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What causes uncontrollable itching & red spots on the skin? How do I stop this from happening?

What causes uncontrollable itching & red spots on the skin? How do I stop this from happening?

Unknown Rash: Itching can be caused by many things-- allergies, yeast infections, fungal infections, etc. Red spots can be caused by many things-- allergies, hives, yeast infections, etc. It can be treated so that it goes away if it is diagnosed properly. It would be best if you saw a professional to determine what is causing this rash. ...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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I feel my face dry all the time. Sometimes itches and red spots appear, even without being washed or in contact with face creams. What can I do?

I feel my face dry all the time. Sometimes itches and red spots appear, even without being washed or in contact with face creams. What can I do?

Rosacea?: If the rash does not cross the bridge of the nose and you tend to flush a lot, the rosacea is the likely cause. Often a Rx antibiotic cream may help but oral antibiotic may also be needed. Talk to your doctor or consult a dermatologist. ...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

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itch (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more


Dr. Doanh Nguyen
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Itchy Rash (Definition)

Most itchy rashes are called eczema or dermatitis. Both are due to ...Read more