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Red spots with a white centre on my hands, elbows, feet and knees, they are very itchy, what could this be?

Red spots with a white centre on my hands, elbows, feet and knees, they are very itchy, what could this be?

Dermatitis: Dermatitis, or inflammation in the skin can cause this pattern. Eczema (atopic dermatitis) can do this, and the rash associated with gluten allergy (celiac sprue) called dermatitis herpetiformis can also do this. Hives can present similarly as well. Erythema multiforme is rare, but can appear this way and eventually makes little "target" lesions. A dermatologist should be able to diagnose you. ...Read more

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My daughter had tiny red spots on her hands and feet. They are sore she is getting small liquid filled bumps all over including her ears. They hurt?

My daughter had tiny red spots on her hands and feet. They are sore she is getting small liquid filled bumps all over including her ears. They hurt?

Herpangina: A virus called coxsackie causes hand foot and mouth disease. Look for ulcers in the mouth. The little bumps are called vesicles -- usually red base and fluid-filled. These areas can be painful. Keep her hydrated and see a pediatrician. ...Read more

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My mom is diabetic and fell and bruised her foot and knee with a couple of red spots?

My mom is diabetic and fell and bruised her foot and knee with a couple of red spots?

Have it evaluated.: Diabetics may develop numbness over the years and may not have normal pain perception. Have her evaluated and make sure she does not have any underlying injuries. ...Read more

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I started seeing red spots appearing on my left foot then leg, no pain or iching. I had a total left knee replacement in 1994?

Go to your doc: You should see your primary care doctor so he/she can get a good look at what these lesions look like. It is hard to say just by verbal description. ...Read more

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I have livedoid vasculitis since 5 years. I have red spots knee length and ulcer on both feet dsnt itch. What is the prescribed dosage for the same?

I have livedoid vasculitis since 5 years. I have red spots knee length and ulcer on both feet dsnt itch. What is the prescribed dosage for the same?

Vasculitis: Livedoid vasculopathy is an uncommon condition. If this is a confirmed diagnosis and other entities are ruled out, treatment options include: Pentoxifylline (trental) (400 mg 3 times/d), low molecular weight heparin, hyperbaric oxygen therapy and IV methylprednisolone. You should follow closely with your dermatologist or rheumatologist. ...Read more

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I have had burning red hands and feet for 3 weeks even hot to touch, now they are not hot but the skin is peeling as well as from knees and elbows?

I have had burning red hands and feet for 3 weeks even hot to touch, now they are not hot but the skin is peeling as well as from knees and elbows?

Dermatitis: Your symptoms certainly warrant an evaluation by a dr. A dermatologist specializes in skin conditions and it appears you definitely have some dermatitis that may be caused by several different factors, such as a contact irritant, an underlying psoriatic condition possible, etc. Best wishes. ...Read more

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My feet are itchy and burning after itching....and knees arms hands feet itches in night more...help me. I got red rashes after 2 days of itching. Tq?

My feet are itchy and burning after itching....and knees arms hands feet itches in night more...help me. I got red rashes after 2 days of itching. Tq?

Clean, don't scratch: Clean the bedding well. Gently clean your body well too and wipe w/ diluted vinegar or witch hazel, etc. Use a hypoallergic lotion too. Take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) as directed. If you still suffer, see a Dr. You might need a lb test and/or a Rx anti-inflammatory. Try hard to not scratch! Avoid infection. ...Read more

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Rash from ankle to knee both legs. Ankles and feet swell up. Red spots n loss of hair, weight. Always tired. Difficulty breathing. Stressed out...Lupus?

Rash from ankle to knee both legs. Ankles and feet swell up. Red spots n loss of hair, weight. Always tired. Difficulty breathing. Stressed out...Lupus?

Differential LARGE?: Hard question to answer, simply because of the number of possible diagnoses! The best advice is go to a doctor who will\ perform a good history and physical exam and order appropriate studies. Since you feel bad, set up an appoinment asap! ...Read more

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Elevated CRP of 2.5 and ESR of 31. Pain in knees, shoulders, arms, ankles, wrist and a couple of fingers. I also have burning red feet.?

Elevated CRP of 2.5 and ESR of 31. Pain in knees, shoulders, arms, ankles, wrist and a couple of fingers. I also have burning red feet.?

Rheumatology: You should see a rheumatologist to be evaluated. Your symptoms and lab results suggest a systemic arthritis and treatment is very important to prevent worsening over time. ...Read more

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I have small light red spots on my hands and feet it feels like im stepping on hot sand or like little needles are poking my feet. What could this be?

I have small light red spots on my hands and feet it feels like im stepping on hot sand or like little needles are poking my feet. What could this be?

The foot symptoms: Are that of neuropathy. I am not sure if the red spots on your hand are related or a separate issue. Either way, a doctors visit is prudent to deal with the neuropathy and help find its cause and provide a treatment. ...Read more

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Soles/palms for awhile small red bumpy spots then dry and peel itchy comes and goes now spread to body rash feet and hands v hot itchy swollen sore?

Soles/palms for awhile small red bumpy spots then dry and peel itchy comes and goes now spread to body rash feet and hands v hot itchy swollen sore?

Hand foot and mouth?: It's very uncommon for adults, common for kids. In the last few weeks I've seen several adults with hand, foot, and mouth disease. It's an uncomfortable but not dangerous viral illness, improves within a few days, but if your symptoms, worsen, change or fail to improve you should be seen. ...Read more

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Why is it for the last 3 days I have small red spots that itch and sting like ants, particularly on the hands, elbows, legs, and feet?

Why is it for the last 3 days I have small red spots that itch and sting like ants, particularly on the hands, elbows, legs, and feet?

