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Large Round Red Spot On Leg
Red Spot: Without an image it is very difficult to provide recommendations.See 1 more doctor answer
Flat round red spot about the size of pinkie tip appeared on lower leg yesterday. No bite marks, no pustule, no itch. Feel sm lump under skin. Age 63?
Rash: Rashes are impossible to diagnosis without looking at them. See your doctor for evaluation.
I have pain in my knee when I try to straighten my leg. After walking about 3 or 4 feet I get a big red spot ontop. It swells up when I walk?
I have a big red spot on two spots on my leg. & breadst is really red and itchyh the doctor told. Me.To take cephalexin. But didn't tell me what. It is.
Yesterday I went walking in the woods. I got a lot of mosquito bits on my legs that started itching right away. When I got home I noticed a big red spot in the center of my forehead (size of a quarter). It didn't inch or anything but I treated it like it
My feet swelled and got blaches, a blach on my leg and one on my privates a red spot perfectly round with a darker red pimple in middle?
Fungus infection: Quincy most likely you have a fungus infection.
Believe I have a infected ingrown hair on leg. Hig red spot big bump with yellow pus coming out. So sore and hard and tight. What can I do to heal it?
Abscess?: It sounds like you have an abscess that may require drainage, and maybe an antibiotic if quite large, surrounding redness, or fever. There are no reliable home remedies or over-the-counter treatmetns. See a doctor ASAP, and in the meantime do not squeeze or probe it or attempt any treatment yourself.
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.
Follicle or cyst?: This may represent a plugged hair follicle or possibly a sebaceous cyst. Material can build up under the skin and can become red/swollen like described. Warm compresses may help a plugged follicle, but a cyst may require removal by a physician. Sometimes plugged follicles are also drained by a physician. These should be addressed before they become too enlarged.
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.
I have a red spot on the inside of my left calf (large) it is warm to the touch and pretty painful. Hurts most when I walk on it, or bend at the knee.?
An infected cyst: It sounds like you have an infected cyst. You should see your doctor for evaluation. Besides antibiotics, it may need to be opened and drained.
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?
Insect Bite...!!!: 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.See 3 more doctor answers
Would a spider bite, I believe it is anyways; black core within a large red spot; just above my ankle cause my foot and ankle to swell? What is the time frame for this to heal? Thanks
Cellulitis: May have developed if it is getting worse. Go to the ER or urgent care center for evaluation.
My 5yo got several bug bites while on vacation in VA. One on her knee got very swollen and remained a big red spot for 1.5 weeks. Now (over 2 weeks later), it looks like a gray bruise. Still about two inches in diameter. What is it?
A virtual consultation may be helpful to you and your pediatrician. A photo may be uploaded at that time.
From your description, the insect bites may have caused an allergic reaction. Other possibilities include Lyme disease, is there central clearing of the reddened area? I would advise seeing your PCP, but a topic 1% Hydrocortisone cream may help to decrease inflammation.
Below: Spots, rashes and bumps need a visual exam to make an accurate DX Unable to give answer in this format.
Have a red spot white white center on my leg in two places. Wondering what to do. I have used antbacterial cream?
See doctor: With skin conditions we really need to see them, feel them in order to try and help you. Best to see your doctor for evaluation.
I found new, irregularly shaped red spot, 5-6mm, on my leg and I'm curious if I should have it checked out. There is no pain, itching, etc.?
Yes: I advise my patients that when they notice a new or changing lesion to call and come in for an examination. This conservative approach will always be in your best interest.See 1 more doctor answer
I'v had one red spot on my lower leg started out as the size of an eraser a month an a half ago now is slightly bigger than a dime treated with?
Rheumatologist: Could be erythema nodosum, and a rheumatologist is the best to c 4 this.
I have red spot on lower leg after a day it turn black and never fades after 7 months now my lower leg full of red spot im afraid that they turn black?
Difficult to tell: But there something called purpura. See a dermatologist