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Hot Red Spots On Face
I have definitive red, hot spots on my face. Began on each side of my nose, spread to spots on my lip, chin, cheeks. Itchy and flaky. Subside then return in exact same spots. Can't shake them. Help?
Stress induced?: Consider candida since cortisone and tolnafate would not treat this. Stress and a high carb diet fosters this yeast. Coconut oil ingested kills yeast. Eat 6 equal healthy meals including 6 servings of fresh and steamed vegetables and one apple each day. Relax and learn to manage stress skilfully. Getting at least 60 minutes of fun exercise every day has multiple health benefits. ...Read more
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 more
My face gets red and also gets itchy when my face gets hot and red spots appear, what can the reason be to this and how could I make it go away?
CholinergicUrticaria: Cholinergic urticaria is a form of hive which develops in response to a physical trigger, such as drastic temperatures, sunlight, emotional distress, exercise and occassionally viral infectons. When this condition becomes chronic (recurrent, frequent), daily medications such as Zyrtec or Xyzal (levocetirizine) can be used for prevention. ...Read more
I have dry and sensitive skin, my face gets really hot, itchy, irritating and also big red spots appear on both my cheeks, what can the problem be?
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
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.
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
Rashes: Small red dots any where on the body could be petechiae and should be evaluated by a doctor. Rashes are impossible to diagnose without seeing them. Petechiae are small (1-2mm) red or purple spots on the body, caused by a minor hemorrhage (broken capillary blood vessels). See attached picture. Unlike most other red rashes they do not go away with pressure. Petechiae always require evaluation. ...Read more
Don[t know the: Cause of the red spots- so can't say. These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more
No clue: You can get the most from the site when you provide background information like age, presence of other symptoms, type of spot (flat, raised)etc. Without this background it is impossible to narrow down the types of things this could be. The answers on this open site are donated by the volunteer physicians. Any minor cost from wordy questions keeps the site open. You are welcome to start over. ...Read more
Various: There are many possible causes for what you describe. A primary care provider, or possibly a dermatologist, would be a in a good position to help answer this question. ...Read more
My 20 years old sister has 2 red spots on her face located to cheekbones. They apeared about 2 month ago.
See your doctor: A doctor would need to see the spots in order to diagnose them. ...Read more
My boyfriend has raised red spots all over his body apart from face. What do you think he has he got? How does he cure it?
Unknown: Dermatologic conditions almost always demand a visual inspection by dr to diagnose. ...Read more
Probably normal: "pearly penile papules" are are like a "mini string of pearls around head of penis. Normal finding especially in uncircumcised men. Sometimes called "tyson's glands", although they aren't glands. They are perfectly benign and of no concern. However, should be checked by a dr. If spots are not as described. ...Read more