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Small red dots on top of foot

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Degirolamo
Podiatry 21 years experience
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
Dr. Richard Polisner
Podiatry 52 years experience
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
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
39 years experience
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
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
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
Dr. Scott Keith
Podiatry 45 years experience
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.
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
Podiatry 27 years experience
Dermatitis maybe: From contact of a shoe combined with normal perspiration. Get it evaluated
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
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
Neurology 53 years experience
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
Orthopedic Surgery 24 years experience
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
Podiatry 29 years experience
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
Emergency Medicine 14 years experience
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
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
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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