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I have rosacea on my nose and some red flat spots on face & forehead. Wife wants me to see a dr. & i don't. Is there any danger if i don't.

I have rosacea on my nose and some red flat spots on face & forehead. Wife wants me to see a dr. & i don't. Is there any danger if i don't.

Check out at doctor: The red spots on forehead if they do not go away to rule out cancerous or pre-cancerous lesions. Rosacea on the cheeks an nose is not dangerous but is treatable. ...Read more

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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Why are there flat red brownish spots on my face?

Why are there flat red brownish spots on my face?

Are you referring to: Freckles or something else. A dermatologist should be able to identify these spots. ...Read more

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Treatment for minor red spots on face?

Treatment for minor red spots on face?

See your doctor: Your doctor needs to examine you and run some tests to see what's going on. ...Read more

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Red spots on face, mostly shows up left side and around my outer mouth area after shower never had this i'm 25 in good health what could this be?

Red spots on face, mostly shows up left side and around my outer mouth area after shower never had this i'm 25  in good health what could this be?

Perioral dermatitis?: Based on your description this might be perioral dermatitis which is a very common breakout in adult females near the mouth. I would recommend an evaluation by a dermatologist to confirm your diagnosis. We have very good prescriptions treatments that can help it significantly. ...Read more

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7 year old son has developed pink/red spots on face and chest. A few days ago he vomited through the night but has since appeared well. Should I worry?

7 year old son has developed pink/red spots on face and chest. A few days ago he vomited through the night but has since appeared well. Should I worry?

Facial rash...: A rash can't be diagnosed without an exam. It is good that your son is acting well; however, to determine the cause of the rash (petechiae from vomiting, maybe?), he should be seen by his pediatrician. ...Read more

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I have red spots on my chest an back also white spots on face an trunk?

I have red spots on my chest an back also white spots on face an trunk?

Spots: Spots, skin lesions, rashes etc. are all unfortunately impossible to diagnose over the computer. It certainly sounds like you have some definite skin conditions that need evaluating, diagnosing , and treating. "Spots" can sometime be a type of Tinea Versicolor, but as stated, you need an exam. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Sexually active. Flat, painless, red spots on head of penis. Does not bother me at all. Haven't used condoms for last 2 partners.

Sexually active. Flat, painless, red spots on head of penis. Does not bother me at all. Haven't used condoms for last 2 partners.

Needs evaluation: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. ...Read more

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I have redness and small red spots on the head of my penis. What are they?

I have redness and small red spots on the head of my penis. What are they?

Possibilities: There is a possibility that it can be a sexualy transmitted disease but another possibility is pearly papules (photos can be seen using search engine - i.e. google images). These are benign not contagious and common so possibly nothing to worry about. If there is any question as to the cause see your MD. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of red pigmentation spots on face?

Laser tx: Most of the time red spots on the face are hemangiomas or capillaries and are often well treated with lasers. Other conditions are possible such as actinic keratoses, skin cancers, or acne. I recommend having the lesions evaluated by a professional. ...Read more

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7 month baby has two spots on Face, never go away. One I popped pus out. It's still there and Red. Whats the possibility I've scarred him? Worried

7 month baby has two spots on Face, never go away.  One I popped pus out.  It's still there and Red.  Whats the possibility I've scarred him?  Worried

Skin problems : It is hard to treat or diagnose skin problems without seeing them, but it sound like molluscom contagiosum which is caused buy a virus & can resolve spontaneously, but could be any other possibilities. So it is best if you show it to his doctor. Please don't squeeze them Because that might cause 2ry infection. Good luck. ...Read more

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Doc, my 2 year boy has developed red round spots on face since last 2 days. Is clotrimaloze cream ok, and what is preventive measure to stop spreading?

Hold the meds!: Most rashes on the face in that age group would be a contact dermatitis -- new detergent, clothing, drooling, cold air, etc. Doubt a fungal infection (so don't use the med u have). An otc Hydrocortisone cream sparingly might be best; hypoallergenic soap good as well. If only on the face, think of things that have come in contact with his face! ...Read more

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What could cause red spots to appear on the face and remain there for years?

Could be rosacea: If they are not going away and look like pimples this could be rosacea, a chronic skin condition that appears like red spots or bumps. You could also have small hemangiomas or cherry angiomas. These are little red "birthmarks" that are cosmetic in nature. I would recommed seeing a dermatologist to help you. ...Read more

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How to treat red spots/blemishes on face?

How to treat red spots/blemishes on face?

Acne or other: Red spots due to small blood vessels under the skin are usually treated with a laser. Red spots due to inflammation may represent rosacea and is treated with topicalmedicines. It is impossible to know without seeing the spots as many other conditions are possible. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What causes red spots on the head of the penis?

What causes red spots on the head of the penis?

Benign papules : Pearly penile papules are like a minature "string of pearls" around head of penis. More common or prominent in uncircumcised men. They are perfectly normal. Sometimes called "tyson's" glands, but aren't glands. May contribute to smegma formation. Have it seen by a dr. If not as described above or if there is any concern. ...Read more