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What could cause red, blotchy spots under your breasts and on your stomach?

What could cause red, blotchy spots under your breasts and on your stomach?

Difficult to answer: "red, blotchy spots" could mean a number of things from simple skin irritation to fungal or bacterial infection along with a number of other things. Having a doctor take a look will be your best option. ...Read more

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I get these dry pink red patches spots on my stomach &below my breasts on side and my back, they flare up when I take hot showers they don't itch?

I get these dry pink red patches spots on my stomach &below my breasts on side and my back, they flare up when I take hot showers they don't itch?

Fungus or yeast : Candida or yeast infection is common under the breasts and other areas of the body where skin is moist and two surfaces are in contact. Fungal infections of the skin can present as you have described. Tinea versicolor is usually not itchy. Tinea corporis is another fungal condition of skin. Your PCP should be able to diagnose and treat it after examination. ...Read more

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Why do I have these red spots on my stomach, breast, side, and pube area? It started out with just one but now there are more. They don't itch tho.

Why do I have these red spots on my stomach, breast, side, and pube area? It started out with just one but now there are more. They don't itch tho.

Get examined: Without a picture or a better understanding of what these red spots are and what exposures you've had we really can't give much guidance other than that you should be seen. ...Read more

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I have red spots on my upper abdomen. They started between my breasts about 4 months ago and keep moving lower. They itch and itch. They arent raised.

I have red spots on my upper abdomen. They started between my breasts about 4 months ago and keep moving lower. They itch and itch. They arent raised.

Red spots: There are many possibilities. You should see your doctor, preferably a dermatologist for evaluation and treatment. It is not possible to diagnose them without seeing them. ...Read more

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What could this be? I have red spots all over my arms, upper back; chest, breasts, shoulders and stomach. They almost look like bites but there are a ton of them, and the itch very badly. I have had hives before and this doesn't look like it is the same

What could this be? I have red spots all over my arms, upper back; chest, breasts, shoulders and stomach. They almost look like bites but there are a ton of them, and the itch very badly. I have had hives before and this doesn't look like it  is the same

There : There are many possibilities including a drug rash, a viral exanthem, scabies, eczema, bites, psoriasis, and many others. Hard to tell without a picture, unfortunately. I would recommend you consider seeing a dermatologist for further evaluation and treatment options. There is a picture of scabies on the link below. I hope that helps! ...Read more

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Petechiae on abdomen/arms/upper legs. No other sxs. breast feeding 4mo old.It is small tiny red spots Some are raised not painful.no fevers md visit?

Petechiae on abdomen/arms/upper legs. No other sxs. breast feeding 4mo old.It is small tiny red spots Some are raised not painful.no fevers md visit?

Good idea: Although sometimes they can be from supplements, medications, and scratching, it is better to be sure and see your doctor. There are scary infectious diseases that cause petechiae, vasculitis, and the need is more urgent with a fever. ...Read more

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Basically I have red blotches on my breasts on stomach which are spreading and aren't really itchy also there is a blotch in the middle of my hand?

Pityriasis: What you are describing could be pityriasis. Pityriasis is a rash that causes red patches just like you described and is often mistaken for ringworm. It can occur anywhere on the body and is often itchy but not always. It is not contagious and will go away on it's own in about 6-8 weeks. Here is some more info; http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pityriasis-rosea/basics/definition/con-20028446 ...Read more

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I get red blotchy spots on my chest and upper arms when stressed or upset. I know it is caused mainly by anxiety but is there any remedy for this?

I get red blotchy spots on my chest and upper arms when stressed or upset. I know it is caused mainly by anxiety but is there any remedy for this?

Anxiety & skin rash: Stress and anxiety can trigger or worsen skin conditions such as urticaria (hives). The key is to control your anxiety. Antidepressants can be helpful for preventing acute anxiety attacks. To control your skin rash due to anxiety, you can try cool compresses or take antihistamines. I have found doxepine, an antidepressant with a strong antihistamine effect, to be helpful in stress-induced rash. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause "hot spots"? A burning sensations in arms, back, between breasts, under left breast. No rash or redness. Just a feeling of pain.

Can anxiety cause "hot spots"?  A burning sensations in arms, back, between breasts, under left breast. No rash or redness. Just a feeling of pain.

