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Red Dots Under The Skin
See derm: See dermatologist for the answer. This can becaused by several diseases. ...Read more
Red flaky skin under eyebrow dry and itchy . Very small raised red patches under eye and corner of eye . It's itchy . Kindly help. ?
Eczema : It's possible that you have eczema affecting your brows and corners of your eyelids. This condition can also affect other parts of your body, like behind your ears, elbows, behind your knees, etc. avoid your eyelids, but you may trial hydrocortisone 2.5% cream to the brows 2-3 times per day to see if you respond well enough. The eyelids require prescription grade ophthalmic ointment. ...Read more
Blepharitis-Rosacea?: Careful exam to achieve correct diagnosis ; direct therapy. Swelling ; redness usually symptoms of low grade infection-inflammation. Gentle cleansing with mild soap ; otc polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) ointment can be helpful. Seek care if persists or fails to respond. ...Read more
Bug bite, infection: See your doctor if it doesn't resolve by tomorrow. An infection can spread into the actual orbital capsule of the eye. In the meantime, put a warm compress on the area of puffiness. Is it itchy, painful, or is there a discharge? These are things your doctor will need to know. ...Read more
Angiomas: There are many different types of angiomas. An angioma is a benign growth that consists of small blood vessels. These tumors can be located anywhere on the body. Some of the different types include spider angiomas, cherry angiomas, and angiokeratomas. The cause of most types of angiomas is not known. Cherry angiomas are due to aging and do not have any known significance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Keratosis: Most likely these are seborrheic keratoses - elevated, rough overgrowth of the epithelium common in aging. If you are young, they more likely are plugged glands in the skin in which the secretions have become dry, and oxidize on the surface turning grey-black. They can be expressed with a comedone extractor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Swollen red patches underneath the skin of my top lip & red raised patches. Lip is inflammed, red & buning on edges of top lip. No sores or pus. Help!
Irritant: This appears to be an irritant reaction. Check on the products you have been using on your face or even oral products. Are you using teeth-whitening tooth paste? How about mouth-wash introduced prior to onset of the lip problem? ...Read more
Methotrexate toxic: Injection of methotrexate caused a raised bump under the skin and turned bright yellow? ANS; So your whole body is yellow or just the bump area. Need reason you are getting methotrexate at your age. If just around bump then most likely bruise going thru color changes as it resolves. Send pictures. I am here for next 3 hours. ...Read more
Dry, flaky skin on penis, appears in small round patches around the head & excess flaky skin below head. Not itchy/burning or red. What could this be?
Penile dermatitis: There are too many possibilities to make an educated guess. Most genital rashes are not STDs, and this doesn't sound like one. Best to see a doctor sooner rather than later. Start with your personal physician, or perhaps a dermatologist. Good luck. ...Read more
Pin point "rash" wraps around right wrist. No other symptoms. Red dots, under the skin, fading after noticing 3 days ago.
Resolving: If fading this is good. Just wait and watch and if does not come back you should be good to go ...Read more
Every so often i get what starts off as small red dots under the skin they then go darker and then the area turns yellow like a bruise no pain then go?
I have clusters of small red dots under the skin of one of my feet. They do not itch or hurt. I am not diabetic and have no known allergies. ?
Most likely fungal: This is what the beginning of fungal skin infection (athlete's foot) looks like. Sometimes it may look like just some dryness or scaling, and other times, small red vesicles under the skin. A dermatologist can make a definitive diagnosis by scraping the area and looking at the scrapings under the microscope. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My left ring finger has pin sized red dots under the skin (on top -- opposite of palm side). There's about 40 dots and the skin is wrinkled. Any idea?
Trauma: There are several conditions that can cause the symptoms that you described. Although some may be benign, there are others that should be treated. I suggest you see your primary care doctor as soon as these symptoms appear. ...Read more
What could lots of little red dots under my skin be? All around my chin, i noticed them thiis morning?
