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Red Spots (Definition)

One possibility for red spots is a collection of vessels in the skin and they are called hemangiomas. These can easily be treated. I usually will use ...Read more


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I have three red spots on my upper leg that are not itchy, and no bigger than a dime each. Just wondering what they could be?

I have three red spots on my upper leg that are not itchy, and no bigger than a dime each. Just wondering what they could be?

Hard to say: Without looking. How long have you had them? Any other signs and symptoms? Would take pictures for documentation. Since you don't have any other signs and symptoms, would just observe for now. For all you know, it will resolve in time! Of course, if things changed, do please schedule an appointment with your physician. In meantime, monitor with pictures and date them! ...Read more

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What causes red spots to just randomly develop on breast, under arm and upper leg?

What causes red spots to just randomly develop on breast, under arm and upper leg?

Red spots: Fungus is first thing that comes to mind: either tinea or candida. Fungi like warm, dark, moist areas. Tinea/ringworm can come from pets or contaminated objects (gym mats, for example). Otc Lamisil (terbinafine) &/or powdered spray like tinactin/cruex/desenex r usually enough to clear infection, use for at least 1 week after spots disappear since deeper skin layers may still be involved. See doc if not better. ...Read more

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I have flat, red spots on my leg. It isn't a bruise & it isn't a rash. It doesn't itch either. I don't know its there. What could it be?

I have flat, red spots on my leg. It isn't a bruise & it isn't a rash. It doesn't itch either. I don't know its there. What could it be?

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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I have bright red spots on both legs from thigh down and is very itchy?

I have bright red spots on both legs from thigh down and is very itchy?

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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I have 2 rash spots on my body 1 on my forearm, the other on my upper leg. They appear identical. A red half circle abt the diameter of a pencil eraser?

I have 2 rash spots on my body 1 on my forearm, the other on my upper leg. They appear identical. A red half circle abt the diameter of a pencil eraser?

Rash: There are different causes of a rash that you describe. It could be tinea (fungus), nummular eczema, urticaria, figurate erythema, insect bites, contact dermatitis, actinic porokeratosis (less like because of your age), xerosis, to mention a few. It is worthwhile to see a dermatologist for a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has itchy red spots along leg&inner thigh. My ankle have been&theres1spot on bra line. Switched sheets&detergent last week. Opinion&thghts?

My boyfriend has itchy red spots along leg&inner thigh. My ankle have been&theres1spot on bra line. Switched sheets&detergent last week. Opinion&thghts?

They gotta sleep.: Without actually seeing these itchy red "spots", one cannot be certain. And understand that I am speculating. But you can look on the internet for pictures. Are you ready??? BEDBUG bites. Calm down. It's only an educated guess. ...Read more

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After using hair remover cream, my leg and thigh skin has irritation and itching, and some red spots are appeared. How it can be treated?

After using hair remover cream, my leg and thigh skin has irritation and itching, and some red spots are appeared. How it can be treated?

Hair removal: All depilatories, or hair removal creams are irritating. If they give you a rash, you should probably not use them. Otc cortisone can help to reduce redness. ...Read more

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I have itchy red spots at the top of my thigh that have turned into bruising looks like I have been beaten up on my leg.?

I have itchy red spots at the top of my thigh that have turned into bruising looks like I have been beaten up on my leg.?

Itch & bruising: If you have unexplained bruising, please see your doctor. Several possibilities for itching and bruising of isolated spots on body. Scratching an itchy spot can produce bruises, particularly if you occasionally take nsaids, fish oil, vitamin e and other blood thinners. There is also a skin condition called pigmented purpura, inflammation of the smallest blood vessels, which can be itchy. ...Read more

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I have a rash on both lower legs, no itching, no pain, slightly raised. Red spots, noticed on 9/04/2014, starting peeling about a week after that.

I have a rash on both lower legs, no itching, no pain, slightly raised. Red spots, noticed on 9/04/2014, starting peeling about a week after that.

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first your age, second recent history of fever, illness, any history of contact with allergens, and of course see what the rash actually looks like. My suggestion is that if your rash does not clear in 2 weeks I would see a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment. There are many things you may have but most likely if rash resolves it is related to virus or contact. Hope that helps ...Read more

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I have a rash in between my legs where my vagina is, like in the folds of my legs and it's doesn't itch, it just burns and hurts when I'm wearing underwear it's red and has red dots like bumps but aren't bumpy just little red spots?

I have a rash in between my legs where my vagina is, like in the folds of my legs and it's doesn't itch, it just burns and hurts when I'm wearing underwear it's red and has red dots like bumps but aren't bumpy just little red spots?

Intertrigo: The rash may be due to a yeast infection from chronic heat and moisture, or be an intertriginous rash from tight clothing, and chronic irritation. Try avoiding very tight clothing and apply an antiyeast ointment. If there is no improvement, consult a dermatologist. ...Read more

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After going outside for 30 minutes in the sun, I get small pink/red spots on my arms, legs, and hands. Burns. They go away soon after I'm home. Rash?

After going outside for 30 minutes in the sun, I get small pink/red spots on my arms, legs, and hands. Burns. They go away soon after I'm home. Rash?

