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Why Are My Toes Always Getting Red Bruises
I keep getting bruises really easy been without bumping anything. And they are usually very dark purple and painful. On my arms and legs. Why is this?
Worth checking out: Bruising without an obvious cause may indicate a blood clotting abnormality. While there are many causes both known and unknown, your best course is to see your physician and have this evaluated. ...Read more
Dry skin: Sounds like the skin of your hands are very dry and that you may be prone to eczema. Soap can be very irritating to the skin so i would focus more on restoring the moisture with water followed by a layer of aquaphor or eucerin 2-4x/day. I often recommend getting a moisturizer that comes in a pump bottle since it is easy to use. Putting moisturizers in the refrigerator can be soothing. ...Read more
Blood flow pattern: One common reason is that our hands and feet are locations of terminal circulation, therefore the blood flow pattern is different in these areas. Therefore with use the increased flow to these areas causes increased redness relative to other areas with a more brisk flow pattern. Be glad they aren't more white, which may be an indicator of poor blood flow. ...Read more
Why are my legs red almost like a sunburn, from my knees to my ankles? They aren't swollen & they don't hurt.
Vascular related: The coloration in your feet and ankles can many times be related to bloodflow. In particular, if you keep your feet down, gravity tends to keep the blood in the are, the feet can sometimes swell, but they become discolored, in some instances - blotchy, red. Elevate your feet to see if the color changes. If so, then it's normal. But if you aren't sure, have your feet checked by podiatry. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rhuematologist: You may have an autoimmune/Rheumatoid dz. I would highly recommend you get a through evaluation. ...Read more
Hello Doctor. I have very itchy white lumps growing on my hands feet elbows and legs they are really painful to touch. What are they?
I have purpleish red blotches that appeared on my knee caps. It's not a bruise, and my feet are numb. The spots are dry, hurt to touch. very fatigued?
Your age?: We need to know your age. Please put it in your public profile. We cannot answer questions from minors. Knowing your country or state helps, too. Age, location, and gender, can affect our answer, since some conditions are more likely in different places or in different age groups. Be honest! You expect if of us, and we expect it of you ...Read more
Why are my eyes always red. Even when they are white, the sides are red and vain looking. Why i get eoungh sleep. What's wrong?
So many causes: There are so many causes of red eye that they could not even be listed here. An eye exam can help to determine the cause, but some people have enlarged vessels in and under the conjunctiva (the lining on the white of the eye) normally. Dry eye, allergy, blepharitis (eyelid infection), exposure to airborne irritants (dusty environment) are common causes. Avoid otc "get the red out" drops - toxic! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have small, painful rashes on my back and legs. My eyes are red and I have swelling everywhere. What is happening?
Insect allergy?: Good morning, painful rash on back and legs can be due to many causes. One patient developed such a rash after staying in a hotel; my diagnosis was bed-bug-allergy, as the rash was limited to the back of trunk, and back of legs, and the protected areas such as those covered by intimate clothing was not affected. Since your eyes are red and swelling everywhere other causes of need consideration. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My legs are constantly sore and I'm always tired. My right leg on the side keeps getting bruises. I have multiple of them together but they are small.
Leg bruises: Lets do 2nd opinion and you can send pictures and we can work out what might be the problem, ...Read more
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