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I have this raised orange red spot on my chest which is slightly painful. There is another one beside it but it is unpigmented. Is this normal?
No: It is obviously not normal but is is likely a minor issue. Have it evaluated if you are concerned ...Read more
I have red blotches on my chest between my rear that seem to be growing larger and multiplying over time. It started with a small red spot about the s?
VisualDX: Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read more
5 month old baby has a circular red spot about the size of a pea on his chest for about 4 days. Not getting larger or fading. Should it be reviewed?
Red mark: Is it flat or raised, does it fade with pressure? It could be a hemangioma flat or strawberry, they are benign vacular skin conditions, flat hemangiona fade away with time, strawberry hemangioma tend to get bigger then they start to shrink. It is best if you show it to your pediatrician during the next well visit. It can also be an insect bite, or pressure mark from a button or a snap. Good luck ...Read more
I have 3/4 tiny red spot below my chest. ...Is it normal? Some time I could see it on other parts.
Possible infection: Could be most anything. Without a photo or clinical evaluation, it is impossible to tell you more. ...Read more
I am breaking out with red spot on my upper chest. I have a history of PLME and have taken hydroxy zine and a topical of tryaminaline. No resolution?
See dermatology: PMLE, polymorphous light eruption, can respond to UV therapy. See your dermatologist for treatment. ...Read more
Be conservative: It might be as simple as a pimple. Put a bandaid over it to protect it from your fingers. See what happens. Sometimes, in diabetics, small infections can become large ones and need antibiotics or drainage. At this moment, with your description, let's wait ...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
I have an unexplained bruises that came up on my chin over night. I now have a red spot on my chest that is the same way my chin looked last night?
Bruise: Sounds like an injury. If not please get examined ...Read more
Had hives recently, and meds helped, but have an itchy red spot on chest, that doesn't improve w/steroids. Dr. Checked for mold, but nothhing. Help!
Hives: It sounds as if you are having a dermatologic condition called urticaria. Urticaria is the medical terminology for hives. It is the bodies response to a certain stimulus, such as an allergy. The body will release histamine in response to a stimulus and histamine causes redness, swelling and itching. Other triggers of urticaria can be cold/heat, stress, medicines, or with you, pressure on skin! ...Read more
I have red spot with pus on my arms and chest that leave scars. Gets irritated in heat and itchs. Also when flaring begins. What is this?
I have an oblong red spot on my upper chest and on shoulder. Both red, slightly raised no itch. Hydrocortisone cream not helping. 1/4inch. Dr needed?
Needs to be checked:
Yes it needs to be checked as we can not say what it can be without getting detailed history and physical exam with naked eye. It can be caused by many conditions like allergy, insect bites, fungal infection or another infection etc.
So get it checked if you have cocern about it. ...Read more
I have redness on the bridge of my nose and also about 4 or 5 red spot size blotches on one cheek which sometimes fade and sometimes glow red? Help
Facial redness?: See your primary doctor or a dermatologist, who should be able to ask you detailed questions and examine you to help diagnose and prescribe the best treatment to help improve or resolve the signs and symptoms you are describing. Topical cream and/or laser or light treatment (s) as well as behavioral/ dietary modification may be part of your treatment plan. ...Read more
9+m old baby boy. Tiny red spot in face. Its therebfor almost a month now and does not go away. Just in one spot only. What could be the reasons?
Spots: It is hard to diagnose spots withit seeing them. It could be broken blood vessels under the skin it could be anything else. Seeing your doctor might help ...Read more
Uvula edema: Hello, the swelling of the uvula will take some time for resolution. The uvula lies in a dependent position. The timing will also depend on the degree of swelling. In my practice, I prescribe steroids. If you are having trouble swallowing or breathing, you'll obviously need to be seen in an er. Good luck and I hope this helps. ...Read more
My 1 year old had a series of shots 3 weeks ago and she has a hard lump with a red spot where one shot went in. Is that normal?
Yes: This is a normal an fairly common local reaction that will improve over the next week. You could gently massage the area and apply cool compresses. Antihistamines in rare cases could be offerred along with topical 1 % Hydrocortisone cream if serious. Bottom line: no need to do anything-it is self limiting. ...Read more
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?
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 one. Purple red spot in the middle of my toenails it just appear out of the no where and they don't hurt at all in both of my toenails one spot?
Bruise: It sounds like a contusion. Did u drop something on your toe? A contusion is a small pinpoint bruise. It doesn't always hurt and will eventually fade away. In the meantime you should see a podiatrist to confirm. ...Read more
Hello, I have had a red spot on my neck for some time now, at one point it bled but is usually just flat. It will not go away. What could it be?
I've had Fordyce spots for about a year now and suddenly today one of my spots grew into a huge red spot that is very painful with a white dot on it?
Staph infection: The spot has become infected, probably with staph bacteria, and you should let your doctor drain it and prescribe an antibiotic. For the record, this probably has little or nothing to do with the Fordyce spots themselves, which are not known to be associated with any disease or illness and are of cosmetic concern only. ...Read more
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 cream?
See doctor: Sounds like you may need a biopsy since it has changed Better get checked right away ...Read more
I am 4 days late. Negative hpt. One light red spot on tp. Very mild very sporatic cramping. What could be the case?
Period just starting: It sounds like your period is just starting. There is some normal variation in cycle length and this is within that normal range. ...Read more
Small red spot that did not hurt or itch appear on my right breast about two months ago. Now there is a second one.?
Spots on breast: Best to have your doctor look at it. ...Read more
I noticed a red spot on my leg. It's swollen. About 1.25 inch one way and. 5 inch the other. There is a small lump but I just considered it a pimple.
Skin infections: Pus filled bumps on the skin are usually the symptom of a skin infection. When they become red, warm to touch and painful it is called cellulitis. Treatment of this includes oral antibiotics and occassionally drainage. See your doctor, because resistant infections are becoming more common and require special treatment. ...Read more
Your description may have given it away. This could possibly be nummular eczema. Nummular eczema can appear after a skin injury such as burn or insect bite. Thankfully it has subsided. Be sure if this to seek help from a specialist if it reverses course. ...Read more
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