Rash in sunlight: The skin turning into red bumps and returning to completely normal after thirty minutes to hours suggests you are getting hives. You may have a rare condition called solar urticaria, which is hives due to exposure to certain wavelengths of light. Cholinergic urticaria occurs with the skin getting hot. There are other skin conditions that occur with light exposure (usually with a persisting rash). ...Read more

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Two weeks ago I noticed a large round rash on my back and, since, red spots have spread all over my back and chest, and now to my legs and arms. I am in Southeast Asia with no dermatologists nearby. How can I know if it is Pityriasis Rosea?

Two weeks ago I noticed a large round rash on my back and, since, red spots have spread all over my back and chest, and now to my legs and arms. I am in Southeast Asia with no dermatologists nearby. How can I know if it is Pityriasis Rosea?

Try live appointment: HealthTap PRIME and CONCIERGE doctors see you via smartphone, tablet, or laptop. They can see photos you upload into your FILES. You can also send images while in the middle of a live PRIME consultation. PRIME can be accessed from anywhere in the world, and patients just have a monthly subscription fee. (Doctors answering the regular, free questions are NOT able to see patients' images or photos.) ...Read more

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My son has developed a rash and it seems to be getting worse. Any ideas? It is on legs, feet, hands and face. It's not bothering him. Red circles but the inside of these are pale. The ones on his face are different again just small red spots

My son has developed a rash and it seems to be getting worse. Any ideas? It is on legs, feet, hands and face. It's not bothering him. Red circles but the inside of these are pale. The ones on his face are different again just small red spots

Hand, foot and mouth: This could be the classical symptoms of Hand, foot and mouth disease which is caused by the Coxsackie virus. It typically begins with a fever and feeling generally unwell. This is followed a day later by flat discolored spots or bumps that may blister, on the hands, feet, and mout. Signs and symptoms normally appear 3–6 days after exposure and resolves in a week. See you doctor to confirm this. ...Read more

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Rash from ankle to knee both legs. Ankles and feet swell up. Red spots n loss of hair, weight. Always tired. Difficulty breathing. Stressed out...Lupus?

Rash from ankle to knee both legs. Ankles and feet swell up. Red spots n loss of hair, weight. Always tired. Difficulty breathing. Stressed out...Lupus?

Differential LARGE?: Hard question to answer, simply because of the number of possible diagnoses! The best advice is go to a doctor who will\ perform a good history and physical exam and order appropriate studies. Since you feel bad, set up an appoinment asap! ...Read more

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I received a rimjob and blowjob from a sex worker and now have anal itching. What could this be? I have two red spots on my upper thigh by the area?

I received a rimjob and blowjob from a sex worker and now have anal itching. What could this be? I have two red spots on my upper thigh by the area?

Anything...: Chlamydia is one STD risk that comes to mind. It could also just be friction burn. Always best to have this checked and reconsider who you choose as a partner. Having sex with professionals greatly increases your risk of infection - some of which can last a lifetime and shorten your life. See your MD.

https://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Chlamydia_infection ...Read more

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There's a burning pain and red spots in left thigh. Help me please?

There's a burning pain and red spots in left thigh. Help me please?

? Shingles: You need to see a Dr. If Shingles, early treatment reduces the chance of later complications. Diagnosis of your condition requires a face to face visit. ...Read more

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Hello. I have these red spots/ lumps on the top of my inner thigh they have been there for a while. They are sore/ red and sometimes itchy thanks?

Hello. I have these red spots/ lumps on the top of my inner thigh they have been there for a while. They are sore/ red and sometimes itchy thanks?

Go to see GP: You need to see your gp to get checked. Sounds like it could be enlargement of the lymph nodes on the groin that you described on your question. It could be caused by infection, inflammation, trauma etc from the adjacent area like on the legs, genitalia area etc vs other things like autoimmune etc. Go to see your gp for further eval. ...Read more

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Recently my skin around my upper thigh and around my hips are growing red spots. They are in a group. They are not itchy but it seems like its spreading?

Recently my skin around my upper thigh and around my hips are growing red spots. They are in a group. They are not itchy but it seems like its spreading?

Difficult to tell: Without seeing this rash. There are lots of things it could be. You need to see your doctor to get a proper diagnosis and treatment. Sorry I can't help more. ...Read more

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I have three red spots on the outside of the thigh. What could it be?

I have three red spots on the outside of the thigh. What could it be?

Many things: There are different types of rashes, and it's hard to know how "three red spots" actually appears. It could be bug bites. Or it could be an allergic reaction to something you touched. Or it could be a condition known as eczema can appear as red, itchy, dry patches. Or something else. Hard to know without seeing it and knowing more history. Best to see a doctor who can evaluate more thoroughly. ...Read more

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I have small red spots on my inner thigh (Groin). They don't itch?

I have small red spots on my inner thigh (Groin). They don't itch?

See a doctor: Rashes are very different and require a in person evaluation to accurately diagnose and treat. ...Read more

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I have red spots on the top of my thigh just under my hip they have been here for nearly a month now?

I have red spots on the top of my thigh just under my hip they have been here for nearly a month now?

Best to see doctor: Skin rashes are best diagnosed when they can be seen. Also, it would be helpful to know if the rash is itchy or painful, changed over time or stayed the same etc. It is unlikely to be dangerous, but for a diagnosis please see your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more