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Doctor insights on: What Red Marks On Legs Mean

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I have purple red dots on my leg i was wondering what that means?

I have purple red dots on my leg i was wondering what that means?

Blood in skin: Bleeding into skin which can be caused by allergy to medication, infection and abnormal platelets. See dermatologist. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have red sploches on your legs below your knees? Im 55 years old. Male.

What does it mean when you have red sploches on your legs below your knees? Im 55 years old. Male.

Age-related spots: The easy quick answer is that you have sun-damaged (sunburned areas) that have healed and pigmented. A more complicated answer would be that you could have decreased circulation in your legs causing copper deposition called hemosiderin deposition. More commonly, you may have simple cherry hemangiomas that come with age - just plain, tiny, red dots that are variable in size. ...Read more

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What does it mean when my skin get a diamond shape pattern on my arms & legs.Our lined in red white on inside?

What does it mean when my skin get a diamond shape pattern on my arms & legs.Our lined in red white on inside?

Blood vessel pattern: Reticulated (net-like) pattern on skin is seen in a number of conditions. It can be simply when a person is cold, and usually resolves once warmed up. Also can be seen in a number of collagen vascular diseases and conditions with inflammation of blood vessels. If the pattern is persistent, please see your dermatologist for a possible biopsy and workup. Some of these can involve internal organs. ...Read more

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My legs itch and are red after a shower does this mean I have sle?

My legs itch and are red after a shower does this mean I have sle?

No: It means you are sensitive to water, vibration, or heat. This is called aquagenic urticaria, a type of physical hives which can be controlled by pre loading with an non- sedating antihistamine.Cool compresses immediately after the shower will help as well as perhaps baths instead of showers. ...Read more

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I have derm appt - but in mean time I have red bumpy ITCHY rash on part of lower right leg. It's now started on left. What could this be?!

I have derm appt - but in mean time I have red bumpy ITCHY rash on part of lower right leg. It's now started on left. What could this be?!

Could be minor...: Dermatology is all about appearance. I am guessing it is an erythematous papule ("red bumpy"), which honestly could be an insect bite, or contact dermatitis, both of which are common. However you mention pregnancy; there is a condition called PUPPP: Pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy, which are terribly itchy red bumps! See what the dermatologist thinks! ...Read more

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I have dry skin on my legs in red bumps with pus coming out of them on my penis what does it mean?

I have dry skin on my legs in red bumps with pus coming out of them on my penis what does it mean?

see your doctor: It sounds like an infection anytime you have pus coming out. You may also be contagious especially if it turns out to be a sexually transmitted disease. Your doctor can make the diagnosis, check your labs and recommend treatment. Try not to pick at it and cause it to spread. ...Read more