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Red Or Purple Skin Patches
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
Leg got red and formed a rock hard lump underneath then redness disappeared. on my other leg on thigh have a red/purple patch. What's going on?
I got a cut back in my rear and it healed, but the skin has been purple red ever since! should I sit?
Try it: If it is not painful to sit then certainly do so. You may just simply have a scar from the injury. ...Read more
Skin rainbow: Most likely these color changes are due to the vascular response (blood vessles) in the skin. When we are hot, the vessles dialate so more blood can flow thru and release heat to the environemnt. Its one of natures way of cooling us down. The more blood in the skin the redder it will look. The opposite happens when it is cold, the vessles constrict and you can get that blue/grey hue. ...Read more
Be seen: It could be one of several things. You can have it checked by the doctor for a diagnosis and then discuss the possibly treatments. ...Read more
I have this small bump on my upper inner thigh that kinda looks purple black and brown. And the skin is red an inch all around it what is this?
Purpura: Purpura occurs when small blood vessels join together or leak blood under the skin. When purpura spots are very small, they are called petechiae. Large purpura are called ecchymoses. Platelets help the blood clot. A person with purpura may have normal platelet counts (nonthrombocytopenic purpuras) or low platelet counts (thrombocytopenic purpuras). See your doctor. ...Read more
I have a hard lump on my crotch that hurts a lot is read and purple kinda and the skin that surrounds it is red its pretty small?
I think I got bitten. The places turn red and itchy then swollen+purple then turned my skin a blackish color.this black color has stayed for weeks?
Bitten: Do you have brown recluse spiders in your area? Sounds like a similar type of bite ...Read more
I have a dime size squishy lump on my inner thigh.It's a mix of red purple and white in color. Skin on top is dry. Only hurts if squeezed. What is it?
Probably: It is probably a cyst. See dermatologist to make sure. ...Read more
Frictional.: Athlete's foot infection usually doesn't involve the outside of the little toe . The bottom and the space between the 4th and 5th is typically involved and it usually itches. You have no description of an itch. The redness of both toes is typical of shoe pressure to the sides of the little toe. Increased arteriole flow for red and secondary venous sluggishness for purple. Check your shoes for fit. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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