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A 23-year-old female asked:

Hi. i have red round spots appearing on my hands and arms and little on face. non-itchy. comes and goes. slightly raised. what could it be?

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Dr. Eddie Guzdar
Family Medicine 12 years experience
As below: There are a number of causes of red spots on the hands, arms and face. The fact that it comes and goes could point towards an allergic cause. There are other possible infective or systemic causes too. I would contact your dermatologist to take a detailed history and examine you first.

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Last updated Jan 21, 2019

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