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My left ring finger has pin sized red dots under the skin (on top -- opposite of palm side). There's about 40 dots and the skin is wrinkled. Any idea?

My left ring finger has pin sized red dots under the skin (on top -- opposite of palm side). There's about 40 dots and the skin is wrinkled. Any idea?

Trauma: There are several conditions that can cause the symptoms that you described. Although some may be benign, there are others that should be treated. I suggest you see your primary care doctor as soon as these symptoms appear. ...Read more

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Notice small pin sized flat red dots on the skin especially on the chest. What are they?

Notice small pin sized flat red dots on the skin especially on the chest. What are they?

Angiomas: Location: angiomas may develop anywhere on the body at or near the surface of the skin. Symptoms: angiomas - are benign (non-malignant) tumors that are made up of small blood and lymphatic vessels. Angioma is one of the most commonly occurring of all skin lesions, it does not threaten the health or well-being of an individual and is removed generally for cosmetic reasons. ...Read more

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Have pin sized blood spots under my skin. (torso, arms) 2raised bigger ones on torso. What could be the cause? Bright red. Not a lot, but enough to see

Have pin sized blood spots under my skin. (torso, arms) 2raised bigger ones on torso. What could be the cause? Bright red. Not a lot, but enough to see

Get checked: It sounds like you are describing cherry angioma, a benign blood vessel growth that is very common. However, I advise any time seeing something new or changing on your body go get it checked by your dermatologist. ...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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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What causes dime size red spots on skin?

Not certain.: 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 are these not red, non itchy, dry, non flaky spots on my skin. They're about the size of a nickle and smaller. They're spreading quickly.

What are these not red, non itchy, dry, non flaky spots on my skin. They're about the size of a nickle and smaller. They're spreading quickly.

Dry spreading rash: There are a number of different things this could be. One of them, common in young people is pityriasis rosea, which has oval pink/tan/salmon colored patches with scaling on the rim of the patch. On the back it has a christmas tree distribution with descending rows of these patches. If any rash is spreading quickly, please see your dermatologist right away for a proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have hundreds of red pin prick blood spots flat under the skin no one can tell me what they are?

I have hundreds of red pin prick blood spots flat under the skin no one can tell me what they are?

Red spots: Check your complete blood count asap since you are describing a condition which causes low platelets or someother blood disorders needs to be checked by blood tests not by physical examination. ...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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What are these red, non dry non itchy spots not bumps, spots? They are about the size and circumference of a grain of rice. No skin texture change.

What are these red, non dry non itchy spots not bumps, spots? They are about the size and circumference of a grain of rice. No skin texture change.

Some thoughts...: You do a great job of describing the rash, but unfortunately there are still very many possibilities. It could be a medication reaction, a viral exanthem, tinea, eczema (even if it doesn't itch), a vasculitis... It's a long list. Your doctor will ask how long it's been there, any associated symptoms (fever, etc), they'll see if it blanches, if there's any scale. Hope this is somewhat helpful! ...Read more

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I have a patch of skin near my ankle that is slightly bumpy with tiny red spots. The area appeared months ago, and it has grown in size to 2 x 4 cm.

See a dermatologist: Begin with a diagnosis. A skin specialist will be your best chance for this. Successful treatment is likely to follow. Meanwhile, elevate your legs frequently if they are swollen. Try a cortisone cream. ...Read more

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Quarter sizes skin red spots arm neck with most growing overnite and 2 have massed into cyst like nodules?

Red spots: May be erythema nodosum, which may be inflammatory -autoimmune or related to infection like strep, mycoplasma, coccidiomycosis very rarely tumor. Follow up w/urgent care /doc today. ...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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Small isolated red spots on legs and arms covered completely by dead skin which can be peeled off. No itch or increase in size. What is it?

Can't tell: Even with a direct exam, it is difficult to tell what may be causing the red spots which peel. One possibility would be a drug reaction. If the problem persists, consult a skin doctor since it may also be a sign of another disease condition. ...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

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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When I try to inhale it feels like I'm not getting enough/heavy. Dizzy, see spots sometimes. Skin discoloration red pin point on thigh/stomach?

M.D. care: These symptoms are potentially serious, and I would suggest seeking medical care. In women sometimes vague chest discomfort and heaviness may be related to angina or a heart attack. Once you have been seen, virtual appt can review your labs, EKG and findings with you. ...Read more