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Red spots on my upper legs?

Red spots on my upper legs?

Please have this: Medically assessed in person to obtain an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Red itchey spots on lower legs?

Red itchey spots on lower legs?

Dry skin eczema: Nummular (coin shaped) eczema is extremely common on the lower legs. Dry skin starts the condition, and scratching (excoriation) worsens the itch and rash. Usually, a topical steroid is required, often a strong prescription steroid. If your condition worsens with steroids, ringworm (tinea corporis) must be ruled out. In general, i recommend shorter warm showers (not hot), nonscented lotion daily. ...Read more

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Red itchy bumps on upper thigh with numb sensation?

Red itchy bumps on upper thigh with numb sensation?

Sounds like hives: Urticaria, hives, are caused by exposure to something the body responds to in an allergic response. Pink raised areas that blanch when pressed, itchy is a typical hive. Anxiety can also be a cause. It could be from something that came in contact with upper thighs, perhaps new pants, new detergent, new scent. Most cases, cause not found. Rx with antihistamines. If very bad, may need rx w steroids. ...Read more

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Dark spots with bumps on upper arm and thighs?

Dark spots with bumps on upper arm and thighs?

Get checked: But, reddish firm nodules can be a condition called hidradenitis suppuritiva. They can recur month to month and have some pain with them. Get an examination to be sure exactly what it is. ...Read more

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Red rash like bumps on both my upper arms?

Red rash like bumps on both my upper arms?

Dry?: This time of year- winter itch/eczema flares in sensitive skinned people. These usually show up a dry patchy areas with skin colored bumps that may redden if irritated. Treatment is moisturize/no hot showers/drink plenty of water-60-80oz a day/ avoid harsh soaps or perfumed lotions.. ...Read more

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Red rashes on arms on right arm. Causes?

Red rashes on arms on right arm. Causes?

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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Red dots on upper arms for years?

Red dots on upper arms for years?

? Keratosis pilaris: Of course i cannot say for certain without an examination but you may have something called keratosis pilaris. This is a common, harmless condition. I recommend going to www.Aad.Org and looking at their online pamphlet. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Red itchy bumpy rash stared on neck spreading down back and middle of arms now on face burning up?

Red itchy bumpy rash stared on neck spreading down back and middle of arms now on face burning up?

Dermatitis: You may have a form of dermatitis. Also if you have warmth this may be a sign of vasodilation from an allergy reaction or possibly be related to a skin infection. A picture would help to tell what is happening. Consider a healthtap consultation. ...Read more

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Rash on my child small red bumps little patchs on neck arms hands torso legs

Rash on my child small red bumps little patchs   on neck arms hands torso legs

This : This is one of those situations where "a picture is worth a thousand words"--really needs to be seen by a medical professional. Eczema is common in children and can occur on trunk and extremities. Topical moisture with heavier, cream-type moisturizers is best for eczema. If it does not resolve, it may require topical prescription medication. But a quick "eyeball" visit will clarify the issue. ...Read more

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What causes an itchy bump pink rash on back of arms and thighs?

What causes an itchy bump pink rash on back of arms and thighs?

Keratosis Pilaris: If it has been there for years, then it is usually keratosis if it is new then it could be one of many other things. If chronic, try a moisturizing cream twice a day with a mild acid in it, like eucerin plus. There are other keratolytic creams and lotions that will help, but there is no cure for keratosis pilaris. ...Read more

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Raised blotches on my legs bites?

Raised blotches on my legs bites?

Could be: Tough to say, as skin conditions are essentially impossible to diagnose over the computer. If they persist, see a skin dr. For an eval. Good luck. ...Read more

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Two small bumps on upper thigh that itch?

Two small bumps on upper thigh that itch?

Not sure what they: Are from description. There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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Red bumpsll over my elbows arms and upper legs?

Many choices : Do they itch.. Do they blister? How large are the bumps it depends on your medications if you're taking any. This is not an easy question to answer this way. See dermatology. ...Read more

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Upper leg rash on inside of right leg, some oozing and scab appearing?

Upper leg rash on inside of right leg, some oozing and scab appearing?

Staph: Sounds like a staphylococcus or strep infection. Go have that treated. And yes, it is contagious. ...Read more

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Raised itchy spots on back of my scalp?

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Raised itchy spots on back of my scalp?

Psoriasis: It is probably psoriasis but like with any lesion you would need to have it examined as certain cancers can present this way. ...Read more

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I have itchy tiny red bumps on arms, upper stomach, upper thighs, near my elbows, and lower back. Is this chicken pox or hives?

I have itchy tiny red bumps on arms, upper stomach, upper thighs, near my elbows, and lower back. Is this chicken pox or hives?

Rash: They can be either, you really need to have your rash examined to know how to treat it and if you are contagious or not, see your doctor sooner than later. ...Read more

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What are these red patches that have appeared on my upper arms. Upper thighs, and torso?

What are these red patches that have appeared on my upper arms. Upper thighs, and torso?

Have them checked: You need to have these patches checked, it could be anything, and without looking and feeling we can not tell you what it can be so get it checked by your doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Groyne area rash red rash on both inner legs

Groyne area rash red rash on both inner legs

There : There are several possibilities for this one including fungal infection, yeast, or intertrigo (a condition of irritation in the groin). Other possibilities include eczema or psoriasis in the area. For "jock-itch", i often prescribe a mild Hydrocortisone cream twice daily combined with an antifungal cream twice daily in the area. I would consider a visit to a dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. I hope that helps. ...Read more

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What causes red itchy bumps on the arms and elbows?

