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Dr. Nour Baltagi
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I have small clustered red dots, on my skin. Not raised, but very itchy. What could it be... Should i be going to the er?

I have small clustered red dots, on my skin. Not raised, but very itchy. What could it be... Should i be going to the er?

Rash: You may go to any clinic to check yourself, not necessarily the er. The rash has a very wide differential diagnosis, but when it does not blanch under pressure and when we feel ill and we have fever, then we need to go to the emergency department asap. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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What is the cause of red spots on skin th are not itchy and not raised?

Don't know.: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Fisher
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2 red spots, 1 on each fore arm, not itchy, painless, clears when the skin is pulled/stretched, not pimple like, dry, flat, slightly raised, HIV rash?

2 red spots, 1 on each fore arm, not itchy, painless, clears when the skin is pulled/stretched, not pimple like, dry, flat, slightly raised, HIV rash?

Red Spots: Heat, fungus, parasites, bacteria and virus can cause red blotches to appear on your arm. Rosacea, psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, eczema and shingles can cause large red patches of skin to appear and become itchy and uncomfortable, hives, cellulitis and insect bites can create red splotches of skin that become irritated. See your doctor for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Dr. Ashu Syal
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Dr. Paul Grin
Board Certified, Pain Management
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Anything other than H Whitlow recur in same spot? 2nd time w/ white raised bump on finger in same spot, no pain, no redness, dots in it, very itchy.

Anything other than H Whitlow recur in same spot? 2nd time w/ white raised bump on finger in same spot, no pain, no redness, dots in it, very itchy.

Dyshidrotic Eczema: It may occur as a single episode but it often runs a chronic course at the same spot. See your PCP for definitive diagnosis and treatment or referral to a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Dr. Tara Passow
Board Certified, Dermatology
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Help please! skin around biopsy is raised red itchy?

Could be allergy: If you're using an antibiotic, like neosporin or others, it could be causing an allergic reaction at the site. I've seen this happen fairly often. A yeast infection of the wound area is another reason why a biopsy site could be red and itchy. ...Read more

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Dr. Oscar Novick
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My daughter has red dots in a cluster on her back that aren't itchy or raised up. What could it be and what should she do?

My daughter has red dots in a cluster on her back that aren't itchy or raised up. What could it be and what should she do?

Red dots: Without a picture i can only guess that your daughter may have a condition known as granuloma annulare, the cause of which is unknown. Treatment is not necessary as the rash will disappear OM its own. ...Read more

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
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What could a red raised itchy patch of skin on the back of the neck be?

What could a red raised itchy patch of skin on the back of the neck be?

PSORIASIS,: Eczema or a fungal/bacterial dermatitis. It is important to have a doctor look at it, as the appearance and history of how it developed matters quite a bit in order to make a diagnosis and treat it for you. ...Read more

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Dr. Danielle DeHoratius
Board Certified, Dermatology
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Sudden red spot on my back, skin is raised but not itchy?

Sudden red spot on my back, skin is raised but not itchy?

See a dermatologist: Dermatology, or the examination of skin is predominantly visual. There are many diagnoses that can be a red mark on the skin. Often times if it is not clear clinically the dermatologist will take a biopsy to aid in the diagnosis. Therefore, it is important to have that lesion examined. ...Read more

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Dr. Emily Altman
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Itchy neck area scratch so much small red dots not raised appeared.....What can be the reason?

Possibly bruising: Scratching can sometimes break small blood vessels and result in tiny bruises called petechia. These fade. If you neck rash is persistent, please see a dermatologist. Scratching or rubbing an itchy rash makes it more itchy in the process. ...Read more

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