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I have red spots across my abdomen which aren't itchy as well as to big concentrations of redness on the lower ab.

I have red spots across my abdomen which aren't itchy as well as to big concentrations of redness on the lower ab.

Red spots: Red spots could mean anything. It could be bleeding under the skin. It could be cherry nevus. The best thing to do is to see your doctor or a dermatologist to determine which one it is. ...Read more

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I wear a tampon a lot of the time. Is the spot, itchiness and redness due to shaving, dryness or something else?

I wear a tampon a lot of the time. Is the spot, itchiness and redness due to shaving, dryness or something else?

Tampons: Are you referring to interior of vagina, labia etc? Do you mean you wear a tampon even when you don't have a period. The cotton from tampon can be rough and may inflame tissues if you use them "a lot of the time." Take care. ...Read more

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I've had an itchy spot on my face for about a week now that won't seem to go away. No redness but I see/feel some light bumps... What could it be?

I've had an itchy spot on my face for about a week now that won't seem to go away. No redness but I see/feel some light bumps... What could it be?

Allergy? Herpes?: It could be localized allergic req tion or a variant of herpes simplex.If it is mild you could try Hydrocortisone cream for 1-2 days. If it persists or gets worse see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a spot on my back about the size of a dime that is insatiably itchy. There is no redness, rash, or raised area, just an itchy spot. Cause?

I have a spot on my back about the size of a dime that is insatiably itchy.  There is no redness, rash, or raised area, just an itchy spot. Cause?

Neurogenic: Nerves or trauma can cause an itch. Creams and oral.mrdd are available and may need a biopsy seek your doctor for further evaluation and testing and possible treatments. I hope your feel better soon. ...Read more

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Anything other than H Whitlow recur in same spot? 2nd time w/ white raised bump on finger in same spot, no pain, no redness, dots in it, very itchy.

Anything other than H Whitlow recur in same spot? 2nd time w/ white raised bump on finger in same spot, no pain, no redness, dots in it, very itchy.

Dyshidrotic Eczema: It may occur as a single episode but it often runs a chronic course at the same spot. See your PCP for definitive diagnosis and treatment or referral to a dermatologist. ...Read more

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"Raw" spot with redness around it on my breast. It's a little itchy. Almost looks like a burn or somehow the spot was rubbed raw? As far as I know it

"Raw" spot with redness around it on my breast. It's a little itchy. Almost looks like a burn or somehow the spot was rubbed raw? As far as I know it

Infection?: You may have an infection of some type, possibly fungal or bacterial but what you're describing sounds like a tinea corporis type of ring especially if it's red all around and there may be a small area in the center which is clear and it's itchy. An exam would definitely tell the doctor what it is and how to fix it. If you'd like to chat more about it write me: www.healthtap.com/dr-drsaghafi ...Read more

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Itchiness around the vagina and minor labia. redness on the minor labia and a tiny spot, and it burns, what could it be?

Itchiness around the vagina and minor labia. redness on the minor labia and a tiny spot, and it burns, what could it be?

Labial redness: Vaginal itching can be due to a yeast infection, irritation from feminine products or from tight clothing, esp. synthetics. A tiny spot that burns may be something different. A spot with a yellow-white base that is very painful can be an active herpes lesion. Those need to be tested immediately to confirm diagnosis. It's safe to try an OTC yeast cream. If no change, a doctor can check. ...Read more

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I have a small rash ory dy itchy spot on my breast for almost two weeks it itches but bo redness or swell or pain what can I use to heal it?

I have a small rash ory dy itchy spot on my breast for almost two weeks it itches but bo redness or swell or pain what can I use to heal it?

Eczema or ringworm?: Dry and itchy spot is probably eczema. You could try 1% Hydrocortisone cream otc for a week. If that does not help then an topical antifungal for 2 weeks could help with ring worm. If neither don't work then a trip to your doctor id warrented. ...Read more

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What causes itchy spot in pubic region? No visual signs of irritation, redness or peeling but the base of a few of the hair follicles look dry?

What causes itchy spot in pubic region? No visual signs of irritation, redness or peeling but the base of a few of the hair follicles look dry?

Dry skin: Thanks for your question! Sounds like it may be a little dry skin. Taking cooler showers can help. You may want to also try and moisturizer too! ...Read more

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I have pinhead red itchy spots. What is it?

I have pinhead red itchy spots. What is it?

??: Impossible to tell without more information. Where? How long have you had them? Any allergies? Exposures? New meds or products? Other symptoms? ...Read more

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Red itchy spots appearing all over body they do not hurt me when i touch them or scratch them they just itch ?

Red itchy spots appearing all over body they do not hurt me when i touch them or scratch them they just itch ?

More information: You have some sort of a hive or rash, but without more information it is impossible to say why. If it is still bothering you, see your physician. ...Read more

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What are red round itchy spots on the skin?

What are red round itchy spots on the skin?

Possibly hives: Skin allergies may be what you are describing. If it does not resolve easily see a doctor for the diagnosis and treatment. Eczema may also be what you are dealing with as well as psoriasis. ...Read more

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I have red itchy spots in my eyebrows and one of my eyebrows is thinning?

I have red itchy spots in my eyebrows and one of my eyebrows is thinning?

Could be....: Any one of a number of things. Most likely given the minimal history might be seborrheic dermatitis. generally treated with topical antifungals such as ketoconazole or a mild topical steroid. ...Read more

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My baby have red itchy spots on her torso that really bothers her what do I do?

My baby have red itchy spots on her torso that really bothers her what do I do?

See pediatrician: It is important to see your pediatrician when troubling symptoms appear in your child. The doctor will let you know if there is anything serious that requires treatment. ...Read more

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Ive been breaking out in small red itchy spots all over my body. Haven't changed anything in daily routine. What could it be?

Ive been breaking out in small red itchy spots all over my body. Haven't changed anything in daily routine. What could it be?

See a doctor: you could be having an allergic reaction to something in the environment. it is best to see a doctor to make sure it is not scabies or some other problem. until then, diphenhydramine/benadryl should help the itch. ...Read more

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What are these not red, non itchy, dry, non flaky spots on my skin. They're about the size of a nickle and smaller. They're spreading quickly.

What are these not red, non itchy, dry, non flaky spots on my skin. They're about the size of a nickle and smaller. They're spreading quickly.

Dry spreading rash: There are a number of different things this could be. One of them, common in young people is pityriasis rosea, which has oval pink/tan/salmon colored patches with scaling on the rim of the patch. On the back it has a christmas tree distribution with descending rows of these patches. If any rash is spreading quickly, please see your dermatologist right away for a proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more