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Why has my nose turned purplish and big? Wc fields like.

Why has my nose turned purplish and big? Wc fields like.

Rhinophyma?: The "wc fields nose" is the lay term for rhinophyma, which is thought to be due to untreated rosacea. It was thought at one time that this appearance was associated with excess alcohol consumption, but this is not true. The skin of the nose becomes very thick and inflamed. This can be rather effectively treated surgically. ...Read more

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My 2 month old has tiny little bright red bumps or mole like this popping up in different places on his body. Should i be worried?

My 2 month old has tiny little bright red bumps or mole like this popping up in different places on his body. Should i be worried?

Hemangioma?: Skin bumps are really difficult to diagnose without looking at them. If these are bright red and getting a little bigger, and doesn't look like something transient like a heat rash, then i suspect he may be developing some hemangiomas, which are a type of birthmark with little blood vessels. You usually don't see them at birth, they appear and get bigger over the first year, and then often go away. ...Read more

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Why has my mosquito bite turned a purple/black colour and a few veins stand out?

Why has my mosquito bite turned a purple/black colour and a few veins stand out?

Bruise/infection: watch carefully. May just be bruise from blood under skin but may also be infection from something mosquito brought with it. If you develop fever or redness around bite or increasing tenderness you should probably see someone to rule out infection. ...Read more

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My three year old has random rash that looks like scratches on her chest ,stomach and back . they seem to start light and become a red purple color?

My three year old has random rash that looks like scratches on her chest ,stomach and back . they seem to start light and become a red purple color?

Itching in the night: Might just be winter dryness and the scratches from your child's nails. Try to file down her nails and apply lots of moisturizers on the skin especially after bathing. any creams or even cooking oil will do. Kids tend to get very dry skin especially in the winter with the indoor heat. Sometimes they just need extra moisture in the winter. ...Read more

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My son has tiny broken capillaries or vessels popped in his eyelids and cheeks and chin just got em today. Didn't vomit or have tantrum. Other causes?

My son has tiny broken capillaries or vessels popped in his eyelids and cheeks and chin just got em today. Didn't vomit or have tantrum. Other causes?

Clotting issues??: There are conditions in which the blood does not clot properly.This gives what you described.They can be serious.Also trauma.See your pediatrician asap. ...Read more

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Got a purple bubblish like thing, close to the tip of my dick, now has turned into a purply like rash on my penal shaft! Help?

Got a purple bubblish like thing, close to the tip of my dick, now has turned into a purply like rash on my penal shaft! Help?

See MD: Need history, inspection, examination and perhaps testing for proper diagnosis & treatment. Call your doc so you can be seen ASAP & start to feel better. Good luck! ...Read more

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My mother has swelled feet and ankle, redish sometimes, and other times with white points, it burns and nos it started appeared some small bubles.

My mother has swelled feet and ankle, redish sometimes, and other times with white points, it burns and nos it started appeared some small bubles.

Venous stasis Derm: Sounds like mom needs an evaluation asap. She may have venous stasis, which can cause edema (Fluid retention) in her lower ankles/feet/and lower legs. The lack of adequate oxygenated blood flow caused by the Tightness that occurs can cause the discoloration and may eventually lead to bubbles forming and even a cellulitis. Have her checked out asap. Good luck. ...Read more

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My son has dark red and light red drainage in his left ear... He has tubes in both ears. Just saw ENT on thursday and was ok. What does that mean?

My son has dark red and light red drainage in his left ear... He has tubes in both ears.  Just saw ENT on thursday and was ok. What does that mean?

Usually infection: Having myringotomy tubes in place prevents infection from staying in the middle ear space. When an ear infection occurs it will drain out the ear canal. Usually this is treated with antibiotic drops. ...Read more

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I've been ill with a cold and bad throat, my mucus has now turned yellow and my heads gone really heavy and hurts to look down what does this mean?

I've been  ill with a cold and bad throat, my mucus has now turned yellow and my heads gone really heavy and hurts to look down what does this mean?

Sinusitis?: These symptoms are typical for sinusitis, i.e. the cold involving the sinuses (air chambers) around the nasal cavity. Sometimes it means a sinus opening is blocked, and sometimes it's a bacterial infection on top of the initial cold virus. Try a decongestant nasal spray (look for active ingrediate oxymetazoline). See a doctor if that doesn't help, or ASAP if severe pain or high fever. ...Read more

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I have a big red spot on my shoulder its been there for years it looks simular to a sunburn sometimes feels sensitive has small purple dots concerned?

I have a big red spot on my shoulder its been there for years it looks simular to a sunburn sometimes feels sensitive has small purple dots concerned?

Hard to say: It concerns you enough to ask about it. So go have it looked at. It is hard to say anything about rashes and spots without seeing them, . Most are nothing. When it concerns you enough to ask it is beneficial to have it looked at. ...Read more

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My wife has a dark blue cyst like bump on her lower lip half dize of Bb pellet. Been there for 4 years and if pricked bleeds but fills back up.

My wife has a dark blue cyst like bump on her lower lip half dize of Bb pellet. Been there for 4 years and if pricked bleeds but fills back up.

