Causes Of Red Rashes Such As Bruises On The Skin That Does Not Heal
Hello doc, I want to ask. On the skin of my thighs there is a bruise that originally was red and itchy for a long time to become purple, it has been almost 1 month still not healed but it feels itchy sometimes.
Hello Putri, thank you for asking at HealthReplies.com.
Reading your complaint, the complaint could have been caused by a number of possible conditions such as:
Fungal skin infections
Local blood vessel disorders
Platelet count (blood cell) abnormalities
Because your complaint has been around for a long time and has not improved, it is highly recommended that you check your complaint further with your doctor for direct evaluation. However, because your complaint might not be an emergency, then as an alternative to participating in government recommendations based on current conditions, you can use the doctor's chat facility on the HealthReplies.com application to consult directly with your doctor for your complaint. go straight to the doctor.
In the meantime, try to pay further attention to whether there are certain things that aggravate or trigger the emergence of these complaints, if any, try to avoid it. Try also to avoid injury to the area. If itching is very annoying, you can try taking an itch-relieving medication such as CTM according to the dosage on the package or by using calamin powder in the area until further advice from your doctor. You are not recommended to use topical medication or to take other drugs without clear doctor's advice.
If the complaint appears to widen, itching is getting more and more annoying, it doesn't improve with treatment and recommendations over at least 4 days, or other complaints arise such as bleeding (nosebleeds, bleeding gums, bloody / black bowel movements) or fever, then it is highly recommended to check these complaints further in detail. directly to the doctor for further evaluation and determination of therapy.
I hope this helps.