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Over the last 3 years i've had small black dots start appearing all over different parts of my body (legs, arms, face). At first 3 or 4 developed in ?

Over the last 3 years i've had small black dots start appearing all over different parts of my body (legs, arms, face).  At first 3 or 4 developed in ?

Black Dots: Black spots can often be solar lentigines that are caused due to excessive exposure to the sun. Also known as age spots, sun spots or liver spots, these usually occur on areas that get maximum sun exposure. Black spots can also be caused due to hyperpigmentation. Remember, improper shaving techniques can also cause black spots on skin. Post inflammatory hyperpigmentation is a cause. See your doc. ...Read more

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What could these small itchy bumps on my arms and legs be?

Rash: A rash really needs to be visualized by a doctor for an accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment. Fyi: a red, raised and intensely itchy rash is often hives but it can also be ? ...Read more

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I have small white/flesh colored bumps on my arms and legs. They itch a lot and they multiply when I scratch. I'll get 3-5 around the original.

I have small white/flesh colored bumps on my arms and legs. They itch a lot and they multiply when I scratch. I'll get 3-5 around the original.

Keratosis: Keratosis pilaris gives skin a goose-flesh or sandpaper-like appearance. Typically patches are skin colored, but they can appear red and inflamed, as shown here't relieve symptoms, get these checked out for a differenitial diagnosis requiring additional management. ...Read more

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I have small white spots, like points, in my skin....Only in legs and arms...Can this be a bad sign, of something is happening with my health...?

I have small white spots, like points, in my skin....Only in legs and arms...Can this be a bad sign, of something is happening with my health...?

White Spots: The most common cause of white spots on the arms and legs is guttate hyopmelanotic macules.  this long name actually refers to a very simple condition-the flat little white spots that start showing up around middle age.  they are smooth surfaced, slightly shiny and don’t itch or hurt.  they are entirely benign and don’t become cancer or anything other than a decorative nuisance.  they don’t tan. ...Read more

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What is wrong with me? I have small red dots all around my face, arms, front area and back, plus my legs. Don't itch and are not raised. What is it?

What is wrong with me? I have small red dots all around my face, arms, front area and back, plus my legs. Don't itch and are not raised. What is it?

May be allergic rash: You let a dermatologist see you. These rashes may just be a transient effect. You did not tell how long that you had them? From your description they give me a feel that they could be benign, but need evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more

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