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Red Purple Spots On Legs
My gramma was told she has blood clots from ber ankle up to abdomen. She has red & purple spots on leg. Any thought what they are??
About 1 week ago i developed purple red spots all over my legs , stomach and buttocks. I was taking azithromycin for URI when it began.?
I'm having a bad reaxn to Diflucan (fluconazole) inc. rash on face (brown sun spots peeling off) legs have red/purple spot w/severe knee/ankle pain. Could be yeast?
Allergic reaction: With such severe symptoms you should go to the ER. Go now. DrG ...Read more
Red/purple spots on thigh, clustered closely together, covering large area, long streaks. Had very similar rash before several times over the years. ?
Exam needed: Such an eruption could be due to inflammation of tiny blood vessels(vasculitis) which may be caused by an autoimmune disorder or leakage of blood from capillaries(petechiae) seen with low platelets,for example. Your physician or dermatologist would have to inspect this eruption in order to make a diagnosis and order any appropriate tests. ...Read more
Red purple spots clustered on my right upper thigh. Appeared within an hour and is the second time in a couple of months it has appeared? NKA or meds
Exam needed: These will have to be inspected by a physician to be sure, but they may be ruptured skin capillaries from some sort of pressure or injury to this area. If they begin appearing elsewhere things like blood dyscrasias or vasculitis would be suspected. If they remain localized, they will gradually fade after 7-10 days. ...Read more
I have dark red/purple spots on my thighs knee & feet. Not always there, but mostly at night & i also bruise very easy. Do u know what this could be?
Ecchymosis (Bruise): It sounds like you are describing easy bruising. This is almost always abnormal in someone 31 yrs old. You need to have this checked out and have testing done to find out why you are experiencing this problem. There are many causes for easy bruising. Some causes are relatively benign, but some are very serious. Get it checked out. Good luck to you. ...Read more
How long are my legs going to stay red from a bad sunburn its already been 4 days and they almost look purple in spots ?
Sun Burn: After sun exposure, skin may turn red in as little as 30 minutes but most often takes 2 to 6 hours. Pain is usually most extreme 6 to 48 hours after exposure. The burn continues to develop for 24 to 72 hours, occasionally followed by peeling skin in 3 to 8 days. Some peeling and itching may continue for several weeks as well as the redness. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have red little dots on my legs and purple spots after getting a little sunburn and going tanning, its been a week and they havent went away...
Several sore red spots are appearing on my legs and buttocks, and are leaving behind purple marks that wont go away, what could this be?
Can you get a blood clot from a bad bruise on your leg? Brother kicked me hard bottom of leg had red welt put ice on it now have yellow bluish bruise with spots of purple?
THE BRUISE, NO: The bruise itself does not cause DVT, but the trauma causing the bruise theoretically could. ...Read more
I've been worried for a couple months now, because I get about 2 to 4 bruises per week on my legs, their color is greenish and some are purple (they are not big), I've also been having night sweats, little red spots on my arms, hands and feet (agai
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?
Light pain in the right leg, no swelling, redness and no purplish. Just small swelling behind the knee and blazing in that spot. Can it be thrombosis?
13 year old girl gets splotchy legs when she is standing. Red hot spots on her knees and calves that itch and purplish darker patches. What is this?
I have this red purple rush on my lower legs for 3 month. .Do not itch no pain. It will stay for 3 weeks then gone for week then show up again.
Are your legs swolle: Do you have swollen legs? Are you very heavy? Any trouble with veins? Suggest you see a dermatologist. ...Read more
Quadriplegic developed small red/purple spots on tips and sides of toes. Slightly raised. No pain. Inc in number and spread to other toes. What is it?
Red spots: Difficult to answer without further information. I would seek medical attention as this can be serious. ...Read more
1 Cluster of 5-6 petechiae spots appeared on my thigh. Was red, then purple, now back to red. Can I wait on this or should I have it seen?
Wait: You can closely monitor this for a few days if indeed this is the only area involved. Possibly a bug bite which can cause a localized petechial rash at times. Also assuming no other unusual bruising or bleeding is present such as bloody noses and no fever or feeling of illness. If all is well other than the spot, monitor and see what happens. ...Read more
Sudden tiny red/purple marks on leg, 8 total, in a line perfectly spaced 1/2 inch apart, No injury or pain, recent bloodwork ok. Any ideas?
I noticed a small cluster of red/purple/brown dots on my left leg going in a straight line about 3 inches down my leg. should I be concerned?
Infection?: It might help to upload a picture of this if you can. Infections can spread up the lymphatic vessels. This is usually more linear. Linear groupings of red dots ... hard to say. Groupings of vesicles could be shingles. They usually burn and hurt, you are young for that but could be. Is this in an area where you shave? If so could be an infection in the hair follicles spread by razor. Have eval. ...Read more
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