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Doctor insights on: Little Red Dots On My Legs

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What are these little red pimply dots on my legs?

What are these little red pimply dots on my legs?

Uncertain.: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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I have little red dots all over my legs, do I have bedbugs?

I have little red dots all over my legs, do I have bedbugs?

Possibly: It's not easy to know in this type of forum, so i would have this checked out. If you are suspecting bed bugs, then check the seams of your mattress for small dark brown/black "sesame seed" sized bugs and bring them in a ziplock to the doctor if you find them. If not, it could be many things - so have it checked out either way. ...Read more

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I recently just got all the little red dots on my left lower leg & only a few on my right. They don't itch or hurt. What can it be? STD?

I recently just got all the little red dots on my left lower leg & only a few on my right. They don't itch or hurt. What can it be? STD?

Need more info, but: What you described alone would not suffice to deduce what they may be and one needs more info on specifics, relevance, & sequence of events of all symptoms + a direct look at + testing as needed, but would not suggest any forms of STD. To unveil the myth behind symptoms, follow instructions described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; then you can work with doc better for reaching Dx... ...Read more

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I have little purple and red dots in my legs. If i press them they turn white, but later they go back to their original color. What are they?

Many things: What you describe is blanching - when a rash turns white when put under pressure. You could have any number of conditions, but most blanching rashes are temporary. As long as the rash doesn't hurt or itch, it should resolve. If it doesn't, see your physician. ...Read more

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Hey I have the little red looking dots on one of my legs and it's scratchy?

Hey I have the little red looking dots on one of my legs and it's scratchy?

Hmmmm ....: It can be allergic reactions too "something" however.... If these do not go away with pressure or with stretching of the skin the can be of a more serious problem.... Call your doctor or go the the er for more evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I was working out and wearing a sweat suit and a couple days later i developed red dots on my legs which some have little pimple heads.Is this stapp?

I was working out and wearing a sweat suit and a couple days later i developed red dots on my legs which some have little pimple heads.Is this stapp?

Could be: Sounds like folliculitis, which commonly is staph or strep species. Antibacterial soap and/or astringent can often help dry & kill the bacteria topically. If persists / spreads, may need Chlorhexidine scrub or to see dr for antibiotics. ...Read more