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Many red dots on skin after a back massage?

Many red dots on skin after a back massage?

Stone or suction?: Was it a hot stone massage? The hot stones can leave red marks which resolve in a day or two. Or did they apply little jar-like doodads that impart suction to the underlying skin, leaving marks that look like giant hickeys? Those resolve too, but it takes longer, and is somewhat harder to explain to your friends. ...Read more

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Mild CRPS. Sympt- burning pain, swelling, redness, red dots on skin, sensitivity. Amitriptyline, physio- referred pain dr. Does mild CRPS worsen?

Mild CRPS. Sympt- burning pain, swelling, redness, red dots on skin, sensitivity. Amitriptyline, physio- referred pain dr. Does mild CRPS worsen?

Can be challenging: However, most cases of CRPS encountered in my practice are far from mild. Have you had a diagnostic sympathetic block to confirm? Also, amitriptyline is rarely an effective drug in CRPS, and drugs such as Lyrica, Savella, (milnacipran) Cymbalta, work far better. Please confirm your diagnosis via second opinion. ...Read more

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My sisters skin gets sore as tho sunburned on parts of face and her back. Dr says not shindles or would have broke out. There's no spots or redness?

My sisters skin gets sore as tho sunburned on parts of face and her back. Dr says not shindles or would have broke out. There's no spots or redness?

Dermatologist: It could be an allergy to a food or detergent or a bit more complex. A dermatologist can give the best answer. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What is wrong with his skin? So about three weeks ago my son started getting redness around his skin. He kept scratching it and almost made it bleed. About two days ago I noticed that there are red spots all over his back and some on his stomach. He has a

What is wrong with his skin? So about three weeks ago my son started getting redness around his skin. He kept scratching it and almost made it bleed. About two days ago I noticed that there are red spots all over his back and some on his stomach. He has a

A: A rash with raised red bumps is called a maculopapular rash and can be caused by many, many things such as:
-food or drug allergy
-viral infections such as fifths disease, roseola, ebv, CMV just to name a few
-insect bites such as fleas or scabies
-bacterial infection such as scarlet fever (caused by strep)
-medication reaction

or it can be seen in very rare things such as:
-measles
-toxic shock syndrome
-kawasaki disease
-meningitis
-stevens-johnson syndrome
-rocky mountain spotted fever disease

the list goes on and on.

The best thing to do is to call your child's doctor. They may want to take a look to see what it may be. Odds are that if your child does not have a high fever or is not acting sick, then it's probably nothing serious. ...Read more

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Significance of little red dots on skin of torso?

Significance of little red dots on skin of torso?

Uncertain what they: Are. Have they just popped up or are they there long-term? Might be Cherry angiomas. ...Read more

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Little pinpoint red dots on skin, is this caused by sunblock?

Little pinpoint red dots on skin, is this caused by sunblock?

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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What could these pinprick red dots on skin that are not itchy be from?

What could these pinprick red dots on skin that are not itchy be from?

Cherry angioma??: These lesions would need to be examined, a history obtained & other tests may be necessary in order to diagnose them. ...Read more

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Red dots on skin but not itchy? Could it still be allergic? Or some infection?

Red dots on skin but not itchy? Could it still be allergic? Or some infection?

Rash: Medical advice is difficult to provide for conditions such as rashes because visual inspection is so important to a physician's diagnosis. The distribution of the rash on the body is also important information. The best advise I can give is consult a physician for a history and physical examination. ...Read more

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Small red dots on skin what could that be?

Small red dots on skin what could that be?

I wouldn't want to: Guess about what these are with so little information. These lesions would need to be examined, a history obtained & other tests may be necessary in order to diagnose them. Usually the lesions needs to be identified to determine the solution. ...Read more

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Does anyone know what red dots on skin that itch are?

Does anyone know what red dots on skin that itch are?

Angiomas: "cherry angiomas are made up of clusters of tiny capillaries at the surface of the skin, forming a small round dome ("papule"), which may be flat topped. They range in colour from bright red to purple. When they first develop, they may be only a tenth of a millimeter in diameter and almost flat, appearing as small red dots. However, they then usually grow to about one or two millimeters across, an. ...Read more

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At 40 I have small bloodlike red dots on skin appearing?

Angiomas: "cherry angiomas are made up of clusters of tiny capillaries at the surface of the skin, forming a small round dome ("papule"), which may be flat topped. They range in colour from bright red to purple. When they first develop, they may be only a tenth of a millimeter in diameter and almost flat, appearing as small red dots. However, they then usually grow to about one or two millimeters across, an. ...Read more

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How to treat white circles with red dots on skin insect bite?

