What causes a purplish stain in the left side of the underwear?
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I did review your problem.
purplish stain in underwear at the place where you have described can be due to a skin lesion causing blood to seep in or can be rarely from sweat,urine or stool.
Do you have any skin lesions in the genital area or where your stained part of underwear?
have you noticed any changes in urine or feces?
have you noticed any other problems recently?
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Dr Parth Desai.
On occasion I have had blood on my stool, but not so much recently. I do sit at my computer a lot as a web designer. Not sure if that is causing anything. I do seem to sweat a lot down there.
No real problems that I can say comes from down there. I did feel a bit of a burning sensation one day a month or two ago on the other side from my side that had the heart XXXXXXX and femoral psuedoanyeurism... worried me a bit but it was on right said... the purplish was on left side. However there is brownish discoloration on both sides of my underwear where that is between the testicle sack and my leg. But the left side is the one that is purplish, so I did not know if it is related.
I have been exercising some but nothing to strenuous. I did lift a couch recently, but this has been going on for longer than that.
Hi I am not worried about anything serious as of now.
Thank you for your reply. From your description of problem I am not worried about anything serious as of now. Sometimes sweat can accumulate at one place and cause discoloration of the underwear but it is usually not purplish in color. Rarely such discoloration is seen in some types of Porphyrias, but since you do not have any complaints like abdominal pain or skin discoloration or photosensitivity on skin I am not worried a lot about that too. In either case there is a simple urine test to detect presence of porphyrins.
Rest regarding the mole, I would recommend to regularly get it examined by a doctor to see a change in size, colour or margins.
I hope this helps.
Let me know if you have any more questions or concerns.
Dr Parth Desai
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