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Weird Purple Bruise On Chin
Bruise Or Contusion (Definition)
Bruises, or ecchymoses, are discolorations and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the surrounding tissues. A serious disease called pupura presents as a cluster of small bruises called petachia. Petachia often appears as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could indicate a problem. ...Read more
Small spot on my face beneath right eye looks like skin rash/irritated skin/sunburn. Anything i can put on it?
A weird black dot popped on the back of my neck & it's hurt alil. Looks like a black mole or bump?
The possibilities...: Red dots on palms of hands could be: contact dermatitis (inflammatory reaction to something you touched), warts, or skin infection (e.g. Dshidrotic impetigo =highly contageous infection). See your primary care practitioner or a dermatologist for evaluation and treatment. ((incr risk for adults if you have kids!)). ...Read more
Visual DX: Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Almost anything: It could be an allergic reaction to something that touched your skin, or an irritant (non-allergic) reaction, or a fungal infection (ringworm), or any number of other things. A dermatologist needs to see it in person to narrow down the possibilities. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have purple dots on my thigh. Looks like mini bruises polka-dotting a small section of my upper thigh. It was really itchy earlier. noticed it now?
Exam: must be examined, evaluated, diagnosed and treated by your physician. ...Read more
See a physician: If this is a bruise which has occurred without obvious trauma, then you may need to be evaluated for possible bleeding disorder. Could there have been an insect bite? I would recommend seeing a physician if there is no improvement or if you start seeing other similar lesions. ...Read more
Poison ivy?: Itchy rash with blisters, on back of hands and wrist could be from a few conditions. I would think about poison ivy first, and the hand and wrist could be the area of contact. Scabies is another condition to be thought of. Any contact allergy can present with this also. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I found a round quarter size dark purple bruise on my thigh 6 in above my knee. It's raised like a bump don't recall hitting anything should I worry?
If you have a: new onset bruise - I wouldn't worry too much. Injuries can occur without us being aware. However, if this does not recede (as a bruise normally does) than medical evaluation may be considered. Take care. ...Read more
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Strange skin rash that looks like red dots inside of skin on hand and forearm. Dots don't fade when pressed, but no fever, stiff neck, pain, etc?
See a doctor: Would have to see them to tell. Best to be examined by a doctor. ...Read more
Pimple on lip line, thought herpes, but no pain, tingling etc. Popped it, little puss, today had scab bit, underneath just bright red skin, justa zit?
Still Herpes.: See your pmd for proper evaluation and treatment. Partner can help. ...Read more