Perioral dermatitis?: Based on your description this might be perioral dermatitis which is a very common breakout in adult females near the mouth. I would recommend an evaluation by a dermatologist to confirm your diagnosis. We have very good prescriptions treatments that can help it significantly. ...Read more
My skin itches randomly and when i itch it i get tiny red dots under my skin almost everytime also when i press on my skin for a long period of time.
See derm: See dermatologist for the answer. This can becaused by several diseases. ...Read more
I have two small red dots flat under the skin in my mouth on inside the cheek other back top of my roof they don't hurt i also have a sore throat?
Why do I get red marks/dots under my skin on the inner side of both my thighs (flat not lumps) after taking ecstasy and having a big night?
Tiny red dots appeared under my skin mainly inner thighs but very faint around my butt, asymptomatic, no bump,take vit D 4 wks is the only difference ?
This type of rash: is difficult to diagnose (esp without picture). I doubt it is related to taking the vitamin D especially if recommended amounts. Without bumpiness/itchiness they could be petechiae which result from a small amount of bleeding beneath the skin.Deficiencies of vitamin K, B12 or folic acid? Autoimmune disorders, i.e. lupus, rheumatoid arthritis? Bone marrow issues or med effect? Maybe switch shavers ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had itchy red swollen end of little finger, swelling gone now and left lots of red dots under skin that don't fade when pressed down on. Thank you?
What are pin-head red dots under skin of my forearm & back of hand & lower leg after taking antihistamine? Only occurs on 1 side of body at a time.
Unusual: Antihistamines are an effective treatment for the red raised bumps that occur as part of an allergic reaction. A red rash after taking an antihistamine might represent an allergy to the medication or a reaction to one of the other components of the pill (coloring, filler, preservative, etc.) A photo of the rash and more information about time course & itchiness would help figure this out. ...Read more
Be seen: It could be one of several things. You can have it checked by the doctor for a diagnosis and then discuss the possibly treatments. ...Read more
I have non-itchy red dots growing and spreading under my skin as i age on my left arm. What is it?
Angiomas: Cherry angiomas are the most common vascular lesions to appear on human skin. They are made up of clusters of dilated capillaries on the surface of the skin, which accounts for the cherry-red or purple color. No one knows exactly what causes them. Cherry angiomas can occur almost anywhere on the skin, but most commonly on the torso. They rarely occur on the hands or feet. ...Read more
I got bit by a field mouse yesterday. It didn't bleed or puncture the skin really but there is a little red dot under the skin. Am I ok?
Bit by mouse.: Would go to ER/doc urgent care get tetanus, also mice carry toxoplasmosis so if you have not had it aleady( it is common) that may occur. It is a problem if pregnant. otherwise you may be asymtomatic. There other other infections that may occur so would f/u/ w/ doc /urgent care a. Rabies risk, see below, is low. http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/739023_7 http://www.cdc.gov/rabies/pets/index. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Finger tips prickly sensation and palms feel prickly accompanied by littel red dots that seem as if they are under the skin?
Eczema: Dyshidrotic eczema is a type of eczema (dermatitis) of unknown cause that is characterized by a pruritic vesicular eruption on the fingers, palms, and soles. The condition affects teenagers and adults and may be acute, recurrent, or chronic. A more appropriate term for this vesicular eruption is pompholyx, which means bubble. See your dermatologist to make sure of the diagnosis. ...Read more
I had a red dot on my palm three weeks ago. This week it swelled red and now has little white bumps surrounding the red dot under the skin and hurts.
Palm pain: What you describe may be an infection starting to spread in your palm. You should be seen to diagnosis this problem and get treatment. If you do not have a doctor then go to walk in clinic. ...Read more
My 5 yrs old got a black and red bruise on her chin a month ago. I iced it and the red patch is gone however a black dot under the skin remains. How.
It probably is : Nothing to worry about. Usually the bruise tend to go away in a week or two, but at times the black patch may go say slowly. If there is no itching and no swelling give it a couple more and then if it is still a concern please see a dermatologist just to make sure that further wait is ok. I hope that this elevates your anxiety. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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