Mucocele: What you described is consistent with a mucocele. Your oral surgeon or a general surgeon can remove it. You may consult this site for information on this topic: http://www.webmd.com/oral-health/guide/mucocele-causes-symptoms-and-treatment ...Read more

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Why has my nose turned purplish and big? Wc fields like.

Rhinophyma?: The "wc fields nose" is the lay term for rhinophyma, which is thought to be due to untreated rosacea. It was thought at one time that this appearance was associated with excess alcohol consumption, but this is not true. The skin of the nose becomes very thick and inflamed. This can be rather effectively treated surgically. ...Read more

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I got a purple spot on my nose, it doesn't hurt. It's smooth when i feel it. What could it be?

I got a purple spot on my nose, it doesn't hurt. It's smooth when i feel it. What could it be?

Vascularmalformation: Possibly a tangle of blood vessels. Hemangioma. It should b checked out however, since it could remotely be a malignancy like melanoma. ...Read more

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I washed my nose with a facial rock then it peel off my skin and dry it off now it's heeling but I have purple/dark spots on my nose what should I do?

I washed my nose with a facial rock then it peel off my skin and dry it off now it's heeling but I have purple/dark spots on my nose what should I do?

Wait for 2-4 weeks: Most facial peels take 2-4 weeks for primary healing and another 4-6 weeks for complete healing. The purplish spots are usually benign or indicate blood near the surface. Occasionally they can be more significant indicating conditions like rosacea or skin cancer. Wait at least 4 weeks, but preferably 10 weeks from the peel. If still visible, then see a skin doctor ...Read more

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What could make the end of my nose turn purple like a bruise? It doesn't hurt& spot is flat but the whole tip of my nose is swollen a bruise No trauma

What could make the end of my nose turn purple like a bruise? It doesn't hurt& spot is flat but the whole tip of my nose is swollen a bruise No trauma

Purpura: Hello, a non tender bruise may be due to trauma, or in the absence of any, a possible burst blood vessel due to infection or trauma that you may not have noticed. I'd try icing the tip of your nose for a few days with otc anti-inflammatory medications. If no change, check with your primary doctor for a further evaluation ...Read more

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I was trying to squeeze black heads out of my nose and usually my nose just gets read but now there are purple spots almost like bruises how do I treat this so that it will go away?

I was trying to squeeze black heads out of my nose and usually my nose just gets read but now there are purple spots almost like bruises how do I treat this so that it will go away?

Leave them alone: Leave the lesions alone so that they can heal. A comedone extractor is sometimes used for this purpose. Squeezing the skin harms it. ...Read more

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I was picking at my nose. And made it bleed. Now it's a sore bruise-like red/purple mark on the side of my nose and how do I make it go away?

I was picking at my nose. And made it bleed. Now it's a sore bruise-like red/purple mark on the side of my nose and how do I make it go away?

Do not pick: your nose. May use a moistened tissue paper to remove dried up snort. It will resolve, however if pain or drainage occurs see a doctor as antibiotics will be indicated in such cases ...Read more

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I have a runny nose; headache, my anus area is like a purple swollen color. Loss of appetite. Any ideas ?

I have a runny nose; headache, my anus area is like a purple swollen color. Loss of appetite. Any ideas ?

Maybe not related...: ...but you sound appropriately concerned. Please seek medical evaluation for clarity of diagnosis so treatment can be targeted to your problem(s). ...Read more

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Have little red/purple lines running all through my nose. How can I get rid of them?

Rosacea?: Sounds like you have a form of roseaca. Take to a dermatologist to establish a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Across my cheeks and nose will turn red almost a sunburn look, sometimes almost purple then after a few days will peel, any thoughts?

Across my cheeks and nose will turn red almost a sunburn look, sometimes almost purple then after a few days will peel, any thoughts?

See a doctor: There are several medical conditions that can cause this. Have your doctor take a look at you and examine you when you are symptomatic. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of purplish red tint near blakheads (on my nose)?

How can I get rid of purplish red tint near blakheads (on my nose)?

Blackheads: there are some over the counter products to remove blackheads. Otherwise see a dermatologist to try to prevent this problem. ...Read more

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The tip of my nose has a purple spot after revision rhinoplasty 3 weeks ago i asked my dr and he said its nothing to worry about what could this be ?

The tip of my nose has a purple spot after revision rhinoplasty 3 weeks ago i asked my dr and he said its nothing to worry about what could this be ?

Ecchymosis: Bruising is normal after surgical procedures. Wait 6 weeks and see how your nose looks. If he is a good plastics you will look great. ...Read more

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Why would someones nose and lips turn purple and the cheeks you can see the vessels?

No idea: The best in these unusual complaint is to show yourself when you observe these changes on the nose and lips. I have never seen such a case therefore i can't be much of help to you! hopefully other colleagues responses will satisfy you more! ...Read more

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I have been bruising easily. Today my husband pinched my nose as a joke. I now have a purple bruise on the tip of my nose under where he pinched. Why?

I have been bruising easily. Today my husband pinched my nose as a joke. I now have a purple bruise on the tip of my nose under where he pinched. Why?

Easy bruising: You probably should have a general check up with your doctor and have some basic blood tests to investigate the issue, it may be nothing. Do you take over the counter meds/supplements? If so, stop them and see if things get better. ...Read more