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Doctor insights on: Red Purple Eyelids

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My eyelids are constantly burning and they have turned dark red/purple, what does this mean?

My eyelids are constantly burning and they have turned dark red/purple, what does this mean?

Allergies: Most likely this is related to seasonal allergies. Try some over the counter eye drops, but if you do not feel better in a few days, go see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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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?

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?

See MD: You need to be seen to establish what is going on. I do not understand where on your legs the redness and "rock hard lump " are. Trauma comes to mind, but you may have some blood vessel issue, as an inflammed vein or blood clot issue. Please be seen today in a clinic or an ER. ...Read more

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After a few sips of beer my face gets very hot & red/purple. It calms down after a couple beers though. What causes this initial reaction?

After a few sips of beer my face gets very hot & red/purple.  It calms down after a couple beers though. What causes this initial reaction?

Alcohol flush: Alcohol flush reaction (also known as asian flush syndrome, asian flush, asian glow, among others) is a condition in which an individual's face or body experiences flushes or blotches as a result of an accumulation of acetaldehyde, a metabolic byproduct of the catabolic metabolism of alcohol. ...Read more

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I have had a bug bite for 4 days..It is red/purple and is extremly painfull. There is a big lump and the tip of the bite is dark red.what should i do?

I have had a bug bite for 4 days..It is red/purple and is extremly painfull. There is a big lump and the tip of the bite is dark red.what should i do?

You should be seen: After 4 days most insect bites would be long gone. This one is either very serious or it is infected. You may still have a stinger in there and or pus that needs removal and you are unlikely to get relief if this does not happen. Good luck! ...Read more

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I had blood drawn 4 days ago, very painful after and minor pain into today red purple mark where blood was drawn and the entire area is lightlybruised?

I had blood drawn 4 days ago, very painful after and minor pain into today red purple mark where blood was drawn and the entire area is lightlybruised?

Normal: This can occur on occasion even with the best experts at drawing blood. The artery was pierced and leaked blood into the surrounding tissue. The bruise represents that the blood is most likely done leaking and it will now age and disappear. The only complication is infection and that would be increasing redness and pain with fever. ...Read more