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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. ?

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

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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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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 ?

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

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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

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

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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?

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?

See a dermatologist: Without being able to examine these it is impossible to diagnose. Have him seen and treated appropriately. One concern for lesions on the palms is syphilis. Go and get evaluated. Good luck. ...Read more

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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.

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

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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.

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

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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?

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

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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. ?

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

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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. ?

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

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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 ?

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

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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?

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

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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 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?

Treat bursitis: Treatment for bursitis is very successful. A simple injection often does wonders. See your orthopedist and mention the dent as well. ...Read more

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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.

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 red spots on my.Right leg with green in the center. What can it be.

I have red spots on my.Right leg with green in the center. What can it be.

See a dermatologist: Skin lesions must be seen and examined in order to be accurately diagnosed. Sorry, but cannot do this over the internet. ...Read more

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Can cellulitis look like just red / brown raised spots without my leg being all red?

Can cellulitis look like just red / brown raised spots without my leg being all red?

Unlikely: Typically not- that sounds more like a rash. Cellulitis tends to be more of a diffuse redness of the affected area. ...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 ?

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

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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.

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.

Vein problems: Excessive fluid in your legs caused by incompetent valves in the deep veins can lead to problems like stasis ulcers and dermatitis. ...Read more

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I Have Red Itchy Spots On My Legs?

I Have Red Itchy Spots On My Legs?

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

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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 ?

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 ?

Not enough info to: diagnose. These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. If they become significantly swollen, hot, tender, have pus, streaking or there is accompanying fever - than recommend eval. ...Read more

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Red spots on my upper legs?

Please have this: Medically assessed in person to obtain an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more