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Red Flat Spots On Legs
I have red flat spots on my legs that disappear and then will come back. I have also been having random bruising on my legs. ?
Difficult to say: the reason why. You should at least get a complete blood count from your doctor to further evaluate. If the spots are itchy could be related to an allergic reaction. There are several conditions that can cause this and without any pictures or further information it is impossible to diagnose accurately. ...Read more
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
15 month developed flat red spots on legs 2 wks ago there now raised pink spots docs said chicken pox but theres no change and no signs of blistering ?
Not chicken pox: Not the picture, as for the rash, one cannot judge unless seen, also are there other symptoms? If in doubt, you may want to see your child's doctor, take care ...Read more
My 15 month old developed red flat dot spots mainly on her legs apart from 3 on her trunk these have turned into raised red/pink spots some with a red dot in the middle, the doctor said could be chicken pox but this started two weeks ago and there is no s
Need more info : Its hard to say much without more history and physical exam. If he recently had chicken pox vaccine, this could be a mild reaction, which often does not have that classic chicken pox vesicular look. Has she had any exposures? Recent fever? Travel? Immunization status? Daycare? We might be able to help in a Prime visit with detailed photos. ...Read more
My partner has non-itchy, flat, red spots on his butt, leg & hand. Did a blood test and isn't virus infection. Do you have an idea?
I have these small red spots on my legs that sort of feel like im being pricked there isnt a bump theyre flat to the touch and they kinda itch.
?bites: Despite the fact that these spots are not raised, they may be caused by insect bites like chiggers,for example. If the rash doesn't clear, have an examination by your physician or a dermatologist. ...Read more
I have flat red and pink spots on my upper legs, stomach and back. They've been there for years and I'm curious what they could be.
Get seen to know.: These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more
Spots on arms, pink and round, and on legs they are red and flat and round. Not allergic to anything, no pets, biopsy was neg. What's causing them?
Pityriasis rosea: Pityriasis rosea is a perplexing rash that usually begins with a single oval patch ("Herald Patch"), and then spreads symmetrically on the chest, trunk, arms and legs. The location may vary somewhat. No known cause. Not contagious. No known treatment. Good news is that it will go away, although it's been known to linger as long as several years. If it doesn't itch, you're lucky. ...Read more
I have flat, non itchy red pin spots that appeared all over my torso, legs, and arms five days ago. There are hundreds and there are more appearing. ?
See a doctor!: This needs evaluation. Try to think of any foods, medications, vitamins or contacts with people with similar symptoms. Any risky sexual behavior? Any changes in detergents? any joint pains? Discuss these things with your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more
Lately I have been seeing white and red spots like pimples on my legs, only when I "pop" them they are flat, red in color and burn. ?
Pimples: I would not "pop" them as you do not know what they are and that could make them spread. Rashes are hard to diagnose without looking at them. I would suggest you see your physician . ...Read more
Small red quarter sized flat spot on back of right leg below calf and does not itch and hurts if I press on it... What could this ?
Various: If the spot has been there a short time it could be an insect bite or a superficial non harmful clot. The best bet would be to quickly check it out with your PCP ...Read more
My 4 year old has a flat red spot on his leg that itches sometimes. Its not getting bigger and he has no fever or pain. Has had it 3 weeks. What is it?
Have red flat red spot on skin started on legs and moved on up to arms and torso
itch somtime and won''t go away.?
Flat round red spot about the size of pinkie tip appeared on lower leg yesterday. No bite marks, no pustule, no itch. Feel sm lump under skin. Age 63?
Rash: Rashes are impossible to diagnosis without looking at them. See your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
After laser hair removal on legs, there are numerous tiny white spots. No burns or redness after procedure. Will skin return to normal eventually?
See your doc: The spots could be caused by many things so i would go back to your physician and show them. Good luck! ...Read more
I was camping & got a red spot on my leg. It's painful, has swelling, itching redness and a lump under the skin. How can I know what it is?
Bug bite: You probably got bitten by a bug of some sort - impossible to tell what sort without seeing it in person. Could also be a small staph infection, or a bite that has become infected. Apply warm soaks 2-3 times/day, but if it doesn't resolve in a few days see your doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more
Light pain in the right leg, no swelling, redness and no purplish. Just small swelling behind the knee and blazing in that spot. Can it be thrombosis?
I have trochanteric bursitis in my hip. I also have a very tender indented spot 6-8 inches down my leg. No injury/trauma or redness/swelling concern?
I have a flat, non-itchy dark red spot on my ankle. It doesn't hurt either. It's about the size of a small oval pill. It's definitely not a mole or a scar. I've had it for two weeks. There is only one and I don't have any other symptoms.
New skin lesion: A new lesion that arises and has been present for two weeks raises the probability that this is trauma related. It could possibly be caused by clothing, or shoes, or even a bug bite. I suggest you monitor the are for changes. If it persists after another week or two with changes, consult your physician. ...Read more
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I have this white spot on my right calf of my leg and it has a couple of red spots around it what is it ?
Red spots: Unclear from what your description is, as there are many possibilities. Have it checked for a possible spider- or other bite, or a reaction against something perhaps.... See your doctor tomorrow! ...Read more
I have 3 red spots on the side of my leg. These 3 dots are together. Do you have any idea of what they could be?
No: Mostl ikely benign. But show it your parents and decide if you need to get Doctor's advise. ...Read more
Dr said the swelling in my leg is starting to cause problems. have two red spots on my leg. why does swelling cause problems with my leg.
Several thoughts: May be a contact dermatitis including poison ivy or psoriasis (use otc hydrocortisone), fungal 'ring worm' or candidiasis (otc clomitrazole), folliculitis (may require rx antibiotics), or several other.. What have you tried ? Is anything helping ? Is it worsening rapidly (see your Dr). If nothing helps, please see your Dr.. ...Read more
I have 3 spots on my leg that showed up around three years ago. Every year it itches & turns red for a few weeks?
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I have a red spots on the inside of my leg. The biggest is 2cm x 1cm and the next is 1x1 and then 2 smaller ones ?
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