Possible: Anxiety can definitely cause physical symptoms in the head, chest, back and arms. But these can also be signs of other serious health conditions so you should see your doctor and have a thorough examination so that you can treated for the correct problem. ...Read more

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What causes red spots under both breasts?

What causes red spots under both breasts?

Yeast vs Bacteria: Often the red spots/bumps/rash under the breasts is due to excessive moisture accumulation and a resulting infection with either yeast (candida albicans) or bacteria (like staph or strep). Your doctor can easily help you with this. For now, try some ketoconazole 1% otc cream for the yeast and a benzoyl peroxide wash for the bacteria. Get in to see your doctor, they can diagnose the problem. ...Read more

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I have sudden red spots on one of my breast what could be the cause ?

I have sudden red spots on one of my breast what could be the cause ?

Depends: Have they been there days? Wait & see if they go away. Do they itch? Are they blistered? Painful? Could be shingles. Have the spots been there for more than 10 days? Are they spreading? Do you pick at them? Generally, if a rash resolves in a couple of weeks and you leave it alone, don't worry. If it persists, have an MD check it out. Be honest if you pick or punch the spots. ...Read more

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What causes red spots to just randomly develop on breast, under arm and upper leg?

What causes red spots to just randomly develop on breast, under arm and upper leg?

Red spots: Fungus is first thing that comes to mind: either tinea or candida. Fungi like warm, dark, moist areas. Tinea/ringworm can come from pets or contaminated objects (gym mats, for example). Otc Lamisil (terbinafine) &/or powdered spray like tinactin/cruex/desenex r usually enough to clear infection, use for at least 1 week after spots disappear since deeper skin layers may still be involved. See doc if not better. ...Read more

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I have red spots that are a little bit itchy on my chest and stomach?

I have red spots that are a little bit itchy on my chest and stomach?

Need more info.: Are these red spots raised or flat? Large or small? Singular or confluent? New or old? Recurrent, or is this the first time? Have you traveled recently? Unfortunately, it would be difficult to hazard a guess without more information. A consultation with a photograph of the spots would be an excellent idea ...Read more

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I have there red looking freckle loo spots on my arm stomach and right side my chest what could it pos be?

I have there red looking freckle loo spots on my arm stomach and right side my chest what could it pos be?

Duration: It can any thing from hives, insect bite or viral exanthum. Duration and other symptoms like itching, pain, burning, oozing etc will determine the cause. ...Read more

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I have extremely itchy abdominal area mostly chest and back.Its been 3weeks now and getting worse, have small red spots around the area.Ththanks?

I have extremely itchy abdominal area mostly chest and back.Its been 3weeks now and getting worse, have small red spots around the area.Ththanks?

Hives: Hives can cause red itchy spots. Treatment consists of antihistamines and avoidance of the cause which could be from a variety of problems including infection, allergy, hormonal issues, autoimmune problems, etc. I recommend seeing an allergist. ...Read more

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Red spots recently appearing on chest and little on stomach. How can I fix?

Red spots recently appearing on chest and little on stomach. How can I fix?

Depends on dx: The treatment or "fix" depends on the dx, for example if they are tiny fungal rashes, then an anti-fungal cream would help, etc. Rashes cannot really be DX over the computer, so it best for you to see a dr. For an evaluation of the area. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Tiny tiny Red spots all over stomach that come and go. doesn't hurt, itch, and is flat. Only appear on stomach and chest. Very very small, help.

Tiny tiny Red spots all over stomach that come and go.  doesn't hurt, itch, and is flat. Only appear on stomach and chest.  Very very small, help.

This could be: a common "heat rash" Are you exposed to warm temperatures when the rash appears?? More info please and (if possible) attach a photo of the rash to your question! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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Most of my back was covered with red spots. My chest and face have some red spots too, and then my arms turned into blotchy mess, heelp?

It's difficult to: evaluate skin rashes in person and impossible to do so accurately without seeing the rash and getting more information about the symptoms. I suggest you take some selfies and set up a Virtual Consult with one of our doctors. Dr. Anne ...Read more

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What causes small red sores on skin that itch and open when rubbed; in abdomen and chest and back. Have had pain under armpits and breasts also.?

What causes small red sores on skin that itch and open when rubbed; in abdomen and chest and back. Have had pain under armpits and breasts also.?

See a doctor: It is inappropriate to diagnose your condition based on the description. It would be risky to suggest some possible conditions that cause this. Do the right thing. Show it to a doctor! ...Read more