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Red pin size dots showing up on my torso and legs. Not raised, don't itch/hurt. Other moles have been looking strange and need checked. Poss related?

Red pin size dots showing up on my torso and legs. Not raised, don't itch/hurt. Other moles have been looking strange and need checked. Poss related?

Cherry angiomas: These benign skin lesions are called 'cherry angiomas'. These red spots are associated with pregnancy, 'hormones', aging and liver disease. See your physician/dermatologist for confirmation because sometimes a melanoma can present with various shades of red-black. Any 'strange moles' need double-check ('the ugly duckling sign'), but may not be related. ...Read more

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What is wrong with me? I have small red dots all around my face, arms, front area and back, plus my legs. Don't itch and are not raised. What is it?

What is wrong with me? I have small red dots all around my face, arms, front area and back, plus my legs. Don't itch and are not raised. What is it?

May be allergic rash: You let a dermatologist see you. These rashes may just be a transient effect. You did not tell how long that you had them?

From your description they give me a feel that they could be benign, but need evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more

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My 8 yr old so has raised red dots on his face, butt, and a few on his back and chest and behind his ears. What could this be?

My 8 yr old so has raised red dots on his face, butt, and a few on his back and chest and behind his ears. What could this be?

8 yo rash: It is important to describe the red dots a little more. Do they start off like pimples? Do the evolve to form sores or crust? Are they spreading over the body? The biggest concern in kids & summertime are bug bites that get infected and spread like wild fire (called "impetigo"). This needs an antibiotic like keflex. Simple bug bites are another possibility. Heat rash is another (inflamed pores). ...Read more

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Had rash for past 2 weeks. Started in face, spread to trunk and limbs. Small raised red dots and few larger irreg, scaly patches. No itch. What's it?

Had rash for past 2 weeks. Started in face, spread to trunk and limbs. Small raised red dots and few larger irreg, scaly patches. No itch. What's it?

Rash: Do you have any underlying condition? Autoimmune disease? DM? Could be eczema, psoriasis, reaction to medication or food or other product, sometimes with strep can get rash, can be fungal infection like ringworm (scabies is usually itchy). Since it is 2 weeks and spreading, seek medical attention at doctor/ urgent care /dermatologist. ...Read more

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Barely visible really tiny red dot in penis head not raised that lasted about two days. Didn't itch or burn. Neg all STDs except hsv1 2.82h. ThoughTs?

Barely visible really tiny red dot in penis head not raised that lasted about two days. Didn't itch or burn. Neg all STDs except hsv1 2.82h. ThoughTs?

Vascular prominence: I trust the lesion is gone now. If may have been slight prominence of the blood vessels in the glans penis. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of red, raised, non itchy bumps on upper torso?

What could be the cause of red, raised, non itchy bumps on upper torso?

Many reasons: Not sure if you are a man or a woman, but a man can have folliculitis on the chest hair, both can have acne there too, and many other reasons can cause raised red bumps. Best is to see your doctor to examine the rash and give you a proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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Hello I developed raised red spots that look like guttate psoriasis around my torso after taking prednisone 1 year ago could u help please?

Hello I developed raised red spots that look like guttate psoriasis around my torso after taking prednisone 1 year ago could u help please?

See a dermatologist: Rebound psoriasis is well-known following prednisone, especially after daily, high dose, prolonged dosing. A dermatologist will diagnose and treat you. Is there a family history of psoriasis? Why did you take prednisone? ...Read more

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Small circular raised mole appeared overnight. Surrounding skin is red w pinprick petechiae. Small petechiae over torso and arms for week come and go?

Small circular raised mole appeared overnight. Surrounding skin is red w pinprick petechiae. Small petechiae over torso and arms for week come and go?

See a doctor: This needs to be examined in order to even begin to speculate as to what this is. Show this to a doctor and perhaps to a dermatologist. ...Read more

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My daughter has nickel sized red raised spots on her torso forearm legs and fingers. What is this? They itch her like crazy. Nobody else in the house

My daughter has nickel sized red raised spots on her torso forearm legs and fingers. What is this? They itch her like crazy. Nobody else in the house

Many possibilities: Could be insect bite reactions, scabies, eczema, allergic reaction. Thorough history is needed and possible biopsy to determine cause. See a dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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7 year old boy, flesh toned raised rash on face and torso. Does not itch at all. Do not appear to be blisters. Worried about staph or strep?

7 year old boy, flesh toned raised rash on face and torso. Does not itch at all. Do not appear to be blisters. Worried about staph or strep?

Monitor over time:: Staph/strep disease of the skin usually results in a localized collection of pus, known as an abscess, boil, or furuncle, depending upon the exact type of lesion that is present. The affected area may be red, swollen, and painful. Drainage or pus is common. When staph/strep is in the blood (bacteremia or sepsis), it can cause high fevers, chills, and low blood pressure. ...Read more

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Have lupus. Getting very itchy raised red pores (far apart) on arm, legs, torso. Getting lots of bruising around them. Not sure if from itchy. Cause?

Have lupus. Getting very itchy raised red pores (far apart) on arm, legs, torso. Getting lots of bruising around them. Not sure if from itchy. Cause?

Possible: If you have SLE (systemic lupus erythematosus) then you must know that SLE can affect many different organs and very feequently the skin. The rash of SLE is photosensitive and typically describe as "butterfly rash" on your face, but SLE is known for many other dermatologic manifestations. You should ask your rheumatologist and if in doubt dermatologis can help sometimes with a skin biopsy. ...Read more

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What to do if I have redness with raised area near glans penis head since 1 month?

What to do if I have redness with raised area near glans penis head since 1 month?

Here are some. ..: For the matter as described, it would be hard to offer countable advice without a direct look at it. So, bring the info on the onset, duration, progress, etc. Of the lesion to Doc for analysis + inspection + possible tests as needed so to define what it's and how to manage it sensibly. Clinically, such change is often related with long foreskin. ...Read more