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Dry Spots All Over Body
I have red, itchy, and dry bites in my inner thigh. They have turned into giant dry spots all over my body. #scabs?
Red dry spots all over my upper body that itch. I was recently given tinctures when I was sick. Is it an allergic reaction? They itch too but not bad
May be: What kind of tinctures you received? And what for? Drug related reactions that produce rashes are multiple and confusing even to experts, so you need to be seen by a dermatologist for better management, best wishes ...Read more
I have some red, very dry flaky spots all over my body. Mainly on arms, back, chest and tummy. They itch very little only when I get warm. They are no?
I have dry red spots appearing all over my body and they seem to fade throughout the day however come back, they don't itch or hurt what could this be?
Red spots: This could be anything. You should be seen by a dermatologist. ...Read more
My 5 month baby has a lot of dry spots on her body, sometimes they are a little more red and dry looking. I'm not sure what they could be.?
Eczema: Could possibly be eczema. Try moisturizing cream first. If there is no response, you should have the pediatrician check it out. ...Read more
I have bumpy patches of skin at random spots on my body. It seems like dry skin, but lotion doesn't seem to help. What should I do?
Oil: Either cocunut oil or olive oil would be ideal. Drnk lots of water mind you. ...Read more
Baby has a dry rash appearing in different spots on her body. How can I treat this? Is it possible that her formula could be a reason?
Atopic Dermatitis: Is most likely what is happening. Formula is not usually a cause. I recommend you see her pediatrician. In the meantime, moisturizing lotions without perfume, warm not hot baths with cetaphil as cleanser. Put lotion on her before you dry her completely after bath. Her pediatrician may have you use a steroid cream but hold off on that until she is evaluated. ...Read more
Baby has dry skin and patchy spots of dryness in places on his head and body. Is this eczema? How should I treat?
Mgt: Your baby may have eczema. This can usually be managed by using Eucerin cream a few times a day to the affected areas. I would suggest avoiding long baths and a moisturizer prior to bedtime. Watch for any signs of foods as a possible trigger. ...Read more
I have redish dry itchy bumps on body slightly raised on edges some are dime size and some are smaller all of my body about 15 or so spots.?
Rash: It's really difficult to accurately diagnose are rash without seeing it. How long have you had the bumps? Did they start all at once, or did you start with one and have progressively got more? I recommend a visit to your doctor as they may be able to give you a prescription that will help resolve the problem. Good Luck. ...Read more
There have been white spots on my upper body since july. They just started turning red. It's dry but not oozing and it just started to get itchy.
Baby has eczema spots all over her body due to the cold dry weather but nothing is helping! Is it really eczema? Is there something else I can use?
Soak and Seal skin: Change body wash to a dove, olay or cetaphil/cerave liquid body wash or no soap at all at bath time. Immediately apply moisturizer (aquaphor healing ointment) with you can adjust frequency depending on the complexion (average 2-3 times daily or more). Lighter lotions evaporate from the skin quickly. Greasy stay in longer-not as pleasant feeling. 1%hydrocortisone cream can be applied after. ...Read more
For the last 8 months little circles of dry spots been pooping up around my body. Itch like crazy and slowly get bigger each day. Picture in profile?
I have brown, dry spots that I was told was Scarlet fever residue. I am 59, I was 8 when I had the fever. They cover my body from my knees to my neck?
Can't accept that: I have seen & treated scarlet fever over decades and followed the patients for years afterward. I have never seen any skin discoloration as a long term consequence of this problem. The rash, when it arises is temporary. The skin, renews itself over the years and by the time decades have past, you have new surface cells & many imperfections (environmental exposures) that were never present in childhood. ...Read more
Just noticed these red/purplish spots in a cluster on my thigh. They don't hurt or itch. The rest of my body is very itchy but that could be dry skin.
Have them seen...: Make an appointment to see your doctor. Without seeing the area of concern, it is impossible to give advice that is useful. ...Read more
Dry red spot appeared on skin by hip, rash covering my body followed. Red, circular, itchy, spots from neck to groin, front and back. Help!
Chronic pain that feels like burns and tender spots I can't regulate my body temperature I have dry skin my hair is falling out & thyroid is normal?
Chronic pain: You should follow up with your doctor to discuss the next step in the evaluation of your symptoms. What you have could be medication side effects or hormonal change due to menopause. You could have an autoimmune disease. Chronic tender spots could be fibromyalgia. Chronic hepatitis c or b could be another consideration. ...Read more
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
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
I have a huge tub of almactin alpha hydroxy lotion... Do you recommend this over Aveeno (oatmeal) body lotion? Very dry skin, chicken spots on legs, suggestions
From rest to standing face becomes hot&flushed. Start to see spots and feel faint. Sweaty palms/pounding heart. Body aches. Dry lips. No appetite. Help?
Please get checked.: It sounds like a lot of concerning things going on and these symptoms can be caused by many different things: infection, rheumatoid problems, endocrine problems, cardiac problems, malignancy. It really takes a thorough history and physical to get to the bottom of it. Please don't brush this off and make sure to get checked! ...Read more
I keep getting dry itchy circles around my body, one spot will stay for about a month or so then a new one will show up. What could it be?
Dermatologist: This is best diagnosed by a dermatologist and the skin lesions will have to be seen by the specialist in order to make a diagnosis and prescribe treatment. This skin condition may be difficult for a nondermatologist to diagnose and I recommend consulting a dermatologist straight away. ...Read more
Flaky circles: Although I cannot be sure, it sounds like you have nummular deramatitis. It is a form of ezcema, which occurs in people with a personal of family history of hayfever, allergies or asthma. Things that make it worse-long hot showers, using soap all over your body and not using moisturizers. You should see a dermatology to confirm the diagnosis and prescribe a cortisone ointment. ...Read more
I got dry and itchy skin during winter. Now, I get red itchy spot on my skin, but only a few on arm, leg and my body. What is the diagnosis?
I notice dark spot under foot finger nail 2 weeks ago & 2 months ago a dark mark on leg & some dry skin patches on all my body random area transparent?
Unusual: Unusual can't give any diagnosis or advice without seeing this. Recomend Healthtap pictures and consult or face-to-face consult with Primary care Doc ...Read more
Needs a Dr. To check: Rashes and spots are difficult to describe in words. Generalized spots, reddish & quarter-sized, may be part of an infection (some viruses cause this) or an allergic reaction to foods, medicines, etc... "generalized" means the rash is all over the body. Sometimes, spots have unknown causes. A primary care doctor or dermatologist needs to evaluate the rash to find a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
I have red brownish spots all over body. They are under skin but sometimes when its cold they itch and they rise. Please can you tell me what it is?
Unable: Unable to DX spots or rashes in this format. ...Read more
~16 constant small numb spots all over body (bilateral). Gradual onset & increase. Neg lhermitte's. Dx fibro w/20 yrs of sx. Should I see a neuro?
Fibro Tx: Jaci, fibromyalgia, like many other skin disorders, can be the consequence of conditioning from earlier life experiences. Our bodies respond physically to the emotions we feel and sometimes we can feel emotion without consciously being aware of them. I suggest you find a clinician trained in hypnotic methods (www. Asch. Net for a referral) or go to www. Stii. Us to see if this method makes sense to U ...Read more
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