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Red Dots On Skin (Overview)

Red dots on the skin is a symptom in which a person has a rash of spots or bumps that are reddened. Redness is usually caused by increased blood (red colored) in the reddened area. Increased blood flow to skin spots can be due to allergies, infections, drug side effects, skin trauma, etc.


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What causes red dots on the skin?

What causes  red dots on the skin?

Angiomas: Location: angiomas may develop anywhere on the body at or near the surface of the skin.Symptoms: angiomas - are benign (non-malignant) tumors that are made up of small blood and lymphatic vessels. Angioma is one of the most commonly occurring of all skin lesions, it does not threaten the health or well-being of an individual and is removed generally for cosmetic reasons. ...Read more

Red Dots On Skin (Overview)

Red dots on the skin is a symptom in which a person has a rash of spots or bumps that are reddened. Redness is usually caused by increased blood (red colored) in the reddened area. Increased blood flow to skin spots can be due to allergies, infections, drug side effects, skin trauma, etc.


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Does anyone know what red dots on skin that itch are?

Does anyone know what red dots on skin that itch are?

Angiomas: "cherry angiomas are made up of clusters of tiny capillaries at the surface of the skin, forming a small round dome ("papule"), which may be flat topped. They range in colour from bright red to purple. When they first develop, they may be only a tenth of a millimeter in diameter and almost flat, appearing as small red dots. However, they then usually grow to about one or two millimeters across, an. ...Read more

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What treatment would you recommend for my skin condition? I have mild to moderate itching in my nasal fold and three spots on my chin. Now the top of my nose has started peeling but does not have the red area below like the other areas. I tried research

What treatment would you recommend for my skin condition? I have mild to moderate itching in my nasal fold and three spots on my chin.  Now the top of my nose has started peeling but does not have the red area below like the other areas.  I tried research

This : This is hard to diagnose without a picture, but perhaps you have seborrheic dermatitis? Seborrheic dermatitis is common this time of year. It is common on the forehead, medial eyebrows, and nasolabial folds. It is also seen on the cheeks, chin, ears, and scalp. I hope this helps. I would recommend you see your local dermatologist for definitive evaluation and treatment options. ...Read more

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Is Fluocinolone Acetonide for treating redness, preventing acne after shave is effective Does that hurt as my skin is sensitive for laser resurfacing?

Is  Fluocinolone Acetonide for treating redness, preventing acne after shave is effective Does that hurt as my skin is sensitive for laser resurfacing?

Fluocinolone: Fluocinolone may be a bit much to use for after shave to reduce redness . There are many skin moisturizers that may wirk just as well ...Read more

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Mild CRPS. Sympt- burning pain, swelling, redness, red dots on skin, sensitivity. Amitriptyline, physio- referred pain dr. Does mild CRPS worsen?

Mild CRPS. Sympt- burning pain, swelling, redness, red dots on skin, sensitivity.  Amitriptyline, physio- referred pain dr. Does mild CRPS worsen?

Can be challenging: However, most cases of CRPS encountered in my practice are far from mild. Have you had a diagnostic sympathetic block to confirm? Also, amitriptyline is rarely an effective drug in CRPS, and drugs such as Lyrica, Savella, (milnacipran) Cymbalta, work far better. Please confirm your diagnosis via second opinion. ...Read more

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Small red dots on skin what could that be?

Nothing bad: Depends how ling youve had them. The may be cherry angiomas which are benign. ...Read more

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Many red dots on skin after a back massage?

Many red dots on skin after a back massage?

Stone or suction?: Was it a hot stone massage? The hot stones can leave red marks which resolve in a day or two. Or did they apply little jar-like doodads that impart suction to the underlying skin, leaving marks that look like giant hickeys? Those resolve too, but it takes longer, and is somewhat harder to explain to your friends. ...Read more