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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Detail is important: Rashes are hard to describe in words. A doctor's exam can help decide what rash spots or bumps on the skin might be. Spots can be "post-inflammatory," ... Read More

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Moeller
38 years experience Dermatology
White spots: Could be pityriasis alba which is due to eczema or dry skin. If otc cortisone creams and moisturizers don't work, see a derm.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Rash assessment: These lesions would need to be examined, a history obtained & other tests may be necessary in order to diagnose them. Usually the lesions needs ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
43 years experience Gastroenterology
Can't tell here, but: could be bedbug bites, other. Show your doc, or dermatologist
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Javed Hussain
36 years experience Pediatrics
Petechie: There are a number of rashes commonly seen in newborn babies. The one you are describing does not seem to fit in any of those rashes. I suggest that ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Philip Ewing
19 years experience Pediatrics
Schedule an exam: While your description is helpful, it is important for your doctor to examine your child to help determine a cause for the rash. Seeing and touching t ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
39 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Bleeding disorder: Bleeding tendency in the stool with red spots on the skin reflects blood problem spleen? Felt by yourself? Raises the issue of platelets disorders ver ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
See a doctor ASAP: These symptoms can have protean causes and you should be very carefully evaluated by a good diagnostician. Hopefully it will turn out not to be severe ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
A rash.: Sounds like it looks like a rash. Hard to say more. Are they big or small? Itchy, painful? Clustered? Flat or raised?
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
28 years experience Psychiatry
Worry not: Just show it to your dr; worry is not a requirement.
A female asked:
Dr. Felix Brizuela
32 years experience Neurology
Virus.: These are called little petechiae, mostly or most commonly due to a viral syndrome. They should go away. If you're not having any fever or chills, I ... Read More

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