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Large Red Spot On Skin
Large red spot under skin on forehead when nervous or hot. Forms as the same shape each time and also appears when blood rushes to forehead. Any idea?
Nevus flammeus: What you describe is a vascular birthmark. It is due to a congenital (since birth) malformation of capillaries (small blood vessels) under the skin. These usually fade or become less obvious with age but can persist. The redness becomes more obvious with increase blood flow to the area. Treatment is only needed for cosmetic reasons. The pulse dye or vascular laser is the preferred way to treat. ...Read more
Found a little red spot on side of tongue this am. Only one. Very small like a larger pin head.. Just today. Should I worry? Maybe bit myself?
May be bite mark: There are a number of things that can cause something like this, most of which are not serious. It could well be a bite mark. It should heal quickly, in a few days. If the area does not heal in 2 weeks, or gets bigger and more painful, it is time to see a dentist and have it checked. ...Read more
I have noticed a little big and a small red spot on my penis head which turns white when pressed. Please help me to know what's the problem?
Possible varix...: What you observed and described could represent the occurrence of varix, which is a tiny cluster of veins like small hemagioma, but bears no clinical significance. Of course, without a direct look at them, it is hard to tell what it is for sure. If as what I suggested, you need no worry and treatment, and just leave them alone with watch and see. More? Contact me and I can help. Best wish... ...Read more
I have a big red spot on top of head of penis it doesn't hurt or itch and it ain't sensitive but when it get really dry skin starts to flake off?
I have a big, red "spot" on my face which is not disappearing. I have tried spot creams, skin healing creams & taking anti-histamine tabs.?
Hard to say:
Could be a multitude of rashes
needs evaluation if not resolving. ...Read more
Painless red bump on head of penis. Has been there since April. Started as a red spot that u couldn't feel by touch but now is large and noticeable?
Inflammed bump: The red bump could signify a small cyst and in of and itself is not problematic. However, if it gets bigger or more painful then have it evaluated by a Dermatologist who may need to treat it. ...Read more
I woke up with a big red spot on my upper arm. No itch, no bite head, warm to the touch. Today, the red and warm is gone but im in pain. Help. Ideas?
Exam: It may be an infected cyst or a bug bite. If its not better by tomorrow, consider seeing your primary care doctor for a proper evaluation. Hope this helps! ...Read more
I had a skin biopsy on the back of my hand that was a large oval red spot that was not raised, what diseases does it detect?
IT COULD BE A THOUSAND THINGS!
WAS IT A GROWTH? A RASH?
DID IT ITCH OR BURN?
WHAT WAS THE DOCTOR LOOKING FOR? ...Read more
I have pain in the right side of my lower back with a big red spot, I can't move my right hand up next to my head when I am laying down on my abdomi?
See your doctor: These symptoms require a thorough evaluation to find out what's going on and what can be done for you. ...Read more
My daughter had what I thought at first to be a simple mosquito bite that has turned into a big red spot on her inner thigh with a lump under the skin?
Dr. J. Ferguson advised warm compress, dr. N. Munmeh- cold; confusing?
Any insect bite clean with soap water, if itchy, bumpy: cold compress 1st few hours, hydrocortisone; can give oral benadryl: to reduce allergic response.
If after 1-2 days getting even bigger, deeper: warm compress; if not better in couple of days- see her pediatrician to rule out possible infection and treatment if needed. ...Read more
A big firm red spot appeared under my skin on my face. Not itchy or painful. Skin near the spot is firm when I touch it (i have used anti acne products)?
Black Tea: Use a tea bag of black tea as a compress, activate tea by submersing in boiling water. Be careful not to burn yourself. There is an acid in black tea that will draw any cystic substance out. Use 3 or 4 times a day. ...Read more
I have this big red spot on my penis head, you can tell the texture is different on it, its normal temp with lines in it? Saturday night I had oral sex with my girl for the first time ever, we have never had sexual contact with anyone in our lives until e
Very: Very difficult to answer without a clinical examination. It could be psoriasis (common to occur a few days after sex due to the friction/irritation), eczema, or dermatitis, or other possibilities. I would recommend you see a dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment options. Read more about psoriasis below. I hope that helps. ...Read more
I work in a nursery and hand foot and mouth disease is spreading. Large red spot under thumb, temp of 37.7, sore head and nausea. Could I be getting?
Early symptoms: Yes, you couldbe showing early symptoms of hand-foot --and mouth disease. ...Read more
I was camping & got a red spot on my leg. It's painful, has swelling, itching redness and a lump under the skin. How can I know what it is?
Bug bite: You probably got bitten by a bug of some sort - impossible to tell what sort without seeing it in person. Could also be a small staph infection, or a bite that has become infected. Apply warm soaks 2-3 times/day, but if it doesn't resolve in a few days see your doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more
I have a small red spot (1-2mm) near the head of my penis that is painless. Redness seems to vary time to time. Is this a possible symptom of STD?
No way to know: Without being able to visualize this and obtain further history any comment would be nothing but a guess. You need to show this to a doctor and be diagnosed and treated appropriately. ...Read more
My Daughter is experiencing flaking skin on scalp. The following also describe her: Skin redness or irritation and Painful skin. What should she do? I also have a picture of the red spot if I'm able to send it
SeborrhicDermatitis?: From your description it seems your daughter may have Seborrhic Dermatitis a skin condition that affects the scalp. It needs to be properly diagnosed and appropriatelytreated as it is a chronic condition and needs proper treatment. It may be be some other skin condition. Consult her doctor or a Dermatologist. How old is your daughter? ...Read more
Not sure: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more
Have a tiny red spot on skin under right chest (upper rib). Not raised or itchy. Looks like cut but isn't.I have 2 others on left pectoral (also tiny)?
Not to worry: This sounds like what are called cherry hemangiomas. These are little gifts that you get from one or both of your parents. They are simply made up of hundreds of small blood vessels. These growths never turn bad. You will continue to get more as you get older. They are very easily treated with a laser without leaving any marks. ...Read more
7 year old son has red spot on skin under eye, says feels like somthing in it, rubs a lot bit swollen?
Red skin: 7 years is a little old for a capillary hemanioma, do his eye seem to be red all the time, molluscum contagiousum is also possible. I would have to see a picture of this to make sure. ...Read more
Have red flat red spot on skin started on legs and moved on up to arms and torso itch somtime and won''t go away.?
See your doctor: You may need a biopsy for a red spot that has not gone away or just an identifying diagnosis such as a telengectasia, spider vein or scar from a previous blemish. ...Read more
See a dermatologist: Dermatology, or the examination of skin is predominantly visual. There are many diagnoses that can be a red mark on the skin. Often times if it is not clear clinically the dermatologist will take a biopsy to aid in the diagnosis. Therefore, it is important to have that lesion examined. ...Read more
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