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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


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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 aren't 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 aren't 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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Egd post-duodenal ulcer dx. Nothing in duodemun. Showed red spots in stomach and irregular z-line. What might cause this? Could it be an ulcer?

Egd post-duodenal ulcer dx. Nothing in duodemun. Showed red spots in stomach and irregular z-line. What might cause this? Could it be an ulcer?

Gastritis: The red spots in your stomach and the z line indicate areas of irritation and gastritis. Aleve (naproxen) can do this, as can any NSAID. It can represent a beginning ulcer. ...Read more

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What is wrong with his skin? So about three weeks ago my son started getting redness around his skin. He kept scratching it and almost made it bleed. About two days ago I noticed that there are red spots all over his back and some on his stomach. He has a

What is wrong with his skin? So about three weeks ago my son started getting redness around his skin. He kept scratching it and almost made it bleed. About two days ago I noticed that there are red spots all over his back and some on his stomach. He has a

A: A rash with raised red bumps is called a maculopapular rash and can be caused by many, many things such as:
-food or drug allergy
-viral infections such as fifths disease, roseola, ebv, CMV just to name a few
-insect bites such as fleas or scabies
-bacterial infection such as scarlet fever (caused by strep)
-medication reaction

or it can be seen in very rare things such as:
-measles
-toxic shock syndrome
-kawasaki disease
-meningitis
-stevens-johnson syndrome
-rocky mountain spotted fever disease

the list goes on and on.

The best thing to do is to call your child's doctor. They may want to take a look to see what it may be. Odds are that if your child does not have a high fever or is not acting sick, then it's probably nothing serious. ...Read more

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What are black white red spots there itchy on arms sholders n stomach?

What are black white red spots there itchy on arms sholders n stomach?

Rash: It is impossible to tell by your description I would suggest you see a physician to get a definitive diagnosis ...Read more

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I noticed red spots on my stomach a week ago, now there are more and they are starting to itch?

I noticed red spots on my stomach a week ago, now there are more and they are starting to itch?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. 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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I have been ill for 2 weeks it started as a cold now it’s turned into a dry cough and I’ve started getting red spots on stomach, should I be worried?

I have been ill for 2 weeks it started as a cold now it’s turned into a dry cough and I’ve started getting red spots on stomach, should I be worried?

Mgt: I would advise a virtual consult and the photo of the rash may be uploaded. Varicella or another virus may be related to your symptoms. ...Read more

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When will red spots on stomach from sunburn go away?

When will red spots on stomach from sunburn go away?

Changes in the cells: As injured skin heals, the body creates inflammation which means fresh blood goes to the area and with it, many kinds of healing factors and cells. One type is called melanocytes which carry our skin pigment melanin. A healing occurs, these cells may or may not return to the area and give it the brownish or lack of coloration you see. There might be some changes as the injury matures. ...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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Have red spots on lower stomach pubic area it does not itch much what could it be?

Have red spots on lower stomach pubic area it does not itch much what could it be?

Hard to say: The spots could be ingrown hairs, a skin infection, dermatitis or several other skin conditions. I would recommend you see a doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...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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I have broken out in multiple red spots over this past week on my back stomach area don't know what it is worried my toddler can catch it. .. it's not?

I have broken out in multiple red spots over this past week on my back stomach area don't know what it is worried my toddler can catch it. .. it's not?

Red spots: This could be anything from bites or hives to early onset chickenpox. Be seen or send a picture to help with the diagnosis. And to determine if contagious. Also more characteristics may help. All the best. ...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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Small red spots on legs and stomach with tiny whiteheads?

Small red spots on legs and stomach with tiny whiteheads?

Rash: With what you describe is sounds like folliculitis or inflammation/infection of the hair follicles. Do you shave these areas? With rashes, as a doctor, we must see and feel the rash to really be able to diagnose and treat. Best to see your health care provider to check this rash. Best of luck. ...Read more

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I have a weird rash on my Stomach. It's light red with little red spots on it... And it's Bumpy. Do I need to go to the doctor?

I have a weird rash on my Stomach. It's light red with little red spots on it... And it's Bumpy. Do I need to go to the doctor?

Show your parents.: Consider having an adult or someone who is at least 16 years old ask this question for you. You need to be at least 16 years old to post questions on Healthtap. Thanks. ...Read more

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I have had red spots / rash all over my body (stomach, back and chest) for about 4 weeks now. It's does not itch at all. What is this? Thanks.

I have had red spots / rash all over my body (stomach, back and chest) for about 4 weeks now. It's does not itch at all. What is this? Thanks.

Be seen: There are way too many causes of rashes to diagnosis from your description. See your physician or dermatologist. ...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 so many red spots on my both legs. After dissappearing again it appears. Recently I have seen one small red spots on my left stomach. Problem?

