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Flat Red Pinpoint Rash On Legs
My 2 year old was complaining of back of legs hurting, I then noticed flat red rash behind both legs. what can it be?
Rashes are tricky : Rashes are often tricky. I recommend your take your two year old to the pediatrician or family doctor. ...Read more
Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more
I have flat, red spots on my leg. It isn't a bruise & it isn't a rash. It doesn't itch either. I don't know its there. What could it be?
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
I have a round red rash that fades lighter in the center on the lower part of my legs. The bumps are flat and smooth. No itching or pain.
Have it looked at/dr: If you have what appears to look like a bull's-eye target or anything resembling that, and it feels hot or inflamed, even if there's no pain, you should have your doctor look at this. Don't let it fester, and depending on how long you've had it, if no one's looked at it yet, it's time to have it checked out. You recent history will help determine the cause, and further treatment. ...Read more
Can someone tell me what this flat red non-itchy rash on my legs is about? Noticed it over a month ago. Was on arms and went away but still on legs.
One of my students what diagnosed with scabies. I have developed a red rash on my legs but it is flat and not little bumps. It does not itch it burns.
Unlikely scabies: It is unlikely that you were infected with scabies in a normal classroom situation. You would have to be in physical contact for the scabies to transfer from person to person, or clothes to clothes. Scabies is also very itchy usually, so if your rash doesn't itch it is even less likely to be scabies. If you have recently shaved your legs it may be folliculitis, but only an exam can tell. ...Read more
I noticed a flat red rash on shins, no itch and a small indentation on my left leg. 38+ weeks pregnant. Is this normal?
Swelling: At this stage of pregnancy the uterus impedes venous return which leads to swelling in your legs.After a while this can result in a flat skin rash that doesn't itch and pitting edema.When u press on the leg it causes a pit or dent.Keep ur feet up as much as possible, wear maternity support hose, and it will improve after you have the baby.Do discuss this with your doctor.It can b a sign of toxemia ...Read more
Flat red rash on arms legs, face and neck. It is splotchie and does not itch.No medication changes. I have Crohn's disease.
Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. 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
My four year old has always had sensitive skin. At times, she breaks out with a flat pink/red dry looking rash clustered mostly on her face, behind her knees, legs and in the folds of her arms on the front side of her elbows. Could it be pediatric eczema?
I have red rashes on my leg. I feel like it's increasing. But I am not sure if it's bed bugs or somethings else. I don't have rashes anywhere else.
Red rashes: Please set up an appointment to see a skin specialist. Hope all goes well - please keep me posted. ...Read more