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Bruises, or ecchymoses, are a discoloration and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the tissues. Pupura refers to bruising as the result of a disease condition. A very small bruise is called a petechia. These often appear as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could ...Read more
Finished 2nd cycle of Clomid & developed severe rash, welts and hives. Also took new prenatal vitamin around same time. Which is more likely culprit?
Scabies: Scabies looks like lines of burrows on skin made with little mounds or blisters. They cause itching which is often worse at night. Although they can be anywhere on skin they like going into skin folds (waistline, axilla, breasts, between fingers, feet, wrists, knees, elbows, buttocks ; genitalia. A dermatologist or your family doctor can make this diagnosis accurately. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 5yr old girl had a severe allergic reaction to amox that led to bad hives and vasculitis. One welt has showed up and ishard underneath .Normal?
It can happen!: Allergic reaction to amoxycillin does happen in some children. This is a form of penicillin and it is best to avoid it in the future. Treatment may include antihistamines like benadryl, sometimes oral steroids. Oatmeal bath may help sooth the itching. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Severe itching on arms and legs for past week, on absorica final month, derm gave some flcuconicmide, scratching causes small white welts, hives maybe?
I have had severely inflamed and itchy palms for a week and they have what appears to look like welts. Just today these symptoms have began on soles.
Rash: better get this checked by your doctor or a dermatologist. Without visual picture of this it is hard to help you ...Read more
Nonspecific.: A brown recluse spider bite can sometimes be mistaken for a severe bruise, but that is serious business. If the area grows rapidly worse and takes on other colors, see your doctor immediately. More likely, though, the bug that bit you just happened to damage a small skin capillary, and that's what caused the bruise. It will heal more slowly than most bites, but it will heal. ...Read more
Bruise: For the first 24 hours, i would ice the effected area to minimize the spread of the bruise. After 48 hours, heat may be applied to allow the blood to disperse about the body. The amount of time it takes to heal is highly variable from person to person. ...Read more
Severe pain or a bruise like feeling when i touch my head from the back the pain is in the middle of my head towards the right side more on earlevel?
Occipital Neuralgia: Sounds like you might have this. I would consider icing the area and using anti-inflammatories to help. If it does not resolve you might see your doctor for a occipital nerve block with steroid. ...Read more
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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