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Raised Red Dots On Torso Or Face
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
I recently noticed a few red dots on the tip of my penis and a couple raised bumps just under the head of the penis, they do not itch/burn answers?
3 1/2 wk old has red dots not raised all over her body except face on enfamil and use draft on ALL her things, normal or take her to the dr np pooping?
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
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
My son has a pin head sized raised red dot on his scrotum. He is 3 months old. It is not a tick. What is it? I think it has always been there. It was a little flatter before. Still very small though, like a red poppy seed. It seems to be a blood blis
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
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
I have small red raised bumps on my inner wrists, upper torso that are extremely itchy. They get worse at night and bleed when I scratch. What's this?
I've got red, raised itchy bumps only on my torso. Bug bite? Any idea what it could be? Ants? Spiders? Or a disease like measles? No pain though.
Hello I developed raised red spots that look like guttate psoriasis around my torso after taking prednisone 1 year ago could u help please?
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
I developed a rash of thin red lines over my torso and back and lower back over night two days ago. My hands have small raised bumps that can sting?
Rash: Rashes are hard to diagnose sometimes when you are looking at them. Impossible to diagnose without even seeing them. You need to see your doctor. ...Read more
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
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
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
My 9 yo son has red raised spots on his torso, mainly on sides and starting on his arms. They do not itch, no fever, headache & runny nose; not hives?
Mgt: One possible cause may be varicella. Please let your PCP know about the rash. ...Read more
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
I am developing red rashes from yesterday and they are itching. It started from torso and has reached my face.
Go to the Doctor: A spreading rash is an emergency. Please go see your physician today. ...Read more
My boyfriend has raised red spots all over his body apart from face. What do you think he has he got? How does he cure it?
Unknown: Dermatologic conditions almost always demand a visual inspection by dr to diagnose. ...Read more
My 10 year has a red mark on face for a few weeks and he does not remember where it came from. Its not raised and does not bother him. I am worried.
What are the bright red streaks only on right side of my scalp. They go from the bang line to the back of my head. Don't itch, not raised, not painful.
Please see: Please see a dermatologist. This might need a biopsy. ...Read more
It could be but: This really can't be diagnosed without seeing it. We don't have the capability of looking at photos on this part of the site. I would recommend you either see your primary care doctor, a dermatologist, or consult with one of us on HealthTap Prime. ...Read more
I have red spots on my face for a while and they are getting worse. It doesn't hurt and isn't raised?
Rash: If you post a picture I am happy to take a look. ...Read more
I have two small raised red spots on my face and occasionally itch that appeared a few years ago, what are they?
Difficult to know: At your age, its is unlikely that it is anything serious but it would be best to see a dermatologist. ...Read more
I have had a round red spots on my face for many years. It has not gotton larger and it does not itch or hurt. Not raised.
See dermatologist: This finding may be due to a variety of causes and it is difficult to determine without performing a physical examination and history as well. Recommend seeing a dermatologist for further assessment. ...Read more
Sudden itchy red raised bumps all over face. They disappear after a few hours or so. This occurs once in a blue moon but definitely not a 1 time thing?
Allergy: I sounds like you may be allergic to something in your environment. The fact that it occurs infrequently could mean it is something which is seasonal. See if there is a consistent time of the year or weather condition that is associated with the rash or any environmental condition. At the time you have the rash it should be examined and if necessary a biopsy should be done. ...Read more