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What Causes Blood Spots On The Skin
Angiomas: Location: angiomas may develop anywhere on the body at or near the surface of the skin.Symptoms: angiomas - are benign (non-malignant) tumors that are made up of small blood and lymphatic vessels. Angioma is one of the most commonly occurring of all skin lesions, it does not threaten the health or well-being of an individual and is removed generally for cosmetic reasons. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Must be seen: Your question cannot be evaluated without a photo or exam. ...Read more
BLISTERS ON SCROTUM: Without actually seeing these, they sound like angiokeratomas, harmless lesions that often appear in older men, but can appear at any age. Also known as fordyce's disease, they do not require treatment. They can be removed very easily by a dermatologist. This can be confused with fabry's disease, a somewhat serious disorder. Do see a dermatologist if they bother you. ...Read more
Benign papules : Pearly penile papules are like a minature "string of pearls" around head of penis. More common or prominent in uncircumcised men. They are perfectly normal. Sometimes called "tyson's" glands, but aren't glands. May contribute to smegma formation. Have it seen by a dr. If not as described above or if there is any concern. ...Read more
Healing: Any injury to the scalp will eventually try to heal. Dried blood, mixed with died cells form a layer on the wound surface known as scab. Beneath it a new skin is formed and the scab will eventually fall off the normal skin. It works as a shied, basically. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
To start with...: It could be a lot of different things, but a likely culprit is athlete's foot. The best otc medication (in my opinion) is lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra. Dilute vinegar soaks are good as well. Dry the inside of your shoes by placing them up-side down over an air return vent at home overnight. If this doesn't make things better in a couple days, see a podiatrist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sebaceous Cysts: Most likely they are normal sebaceous cysts (also known as epidermal or pilar cysts). The picture is an extreme example, however, you can see that sebaceous cysts tend to be smooth nodules or bumps, while genital warts tend to be irregular, bumpy or flat nodules or bumps. You should see your doctor to be sure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mottled skin : It may be cutis marmorata . A non serious condition characterized by purple and white blotch legs. There are not itchy or painful. A doctor should evaluate to make sure there is no underlying circulation issues. ...Read more
Many possibilities!: There are hundreds of kinds of skin diseases which can produce blotches on the arm. Many kinds of contact can produce irritation (poison ivy, insect bites and stings, etc.) if there are no symptoms that go along with these blotches on the skin they are probably a normal variant and have no significance. ...Read more
See dermatologist : You should see your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. ...Read more
Could be an: Allergic reaction to something you have been exposed to, sometimes called hives. Please see your doc so it can be identified, treated, and you can figure out what to avoid if necessary. A more extreme version of this can close your throat so please get checked. Peace and good health. ...Read more
What are the causes for a skin infection on the leg, where the skin has turned purple in colour and causes itching too?
See a dermatologist: Need to examine this to determine cause. Go and be seen. Get better soon. ...Read more
Itchy Spots: If the spots appear on a person's face, neck, or trunk the culprit may be acne. Itchy spots that show up on someone's hands or feet may indicate either eczema or psoriasis, or allergy. If itchy spots occur on skin in the genital area, they may be caused by molluscum, lichen planus, scabies, or pubic hair lice. On the scalp, itchy spots may be seborrheic dermatitis or allergy. Medications can itch. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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