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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?

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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My son has a round quarter-sized red spot on his upper thigh. It is itchy and scaly, but does not have a well-defined outer ring.?

My son has a round quarter-sized red spot on his upper thigh.  It is itchy and scaly, but does not have a well-defined outer ring.?

Herals patch: Of pityriasis can look like this (see photo). Without seeing the lesion it is not possible to identify the reason for it. Please have him examined. ...Read more

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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.?

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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Itchy red spots to the lower leg?

Itchy red spots to the lower leg?

As above: See u pcp for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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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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Where do itchy dry red spots come from on your legs?

Where do itchy dry red spots come from on your legs?

Could be contact: Dermatitis, an allergic reaction to something that your leg touches. Or it could be a fungus infection, such as ringworm. Tough to say without looking at it. For contact dermatitis, try Hydrocortisone cream. For fungal infection, try Clotrimazole cream. If these fail, time to see a doctor. ...Read more

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What are small red spots on legs that are not itchy?

What are small red spots on legs that are not itchy?

Rash: Rashes are impossible to diagnosis without looking at them. See your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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I got red spots on my leg, it's quite red around it and looks quite yellow inside it's itchy but not painful?

I got red spots on my leg, it's quite red around it and looks quite yellow inside it's itchy but not painful?

Should consult.: Your best bet would be to consult with a doctor on this one, either locally with a Dermatologist or on HealthTap with uploaded pictures of these spots to review. Lesions like these are best evaluated by direct visualization and not description. ...Read more

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I have red itchy spots on my legs that started out on one leg a one spot on thursday that has traveled up both legs.

I have red itchy spots on my legs that started out on one leg a one spot on thursday that has traveled up both legs.

Itchy spots: Insect bites are a possibility(chiggers, bed bugs). Another is an allergic reaction to something that has come in contact with your legs but not the rest of your body. Have you walked near poison ivy or poison oak? Observe for any clues and you could take an antihistamine like benadryl(causes drowsiness) or claritin which is non drowsy. See your physician or a dermatologist as needed. ...Read more

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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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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

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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Hi I have about 20 spots of varying size all over my legs. They look similar to hickeys but red and are not itchy at all. Looks like Schaumburgs?

Hi I have about 20 spots of varying size all over my legs. They look similar to hickeys but red and are not itchy at all. Looks like Schaumburgs?

Spots on leg: Also consider erythema nodosum or sarcoid or even lyme disease. Erythema nodosum is associated with recent strep infection, mycoplasma, mononucleosis, cat scratch disease or inflammatory conditions like sarcoid, Behcet's or bowel disease, rarely lymphomas/carcinoid, pancreas. Check for lyme, strep, resolves in 3-6 weeks and f/u/ w/ doc ...Read more

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I Have Red Itchy Spots On My Legs?

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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What is this red spots skin in my legs and feels so itchy, multiple red spots and both my left and right legs. Very itchy?

What is this red spots skin in my legs and feels so itchy, multiple red spots and both my left and right legs. Very itchy?

Inflammatory rash.: What you are describing may be inflammation of the skin or of the hair follicles. Try treating with an over-the-counter topical steroid, but if this is not helpful within 2-3 days, see a dermatologist. The fact there are many spots, and it is so itchy, warrants medical treatment. ...Read more

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If you have red non itchy and non burning spots on the upper arm and the front and back of the leg what are those spots called?

Angioma maybe: The usual method for identifying skin lesions is to look at them, so your question is difficult to precisely answer. However, if they look like this:

http://missinglink. Ucsf. Edu/lm/dermatologyglossary/cherry_angioma. Html

Then they are angiomas. ...Read more

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I have bright red spots on both legs from thigh down and is very itchy?

I have bright red spots on both legs from thigh down and is very itchy?

Many possibilities: 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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My lower legs are swollen and itchy. I also have some red spots where it is swollen. They sweep up more during the day and go down at nighttime.

Leg swelling: Many possibilities for leg swelling. You need to see your doctor for an examination to find out why your legs are swelling and to get treatment. ...Read more

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I have flat, non itchy red pin spots that appeared all over my torso, legs, and arms five days ago. There are hundreds and there are more appearing.?

I have flat, non itchy red pin spots that appeared all over my torso, legs, and arms five days ago. There are hundreds and there are more appearing.?

See a doctor!: This needs evaluation. Try to think of any foods, medications, vitamins or contacts with people with similar symptoms. Any risky sexual behavior? Any changes in detergents? Any joint pains? Discuss these things with your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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My boyfriend has itchy red spots along leg&inner thigh. My ankle have been&theres1spot on bra line. Switched sheets&detergent last week. Opinion&thghts?

My boyfriend has itchy red spots along leg&inner thigh. My ankle have been&theres1spot on bra line. Switched sheets&detergent last week. Opinion&thghts?

They gotta sleep.: Without actually seeing these itchy red "spots", one cannot be certain. And understand that I am speculating. But you can look on the internet for pictures. Are you ready??? BEDBUG bites. Calm down. It's only an educated guess. ...Read more

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I have several red round spots on my legs and hands, not too itchy slightly raised. They have been there over a week and are not getting better or worse? My boyfriend doesn't have any of these symptoms

I have several red round spots on my legs and hands, not too itchy slightly raised. They have been there over a week and are not getting better or worse? My boyfriend doesn't have any of these symptoms

Could be: Eczema or just dry skin. You don't say what you have tried. You could try both a moisturizing lotion and a Hydrocortisone cream and see if it helps.!if not or if it spreads you might need to see a doc. ...Read more

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Itchy red spots appear on legs of my mom if she stands for little longer. What it could be, which specialist should we see.

Itchy red spots appear on legs of my mom if she stands for little longer. What it could be, which specialist should we see.

Varicose veins: Wonder if she has varicosities causing red, itchy spots that are worse when she is standing. She may need to see a vascular specialist if that's the case. If no varicosities are present, may get initial exam by family doc and/or dermatologist. ...Read more

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9 days ago I went for a walk then I got red non itchy spots on my arms + the tops of my legs. I have 10. I did stroke a dog. I don't have pets. Thxs.

9 days ago I went for a walk then I got red non itchy spots on my arms + the tops of my legs. I have 10. I did stroke a dog. I don't have pets. Thxs.

Nondiagnostic: More description of the rash is needed but, better still, an examination by your physician or dermatologist would be desirable in order to make a diagnosis. With the absence of itching insect bites or hives would be unlikely. These could be petecchiae from burst capillaries and, if so, will gradually clear. Get examined if the rash persists or worsens. ...Read more

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I've been noticing red spots on my legs.As the week gone on amount of spots increased.They are non itchy and dry. There are few spots on my stomach?

I've been noticing red spots on my legs.As the week gone on amount of spots increased.They are non itchy and dry. There are few spots on my stomach?

Dermatitis: Sounds like you have some sort of dermatitis. Play detective and ask yourself if you changed anything lately, . Soaps, detergent, etc? Get an examination, as skin dermatitis can really not be diagnosed over the computer and needs a visual examination and exam. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Hi I get small spots on my arms and legs there not red or itchy but the do pop like black heads?

Hi I get small spots on my arms and legs there not red or itchy but the do pop like black heads?

Could be: They could be blackheads (comedones) although unusual on arms and legs. Ask your doctor to look at it. ...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