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Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more


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Causes and treatment of blackish purple spots on abdomen to thighs?

Causes and treatment of blackish purple spots on abdomen to thighs?

Hopefully these: Links would be of help 2 u. Go see ur dr for a thorough exam and accuracy of diagnosis. Take care and god bless u! http://www. Healthline. Com/health/purpura. http://www. Healthline. Com/health/discolored-skin-patches. ...Read more

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Red, non itchy, non painful, blotches on stomach keep getting more and more - had them over one year?

Red, non itchy, non painful, blotches on stomach keep getting more and more - had them over one year?

Time for eval: These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more

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Is white blotches on stomach skin cancer?

Is white blotches on stomach skin cancer?

Probably not: After the age of 30-35, the most likely cause for blotchy skin lesions you describe would be a benign condition called seborrheic keratoses. Nevertheless, if you are concerned, the safest course would be to have your doctor check them out, and possibly biopsy one or more. ...Read more

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My baby has a red rash on abdomen and upper back, not raised. He seems fine, not irritable. We introduced oatmeal today, can this be cause?

My baby has a red rash on abdomen and upper back, not raised. He seems fine, not irritable. We introduced oatmeal today, can this be cause?

Possibly: You may want to keep a calender of food offerings & the events that come up in the day or days afterward. This might be a food rash or something unrelated. The intensity is not worrisome if the child seems fine. You might exclude the oatmeal for a month and offer again. If the rash returns you know it is related & can nix (permethrin) it for sure. If not, then you won't have to avoid it. ...Read more

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What causes dark purple blotchy knees?

What causes dark purple blotchy knees?

Agree w Dr Rafat: These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more

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My legs frequently have purple like lines/ blotchy appearance used to be only when cold but all the time now. What could cause this?

My legs frequently have purple like lines/ blotchy appearance used to be only when cold but all the time now. What could cause this?

Skin discoloration: Purple blotches on the skin arise from capillaries (small blood vessels) in the skin. They may be more noticeable under certain conditions (temp, exercise, alcohol). Depending on the type/degree of involvement lasers may be helpful in reducing their appearance. If they are associated with other symptoms or change in their appearance, it would be advisable to have an exam. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What causes blotchy purple and red hands?

What causes blotchy purple and red hands?

Raynaud's phenomenon: Raynaud's phenomenon is a vasospastic disorder causing discoloration of the fingers, toes, and occasionally other areas. Named after french physician maurice raynaud (1834–1881), the phenomenon is believed to be the result of vasospasms that decrease blood supply to the respective regions. Stress and cold are classic triggers. ...Read more

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I am a fair skinned female with many moles and freckles. A mole on my abdomen has grown in the past year and now has turned purple. Cause for concern?

I am a fair skinned female with many moles and freckles. A mole on my abdomen has grown in the past year and now has turned purple. Cause for concern?

Changing moles: Are always a cause for concern. Please go get it evaluated. We have previously mentioned the ABCD of moles. Asymetry, one side is different than the other. Borders are irregular. Color, changes or red, white and blue. Diameter, bigger than a pencil eraser. Those changes need evaluation. ...Read more

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What could cause red, blotchy spots under your breasts and on your stomach?

What could cause red, blotchy spots under your breasts and on your stomach?

Difficult to answer: "red, blotchy spots" could mean a number of things from simple skin irritation to fungal or bacterial infection along with a number of other things. Having a doctor take a look will be your best option. ...Read more

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If you have been sick the past days and your stomach hurts and your hands are purple what is that cause?

If you have been sick the past days and your stomach hurts and your hands are purple what is that cause?

Purple hands: Sorry, it's very difficult to say what you have, you need to be examined by a physician as soon as possible. Good luck brianlynchmd. Com. ...Read more

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I have blotchy purple marks, almost like burst bliod vessels, on the back of both my calves for the last couple of months. What causes this?

I have blotchy purple marks, almost like burst bliod vessels, on the back of both my calves for the last couple of months. What causes this?

Spider veins: Likely it is spider veins. It could be related to heredity, occupations that involve a lot of standing, obesity, hormonal influences during pregnancy, puberty, and menopause, birth control pills, a history of blood clots, conditions that cause increased pressure in the abdomen including tumors, constipation, etc. Tx varies from stocking compression, lifestyle changes-weight loss, laser, surgery etc. ...Read more

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What would cause the site of a blood draw to be very painful and bruised bright purple-blotchy in more than 1 spot? Infection? Pain radiates whole arm

What would cause the site of a blood draw to be very painful and bruised bright purple-blotchy in more than 1 spot? Infection? Pain radiates whole arm

Blood draw: Blood draw should not be painful after. IN the light that your whole arm hurts I think you may have developed CRPS/RSD - please go see a Pain Specialist with an Anesthesia background so that you may get the righy care ...Read more

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Hi. I have PCOS if that's any help to you but I have noticed over the last couple of months I have been getting what looks like blood spots and are red sometimes purple in between my legs, under my stomach and under my boobs. They sometimes pop where the

Hi. I have PCOS if that's any help to you but I have noticed over the last couple of months I have been getting what looks like blood spots and are red sometimes purple in between my legs, under my stomach and under my boobs. They sometimes pop where the

It can be hard: ..to diagnose a skin condition in general. It's even more challenging if your doctor can't see it. I suggest that you make a virtual appointment with Health Tap and upload a few pictures or make an appointment with your regular doctor. You might have a yeast infection which is treatable, so don't delay. ...Read more

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Burning rash on abdomen after bf cums on it?

Burning rash on abdomen after bf cums on it?

Dermatitis: Likely a dermatitis (skin irritation/inflammation) as a result of the exposure to the semen. It should resolve on its own; an over the counter corticosteroid can help with discomfort and redness. Otherwise, it's probably best to avoid skin exposure to the semen, as there is obviously an adverse reaction to it. ...Read more

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Red rash on abdomen very itchy?

Red rash on abdomen very itchy?

Had to tell: But such rashes could be contact dermatitis or reaction to bites or infections. May respond to topical steroids or anti itch topicals ...Read more

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17 month old in day care, red spotty rash on abdomen and back, spreading to arms and legs. Temp 39.4 (17 days ago), think that was hand foot mouth?

17 month old in day care, red spotty rash on abdomen and back, spreading to arms and legs. Temp 39.4 (17 days ago), think that was hand foot mouth?

Unlikely: HFM can have spots/blisters in these locations. However, the presentation usually starts with small blisters in the back of the mouth, followed by distinctive blisters (oval and grayish) located in other sites. The fingers/hand/wrist are common as are the foot and ankle. The peri-anal region is also common. The rash you describe is non specific and could have been many things, HFM is unlikely. ...Read more

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What is causing this purple blotch on my arm?

What is causing this purple blotch on my arm?

See below: Would need to see a picture of this. ...Read more

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