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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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Rash on back. No bumps but red spots. No itch or burn. Hasn't been spreading. Faded when I wake up but back by end of day. Not sure what to do.

Rash on back. No bumps but red spots. No itch or burn. Hasn't been spreading. Faded when I wake up but back by end of day. Not sure what to do.

Options: You might be reacting to the sheets you are sleeping on. You also might have blocked sweat glands which become inflamed. Changing detergents might help ...Read more

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I have red spots on my chest an back also white spots on face an trunk?

I have red spots on my chest an back also white spots on face an trunk?

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

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Rash on back. Red flat circles/spots/patches. Doesn't itch or burn. Wondering what's wrong and how to treat it?

Rash on back. Red flat circles/spots/patches. Doesn't itch or burn. Wondering what's wrong and how to treat it?

Dermatologist: A physician or dermatologist would have to inspect your back in order to make a diagnosis. A common cause of this type of rash is a chronic fungus infection called tinea versicola which,if present, requires specific treatment with an antifungal cream. ...Read more

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I have red spots at the back of my throat- its a bit difficult when I swallow food.

I have red spots at the back of my throat- its a bit difficult when I swallow food.

Fever?: If you have no fever then it is likely a viral infection. If you develop a fever, headache, abdominal pain or rash then you should be checked for strep throat. ...Read more

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I have red spots at the back of my mouth my throat has being irrated a while now but not over painful just rough?

I have red spots at the back of my mouth my throat has being irrated a while now but not over painful just rough?

Need examination: Impossible to offer you a precise diagnosis, or for that matter appropriate treatment, without a physical examination and a complete medical history from you to identify risks, exposures, pre-existing issues, duration of symptoms, etc. Go see your doctor please. ...Read more

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I have red spots on my legs, hands, and back, it occurs itches when i scratch, it is pinching me up to scratch again n again, it had happened this morning ?

I have red spots on my legs, hands, and back, it occurs itches when i scratch, it is pinching me up to scratch again n again, it had happened this morning ?

Could be hives: Hives can come up very quickly, especially when you scratch. But there are many other causes of "red spots" - without more information it's hard to narrow it down. Your best option is to let a dermatologist look at them and tell you for sure what is going on. ...Read more

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I have red spots on the back of my throat and i've had a sore throat on and off for two weeks, along with unusual tiredness. What might be wrong?

I have red spots on the back of my throat and i've had a sore throat on and off for two weeks, along with unusual tiredness.  What might be wrong?

Pharyngitis: *most likely scenarios 1.Strep pharyngitis 2.Mononucleosis 3.Candida pharyngitis *there are other less common infections which might be of some concern if you are sexually active or if you're immune compromised. *some noninfectious conditions might also be present. But these are less common. You should see your pcp for a complete history and physical. Good luck. ...Read more