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Dry red spot appeared on skin by hip, rash covering my body followed. Red, circular, itchy, spots from neck to groin, front and back. Help!

Dry red spot appeared on skin by hip, rash covering my body followed. Red, circular, itchy, spots from neck to groin, front and back. Help!

Rash: Sounds like it could be pityriasis rosea a non dangerous self limiting rash in younger people. Google it and see if it matches. However, you should see a dermatologist to confirm this and to make sure you are not dealing with anything else. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I have red spots on both my hips it started on my right hip and is now on my left hip they are flat red spots. Only itchy after taking a hot shower?

I have red spots on both my hips it started on my right hip and is now on my left hip they are flat red spots. Only itchy after taking a hot shower?

It's difficult to: Make an assessment of a skin lesion without seeing it. It could be one of many possibilities including eczema, tinea/fungus etc. Go see your dr for an accurate diagnoses. Take care! ...Read more

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Recently my skin around my upper thigh and around my hips are growing red spots. They are in a group. They are not itchy but it seems like its spreading?

Recently my skin around my upper thigh and around my hips are growing red spots. They are in a group. They are not itchy but it seems like its spreading?

Difficult to tell: Without seeing this rash. There are lots of things it could be. You need to see your doctor to get a proper diagnosis and treatment. Sorry I can't help more. ...Read more

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I've suddenly broken out in red, itchy spots all over my arms, legs, hips, back and head - what's going on?

I've suddenly broken out in red, itchy spots all over my arms, legs, hips, back and head - what's going on?

Have it evaluated: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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All of a sudden I've brocken out in red itchy spots all over my arms, legs, hips, back & head. Possible causes?

All of a sudden I've brocken out in red itchy spots all over my arms, legs, hips, back & head. Possible causes?

Get it evaluated: It is impossible to answer without be able to see the rash. Let your primary care doctor or a dermatologist take a look. ...Read more

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Hi doctors I have rash red spots on feet lower back side of hips its quite itchy I am wheat and gluten and dairy have illuminated chicken?

Hi doctors I have rash red spots on feet lower back side of hips its quite itchy I am wheat and gluten and dairy have illuminated chicken?

See a dermatologist: This is not related to any food. Eat a normal diet. You need an exam, diagnosis, and probably a prescription cream. ...Read more

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I am concerned over isolated spots appearing over my body for the last 2 weeks (foot, legs, arms, hip, nose). They look like inset bites but then scab without me picking them and can be veru itchy at times. I have also been very tired?

I am concerned over isolated spots appearing over my body for the last 2 weeks (foot, legs, arms, hip, nose). They look like inset bites but then scab without me picking them and can be veru itchy at times. I have also been very tired?

We won't be able: To determine the cause of these symptoms via this forum. I do recommend that you have this medically evaluated - especially in the light of significant fatigue. ...Read more

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Skin dry and itchy. And brown spot on cheekbone.

Skin dry and itchy. And brown spot on cheekbone.

Eczema????: See a dermatologist. Meanwhile try a ceramide cream. Eucerin and Aveeno, (oatmeal) among others, make them. ...Read more

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I've had like a red brown spot under my boob for awhile it's not itchy not scaly don't hurt it's mostly flat I recently got another one what is it?

I've had like a red brown spot under my boob for awhile it's not itchy not scaly don't hurt it's mostly flat I recently got another one what is it?

See your doctor: While flat lesions are generally less concerning, it is worthwhile for you to see a doctor to determine if that spot needs biopsy. skin changes that are round and symmetrical are more reassuring, but only a physical exam can help us know for sure. ...Read more

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I have brown spots under my armpit... they are not itchy but seems to spread... I noticed the first spot 2 weeks ago and now, I have like 8 more spots?

I have brown spots under my armpit... they are not itchy but seems to spread... I noticed the first spot 2 weeks ago and now, I have like 8 more spots?

It may be simple: hyperpigmentation, a relatively benign concentration of the skin pigment melanin...although this would not occur preferentially in the armpits. Acanthosis nigracans is hyperpigmentation, often in body folds such as armpit/axilla, typically occurring in those <40 yrs, possibly inherited and associated with glandular conditions including obesity, diabetes, thyroid disease. See Dermatologist ...Read more

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I had asked a question earlier this week about itchy red spot. Now I think was a brown recluse spider bite?

I had asked a question earlier this week about itchy red spot. Now I think was a brown recluse spider bite?

Brown reculse: Brown recluse spider bites often go unnoticed initially because they are usually painless bites. Occasionally, some minor burning that feels like a bee sting is noticed at the time of the bite. Symptoms usually develop two to eight hours after a bite. Symptoms can include: severe pain at bite site after about 4 hours, severe itching, nausea, vomiting, fever, blistering, necrosis (tissue death). ...Read more

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I have a brown spot on my labia minora. It has no irregular edges, not raised, no discharge, itchiness, etc. What could it be?

