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Four welt like spots on inner left arm, one welt now starting to blister---causes?

Four welt like spots on inner left arm, one welt now starting to blister---causes?

Welts: Most common cause would be an allergic response. They also can be cause by systemic diseases and autoimmune diseases. Start with your regular doctor who may then send you to an allergy/immunology doctor. ...Read more

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Red dots on upper arms for years?

Red dots on upper arms for years?

? Keratosis pilaris: Of course i cannot say for certain without an examination but you may have something called keratosis pilaris. This is a common, harmless condition. I recommend going to www.Aad.Org and looking at their online pamphlet. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I have a rash on my forearms. Now small red spots on hands?

I have a rash on my forearms. Now small red spots on hands?

If you're asking...: ...What is causing it, it could be any of a dozen different things, from an allergy to something that touched your skin, to a virus, to something you ate or inhaled, to an internal problem. You'll need to see a dermatologist who can look at the rash directly and give you a precise diagnosis. ...Read more

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Had a red blotch suddenly appear on my wrist?

Had a red blotch suddenly appear on my wrist?

Rash: Sudden appearance of a rash-- the first and formost in differential is Contact Allergic Dermatitis. Figure out the allergen and try treating it with over the counter hydrocortisone. If no improvement in 1 week-- see your MD ...Read more

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Red rashes on arms on right arm. Causes?

Red rashes on arms on right arm. Causes?

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

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Dark spots appeared one on side of knee and then spread to arms and torso itchy skin?

Dark spots appeared one on side of knee and then spread to arms and torso itchy skin?

Go to doctor: Unfortunately "dark spots" is extremely ambiguous and is not descriptive in any way, if this rash is spreading please go see your physician. ...Read more

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Light brown skin spots on my wrists?

Light brown skin spots on my wrists?

Sun Protection: These brown spots are in sun exposed area and are generally pre-cancerous lesions or actino keratosis. Using sun block and wearing a hat would be helpful to reduce their occurance. If the area begins to enlarge then have it evaluated. ...Read more

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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.

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.

Dermatologist is: Needed ASAP. sounds like a tick bite, to be sure see a dermatologist SOON. In the States this could be a deer tick bite, not good but treatable in the early stages. ...Read more

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Dark patches appeared on skin first on side of knee then now on torso and arms with itchy skin?

Dark patches: You may have a fungal condition. Consult your doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Red spots on my upper legs?

Red spots on my upper legs?

Please have this: Medically assessed in person to obtain an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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What causes brownish black blotches to on skin on upper arm near shoulder?

What causes brownish black blotches to on skin on upper arm near shoulder?

Bruises: These are hemorrhages underneath your skin resulting from rupture of fragile dermal vessels due to vitamin deficiency or trauma or perhaps even due to blood coagulation factor deficiency. If these bruises are localized and disappear in a few days, they are probably due to trauma. If they are generalized, recurrent and persistent, i suggest you see your doctor for further examination and testing. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Tricky: 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

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Rash on my child small red bumps little patchs on neck arms hands torso legs

Rash on my child small red bumps little patchs   on neck arms hands torso legs

This : This is one of those situations where "a picture is worth a thousand words"--really needs to be seen by a medical professional. Eczema is common in children and can occur on trunk and extremities. Topical moisture with heavier, cream-type moisturizers is best for eczema. If it does not resolve, it may require topical prescription medication. But a quick "eyeball" visit will clarify the issue. ...Read more

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Light brown circular spots appeared on my shoulders what are those?

Light brown circular spots appeared on my shoulders what are those?

Ecezma: Hi BeroR Numular ecezma appears with coin sized lesions. This is what first came to mind. Can you have someone take a photo? Dr Lori Lange-Pennsylvania ...Read more

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Skin biopsy taken on 12 year old female purple bluish blotches on face neck and arms?

Skin biopsy taken on 12 year old female purple bluish blotches on face neck and arms?

Putple blotches: The purple blotches may be ecchymosis. A full exam with blood work are needed. Platlet count should slso be fonr. ...Read more

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Red dot on forearm has now blistered?

Red dot on forearm has now blistered?

Probably bug bite: if nto red /hot , swollen probably will resolve , might have been a local reaction to something or insect bite but if getting better don't worry , if worse see a dr. ...Read more

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Dark large skin spots on arm and leg?

Skin spots: Several possibilities. Best to have a dermatologist take a look. ...Read more