Many possibilities: What you describe, painful and itching red spots on your extremities, could be related to an allergic reaction, to something you have come in contact with or eaten, or could be due to a viral infection. It is hard to be more specific, but I see you are trying an antihistamine and topical steroid cream. See your doctor soon if these treatments are not working. ...Read more

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My son has developed a rash and it seems to be getting worse. Any ideas? It is on legs, feet, hands and face. It's not bothering him. Red circles but the inside of these are pale. The ones on his face are different again just small red spots

My son has developed a rash and it seems to be getting worse. Any ideas? It is on legs, feet, hands and face. It's not bothering him. Red circles but the inside of these are pale. The ones on his face are different again just small red spots

Hand, foot and mouth: This could be the classical symptoms of Hand, foot and mouth disease which is caused by the Coxsackie virus. It typically begins with a fever and feeling generally unwell. This is followed a day later by flat discolored spots or bumps that may blister, on the hands, feet, and mout. Signs and symptoms normally appear 3–6 days after exposure and resolves in a week. See you doctor to confirm this. ...Read more

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Are my symptoms connected? On-and-off fatigue, frequent hives, swollen hands and feet in the morning, Knee pain (feels like inflammation), shaky hands

Possibly: I would see an allergist for further evaluation and treatment. Hives, swelling, and joint pain could be related to an autoimmune condition. Could also be idiopathic (which meaning no specific cause found), but an allergist can help you treat the hives and swelling. ...Read more

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First tingling hands&feet about a week (now only here and there)than dry flacky skin including face (up arm/leg to)month later numbness now 2 days, small red painless spot under skin finger print area?

Schedule a visit: You need to set up an office visit with your doctor. There are too many possibilities that need to be excluded. I would not be surprised if lab work is indicated. ...Read more

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I have red spots all over my legs and hands. It is not itching or burning. What can it be?

I have red spots all over my legs and hands. It is not itching or burning. What can it be?

Some possibilities..: Rashes are difficult to describe in words. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist can examine red spots rash to see what they might be. Sometimes rashes are related to medications, but many times they are not. For unusual rashes, a skin biopsy may be done by a dermatologist. Other causes include viral infections, allergies (usually itch), autoimmune reactions, chemical irritants, etc... ...Read more

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Raised blisters on hands and feet. Turned to red spots after being prescribed predinsone by general practioner. Eczema?

Raised blisters on hands and feet. Turned to red spots after being prescribed predinsone by general practioner. Eczema?

Maybe dyshidrotic: This may be a form of hand foot dermatitis called dyshidrotic dermatitis. Oral Prednisone may help acutely, but gentle proper hand care and the use of prescription strength topical steroids are often needed. Seek the advice of a board certified dermatologist in your area. ...Read more

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My 3 year old daughter has had a itchy rash on the bottoms of her feet for over a week. Now it's on the palms of her hands. It's flat red spots.

My 3 year old daughter has had a itchy rash on the bottoms of her feet for over a week. Now it's on the palms of her hands. It's flat red spots.

Many Diagnoses: It is hard to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to actually see it. I recommend taking her to see a dermatologist so that they can help your daughter get rid of it. Hope this helped :]. ...Read more

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What can cause blueness in hands, purple feet, red spots?

What can cause blueness in hands, purple feet, red spots?

Poor blood flow: Vascular diseases ex: raynauds can cause blue hands and feet with exposure to cold or emotional stress. Your condition is best diagnosed by a vascular specialist. ...Read more

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I have these red spots in the palm of my hand, most of the time I can't see them because they match my skin color but sometimes I get a burning sensation. Usually though they are not noticeable but when I touch them they feel similar to warts. Only they a

I have these red spots in the palm of my hand, most of the time I can't see them because they match my skin color but sometimes I get a burning sensation. Usually though they are not noticeable but when I touch them they feel similar to warts. Only they a

Get seen?: Based on your description, I think your intuitive diagnosis is probably correct. These are likely form of Wart. Other possible diagnosis are much less likely as they occur on palmar surfaces. I suggest you see your primary doctor or a dermatologist and biopsy one of these lesions and then treat the rest with one of a variety of treatments. Then you can stop worrying about them! Get well soon. ...Read more

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I been noticing red spots on hands and all over my body not really notable and hands and feet are dry like dead skin also my stomach is bloated?

I been noticing red spots on hands and all over my body not really notable and hands and feet are dry like dead skin also my stomach is bloated?

May not be related.: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that could cause itching. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Flat itchy red spots that flare up every once in a while., not on hands, feet, or genitals. Anti-fungal meds didn't work. Changed soap, etc., ?

Flat itchy red spots that flare up every once in a while., not on hands, feet, or genitals. Anti-fungal meds didn't work. Changed soap, etc., ?

Nondiagnostic: Without seeing the eruption one would be hard pressed to make a diagnosis. Have your physician or a dermatologist examine you for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Tiny red spots back of 3 yr old throat, tummy pain, high fever, no appetite. Doc says hand foot mouth. But what else could it be and can I look out 4?

Tiny red spots back of 3 yr old throat, tummy pain, high fever, no appetite. Doc says hand foot mouth. But what else could it be and can I look out 4?

Strep throat: Strep usually causes abdominal pain; but if he had a strep test and it is negative, likely the doctor is right and it could be hand-foot-mouth. Feed soft lukewarm foods and plenty of room temp liquids, nothing scratchy, acid or carbonated and use Acetaminophen for discomfort--should be better in a few days. It is possible to have both. ...Read more

Red Spots (Definition)

One possibility for red spots is a collection of vessels in the skin and they are called hemangiomas. These can easily be treated. I usually will use ...Read more