No bites/rash to cause itch.itch goes once bruise appears.

Itching that turns into huge fist size bruises. Happened 3 times within few months. No bites/rash to cause itch.itch goes once bruise appears.

These are highly: unusual symptoms. You need to be seen by a health care professional and evaluated for vascular and/or hematological disease. Make an appointment soon. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has had a ring shaped rash, no bumps in his calf about a week, yesterday a ring shape bruise appeared within and against the rash?

My boyfriend has had a ring shaped rash, no bumps in his calf about a week, yesterday a ring shape bruise appeared within and against the rash?

See Your Doctor: You described a few details about the rash however not enough information is given to deduce the cause. Annular shaped rashes are common; can range from fungal infections to contact dermatitis. Diagnosis of skin findings is challenging without visual inspection. Additionally, a detailed medical history is needed to assess all possible causes. See your doctor for the correct diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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I have a bruise on my upper arm which started to itch. Now a rash has come up and it continues itch and the cluster is only within the bruise. ?

I have a bruise on my upper arm which started to itch.  Now a rash has come up and it continues itch and the cluster is only within the bruise. ?

Upper arm bruise: How did you get the bruise? May be eczema or if it is vesicles like chickenpox may be shingles. Consider f/u at urgent care because for eczema can use topical steroids but would not use steroids for vesicles /shingles,would need acyclovir,so f/u with urgent care. Lysine 1500 mg a day x 5 may help for shingles are well. ...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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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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Lump on back of neck rash like bruise ?

Lump on back of neck rash like bruise ?

Uncertain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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Blistery extremely itchy rash as a bruise is healing only where the bruise was?

Blistery extremely itchy rash as a bruise is healing only where the bruise was?

Make sure nothing: serious like Shingles!
If this is new like today or yesterday,please get it checked. Treating it within 24 to 48 hours gie the best result.
Otherwise it can be allergic reaction to something. Try Bendryl like medicine to help with Itching. ...Read more

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My son has a rash on his arm that looks like a bruise and has a lump right in the middle of it?

My son has a rash on his arm that looks like a bruise and has a lump right in the middle of it?

See below: The lump can be do to the trauma that caused the bruise. I would not be concerned, unless your son starts developing bruises without trauma. ...Read more

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I have a rash next to my knee in a square shape that's been there for months. It's even has a little bruise behind it. Any ideas what it is?

I have a rash next to my knee in a square shape that's been there for months. It's even has a little bruise behind it. Any ideas what it is?

Square Dermatitis: This is not a biologic shape. Consider contact dermatitis - something that has been applied to or pressed against the skin. If this does not answer your question, see your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Why does my skin hurt? There's no rash or marks. It just feels like my skin is one big bruise. My skin all over is so sore and theres no cause

Why does my skin hurt? There's no rash or marks. It just feels like my skin is one big bruise. My skin all over is so sore and theres no cause

See your doctor: There could be many reasons why this is happening. I would recommend an evaluation by your doctor so he/she can run tests to evaluate for possible causes. ...Read more

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I have a circular reddish purple mark on my ankle not a bruise not a rash it doesn't hurt at all it's been here for a month now and hasn't changed?

Benign: If well circumscribed, With well defined margin, Uniform color= lesions are benign.
If not spreading or growing in size and not associated with Joint pain or multiple places again benign.
keep an eye on it. If it changes shape, size and cold bring to your doctors attention ...Read more

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I'm 37 yo white male.I shaved my whole lower reigion 4days ago,I developed a bad rash w/whitehead clusters,now they turned dark and hurt like a bruise?

I'm 37 yo white male.I shaved my whole lower reigion 4days ago,I developed a bad rash w/whitehead clusters,now they turned dark and hurt like a bruise?

See your doctor.: It sounds like the irritated skin you had right after you shaved may now be infected...please see your doctor to be properly diagnosed and treated. ...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