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Dr. Robert Uyeda
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I have non-itchy red spots on arms and legs, a couple on belly and side of torso. No fever. Fatigue, slightly swollen neck gland, back and head ache.

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I have non-itchy red spots on arms and legs, a couple on belly and side of torso. No fever. Fatigue, slightly swollen neck gland, back and head ache.

Non-itchy rashes: are more worrisome. It could come from collagen vascular diseases or sometimes even lymphoma. If it persists more than a few days, you should get medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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I am a lifeguard and so my arms are exposed to the sun (I use a high SPF and reapply) but my arms are a tad by burnt with tiny itchy red spots?

Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
7 years in practice
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I am a lifeguard and so my arms are exposed to the sun (I use a high SPF and reapply) but my arms are a tad by burnt with tiny itchy red spots?

Cover arms: The best way to prevent sun burn is to cover your skin. Sunscreen can easily be washed off, even if it is "waterproof". Look this product "Dolfin Guard Female L/S Rashguard" or something like it. This has a constant SPF of 50. You can use this while swimming. ...Read more

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Dr. Martin Raff
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
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Husband w/ rash on back/arms, 3 days.Not painful or itchy.Red spots with white center, 3-20mm. Benadryl didn't help.Won't go to md! serious?Contagious?

Dr. Martin Raff
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Husband w/ rash on back/arms, 3 days.Not painful or itchy.Red spots with white center, 3-20mm. Benadryl didn't help.Won't go to md! serious?Contagious?

See a doctor: Without examining this it is impossible to tell. If he won't submit to an exam, that is his problem, and he seems less concerned than you do. ...Read more

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Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
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Dr. Leila Hashemi
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
16 years in practice
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12 days ago I gave blood for my blood test. In one week after that, red, itchy spots were emerged in the region in my left arm in which i gave blood. ?

Dr. Leila Hashemi
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12 days ago I gave blood for my blood test. In one week after that, red, itchy spots were emerged in the region in my left arm in which i gave blood. ?

Allergy?: Did they use tape afterward? You might have been allergic to the tape, or you could have developed a skin infection, see a doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
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For a few weeks now, I've had itchy areas on my arms and legs. They start out as tiny little spots. Then I started scratching and they become red, itchy rashes. I have 2 places on my left arm, 1 on my right and behind both of my legs (knee area). What

Dr. John Chiu
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For a few weeks now, I've had itchy areas on my arms and legs.  They start out as tiny little spots.  Then I started scratching and they become red, itchy rashes.  I have 2 places on my left arm, 1 on my right and behind both of my legs (knee area).  What

Dry skin?: First try applying a moisturizer all over your body within 3 minutes after bathing and see if this helps. For the rash, topical hydrocortisone for a few days may be helpful. However if this is a persistent or worsening problem, I would recommend a dermatology consult. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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I have itchy, red spots on my skin, remedy?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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I have itchy, red spots on my skin, remedy?

The remedy will: Depend on the cause. In -person medical evaluation is the best way to determine cause. ...Read more

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Dr. Donald Alves
Board Certified, Emergency Medicine
19 years in practice
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I have itchy red spots on the outside of my vag they dry and peal but are not pipples when scracth they get wet with clear fluids what could this be?

Dr. Donald Alves
Board Certified, Emergency Medicine
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I have itchy red spots on the outside of my vag they dry and peal but are not pipples when scracth they get wet with clear fluids what could this be?

Vesicles?: Could be herpetic vesicles, hard to say over internet. You need examined by a dr / urgent care / gyn / "std clinic" who can diagnose and prescribe treatment for your issue. ...Read more

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Dr. Harold Fields
Board Certified, Family Medicine
56 years in practice
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Hi, I have itchy red spots on my upper outer thighs and outer bum, they wake me up in the night too?

Dr. Harold Fields
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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Hi, I have itchy red spots on my upper outer thighs and outer bum, they wake me up in the night too?

Rash: It is difficult to tell what they are by your description try a combination of An antifungal and hydrocortisone and see if that helps ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Bryan
Board Certified, Dermatology
27 years in practice
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I have dry, itchy red spots on my skin that turn white. They're really bad on the back of my knees. What is this?

Dr. Michael Bryan
Board Certified, Dermatology
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I have dry, itchy red spots on my skin that turn white. They're really bad on the back of my knees. What is this?

Eczema?: By location and symptoms, it sounds like eczema. When it goes away, it sometimes leaves lighter patches. Treated by cortisone creams and prevented by moisturizing the skin better, eczema is very common. Dry climate (winter) can worsen. Moisturize well--creams, not lotions. The color will return if it is eczema. ...Read more

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