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Flat Red Spots On Face
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.
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
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?
My son is 3 and always gets red spots on face neck n chest. Why does this happen? What is it? Currently on neck, they don't look like pimples.
Allergy: Could be a reaction to something. Start with a pediatrician. He may need an allergist, but a doctor needs to see the spots to help didagnosis. Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have recently found a couple flat red spots on the base of my penis head. They do not hurt, itch or anything. Just sort of there. What could they be?
Sexually active. Flat, painless, red spots on head of penis. Does not bother me at all. Haven't used condoms for last 2 partners.
I have some red spots on my face I don't know what it is and I tried everything but the redness won't go a way.
The treatment: Is determined by the cause. Encourage dermatological evaluation. Take care. Read more
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
7 month baby has two spots on Face, never go away. One I popped pus out. It's still there and Red. What's 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
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
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
Sir! I just got some dark red spots on the middle of my fore head. I don't know if I should be worried. I have never got this before! .Pls let me know. Thank you?
Not enough info: You should see your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. Read more
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
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