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Red spot on abdomen grew to dark red patch that was sore but now raised, smooth appx 2 inch. Second spot now appeared. Had erisypelas on face last yr?

Red spot on abdomen grew to dark red patch that was sore but now raised, smooth appx 2 inch. Second spot now appeared. Had erisypelas on face last yr?

Assuming it is: The same diagnosis, antibiotics such as penicillin are used to get rid of the infection. In severe cases, antibiotics may need to be given through an IV (intravenous line). People who have repeated episodes of erysipelas may need long-term antibiotics. But see a dermatologist first! ...Read more

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My 3 year old has 1 dark red spot on the top of her mouth. No swelling or redness anywhere else. No fever. Just noticed it today. What could this be?

My 3 year old has 1 dark red spot on the top of her mouth. No swelling or redness anywhere else. No fever. Just noticed it today. What could this be?

Too early to tell: One red spot of one day's duration wld be very hard to diagnose esp in the absence of other symptoms. Best weld be to observe her for a few days and if new spots develop or other signs and symptoms develop take her to her pediatrician or a dermatologist.. If u r very worried u can do so now. ...Read more

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Dark red spot with light red circle around it. What is this?

Sorry, this one will: Require a physical evaluation (; possibly tests) to provide you with an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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What do you use when you have a really red spot on your face ?

What do you use when you have a really red spot on your face ?

See doctor: I don't know what it is so would hae to see it. is it acne, pyoderma, erysipalus, pyoderma, urticaria. Gosh you have to see it to have an opinion. is it new or congenital? infections on the face can be dangerous and should be seen rapidly so they can be cured befor you need to be put in a hospital. ...Read more

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Flat red spot on my face looks like a reddish skin patch what could it be?

Flat red spot on my face looks like a reddish skin patch what could it be?

Examination!: From the description it's very difficult to give a differential diagnosis. I recommend you going to your doctor to evaluate and determine proper treatment plan. ...Read more

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Red spot on ankle, does not hurt while laying down; throbs with pain when standing and turns dark red.

Red spot on ankle, does not hurt while laying down; throbs with pain when standing and turns dark red.

Venous Insufficiency: Likely you have venous stasis of venous insufficiency. You leg veins may not be carrying blood upwards, and as such, the fluid in the blood leaks out into the lower legs. Hemosiderin deposits can stain the legs a brownish, reddish color. Consider use of support hose or seeing a doctor specializing in vein disease. ...Read more

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I have a little red spot on my face. It does not hurt or itch and you can't feel it. What could it be?

I have a little red spot on my face. It does not hurt or itch and you can't feel it. What could it be?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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Flat red spot on my face looks like a reddish skin patch, what could it be?

Flat red spot on my face looks like a reddish skin patch, what could it be?

Needs to be seen: This could be a precancer (actinic keratosis), a full blown skin cancer, eczema, a boil, or many other possibilities. It should be evaluated by a healthcare professional if lasting more than a week. ...Read more

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I just found a small black/ dark red spot inside my cheek above my back lower molars. What could this be?

I just found a small black/ dark red spot inside my cheek above my back lower molars. What could this be?

Trauma: If you just noticed it, the black/dark red spot most likely represents an area of trauma, such as happens when biting your cheek. This could occur during chewing without you realizing it. It should disappear within a week, unless you keep biting it. It may also represent pigment of no consequence. If you use dip or chew, it could be serious & you should be checked by your doctor or dentist. ...Read more

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I've had a red spot on my face for about a week now. I've tried putting lotion on it consistently for the past 3-4 days. Not helping ?

I've had a red spot on my face for about a week now. I've tried putting lotion on it consistently for the past 3-4 days. Not helping
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Many causes!: Red spot on your face could be from different sources, such as a bite, allergy, and infection (impetigo). Please see your doctor. ...Read more