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Marks on the inner arm, tenderness and swelling over the site, did hot have injury. Cause?

I m a 26 year old female and have noticed three strange marks on my upper inner arm . Just above the inner elbow on my right arm there are two of these purple round marks/bruises each the same size (about 3-4mm) about 2cm apart and another one about 7 cm higher in the middle of my arm. I do usually get some bruises but they are nothing like this. The inner elbow area is a bit swollen and tender to the touch, it seems an odd place to get a bruise and I haven t injured the area at all.
Asked On : Mon, 28 May 2012
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General & Family Physician 's  Response

Welcome to Healthcaremagic.

The bruises usually are seen due to injury and rarely due to ant bites.

Diagnosing such lesions needs a keen look over them.

I advice you to visit the dermatologist if the rashes are worsening .

Meanwhile do take a dose of Benadryl , if found relief may be considered as an allergic reaction.

Wish you good health.
Answered: Tue, 29 May 2012
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Dermatologist Dr. Puvvula Kishore Kumar's  Response
Hi...dear user..,
Thanks for choosing HCM..,
Three strange marks and bruises..,
will indicate insect bite..,
1) Calamine lotion apply on affected part morning times.,
2) Betamethasone and gentamycin cream apply on affected.,
part night times.,
3) Tab Levocetrizine daily night times.,
4) Tab Ofloxacin 200 mg daily 2 times for 3 days..,
Answered: Sun, 10 Jun 2012
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