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Red spot on top of my right foot. Just appeared 4 months ago. Started out painful but the oast 3 months hssnt botheted me. What could this be?

Red spot on top of my right foot. Just appeared 4 months ago. Started out painful but the oast 3 months hssnt botheted me. What could this be?

Many possibilities: There are many causes of skin discoloration and rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections, insect bites and malignancies can cause discoloration of the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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There is a red spot on the bottom of my foot, near my toe, and in the red spot there's a white dot... It's itchy...it's on the inside. What is it?

There is a red spot on the bottom of my foot, near my toe, and in the red spot there's a white dot... It's itchy...it's on the inside. What is it?

Spot on toe: JOANNE W ~ do you have ticks in your area? Do you have any cases of Lyme disease there? This lesion needs to be seen to accurately diagnosed, but if you have known Lyme in the area, this could be a target lesion. Go and see a doc to be sure.
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I have a tiny raised red spot on the bottom of my foot on the soft bit, it's really itchy and hurts when I itch it won't go away how do I get rid x?

I have a tiny raised red spot on the bottom of my foot on the soft bit, it's really itchy and hurts when I itch it won't go away how do I get rid x?

Hard to diagnose: Without more of a history and an examination. How long have you had this? Was there any injury or environmental exposure? Cortisone cream may help itching but see a foot specialist. ...Read more

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2nd toe for 3rd time has on the tip a red spot (looks like tiny dots). Its is painful and cold. As days go by spot increases skin peels. No injury.

2nd toe for 3rd time has on the tip a red spot (looks like tiny dots). Its is painful and cold. As days go by spot increases skin peels. No injury.

Difficult to say: Without seeing but see a foot doc or dermatologist if they aren't sure what is after seeing it, they likely will biopsy it. ...Read more

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I have a red spot on the top of my third toe, it is slightly painful since I have picked it and I'm worried that its something serious, should I be?

I have a red spot on the top of my third toe, it is slightly painful since I have picked it and I'm worried that its something serious, should I be?

Since your concerned: In order for you not to worry and stress out it would be wise to show a doctor. It may be something as "silly" as an abrasion from rubbing on your shoe, or a bursitis developing. But, sometimes it can be something more serious. The only way to know would be to how someone it with experience to make the diagnosis. Stressing out though doesn't help..... ...Read more

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My big toe suddenly felt extreme pain and turned red and felt hot to the touch. It has been about 7 hours and is still very painful, red, is throbbing, and hurts to touch. Do I need to get this checked out? There is a tiny red spot that looks as though I

My big toe suddenly felt extreme pain and turned red and felt hot to the touch. It has been about 7 hours and is still very painful, red, is throbbing, and hurts to touch. Do I need to get this checked out? There is a tiny red spot that looks as though I

Dang nab it.: Whenever I examine a patient with the symptoms you describe in the big toe, I have to consider gout. Even though teenagers usually are not afflicted with this painful condition, it can and does happen. Remove all doubt, and get it seen immediately, for several reasons. Pain relief and definitive diagnosis are important but also to eliminate any possibility of a potentially serious infection. ...Read more

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I have a red spot on my foot and it doesn't itch. What could it be?

I have a red spot on my foot and it doesn't itch. What could it be?

Lots of reasons: From tight shoes to trauma. See your family physician who can give you an accurate answer. ...Read more

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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

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

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I had a callus at the top of my foot, it was tough skin and kind of dark. Started apllying corn and callus remover, now its gone but there's a red spot?

I had a callus at the top of my foot, it was tough skin and kind of dark. Started apllying corn and callus remover, now its gone but there's a red spot?

Irritation: It is likely that the redness you see is residual irritation from the corn/callus remover. Protect the skin from the sun. Apply a moisturizer and Hydrocortisone and with some time the redness should fade. Should it persist beyond a few weeks seek the advice of a board certified dermatologist in your area. ...Read more

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Random red spot on foot - I have two, one on heel and other on front side. They are sore and hurt. Causes?

Random red spot on foot - I have two, one on heel and other on front side. They are sore and hurt. Causes?

Erythema nodosum: The most likely cause of red spots more likely on lower legs but can occur on the human foot is erythema nodosum. These are really a macular (not raised) and are firm under the skin. Consult your local dermatologist. Cortisone is helpful even cortisone injection. ...Read more

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On my right foot I have a sore red spot right below last 3 toes.. Not on the toes. Yesterday I could barely walk it was so sore. Today still really sore but now this red spot is new?

On my right foot I have a sore red spot right below last 3 toes.. Not on the toes. Yesterday I could barely walk it was so sore. Today still really sore but now this red spot is new?