I have so many red spots on my both legs. After dissappearing again it appears. Recently I have seen one small red spots on my left stomach. Problem?

Need to see doctor: This is hard to tell without a full history and without any other health information or medications or supplements used. You need to see a doctor who can take a history and then try to identify the severity of the problem. ...Read more

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I've been noticing red spots on my legs. As the week gone on amount of spots increased. They're are non itchy and dry. There are few spots on my stomach?

I've been noticing red spots on my legs. As the week gone on amount of spots increased. They're are non itchy and dry. There are few spots on my stomach?

Dermatitis: Sounds like you have some sort of dermatitis. Play detective and ask yourself if you changed anything lately, . Soaps, detergent, etc? Get an examination, as skin dermatitis can really not be diagnosed over the computer and needs a visual examination and exam. Best wishes. ...Read more

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These red spots I get these red spots I've been getting them for awhile now they itch and burn. I get them on my back neck stomach and face. It does not only itch and burn on the spots when it burns or itches its all over my back or neck and face. They c

These red spots I get these red spots I've been getting them for awhile now they itch and burn. I get them on my back neck stomach and face. It does not only itch and burn on the spots when it burns or itches its all over my back or neck and face. They c

Hard: Hard to tell without a picture and more clinical history. I would recommend you see a dermatologist. Below is a picture of eczema and ringworm and there is more information on various rashes on the links below. I hope that helps! ...Read more

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Appearance of small red spots on upper arms, inner arms, stomach and shoulders which ictch badly, the itch gets at night. 45 year old female?

Appearance of small red spots on upper arms, inner arms, stomach and shoulders which ictch badly, the itch gets at night. 45 year old female?

Dermatologist: I recommend that a dermatologist examine and treat you. I would be concerned about insect bites such as can occur with bed bugs. Another possibility is some sort of allergic reaction to soap, detergents or some other agents you are exposed to. ...Read more

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My skin itches so bad everywhere even where my penis area it be bumps and red spots on my stomach out of the blue it is something wrong with the insid?

My skin itches so bad everywhere even where my penis area it be bumps and red spots on my stomach out of the blue it is something wrong with the insid?

More info needed: Rashes require a proper history and physical. If you can provide pictures or have a full exam by your doctor you are more likely to have a proper diagnosis. Good luck ...Read more

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Woke up with red spots over my stomach (about 8). Not grouped together or anything. Some resemble tiny ringworm & others are red bumps and itchy.

Woke up with red spots over my stomach (about 8). Not grouped together or anything. Some resemble tiny ringworm & others are red bumps and itchy.

Bites?: Without a full history and exam of these lesions it is only speculation, but if you awoke with these it seems likely that you were either bitten by something or that this was a contact dermatitis. Cannot, however, exclude the possibility that these were caused prior to your going to sleep. See a doctor, maybe a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have red spots blister looking all over stomach, chest, arms and back that have just appeared. No itch. Any ideas what it could be?

I have red spots blister looking all over stomach, chest, arms and back that have just appeared. No itch. Any ideas what it could be?

Body rash: The cause of a rash can sometimes be hard to determine - so usually a good description of the rash, any associated symptoms, environmental exposures, medication usage, 'sick' contacts etc help to make the diagnosis. In your case I'm suspicious for Pityriasis rosea since your not itchy, your trunk is largely involved, your age and seeming lack of other symptoms. Probably a good idea to show a doc. ...Read more

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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?

Rash: Since it does not itch there is diminished concern for scabies. Consider lichen planus or pitaryasis rosea (pr), thought to be viral. Both are usually self limiting. ...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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I have random red spots around my stomach private area belly button ankles and some around the place the doctor didn't know what it was and tried scabi?

I have random red spots around my stomach private area belly button ankles and some around the place the doctor didn't know what it was and tried scabi?

Could be scabies: Scabies typically presents with very itchy spots around the chest and abdomen (especially the waist), plus signs of burrowing between the fingers and toes. The spots can also be seen around the ankles and wrists. ...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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Hi I keep getting these red spots on my upper arms, breasts & stomach, they're nt acne and are raised but smooth & non itchy. Had for 1yr?

Hi I keep getting these red spots on my upper arms, breasts & stomach, they're nt acne and are raised but smooth & non itchy. Had for 1yr?

Spots: This could be a few things. Let a doctor check them and see what they look and feel like and if a biopsy is needed. ...Read more

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I have itchy and sore perineum after having unprotected sex. My husband has developed itchy red spots on his thighs and stomach. Is this std? Which?

I have itchy and sore perineum after having unprotected sex. My husband has developed itchy red spots on his thighs and stomach. Is this std? Which?

Cannot diagnose: You both need to be seen by a doctor and have this examined. That will provide a more specific diagnosis. Good luck. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more