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Believe I have a infected ingrown hair on leg. Hig red spot big bump with yellow pus coming out. So sore and hard and tight. What can I do to heal it?

Believe I have a infected ingrown hair on leg. Hig red spot big bump with yellow pus coming out. So sore and hard and tight. What can I do to heal it?

Abscess?: It sounds like you have an abscess that may require drainage, and maybe an antibiotic if quite large, surrounding redness, or fever. There are no reliable home remedies or over-the-counter treatmetns. See a doctor ASAP, and in the meantime do not squeeze or probe it or attempt any treatment yourself. ...Read more

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I was camping & got a red spot on my leg. It's painful, has swelling, itching redness and a lump under the skin. How can I know what it is?

I was camping & got a red spot on my leg. It's painful, has swelling, itching redness and a lump under the skin. How can I know what it is?

Bug bite: You probably got bitten by a bug of some sort - impossible to tell what sort without seeing it in person. Could also be a small staph infection, or a bite that has become infected. Apply warm soaks 2-3 times/day, but if it doesn't resolve in a few days see your doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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My friend has a big red spot on his inner thigh with a hard spot in the middle of it?

My friend has a big red spot on his inner thigh with a hard spot in the middle of it?

Follicle or cyst?: This may represent a plugged hair follicle or possibly a sebaceous cyst. Material can build up under the skin and can become red/swollen like described. Warm compresses may help a plugged follicle, but a cyst may require removal by a physician. Sometimes plugged follicles are also drained by a physician. These should be addressed before they become too enlarged. ...Read more

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Red spot on one leg for 2 years. Any solution?

Red spot on one leg for 2 years. Any solution?

Need for examination: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. ...Read more

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Hello I have this red spot on my leg now spreading throughout my body?

Hello I have this red spot on my leg now spreading throughout my body?

Below: Spots, rashes and bumps need a visual exam to make an accurate DX Unable to give answer in this format. ...Read more

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I found new, irregularly shaped red spot, 5-6mm, on my leg and I'm curious if I should have it checked out. There is no pain, itching, etc.?

Yes: I advise my patients that when they notice a new or changing lesion to call and come in for an examination. This conservative approach will always be in your best interest. ...Read more

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There's a red spot appeared on my lower leg. I've tried squeezing but nothing happens (ie; no blood) - Is this bad?

There's a red spot appeared on my lower leg. I've tried squeezing but nothing happens (ie; no blood) - Is this bad?

Red spot: Tye red spot may bean early sign of psoriasis. A dermatologistwill bebetter able to giveyou a definitive diagnosis rather than rendering an opinion, sightunseen ...Read more

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I have a small red spot (can feel like a pimple) on bottom half of my leg. I've squeezed, scrapped, and nothing happens (no blood). What could it be?

I have a small red spot (can feel like a pimple) on bottom half of my leg. I've squeezed, scrapped, and nothing happens (no blood). What could it be?

Cherry: A cherry angioma or a stork bite/capillary can sometimes appear as a bloody stop that doesn't go away. Perhaps seeing a physician in real life to confirm this spot will give you more answers. Good luck ...Read more

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Earlier I noticed the red spot on my leg and on my neck. Is this a sign of the chickenpox, what to do?

Earlier I noticed the red spot on my leg and on my neck. Is this a sign of the chickenpox, what to do?

2 red spots on your: Body probably isn't chicken pox. A rash from chickenpox often occurs first on trunk (chest/back) ; then moves to face ; then extremities. The rash becomes blisters that itch. Blisters usually have all transformed into scabs in about a week. There are usually around 100 to 300 lesions (more on adults than small children). The rash could spread to mouth, eyelids ; genitalia. ...Read more

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My bf works with cars gets drity a lot an he has red spot like rash on uper parts of his legs please help want to no what they r?

My bf works with cars gets drity a lot an he has red spot like rash on uper parts of his legs please help want to no what they r?

Not on the Internet: I am sorry but the word "red" and the word "rash' are not in any way specific or descriptive enough to comment on in any valid medical way. In general skin must be seen to be diagnosed. The best thing for your boyfriend is to get to his doctor for an examination. ...Read more