I have a brown spot on my labia minora. It has no irregular edges, not raised, no discharge, itchiness, etc. What could it be?

Probably normal: But given that certain pre-cancerous skin changes can occur even on this location, this needs to be checked out by your ob/gyn. It would be very simple to take a very small biopsy. ...Read more

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Skin problem. Feeling itchy on the top half of the back with red/dark brownish spot, back of neck n chest.

Can't diagnose: Based on the information provided. Recommend an in-person evaluation so that this can visualized. A medical history is important and some times labs or even a biopsy may be needed for accurate assessment. Take care. ...Read more

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I have had a light brown spot on my right breast for 3 years now and I have noticed that it's starting to grow bigger, it's really itchy?

See your doc: Brown areas on the skin that are changing in color, size and character (starting to itch) may need to be biopsied or removed. Skin cancer isn't common at age 16 but neither are enlarging brown itchy spots on your breast. Its best to have them evaluated. ...Read more

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One red circular rash on arm that flares up at least twice a year in same spot warm and itchy. When not inflamed, there's always a light brown spot.

One red circular rash on arm that flares up at least twice a year in same spot warm and itchy. When not inflamed, there's always a light brown spot.

See Your Doctor: Your rash suggests a condition called Cutaneous Mastocytosis; excess mastocyte cells accumulate usually in skin & release histamine; causing itching, hives, & more. Can occur as single or multiple lesions, involved skin is darker in color. Stroking or other mechanical trauma to skin can cause symptoms to flare-up. Occurs in children & ages 30-49 yrs. See doctor for correct diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more

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So, I have this itchy dark brown mole on my hip, it's sort of red around the edges, I have no idea what's causing it. Any ideas?

So, I have this itchy dark brown mole on my hip, it's sort of red around the edges, I have no idea what's causing it. Any ideas?

See dermatologist: And he/she will tell you what it is and treat you. When moles change they need to be looked at by a doc. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I have a light brown/tan (little bit darker in center), dry, raised, irregular spot on side of breast. Size of a dime. Recent breast itchy & hot?

I have a light brown/tan (little bit darker in center), dry, raised, irregular spot on side of breast. Size of a dime. Recent breast itchy & hot?

Ring worm?: This may be ringworm which is a funny name for a very common fungal infection. There is no worm involved. Try over-the-counter Clotrimazole ointment. If it's helping continue to use it at least two weeks after you don't see any rash as the fungus lives below the skin. If it doesn't get better, as the previous physician suggested, go see a doctor for a biopsy ...Read more

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Itchy scalp, left swollen occipital and behind the right ear node and now sensitive light brown spot on left top of head today.?

Itchy scalp, left swollen occipital and behind the right ear node and now sensitive light brown spot on left top of head today.?

Swollen lymph nodes: Lymph nodes often swell in response to infection or inflammation. These gland may feel tender behind the ear or beneath the angle of the mandible. You may also feel tenderness beneath the chin. If the light brown spot has been sensitive for a short period, it will likely resolve on its own. It may simply be an abrasion or pustule. Give it time. If it fails to resolve, see derm doctor ...Read more

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Had a mole removed 6mo ago biopsy said melanoma, they removed it all now scar is itchy, irritated and has a brownish spot in center is this a problem?

Had a mole removed 6mo ago biopsy said melanoma, they removed it all now scar is itchy, irritated and has a brownish spot in center is this a problem?

Show your surgeon: Scars often itch while they are healing. This is a common complaint that I receive from my patients. However the brownish spot near the center of your incision needs to be evaluated by your surgeon to rule out a local recurrence. ...Read more

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Light brown- yellow dollar coin size spot between index finger & thumb. Not raised, not itchy nor dry. Not a liver spot. 2-3weeks to disappear.

Light brown- yellow dollar coin size spot between index finger & thumb. Not raised, not itchy nor dry. Not a liver spot. 2-3weeks to disappear.

Need more info: Hard to tell what the problem was due to without seeing it. But if it went away without a trace and you feel well I would only continue to inspect your body for any other outbreaks then if it happens again you should see a physician right away. ...Read more

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Coughing for 1 month, not resolved by meds. Thick yellowish green sputum sometimes got brown spot. No fever no pain only the cough. Throat felt itchy?

Coughing for 1 month, not resolved by meds. Thick yellowish green sputum sometimes got brown spot. No fever no pain only the cough. Throat felt itchy?

Cough?: There are many reasons for a cough, many of which are non-infectious and do not require antibiotics. Some are even caused by medicines. You have to at a minimum have a virtual consult, but preferably see a live doc who will get a full history, a thorough physical exam, maybe some lab tests and come up with a diagnosis and treatment plan for you. Good luck! ...Read more