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I have red inflamed dots on both right and left legs that hurt and are raised?

I have red inflamed dots on both right and left legs that hurt and are raised?

Lots of things: There are a number of conditions which can cause painful raised "dots" on your legs, from bug bites to immune conditions like erythema nodosum. See your physician for a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have little red dots all over my legs, do I have bedbugs?

I have little red dots all over my legs, do I have bedbugs?

Possibly: It's not easy to know in this type of forum, so i would have this checked out. If you are suspecting bed bugs, then check the seams of your mattress for small dark brown/black "sesame seed" sized bugs and bring them in a ziplock to the doctor if you find them. If not, it could be many things - so have it checked out either way. ...Read more

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I have little purple and red dots in my legs. If i press them they turn white, but later they go back to their original color. What are they?

I have little purple and red dots in my legs. If i press them they turn white, but later they go back to their original color. What are they?

Many things: What you describe is blanching - when a rash turns white when put under pressure. You could have any number of conditions, but most blanching rashes are temporary. As long as the rash doesn't hurt or itch, it should resolve. If it doesn't, see your physician. ...Read more

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I was working out and wearing a sweat suit and a couple days later i developed red dots on my legs which some have little pimple heads.Is this stapp?

I was working out and wearing a sweat suit and a couple days later i developed red dots on my legs which some have little pimple heads.Is this stapp?

Could be: Sounds like folliculitis, which commonly is staph or strep species. Antibacterial soap and/or astringent can often help dry & kill the bacteria topically. If persists / spreads, may need Chlorhexidine scrub or to see dr for antibiotics. ...Read more

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What are these little red pimply dots on my legs?

Uncertain.: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more