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How do I prevent little red spots on my legs after I shave?

How do I prevent little red spots on my legs after I shave?

Don't shave so close: You're probably shaving very close with a multi-blade razor. Those razors actually shave below the skin line, causing ingrown hairs which appear as red bumps. Try a single-blade or electric razor. You won't get as close a shave, but that's the idea. ...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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Hello, i here's my problem - my skin is too sensitive and when i shave my legs appear little red spots . What should I do?

Hello, i here's my problem - my skin is too sensitive and when i shave my legs appear little red spots . What should I do?

Sensitive skin: Try using an electric razor. It minimizes irritation of the skin. You could also test a chemical depilatory (like nair) in a small area to see if it would irritate your skin. ...Read more

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Hello, so I noticed 2 little red spots on my legs (1 is located on my left knee and one is located at the bottom part of my left leg), what is that?

Hello, so I noticed 2 little red spots on my legs (1 is located on my left knee and one is located at the bottom part of my left leg), what is that?

Unkown: Most likely it is just an inflammation of the gland by a hair follicle or sebaceous follicle. it could be a bug bite of soe kind. These usually reolve on their own and do well if kept clean. They can deveop seious infections in which case you will need to see a doctor ...Read more

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Hello, so I noticed 2 little red spots on my legs (1 is located on my left knee and one is located at the bottom part of my left leg), will it kill me?

Hello, so I noticed 2 little red spots on my legs (1 is located on my left knee and one is located at the bottom part of my left leg), will it kill me?

Red spots: There aren't many illnesses like this that can kill a person. How long have they been there? What do they look like? If you sent a picture of these with your question you would probably get a more helpful answer. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I have these small red spots on my legs that sort of feel like im being pricked there isnt a bump theyre flat to the touch and they kinda itch.

I have these small red spots on my legs that sort of feel like im being pricked there isnt a bump theyre flat to the touch and they kinda itch.

?bites: Despite the fact that these spots are not raised, they may be caused by insect bites like chiggers,for example. If the rash doesn't clear, have an examination by your physician or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have little red spots on legs, what is it?

I have little red spots on legs, what is it?

Please clarify: Using the words "red spots' is probably using the most ambiguous possible terms to ask for help. Can you be a bit more specific or give more of your story. What has happened recently? Where and when did these appear? What do they look like? ...Read more

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Getting little red spots on arms chest abdomen and legs. Like tiny moles?

Getting little red spots on arms chest abdomen and legs. Like tiny moles?

Hemangiomas: These are most likely cherry angiomas or hemangiomas. These are small malformations of blood vessels. They are benign and harmless. You can tell it is a hemangioma if, when you press on it, it completely flattens out. Usually, it will plump up with blood in a second or two. ...Read more

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What are small red spots on legs that are not itchy?

What are small red spots on legs that are not itchy?

Rash: Rashes are impossible to diagnosis without looking at them. See your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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I got small red spots under it is a small lumps appearing in my legs and there is pain when I'm standin and days past it's becoming dark what wrong?

I got small red spots under it is a small lumps appearing in my legs and there is pain when I'm standin and days past it's becoming dark what wrong?

Need more info: Where are the spots? Are they over the lumps? Do the lumps look like they could be varicose veins? If you are having pain and the rash is getting worse, I would contact your doctor. ...Read more

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I have this weird feeling in the bottom of my left leg along with small red spots the size of pin pricks and itching. gets better if I straighten it.

I have this weird feeling in the bottom of my left leg along with small red spots the size of pin pricks and itching. gets better if I straighten it.

Need more info: There are many possible causes of abnormal sensations and red pin prick rash on the leg. If this is of concern I suggest that you get an evaluation. you also could take a photograph and request review during a virtual consUlt with a doctor on HealthTap. ...Read more

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Small red spots on legs and stomach with tiny whiteheads?

Small red spots on legs and stomach with tiny whiteheads?

Rash: with what you describe is sounds like folliculitis or inflammation/infection of the hair follicles. Do you shave these areas? With rashes, as a doctor, we must see and feel the rash to really be able to diagnose and treat. Best to see your health care provider to check this rash. Best of luck. ...Read more

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My nineteen month old has about twenty small red spots on her legs. She is up to date on all her vaccines. What could this be?

My nineteen month old has about twenty small red spots on her legs. She is up to date on all her vaccines. What could this be?

Red spots? : There are so many things that can cause red spots that w/o more info we will never know. Rashes are tricky, especially if they morph with time. Some are classic like varicella or measles. Others that may be are roseola, german measles but there are too many to list here. Look for other symptoms and see. Your pediatrician for a better idea of what the "spots"are. ...Read more

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9yrs ago, both legs itch, and little red spots form all over my legs that get redder at times. Still present, but not itch. What is it? How to treat?

9yrs ago, both legs itch, and little red spots form all over my legs that get redder at times. Still present, but not itch. What is it? How to treat?

See derm: If this has been present for 9 years, you need to consult a skin specialist to find out the cause and potential treatment for these lesions. ...Read more

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What to do if I am having small red spots in my hands, thighs, legs and chest I don't know what it is and also?

What to do if I am having small red spots in my hands, thighs, legs and chest I don't know what it is and also?

Get blood work: You could have a platelet blood disorder. Possibly due to a blood infection or a medication you are taking or a genetic predisposition. Get checked out by your doctor this coming week! ...Read more

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I got clusters of red spots 2 months ago after bad shave on leg. Some feel raised/dry. Fading v/slowly. Blood clots norm when cut. Petechaie?

I got clusters of red spots 2 months ago after bad shave on leg. Some feel raised/dry. Fading v/slowly. Blood clots norm when cut. Petechaie?

Close shave!: Two months ago, your razor blade apparently cut too deeply into the skin and cut some of the tiny capillaries underneath. When these capillaries clotted, they left behind tiny scabs. Technically, petechiae result from capillaries that rupture and bleed under the skin, so they don't form scabs.. But you're close! ...Read more

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