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Causes Of Rash And Red Spots On Arm Or Leg
My two year old has red spots on her chest back legs and arms it is not a rash but individual spots she has been diagnosed with dermatitis previous bu?
After going outside for 30 minutes in the sun, I get small pink/red spots on my arms, legs, and hands. Burns. They go away soon after I'm home. Rash?
Rash in sunlight: The skin turning into red bumps and returning to completely normal after thirty minutes to hours suggests you are getting hives. You may have a rare condition called solar urticaria, which is hives due to exposure to certain wavelengths of light. Cholinergic urticaria occurs with the skin getting hot. There are other skin conditions that occur with light exposure (usually with a persisting rash). ...Read more
Two weeks ago I noticed a large round rash on my back and, since, red spots have spread all over my back and chest, and now to my legs and arms. I am in Southeast Asia with no dermatologists nearby. How can I know if it is Pityriasis Rosea?
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2 nights ago legs. & arms were itchy but no rash. Last night stomach & arms itchy & noticed small red spots all over stomach. Any ideas?
I have a dry itchy rash on my arms, chest, lower legs and upper back. It looks like small, red spots. I had severe tonsillitis which cleared up just over a week ago, and was given ciprofloxacin (not sure whether it helped). Any idea what could be causi
Scarlet fever: The rash can appear before illness or up to 7 days later. The rash can last for up to 2 to 3 weeks before it fully goes away. ...Read more
I keep getting very small red spots with a white dot, mostly on my arms/legs, don't itch much, and go away after 3 days. Cause/Solution? What can I do
I have red spots that turn into bruises, for example, I had one on my arm that is small but the ones on my legs are more prominent. Is there any cause?
Suspicious but can't: Bleeding into skin can produce bruises. It can be due to one of two causes. In older folks (tell your age...it is important to relay this info) the skin becomes more fragile and blood vessels are then poorl;y supported agains friction, so they can break and ooze blood under the skin. Seconly any platelet (It is a type of blood cell)abnormality can increase the risk of bruising. Aspirin can do it ...Read more
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
What can cause a sudden face rash with burning sensation? Also have several red spots on my arms.
Facial rash: Facial rash with burning can be cause by an allergic reaction to something that touched your facial skin, a viral infection like herpes, shingles on the face, photo-drug reaction to a medication you are taking, and other causes, skin diseases like Lupus. You should see your local dermatologist for the correct diagnosis. ...Read more
I had protected sex with a prostitute. The next day, I have afew red spots on my arm and afew on leg. I also felt itch around my body.
Sorry, can't: Diagnose. Would encourage you to see your dermatologist for an accurate assessment. ...Read more
Eval: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
Mysterious itchy bite marks&red spots on arms&legs. Checked for bed bugs but don't have any. Why do I have marks & What is causing it?
Bite Marks: You need to be evaluated by your doctor, it is very hard to tell what bites and rashes are without looking at them. ...Read more
Small isolated red spots on legs and arms covered completely by dead skin which can be peeled off. No itch or increase in size. What is it?
I play outside in the sun, and 5 minutes start having red spots in my arms and legs. Is that something I should get checked out?
Dermatologist: Consult a dermatologist. Broad specstrum sunscreen may help, but check it out. ...Read more
About five months ago I started itching on my arms and red spots came up I went the doctor they didn't know and now its spreading to my legs?
Itching on arms: Could be eczema, driness, or if you have a dog- fleas or bed bugs /scabies or allergies. Rarely related to liver/ kidneys or lymphoma. Consider moisturizer like Amlactin, antihistamines and/ or topical steroids if not too widespread. If they get infected may need antibiotics. Would follow up with doctor ...Read more
My 6 mo has uneven red spots on her arms and legs, not many yet, but they have a white ring around them? She had a low fever yesterday.....
Red itching bumps on arms and legs! They are not visible until I scratch them and then they are like there big itching red spots please help!
Urticaria: Lesions after itching, probably an Urticaria. Treatment is simple and usually resolves. ...Read more
Hemangiomas: These are most likely cherry angiomas or hemangiomas. These are small malformations of blood vessels. They are benign and harmless. You can tell it is a hemangioma if, when you press on it, it completely flattens out. Usually, it will plump up with blood in a second or two. ...Read more
There are red spots all over stomach, back, arms and legs. Its not itchy and smooth to touch. Not irritating either. What could it be?
Red spots with white halo on legs (feet through to mid thigh) and on my arms. Started a week ago when skiing. Never had with previous exercise.
I have two red spots on each arm & leg in different places scabbing over, not itchy. Just started 2 Aleve (naproxen) daily - Could this be a reaction?
For a few weeks now, I've had itchy areas on my arms and legs. They start out as tiny little spots. Then I started scratching and they become red, itchy rashes. I have 2 places on my left arm, 1 on my right and behind both of my legs (knee area). What
Raised red spots on my arms and legs but they don't itch at all. It doesn't have any thing in it like pus, just plain red spots. Possible for std?
Possible: See dermatologist to have this evaluated and treated. It could be several things. ...Read more
I have small, itchy red spots over my legs, arms and hands. Burns when touched. Texa pills nor honey ointment or antihistamine ointment helps.
See doctor: It is always of concern when a skin rash burns and thus you will need to consult your doctor or even a dermatologist to find out. ...Read more
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