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One Red Spot On Arm
I have 1 faded red spot on my upper arm. Now I have 1 on my hand and 1 on my other arm. What could this be?
Many things: You should have a doctor look at it to diagnose it, it could be many things and it needs to be visualized for proper diagnosis. ...Read more
I have 2 red smooth quarter sized spots on my left backside upper arm and one red smooth spot on my right arm by my elbow what is it?
Dermatologic conditions are hard to discuss without seeing them. I go with the process occurrring (which could be infection or insect mediated) and the location to give clues.
Bites, ringworm, even syphillis are possible.
many other possibilities I Psoriasis if it has scaley parts is possible; eczema if itchy. Reactions if you've had an exposure at JUST those locations, but those seem less likely ...Read more
I had a red spot in my arm and after a day or two it turned brown like a freckle no itch or anything else what could it be? About the size of a penny.
Hyperpigmentation: Postinflammatory hyperpigmentation (pih) is a frequently encountered problem and represents the sequelae of various cutaneous disorders as well as therapeutic interventions. This acquired excess of pigment can be attributed to various preceding disease processes that affect the skin such as infections, allergic reactions, mechanical injuries, reactions to medications, phototoxic eruptions, trauma. ...Read more
Follow-up: See a dermatologist if it does not subside. ...Read more
What would red spot be on arm. Not raised in any way, doesn't hurt or itch. About 1/4 inch round had it for at least a year?
See your doctor: It is really hard to diagnose a rash without seeing it. I would recommend discussing it with your physician at your next visit. ...Read more
Last week I had a red spot quarter size, not lumpy nor white pop up on my back and itchy, it has disappeared. Last night I saw it on my arm help?
Unlikely: Maybe but not likely. It may need to be looked at if the spot is new. ...Read more
Well: Could be. Hard to say without seeing it. Perhaps set up appt with doc to be safe. Use good hygiene keep area clean and do not touch it ...Read more
My baby woke up with a red spot on her arm looks like a pimple has a white spot on top and it's a little hard. What can it be?
Pimple: Maybe an infection. Staph infections can come on rapidly. Best to check this out with your pediatrician to take a look at your baby. ...Read more
I first noticed a big red patchy stop develop at the top of my arm and later on during my bath I noticed many red spot patches on my body?
I woke up with a red spot on my lower arm, throughout the day it got bigger and is swelling a little with a slight pink color and no itchiness
No picture: Unable to diagnose without aq photo. I suggest a visit to your physician for an examination. ...Read more
What's to do if you have a bump near area of elbow and you feel pain when contracting and releasing arm? Its also a bit swelled. It looks like red spot
A small dime sized red spot on my arm. No bump, no skin breakage... the skin is smooth, but if feels as if I have had a shot. NO shots received! Help!
Probably a bruise: You are likely to see this gradually clear over 2-3 weeks. If not, see a DR. "Hickeys" are common. ...Read more
I just looked at my arm and notices this small red spot. It looks like blood underneath skin like when u get a shot or blood drawn. But I haven't had any?
Cherry angioma: Sounds like a common, benign skin finding. Only an exam can deliver an accurate definition. ...Read more
I believe I was bitten by a spider yesterday morning sometime, not too sure when, but first I noticed itching around my elbow then later in the evening I noticed the area was very hot so I looked and I had this huge red spot on the underside of my arm by
ER: If the redness has not subsided or is increasing go to an ER now as you may have been bitten by something that could cause tissue damage like a brown recluse, as the damage will be more severe the longer you wait to get treatment. The itching may indicate that you are allergic to whatever bit you. Ideally if you could find the spider and take it in to the ER this would be great. ...Read more
I had a small red spot on my arm that kept scabbing for a couple of years. A doctor froze it off, what could it have been?
I am suffering from irritation in armpit and pubis. It shows redness and red spot after swealing and cause. What is this?
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
Unlikely: It is much more likely to be from another cause. ...Read more