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Reddish Purple Blotches On Ankles And Feet
I have a bumpy, itchy rash on the top of my feet and on one knee. it starts out red and blotchy and then it turns my foot purple. itching is severe.?
Vascular related: The coloration in your feet and ankles can many times be related to bloodflow. In particular, if you keep your feet down, gravity tends to keep the blood in the are, the feet can sometimes swell, but they become discolored, in some instances - blotchy, red. Elevate your feet to see if the color changes. If so, then it's normal. But if you aren't sure, have your feet checked by podiatry. ...Read more
Have red/ purple dots on feet and ankles, have been drinking a lot of soda, and drank alcohol the other day, they showed up around that time.?
I was just diagnosed with a sprained ankle (right foot) now I have large purple blotches on my right foot on both sides under the ankle. What's wrong?
It is bruising: The purple blotching you describe sounds like bruising. You may have [just] sprained your ankle, but where pain, swelling and bruising is present, you want to make sure you do not have a more serious injury such as a dislocation or fracture. The way to do this is with x-rays. ...Read more
Hello, I am on my feet all day for my job and only my right ankle swells after about an hour after I start work n I noticed a little red blotch on the?
Possibly Venous insufficiency: They give me many reasons why no one your age and what it looks like it's hard to tell, but the first thing that comes to my mind to something called Venous insufficiency. This is where the means or an orange and cannot pump the food out of your ankle. Try elevating your feet above your heart or use compression stockings. ...Read more
Sometimes my feet randomly turn a purple/black color with purple spots near my ankles and it's hard to move my toes.?
Specific picture.: Somethings just can't be evaluated without actually seeing the issue at hand. I fear that this is one of them. Randomly occurring skin discolorations are sometimes impossible to explain, let along come up with a treatment plan. I suggest you take a picture of the event and upload it so a visual appreciation can be made. I feel certain that a Healthtap specialist can then help you. ...Read more
Hi, just noticed some red/purple dots on my feet and ankles, highest one is on my calf, they are on both feet, and one has cut open, no pain, ?
2months ago on sunburned my shins & feet really bad-red, purple & swollen. Symptoms resolved but now my feet & ankles swell daily& turn purple. Can I?
Feet swelled in heat, red & purple spread up past my ankles into a neat line on both feet looked like I had socks on, how do I stop this from happening?
Reduce salt intake: Salt retention can make ankles swell especially in hot weather. You should also get a check up and make sure your heart and kidneys are working properly. ...Read more
Deep ache in ankles and feet as well as neuropathy. Feet are turning blue and purple and feel cold but turn red in the shower. What is this?
Whenever I stand for long periods of time my calf’s, ankles, and feet get red hot and blotchy. They also itch very badly and sometimes even tingle and i’m really not sure why. I find it to be worse when I shower.
Varicose veins: Many women develop varicose veins as they age and although a 16 year old is still young, genetics, pregnancy and obesity can cause them to appear early. They can be seen on the legs as thick purple veins or a grouping of tiny veins close to the surface. This can cause itching, redness, swelling of the feet and ankles that comes and goes. There are many other causes as well. ...Read more
Insect bite near ankle area around including near ankle and top part of foot has swollen up bit of a rash quite itchy now there is a dark red purple area around bite what do I do to treat it please?
I sprained my ankle and the whole foot is bruised purple color then 2 days after injury the bruise started having white round spots all inside?
Rainbow Bruise.: Sounds like a typical variation on the breakdown of the blood trapped under the skin. Time will eventually remove almost all of it. If there is a concern, then see your doctor for an exam and evaluation. ...Read more
My hands and feet are always blotchy purple/red and freezing cold. I get lightheaded often so I think it could be something to do with poor circulation?
It is not normal: For a 16 year old to get light headed.....please visit your pediatrician. ...Read more
I hurt my ankle on Monday (Wed night now) by landing on the side of it in between two mats. Heard a snap. Not a pop. Or a crack. It is still the size of a baseball, still black blue purple and red, and now the top of my foot is swollen. I still can not wa
SOUNDS BAD: You need an x-ray. Go to abfas. Org to find a board certified podiatrist; certified in RRA, in your area. Or, an orthopedist specializing in foot/ankle. ...Read more
Hands/feet/ankles swell (2x size) & get red blotchy rash after eating any type food & become numb but painful prickling & tired, weak, confused?
Watch salt intake: This could be a problem of salt intake being too high. Other alternatives that could cause swelling are glutens and dairy. I would check in with your primary care doc for a complete checkup ...Read more
Small reddish-purple area and sharp pain in my foot, seems as if something is in there but can't see a splinter or anything! Worried! : (?
My girlfriend had a small red blotch on the sole of her right foot. Could it be anything to worry about? It's not something that's been there before.
Could be blood: It might be an abraision. If it is persistent or she develops other areas of bleeding or red blotches go see a doctor about it. ...Read more
My feet are red and purple and when you look to the side of my foot the line of the purple is really bad???
Explanation: It's impossible to give you professional answer due to many unknown factors. How old are you, how long this problem exist, when it worse: after walking for minutes or hours, in sitting position and so on so on. But my advise will be: just put your foot up for rest 15-30 min and make some massage. If It will be not ok, go to doctor. ...Read more
I have a red/purple mark on the top of my foot I haven't had it there always I don't know when it showed it's been there for months doesn't hurt at al?
Have it looked at: Any hyperpigmented mark should always be examined. ...Read more
I dropped a drawer on my foot 2 days ago, and it swelled up when I did it. It is very painfull, a bit swollen ad red and purple around the edges.
Fracture: You might have broken a bone in your foot. Elevate and ice the area overnight. If there is still swelling and black and blue areas and very painful, see a foot doctor. ...Read more
Hi why is my foot turning from a green to red and there's no pain or odor this is on the top and my foot now there's a sort of purple spot on my sole
Foot: As Dr Beresh said, you need to be evaluated asap ...Read more
I've had a red blotch on top of my foot for about 5 years. It doesn't hurt or itch most of the time, but the skin is more sensitive to touch. Any idea?
Nondiagnostic: A red blotch is not enough of a description required to make a diagnosis. One would like to know the size, shape, flatness or raised configuration, whether the redness is homogeneous versus multicolored, any change over the years, etc. A physician or dermatologist would need to inspect this blotch in order to advise you. ...Read more
I have a red blotch on my foot and it has been there for a week doesn't itch or hurt. It is smooth no bumps or peeling just sometimes warm touch.?
Red area: Send a photo as it could be many things: could be eczema. ...Read more
The pad on the bottom on my foot below my big toe is swollen and looks reddish purple and it hurts to walk on it or touch it. Came up out of no where?
Get a uric acid test: You may be having a gouty flare. Have it checked out. ...Read more
Foot and lower calf swelling w/fluid retention, blue surface and spider veins, red blotch here and there that follow lower veins?
A few days ago I noticed that my 2nd toe on my right foot was purple. It was also turn a deeper shade of red/purple when I am in the shower.?
I must have been bitten buy something yesterday and it was pain full/still is but now the bitten toe 3 from the left foot has no now is very red and purple and I can not see a puncture would may have been...Help please
Spot on bottom of foot. Very painful. Dr says not planters wart. Turned purple with spots under it. What could it be?
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