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small red dots on top of foot

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Degirolamo
20 years experience Podiatry
Depends: It could be something called petechial (small spots of blood under the skin). It can be due to extensive swelling, heart or circulation problems, infe ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Polisner
51 years experience Podiatry
Usually allergy: Most commonly an allergy to shoes or socks or laundry detergent or soap. There are other possible causes and if they've been around for a while need ... Read More

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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
38 years experience Podiatry
Many possibilities : Could be a contact dermatitis, fungus, abscess. If there is a pus pocket i would see your doctor and if it spreads but had to diagnose without seeing ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Lesion: Sorry, it would be difficult to try to identify what this is without at least visualizing it. It you are not comfortable with the input you received - ... Read More
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Dr. Scott Keith
44 years experience Podiatry
Unsure? Easy to fix.: To remove all doubt, cut it out. How simple is that. Quite frankly, can one ever be sure until the identification is made.
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
26 years experience Podiatry
Dermatitis maybe: From contact of a shoe combined with normal perspiration. Get it evaluated
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: There are a number of possibilities, among the more common and sometimes concerning can be a spider bite, particularly a brown recluse spider. You s ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
THIS IS CONCERNING: The dots might represent petechiae, a manifestation of small areas of bleeding due to changes in the platelet count, and the generalized fatigue and m ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Johnson
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Razor bumps: It sounds like razor bumps. If you are using a razor on either of those areas...that’s the likely cause. If not, some sort of ectopic dermatitis is a ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
In theory : It would not be a DVT as the D stands for deep. There is the dorsal venous arch that could get a clot but it would be superficial. Clots in the foot a ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zach Patrick
13 years experience Emergency Medicine
See a doctor: Rashes are very different and require a in person evaluation to accurately diagnose and treat.
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Infection?: This sounds like an infection -- maybe cellulitis (infection in the skin) or perhaps deeper, i.e. inside the foot. Or possibly a form of arthritis. An ... Read More
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