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Pinprick Red Dots On Skin Not Itchy
Cherry angioma??: These lesions would need to be examined, a history obtained & other tests may be necessary in order to diagnose them. ...Read more
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
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
Red spots: Could be anything or nothing to be concerned about. First see your primary doctor and you might need a referral to a dermatologist. ...Read more
No way to know?: Rashes are difficult at best when seen by the doctor. One would need more information and a look to know how to give you a diagnosis. Contagious? Infection? Fungal? Parasitic (scabies and such)? Contact dermatitis (poison ivy/oak)? Systemic disease with rash (lupus and other)? Syphilis? Eczema? Allergic reaction? The story goes on and on. I am so sorry I cannot help you! Get seen. ...Read more
I have 4 red itchy round spots on my skin, as well as itchiness on my vaginal area, what can this be?
Needs to be checked: It is very difficult to say what is causing the itchy spots without knowing the location and looking at them. These can be due to insect bites or allergy to something your skin came in contact with. You can use over the counter1% hydrocortisone cream locally. The vaginal itch can be due to yeast infection most commonly but there are other causes. I suggest you get checked by your doctor and get treate ...Read more
Uncertain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
I have dry and sensitive skin, my face gets really hot, itchy, irritating and also big red spots appear on both my cheeks, what can the problem be?
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
Suddenly, red spot appeared on the skin of my left tigh. It's a bit white in the middle and it's itchy. A few inner-bleeding-like spots are around also?
Don't know.: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more
Three days ago, I noticed a red circle on my arm, it's really itchy and it appeared on several more spots on the skin.
My boyfriend every time he goes out in the sun his skin comes up with itchy red blister type spots? What would help take the itch away?
Hey I don't understand why I get really itchy in curtain spots of my skin and after scratching the skin gets red and then a yellowish bump appears?
Rash: It is difficult to know what this might be. Many things can present with bumps on the skin and itching. It is important to know exactly where on the skin these appear, whether it is associated with seasons, whether you might have changed soap or other things that you apply to your skin. If it continues see a dermatologist. You may need a biopsy of one of these bumps. ...Read more
Have 1-2cm irregular skin spots for over a year. Not itchy, look a tad dry & red but feel normal. Mostly chest and back. Increased to 11 over period.
See derm: See dermatologist because this could be many diseases. You may need a biopsy to find out. ...Read more
See a doctor: Consider using moisturizers for your skin and applying after a shower. Use witch hazel for the itching and aveeno (oatmeal) bath oil while in the shower on your wash cloth. A doctor can properly diagnose the problem and start treatment. Avoid scratching as it can cause discoloration to your skin. ...Read more
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
I am experiencing skin rash around neck quality: itchiness, red. I have had it for years on and off looks like spots not risen?
Plan: Your description of your rash not good enough to make any diagnosis or advice. You having this for years. ... May be time to go to a doctor for any reason and ask professional advice after evaluation. ...Read more
Spots on my palm that look like puffed up skin that are swollen and red around it. Itchy and painful and on the side of my palm as well.
Uncertain: Uncertain but consider infection. A dermatologist can answer this ...Read more
How do I know if I have hives or some other skin problem. Red spots that are very itchy and they are all over.?
Red itchy spot: May be poison ivy or oak, other contact dermatitis, bed bugs or scabies., Benedryl helps, you may need steroid (prednisone) pills if topical steroids do not help. Sometimes there is an associated infection so antibiotics may be used as well. For scabies you need elmite. Wash all clothes/ bed linen. See doc/urgent care/telemedicine ...Read more
How can pregnancy affect your skin? I have tiny very small red spots popping up all over my body. Not itchy or hurt just tiny red spots
Rash on chest not itchy or painful. Red, generally more round but not perfectly round, spots seem to by "dry" skin. Skin can be scratched off.?
Pityriasis rosea?: This is just a good guess. Could be other things. But if it's pr it will resolve on its own. However it could be other entities I would hate to scare you with here. Suggest a derm eval. ...Read more
Hi I used amlactin for one week then I started getting red and itchy next day I had extreme dark spots on my body I have sensitive skin what do I use to even my skin out that won't take long and that won't cause me to break out oh and I have combination ski
Amlactin: This is a common relation to this medication. People can experience very dry skin almost a alligator like skin. This is even worse if your in te son. Stop the medication your to sensitive and reacting to this medication. Follow up with your dermatologist to suggest another treatment option. ...Read more
See below: See a physician to view the lesions and get a more thorough history. ...Read more