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Pin point "rash" wraps around right wrist. No other symptoms. Red dots, under the skin, fading after noticing 3 days ago.

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

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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?

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?

Difficult to tell: Skin issues are very difficult to diagnosis without actually seeing and touching the lesion. Occasionally, doctors may even need to biopsy or culture the lesion to make a determination. Best to see you family doctor or dermatologist to get you the best answer. ...Read more

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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. ?

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 more

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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?

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

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What could lots of little red dots under my skin be? All around my chin, i noticed them thiis morning?

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

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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?

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?

Red dots: This is impossible to diagnose without a visual examination and additional information. If they don't heal or disappear in 7-10 days, have them examined by your dentist or an oral surgeon. ...Read more

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Got a bug bite and started scratching now I have red dots all under my skin. What is this?

Got a bug  bite and started scratching now I have red dots all under my skin. What is this?

Perhaps hives?: If they are itchy red dots then it could be an allergic reaction to the bug bite or even the mechanical pressure of you scratching. Sometimes you can scratch so hard that you cause tiny little bruises under the skin. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Allergies: there is a lot of junk in ecstasy. It is not pure MDMA. The other junk in it can cause various allergic reactions to people. You have described one of them ...Read more