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Dr. Norman Levine
Board Certified, Dermatology
46 years in practice
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I've been experience a rash on my legs for almost 3 months. It almost looks like little spots of blood under the skin. Not itchy, painful, or scaly.?

Dr. Norman Levine
Board Certified, Dermatology
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I've been experience a rash on my legs for almost 3 months. It almost looks like little spots of blood under the skin. Not itchy, painful, or scaly.?

Purpurin: You might have benign pigmented purpura which is a harmless problem where the small capillaries leak a little blood. No therapy is needed for this harmless condition. ...Read more

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Dr. Umesh Patel
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Dr. Barry Resnik
Board Certified, Dermatology
26 years in practice
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I have itchy red , scaly spots on my neck, back and shoulders and white blotchy spots on my back also?

Dr. Barry Resnik
Board Certified, Dermatology
26 years in practice
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I have itchy red , scaly spots on my neck, back and shoulders and white blotchy spots on my back also?

Itchy red spot dz: There is no way to diagnose you on the internet. You need eyeballs attached to a dermatologist, who will be better able to evaluate and treat you. ...Read more

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Dr. Umesh Patel
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Dr. Michael Fisher
Board Certified, Dermatology
27 years in practice
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Ihave 3 red oval spots on my thigh. The first one 2-3 months ago, red oval not itchy no scaly, doesn't hurt, 7 CM diameter, then two smaller appear?

Dr. Michael Fisher
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Ihave 3 red oval spots on my  thigh.  The first one 2-3 months ago, red oval not  itchy no scaly, doesn't hurt, 7 CM diameter, then two smaller appear?

Red Oval Spots: It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. Possibilities include: fungal infection, contact dermatitis, irritant dermatitis, psoriasis, viral, bacterial, eczema, systemic disease and others. ...Read more

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Dr. Steven Watry
Board Certified, General Practice
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I Have Red Itchy Spots On My Legs?

Dr. Steven Watry
Board Certified, General Practice
15 years in practice
597K people helped
I Have Red Itchy Spots On My Legs?

Several thoughts: May be a contact dermatitis including poison ivy or psoriasis (use otc hydrocortisone), fungal 'ring worm' or candidiasis (otc clomitrazole), folliculitis (may require rx antibiotics), or several other.. What have you tried ? Is anything helping ? Is it worsening rapidly (see your Dr). If nothing helps, please see your Dr.. ...Read more

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Dr. Umesh Patel
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Dr. Robert Jackson
Board Certified, Dermatology
38 years in practice
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I have spots on my legs itchy at first and then they become red.?

Dr. Robert Jackson
Board Certified, Dermatology
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I have spots on my legs itchy at first and then they become red.?

Hives: You have a type of hives probably . Dermatographism. ...Read more

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Dr. Eric Bluman
Board Certified, Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
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I have red, scaly, itchy spots on the top of my feet and around my ankles and i can't figure out what it is?

Dr. Eric Bluman
Board Certified, Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
18 years in practice
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I have red, scaly, itchy spots on the top of my feet and around my ankles and i can't figure out what it is?

First PMD....: First see your primary medical doctor. If they can't give you relief then they may refer you to a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Dr. Janet Turkle
Board Certified, Plastic Surgery
30 years in practice
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Tiny red spots on legs not itchy ?

Dr. Janet Turkle
Board Certified, Plastic Surgery
30 years in practice
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Tiny red spots on legs not itchy ?

Not sure?: Could be small capillary hemangiomas. Could be 'broken' vessels (spider veins). I would recommend an evaluation by your physician and/or a referral to an appropriate specialist. ...Read more

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Dr. Bassam Amawi
Board Certified, Psychiatry
44 years in practice
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Itchy red spots to the lower leg?

Dr. Bassam Amawi
Board Certified, Psychiatry
44 years in practice
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As above: See u pcp for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Charlene Sojico
Board Certified, Pediatrics
36 years in practice
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I have three red spots on my upper leg that are not itchy, and no bigger than a dime each. Just wondering what they could be?

Dr. Charlene Sojico
Board Certified, Pediatrics
36 years in practice
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I have three red spots on my upper leg that are not itchy, and no bigger than a dime each. Just wondering what they could be?

Hard to say: Without looking . How long have you had them? Any other signs and symptoms?Would take pictures for documentation . Since you don't have any other signs and symptoms, would just observe for now . For all you know , it will resolve in time! of course, if things changed, do please schedule an appointment with your physician. In meantime , monitor with pictures and date them! ...Read more

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Dr. Martin Raff
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
51 years in practice
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I have a line of red spots on my lower right leg for over a month.. Could it be dermatitis or something more serious? Its also itchy sometimes

Dr. Martin Raff
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
51 years in practice
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I have a line of red spots on my lower right leg for over a month.. Could it be dermatitis or something more serious? Its also itchy sometimes

Dermatitis: This simply means inflammation of the skin, which you certainly have. This needs to be seen and examined for a correct diagnosis. See a dermatologist. Good luck. ...Read more

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