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I went to bed one night, and woke up with very red small non-itchy, spots all over my cheek and forehead. They arent raised, what could this be?

I went to bed one night, and woke up with very  red small non-itchy,  spots all over my cheek and forehead. They arent raised, what could this be?

Urticaria: Urticaria is a possibility. It's a generalized term we use for hives. When we don't know the cause of the hives we call it "idiopathic urticaria". Since there are many causes of rashes speak with your physician. They would want to know if you'd eaten something commonly known to cause urticaria, such as shellfish, or peanuts. Or if you could be suffering from another common condition called rosacea. ...Read more

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I have tiny black spots.... Since many years... Which seem to spread. Non itchy... At my back upper part.... Outre side of upper arm.... Forehead..

I have tiny black spots....  Since many years...  Which seem to spread. Non itchy... At my back upper part....  Outre side of upper arm.... Forehead..

See a dermatologist: cannot be diagnosed without direct observation: you have let this go on for "many years" and today want a diagnosis: NO: see a skin specialist. ...Read more

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The skin on my forehead is flaking and now I am getting itchy red spots appearing. These spots crust over ?Could it be a food allergy?

The skin on my forehead is flaking and now I am getting itchy red spots appearing. These spots crust over ?Could it be a food allergy?

Unlikely due to food: Typically food allergies present with skin or GI symptoms. The skin symptoms are usually hives and itching especially near the mouth or lips. Forehead area would be less likely. Crusting over lesions should make one consider possibilities other than food allergies. ...Read more

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Dry itchy spot about the size of a dime on my forehead, what is it, and how can I get rid of it?

NOT SOOBVIOUS: WITHOUT SEEING THE SPOT, THIS COULD BE ONE OF MANY BENIGN OR MALIGNANT GROWTHS KNOWNTO MEDICINE.I WOULD CONSIDER USING LIQUID NITROGEN AND SEE IF THAT DESTROYS LESION. IF NOT IT PROBABLY NEEDS TO BE REMOVED. ...Read more

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Am heaving red kind of spot on my chest back, neck, forehead, arms.They are painless and bit itchy and now they all over my body?

Am heaving red kind of spot on my chest
 back, neck, forehead, arms.They are painless and bit itchy and now they all over my body?

Rashes: There are many causes of rashes--from dry skin to infections. Topical cortisones can help the mild itch, but to identify cause, may need to be seen. This is one of those "picture worth a thousand words" kind of problem. ...Read more

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I'v had itchy spots on my head and neck for more than a month, what to do? what is it?

I'v had itchy spots on my head and neck for more than a month, what to do? what is it?

New soap?: If you have started using a new soap, shampoo, hair spray, perfume or lotion, etc., that could be causing irritation. If that does not explain it and stopping it then cures your itching, see a doc. ...Read more

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Im getting the same itchy spots on the back of my neck ,they never have a head and the more I itch the larger they get help please?

Im getting the same itchy spots on the back of my neck ,they never have a head and the more I itch the larger they get help please?

Could be hives,: which is an allergic reaction.See if they respond to anti-histamine.Next step would be cortisone cream.Pharmacist can recommend both.If no response or gets worse,see your Doc. ...Read more

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My daughter had pointed out these reddish purple spots on the back of my head that were never there before. Not itchy or raised up. ?

My daughter had pointed out these reddish purple spots on the back of my head that were never there before. Not itchy or raised up. ?

Mgt: It may be a contact dermatitis, if it spreads or is associated with other symptoms, medication may be needed. In the meantime, wash the area with a hypoallergenic soap such as Dove. ...Read more