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I have what looks to be a red freckle under my eye. It's been there my whole life. Is it really a freckle or could it be something else?

I have what looks to be a red freckle under my eye. It's been there my whole life. Is it really a freckle or could it be something else?

Angioma: This is almost certainly a microcollection of a looped vascular tuft just under the skin. Under high power the vessels would show up but in ordinary observation it just looks like a red bump. These are benign, will cause no health or visual changes and are best ignored. ...Read more

Freckle (Definition)

A freckle is a small brown spot on your skin, caused by sun exposure. Use your abcde's to tell the difference between a freckle and skin cancer. A=asymmetry. B=border [irregular]. C=color [irregular]. D=diameter [larger than a pencil eraser]. E=evolving [change in color, size, height, new symptoms like bleeding, itching or crusting]. These are danger signs that ...Read more


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I have this brownish, red freckle like rash on my hands, and in between my fingers, it doesn't itch. does anybody know what it could be???

I have this brownish, red freckle like rash on my hands, and in between my fingers, it doesn't itch. does anybody know what it could be???

Get seen: It may sound weird but a rash on your palms and soles that looks like freckles can be a sign of secondary syphilis. You should get seen by your doctor. ...Read more

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3 yr old son has a weird red freckled rash on one side of his face for days.. why? Should I take him to the doctor? Do freckles start out like that?

3 yr old son has a weird red freckled rash on one side of his face for days.. why? Should I take him to the doctor? Do freckles start out like that?

Without a picture...: Without a picture of the rash, and without asking other questions, it's hard to say what's happening. It may be a normal rash, freckles, or something else entirely. But a "freckled" red rash that lasts for days may be petechiae, which are tiny bruises, and which would need further investigation by a doctor. You should call his doc who can ask more questions and do a full exam. ...Read more

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Red freckle developed under bra strap also coulor less mole on abdomen been bleeding and spot in bak of hair crusting and not healing ?

Red freckle developed under bra strap also coulor less mole on abdomen been bleeding and spot in bak of hair crusting and not healing ?

Should see a doctor: Skin moles that are ulcerated, crusted, bleeding or not healing may be a possible skin cancer until proven otherwise. These spots should be checked by a physician. ...Read more

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I have freckles & I have now tried the retrieve cream and layered it on and no redness or tingling or anything? Does this mean it won't work for me?

Freckles: usually do not cause skin cancer hence do not need to be treated. Most cream or lotion will be ineffective. Make up can be used to cover freckles. People who freckle easily may avoid exposure to sunlight and wear sunblock. If particularly concerned about looks laser treatment may be an option ...Read more

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I'm having red/ purplish freckles across my cheeks around my eyes and neck. What could this be from?

? blood vessels: Perhaps they are blood vessels...Telangiectasias or angiomas. Freckles are tan/brown and come from the sun. Are you pregnant or on the birth control pill? Both can contribute to telangiectasia and angioma formation. ...Read more

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Whats the red dot freckle looking thing on my tongue? Wont come off , my tongue feels like its to big for my mouth and i feel like choking on it .. What is it?

Whats the red dot freckle looking thing on my tongue? Wont come off , my tongue feels like its to big for my mouth and i feel like choking on it .. What is it?

Need exam: There are many thing that can cause your symptoms and this can't be answered here. You need to see a dentist or oral surgeon for a physical examination to find out what is going on. ...Read more

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I have there red looking freckle loo spots on my arm stomach and right side my chest what could it pos be?

I have there red looking freckle loo spots on my arm stomach and right side my chest what could it pos be?

Duration: It can any thing from hives, insect bite or viral exanthum. Duration and other symptoms like itching, pain, burning, oozing etc will determine the cause. ...Read more

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I have these red looking freckles dots forming on my body there one on my stomach severl on my arm hands and chest should I be concerned and see dr ?

Red Freckle Dots: How long have they been there? Do they itch? Do you take any medications? You should be seeing a dermatologist. ...Read more