My complexion is quite light (white skin-brown hair) and my skin is sensitive. This means that I get irritated easily and I tend to bruise. I never sunbathe or use tan beds and I always wear sunscreen and use products for sensitive skins.
Here's my story:
last August, i got bitten (or stung?) by some insect on the back of my arm. There was an bump with a dark center (a sting? blood?) and a reddish ring around and it looked bruised for a couple of days. I didn't pinch it or squeeze it, i let it heal and it healed indeed, leaving a brown-ish mark.
In September, I hit my arm against a table and it somehow got irritated again, in the sense that it got a bit painful and slightly bruised. Unfortunately, i squeezed it like crazy until it bled. I wanted to see if there would be a sting coming out or pus but only blood came out. I put some antibiotic cream on it and it healed greatly, leaving a pink mark.
In November, I hit my arm against a table (again!i am clumsy, i know!) and it got bruised again. I pinched it softly and although it didn't bleed this time, I could see the blood spreading on the upper layers of the skin, giving it again a dark-red/purple colour. Here is a pic of it late November:
I haven't been to a dermatologist because I have no insurance at the moment. My pathologist thinks it is an insect bite and the dark thing in the center is a blood build-up. The pharmacist told me it is a blood blister on an old insect bite.
I really don't know what it is. Could it be cancer??
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