What causes red itchy bumps on the arms and elbows?

Rash on Arms: Dermatitis herpetiformis is an extremely itchy rash made of bumps and blisters. The rash is chronic, which means it continues over a long period of time. This rash occurs on the arms and elbows. Other causes include eczema, allergies, contact dermatitis, psoriasis and others. See your dermatologist for a diagnosis and treatment. ...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 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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Hi, I have a rash on both my legs, really itchy, gets worse at night or when took pants off. Little reds spots on inside of thigh and on calfs?

Hi, I have a rash on both my legs, really itchy, gets worse at night or when took pants off. Little reds spots on inside of thigh and on calfs?

Rash: The rash can result from multiple issues, one is contact dermatitis, did you change laundry detergents? Or applied something on the skin? Or wore new clothes? If no to the above, see a doctor about your rash, it may be another reason that is not related to contact. ...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 itchy red spots at the top of my thigh that have turned into bruising looks like I have been beaten up on my leg.. ?

I have itchy red spots at the top of my thigh that have turned into bruising
looks like I have been beaten up on my leg.. ?

Itch & bruising: If you have unexplained bruising, please see your doctor. Several possibilities for itching and bruising of isolated spots on body. Scratching an itchy spot can produce bruises, particularly if you occasionally take nsaids, fish oil, vitamin e and other blood thinners. There is also a skin condition called pigmented purpura, inflammation of the smallest blood vessels, which can be itchy. ...Read more

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I have red, itchy, and dry bites in my inner thigh. They have turned into giant dry spots all over my body. #scabs?

I have red, itchy, and dry bites in my inner thigh. They have turned into giant dry spots all over my body. #scabs?

This could be: folliculitis.. they appear as bumps on the inner thighs at the pores from clogged hair ducts and then dry up and scab. but are not spread all over the body.The other possibility is allergy as that coul dbe all over the body ...Read more

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I developed a rash on my thigh, have pink spots appearing on my body every day, uncontrollable itchiness, and no improvement. Could you help me?

I developed a rash on my thigh, have pink spots appearing on my body every day, uncontrollable itchiness, and no improvement. Could you help me?

Need to be checked: Your rash and itchiness may be due to allergy.insect bites,Scaies,Dermatitis Hepetiformis and may e some other cause You can take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or zyetec available over the counter for itching and get your rash checked by your Doctor or Dermatologist ...Read more

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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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Just noticed, Small purple spots around a few day old mosquito bite, not itchy, on my outer thigh. Could this be from scratching?

Just noticed, Small purple spots around a few day old mosquito bite, not itchy, on my outer thigh. Could this be from scratching?

YES IT CAN BE: Yes it can be from itching or allergic reaction to the mosquito bite If not itching or painful it will clear up by itself otherwise consult your doctor ...Read more

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My inner thigh was itchy and I kept scratching it over a pair of pants, later that night I noticed a big bruise with some darker spots.

My inner thigh was itchy and I kept scratching it over a pair of pants, later that night I noticed a big bruise with some darker spots.

Sounds like a bruise: However, it could be a bug bite and some of these are serious. Take a photo of it and post here or show your physician, perhaps you'll get a better opinion. Meanwhile, cool compresses will help with itching and won't worsen the bruise. Don't take any aspirin or NSAID such as Ibuprofen (your Advil) until this is resolved. ...Read more

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I have a dry patch between my vagina and inner thigh its been there 3 weeks it is flaky and white and peals leaving a few bleeding spots. It is itchy?

I have a dry patch between my vagina and inner thigh its been there 3 weeks it is flaky and white and peals leaving a few bleeding spots. It is itchy?

Rash : Hello RosarioM. The rash can be different things to include sensitive skin, irritation from moisture and/or rubbing, yeast infection, or an inflammatory skin condition. Because the treatments vary, I recommend your doctor taking a look at it to determine the best treatment. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Hello. I have these red spots/ lumps on the top of my inner thigh they have been there for a while. They are sore/ red and sometimes itchy thanks?

Hello.  I have these red spots/ lumps on the top of my inner thigh they have been there for a while. They are sore/ red and sometimes itchy  thanks?

Go to see GP: You need to see your gp to get checked. Sounds like it could be enlargement of the lymph nodes on the groin that you described on your question. It could be caused by infection, inflammation, trauma etc from the adjacent area like on the legs, genitalia area etc vs other things like autoimmune etc. Go to see your gp for further eval. ...Read more

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Just noticed these red/purplish spots in a cluster on my thigh. They don't hurt or itch. The rest of my body is very itchy but that could be dry skin.

Just noticed these red/purplish spots in a cluster on my thigh. They don't hurt or itch. The rest of my body is very itchy but that could be dry skin.

Have them seen...: Make an appointment to see your doctor. Without seeing the area of concern, it is impossible to give advice that is useful. ...Read more

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Recently my skin around my upper thigh and around my hips are growing red spots.They are in a group.They are not itchy but it seems like its spreading?

Recently my skin around my upper thigh and around my hips are growing red spots.They are in a group.They are not itchy but it seems like its spreading?

Difficult to tell: Without seeing this rash. There are lots of things it could be. You need to see your doctor to get a proper diagnosis and treatment. Sorry i can't help more. ...Read more

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I have itchy red spots on my higher thigh and pubic hair region.

I have itchy red spots on my higher thigh and pubic hair region.

Infection?: Sometimes when people shave this area, they can get infection around the hair follicles. Herpes simplex can also start out like itchy red bumps. A health provider should examine you and see what this rash is and if there are medicines that can make you feel better. ...Read more