How to treat white circles with red dots on skin insect bite?

Lotions: Use calamine lotions and aloe vera gelly products. Keep the area clean while you are healing. ...Read more

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Red pinpoint dots on skin and lids. What?

Red pinpoint dots on skin and lids. What?

Angiomas: There are many different types of angiomas. An angioma is a benign growth that consists of small blood vessels. These tumors can be located anywhere on the body. Some of the different types include spider angiomas, cherry angiomas, and angiokeratomas. The cause of most types of angiomas is not known. Cherry angiomas are due to aging and do not have any known significance. ...Read more

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Have red dots in skin that appear in same spots. They itch and go away with Zyrtec (cetirizine). What could these be caused by?

Have red dots in skin that appear in same spots. They itch and go away with Zyrtec (cetirizine). What could these be caused by?

Impossible to tell: It is impossible to tell what you have based on the scanty information. It may be from a drug reaction (fixed drug eruption) or even a form of mastocytosis but you really need to see your doctor about this if this has been bothering you. ...Read more

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I have been having red spots on my skin appear lately. The biggest being on the back of my lower right leg about as big as a quarter.

See a doctor: Skin lesions can come from any number of things and some of them can be indicitive of serious medical problems. The best course of action would be to be seen and evaluated by your doctor who may be able to tell the cause by simple inspeciton. Although further tests may be warrented ...Read more

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I have dry, itchy red spots on my skin that turn white. They're really bad on the back of my knees. What is this?

I have dry, itchy red spots on my skin that turn white. They're really bad on the back of my knees. What is this?

Eczema?: By location and symptoms, it sounds like eczema. When it goes away, it sometimes leaves lighter patches. Treated by cortisone creams and prevented by moisturizing the skin better, eczema is very common. Dry climate (winter) can worsen. Moisturize well--creams, not lotions. The color will return if it is eczema. ...Read more

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I have pinpoint red spots on my "dorsal" forearm, and my skin feels mildly sore. Is there any significance to each? Are they related in any way?

Inflammation: You must be examined to deternine is this is a skin inflammation, allergic reaction, infection or skin disease. See a dermatologist. Your question cannot be answered online. ...Read more

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Dry red spot appeared on skin by hip, rash covering my body followed. Red, circular, itchy, spots from neck to groin, front and back. Help!

Dry red spot appeared on skin by hip, rash covering my body followed. Red, circular, itchy, spots from neck to groin, front and back. Help!

Rash: Sounds like it could be pityriasis rosea a non dangerous self limiting rash in younger people. Google it and see if it matches. However, you should see a dermatologist to confirm this and to make sure you are not dealing with anything else. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Is there a picture of the skin rash caused by west niles virus? I have 3 round spots that look like cigarette burn and each one has a few extremely small red dots that after 2 weeks have now gotten as big as the original one.

Is there a picture of the skin rash caused by west niles virus? I have 3 round spots that look like cigarette burn and each one has a few extremely small red dots that after 2 weeks have now gotten as big as the original one.

Rash: Your description does not sound like west nile virus. It is difficult to guess based on your description but lyme disease could fit. You need to see an eye doctor as soon as possible for further evaluation and to ensure proper treatment. ...Read more

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Noticed some red tiny dots on skin past year, are they blood vessels? Have never had them before, appearing on the sides of my upper arms

Noticed some red tiny dots on skin past year, are they blood vessels? Have never had them before, appearing on the sides of my upper arms

Need more details: Not all red dots are the same.

Your doctor can ask important questions, look at them carefully and in light of all your known medical conditions and diagnose and advise or refer you. ...Read more

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My 14 mo. Old get red blotchy skin on her back/tummy when taking a bath? I tried using warm water w/no soap & it still happens. The spots go away after

My 14 mo. Old get red blotchy skin on her back/tummy when taking a bath? I tried using warm water w/no soap & it still happens. The spots go away after

Urticaria: Your child may be demonstrating urticaria (hives) because of exposure to the warm water baths. This is known as cholenergic urticaria. Try using cool to tepid baths instead of warm water baths. You may also give her one half teaspoon of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) before the bath if necessary. ...Read more

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What can I do?, medical problem, irritated eyes, nosebleed, pain in lower back, extremely itchy, red spots on skin.?

What can I do?, medical problem, irritated eyes, nosebleed, pain in lower back, extremely itchy, red spots on skin.?

Need exam: Those are a lot of often unrelated and fairly non-specific symptoms. You're going to need an exam by your primary care physician. ...Read more