Cellulitis: Soreness and redness, in your case sounds like too much pressure being applied to the metatarsal bones. This can occur from prolonged standing or walking with poorly cushioned shoes. You need to address this, If this pain does not subside. Then see a specialist to evaluate your problem specifically. ...Read more

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Why is my big toe have a red spot?

Why is my big toe have a red spot?

Have it looked at.: Could be irritation, friction, a bite, or the start of an infection. See a podiatrist. ...Read more

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My child has a red spot on her ankle with 6 little white spots inside it?

My child has a red spot on her ankle with 6 little white spots inside it?

Red spot on knee: You need to see a doctor asap as it seems like there is an infection in the skin. It could be deeper than it may seem and the white spots are most llikely from the spreading of the infection. Very rarely there could be abscess as well. See your doc asap. ...Read more

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If I have a red spot on ankle after icing. But wasn't there before what does that mean?

If I have a red spot on ankle after icing. But wasn't there before what does that mean?

Icing too long!: You may be icing your ankle for too long and causing frostbite. Try wrapping the ice pack or ice in a towel before placing it on your skin. Only ice for 15 minutes on then 15 minutes off. ...Read more

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Red spot on ankle, does not hurt while laying down; throbs with pain when standing and turns dark red.

Red spot on ankle, does not hurt while laying down; throbs with pain when standing and turns dark red.

Venous Insufficiency: Likely you have venous stasis of venous insufficiency. You leg veins may not be carrying blood upwards, and as such, the fluid in the blood leaks out into the lower legs. Hemosiderin deposits can stain the legs a brownish, reddish color. Consider use of support hose or seeing a doctor specializing in vein disease. ...Read more

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Bright red spot on ankle near bone, should I be concerned?

Bright red spot on ankle near bone, should I be concerned?

Yes.: It is possible for the ankle joint itself to get an infection particularly if this redness is associated with warmth and/or pain, this would be an area of concern. ...Read more

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I removed a tick about 2 months ago from my ankle and still have a red spot there that itches a little. Could I have a problem with the bite?

I removed a tick about 2 months ago from my ankle and still have a red spot there that itches a little. Could I have a problem with the bite?

Get it checked: Have a podiatrist check that area of your ankle. There can sometimes be a delayed response to a bit, but you may have also been bitten again and/or by something other than a tick. ...Read more

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I have a coin size red spot on the back side of my hand. Had one on my ankle but its going away.

I have a coin size red spot on the back side of my hand. Had one on my ankle but its going away.

Nummular eczema: Hello,
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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I hit the bridge of my nose on a wooden chair very hard and woke up with a dark bruise. 6 weeks have passed and now there is a red spot. How do I fix?

I hit the bridge of my nose on a wooden chair very hard and woke up with a dark bruise. 6 weeks have passed and now there is a red spot. How do I fix?

If no pain, and: Profile of nose is normal for you, no nose bleeds or other symptoms give it a little longer to dissipate. A small abrasion or laceration after striking your nose could cause the same finding and the redness could be infection if tender or inflammation from healing process. ...Read more

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I have a flat, non-itchy dark red spot on my ankle. It doesn't hurt either. It's about the size of a small oval pill. It's definitely not a mole or a scar. I've had it for two weeks. There is only one and I don't have any other symptoms.

I have a flat, non-itchy dark red spot on my ankle. It doesn't hurt either. It's about the size of a small oval pill. It's definitely not a mole or a scar. I've had it for two weeks. There is only one and I don't have any other symptoms.

New skin lesion: A new lesion that arises and has been present for two weeks raises the probability that this is trauma related. It could possibly be caused by clothing, or shoes, or even a bug bite. I suggest you monitor the are for changes. If it persists after another week or two with changes, consult your physician. ...Read more

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What to do if I have red spots on both palm and sole of foot! Help asap?

What to do if I have red spots on both palm and sole of foot! Help asap?

Have it examined: red spots on both the palm and sole may be something minor like a contact dermatitis or more serious like viral condition or underlying systemic disease. Don't second guess and delay having it examined. ...Read more

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Spot on bottom of foot. Very painful. Dr says not planters wart. Turned purple with spots under it. What could it be?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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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?

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. ...Read more

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My Daughter is experiencing flaking skin on scalp. The following also describe her: Skin redness or irritation and Painful skin. What should she do? I also have a picture of the red spot if I'm able to send it

My Daughter is experiencing flaking skin on scalp. The following also describe her: Skin redness or irritation and Painful skin. What should she do? I also have a picture of the red spot if I'm able to send it

SeborrhicDermatitis?: From your description it seems your daughter may have Seborrhic Dermatitis a skin condition that affects the scalp. It needs to be properly diagnosed and appropriatelytreated as it is a chronic condition and needs proper treatment. It may be be some other skin condition. Consult her doctor or a Dermatologist. How old is your daughter? ...Read more