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What can be the cause of red/purple marks on my feet when I was in a forest area ?

Hey I was out on a lake and in a forest area, and when i got back i noticed these purplish/reddish marks on my legs feet on one on my face . Any clue what they are or what caused them?
Asked On : Wed, 6 Jul 2011
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Dermatologist 's  Response
HI...dear user.,
Thanks for choosing HCM..,
reddish marks on feet and face.,
it is due to contact with plants or Insect bite..,
1) Apply calamine lotion in morning times..,...,
2) Betamethasone and gentamycin cream on affected part night times.,
3) Tab..cetrizine daiy night times..,
4) Cap cephalexin 250 mg 2 times daily for 5 days..,
ok...good luck.,
Answered: Thu, 2 Feb 2012
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Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Aashish Raghu's  Response
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Are the lesions itchy or just reddish discolouration like bleeding under the skin. Are you on any medication. You could have developed allergic reaction to some plants like poison ivy, insect bites or something you ate. Kindly apply Lactocalamine lotion on the areas. Consult a Dermatologist to evaluate if it is bleeding spots or allergic reaction which is important.
Answered: Wed, 6 Jul 2011
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