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Red Raised Circle On Skin
I had about 3 red raised quarter sized lumps show up during high stress, while the redness faded there's still a lump under my skin. Any clues?
Scratched dry skin on my leg 35 f healthy now for about a week it is raised little warm and hurts. Redness size of half dollar. Help leave alone or dr?
Here are some. ..: For the matter as described, it would be hard to offer countable advice without a direct look at it. So, bring the info on the onset, duration, progress, etc. Of the lesion to Doc for analysis + inspection + possible tests as needed so to define what it's and how to manage it sensibly. Clinically, such change is often related with long foreskin. ...Read more
A small part of my vein in my penis seems raised and has small redness irritation look under the skin, has been like this for two years, any ideas?
What described probably just represents a thrombosed vein or varix. It's harmless and just leave it alone as long as being painless and not bothersome to you. If still in doubt, go to see urologist for detailing and confirmation.
Best wish... ...Read more
Would the CO2 laser I'm getting for raised acne scars get rid of the redness. Skin turns red with slightest rubbing or touching...
No: The CO2 laser will not address the redness of your skin. Redness is usually due to telangiectasias, flushing, or rosacea. A different laser wavelength would be necessary to reduce redness (i.e., Pulsed dye lasers, Intense pulsed light, etc.). In fact, your redness will be slightly increased during the healing process. ...Read more
Woke up with sudden armpit lump. Very small beneath skin. Pain to touch. No redness. A bit raised skin. I scratched abit. No family history of cancer. Cause?
I am experiencing skin rash (quality: itchiness, blisters, flaking or scaling). : Skin redness or irritation. Not contagious. Rash 3 weeks Original rash looks like it's healing but skin around it is red and raised with tiny clear fluid blisters?
Sound like a burn: Your symptoms are suggestive of a burn, or sunburn, as in a 1st degree burn, where you have redness and blisters but no true deep skin damage. It is typical for a rash to clear and have blisters left over; they are tiny areas of inflammation fluid left over from the active rash process. It sounds like it is resolving. If it persists are recurs, you should probably see a dermatologist. ...Read more
23 yo m. Have noticed several red marks on skin. Not raised, or barely raised. About the size of a dime, or smaller. No itch, no pain. Thoughts?
No itch, no pain:
Your red marks do need attention. The quickest way to get this taken care is for someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility.
The team will look after you and more than likely work on the red marks with success!
Hope all goes well! ...Read more
Red skin blotch: Not enough information to guess a diagnosis. Does it come and go in minutes, hours, days, weeks, months, or years. Is it a single spot? Does it have scale? Or any symptoms like itching or burning? When it leaves can you tell that anything was there? Does it start small and grow or does it appear fully formed right away? These are some of the factors your dermatologist will take into considera. ...Read more
I can skin write what can I do to prevent the raised red lumps from coming up so frequently thanks in advance?
Hello, I have sensitive skin, and whenever I itch somewhere it turns into a red splotch. However this time it became red, warm, and raised?
Dermatographism: Dermatographism means the ability to write on the skin. People with this form of chronic urticaria are sensitive to touch and pressure, as well as scratching. The areas of skin that are touched or scratched get a raised, red and itchy rash. Treatmet is with antihistamines. ...Read more
I have red patches on my skin, they don't hurt me at all or itch at all. They're kind of raised. What could it be or how can I get rid of it?
See derm: There is no way to tell what may be the cause with the description given. If your doctor can't provide you the answer, consult a dermatologist. ...Read more
What are the bright red streaks only on right side of my scalp. They go from the bang line to the back of my head. Don't itch, not raised, not painful.
Please see: Please see a dermatologist. This might need a biopsy. ...Read more
It could be but: This really can't be diagnosed without seeing it. We don't have the capability of looking at photos on this part of the site. I would recommend you either see your primary care doctor, a dermatologist, or consult with one of us on HealthTap Prime. ...Read more
See a dermatologist: Dermatology, or the examination of skin is predominantly visual. There are many diagnoses that can be a red mark on the skin. Often times if it is not clear clinically the dermatologist will take a biopsy to aid in the diagnosis. Therefore, it is important to have that lesion examined. ...Read more
Possibly bug bites: There are many causes of red "spots" which when touched are not flat on the skin but instead are elevated off the skin. They can be red from scratching or from being bitten by a bug or be a blister from a burn. Some raised lesions have fluid in them such as a blister. When the spot or leasionis red it is usually inflamed. Whelps from an allergic reaction can also be red and raised lesions. ...Read more
Eczema vs dermatitis: This sounds like inflammation of the skin localized to one spot. Dermatitis is a fancy term for inflammation of the skin. Try treating with either a topical steroid such as Cortaid (hydrocortisone) or an anti-itch lotion such as sarna or sarna for sensitive skin. If this does not resolve it, see your doctor. ...Read more
Red raised skin on inner thigh. It has an intense itch. It's circular and about the size of a quarter?
What could it be if my son has a small spotted red rash that doesn't ich and is raised above the skin?
I have 2 red streaks on my leg that are not raised and look like blood under then skin what could cause that?
I have a red rash (mostly dots) and usually raised bumps that form on my skin when I get nervous or it's hot. What is it and is it serious?
Probably not: Unless this is a new thing for you I would not worry about it. ...Read more
Hello, I have a round red mark on my leg, slightly raised and the size of a penny. Feels slightly different to other skin as it's more rough. Thanks!
Nummuliar eczema: It could be nummular eczemaGet a more detailed answer ›
Does the red, dry, bumpy spot on the back of my 3 month old sons head need attention? I noticed a red circle about the size f of a quarter on the back of my 3 month olds head after his 2 month check up. It stays dry, and it it raised a bit and it's seems
In two places on my legs I have what appears to be scratches but instead of being red, the skin is completely black and raised? Should I be concerned?
Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Don't know.: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more