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Does scleroderma present as a small round redness on skin right above the ankle and nothing else?

Does scleroderma present as a small round redness on skin right above the ankle and nothing else?

Rarely: There are localized forms of scleroderma although these are rare. A dermatologist should be able to tell you for certain. ...Read more

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Skin ulcers: small, tightly defined, circular (95%). No redness, itching or pain. Usually chest upward. Few in number. Infection? Specific issue?

Skin ulcers: small, tightly defined, circular (95%). No redness, itching or pain. Usually chest upward. Few in number. Infection? Specific issue?

Unclear: It is hard to say what could be causing your skin problem without seeing the problem. You should see you physician to be examined as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Irritable pink/redness round the eyes (mostly eyelids). Worse after exercise/sweating. Also after alcohol they get much worse. Causes dry/dead skin?

Irritable pink/redness round the eyes (mostly eyelids).  Worse after exercise/sweating.  Also after alcohol they get much worse.  Causes dry/dead skin?

Stop the alcohol: You may be allergic to something that is touching your eyelids (new nail polish, perfume, makeup) if your family or you has a history of hayfever, asthma, allergies or ezcema-it could be ezcema. You need to see a dermatologist. Until then stop all makeup, nailpolish, perfume. An otc jydrocortisone ointment 1% may help till then. ...Read more

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I have multiple small red marks on my hips they can be itchy, they no bigger than a cm and are in a round shape , the skin appears dry?

I have multiple small red marks on my hips they can be itchy, they  no bigger than a cm and are in a round shape , the skin appears dry?

Send us a picture: You can upload a picture of the rash at imgur.com the picture will be tagged with its own URL website You can write to us again with the URL listed> will be able to view it. This is all done anonymously. ...Read more

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I have red circular marks on both of my legs , they are under the skin with no texture and do not cause any pain. worried as they are growing rapidly?

I have red circular marks on both of my legs , they are under the skin with no texture and do not cause any pain. worried as they are growing rapidly?

Seeyour doctor: When you have a skin rash or changes under the skin your doctor needs to see it. She will help you figure out what it is and if you need treatment. If they itch try not to scratch or break your skin. Protect your skin in the meantime. ...Read more

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Red inch wide circular mark groin/base of penis area. Not itchy or swollen or sore. Red ring with skin coloured inside area.

Red inch wide circular mark groin/base of penis area. Not itchy or swollen or sore. Red ring with skin coloured inside area.

Ringworm: What you described is consistent with ringworm infection. Try an over the counter medication for ringworm. If that does not help, it would be time to see a doctor. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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What is the intervention for a skin forming like a patch (round) that is red and rough to touch?

See doc - psoriasis: See family physician or dermatologist sounds like psoriasis. Many treatments available. Where is rash? Attach picture. Present how long? ...Read more

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What are red round itchy spots on the skin?

Possibly hives: Skin allergies may be what you are describing. If it does not resolve easily see a doctor for the diagnosis and treatment. Eczema may also be what you are dealing with as well as psoriasis. ...Read more

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What are these red scaly round spots on my skin?

What are these red scaly round spots on my skin?

Spots: Hard to tell without a picture. Could be a fungal infection like ring worm, tinea corporis, or another type problem like eczema or psoriaris. ...Read more

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Round red spot on skin the size of a dime, what could cause this?

Not sure: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a small, red circular piece of skin just on my knuckle. It is all red and was just wondering what it might be?

Skin lesion: Without examining this one cannot make a diagnosis, but if it's flat and has been there for weeks, it could be a benign hemangioma. If it's very recent it could be a leak from a tiny skin blood vessel(capillary) and will fade in a week or so. See your physician if it persists. ...Read more

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I have 4 red itchy round spots on my skin, as well as itchiness on my vaginal area, what can this be?

I have 4 red itchy round spots on my skin, as well as itchiness on my vaginal area, what can this be?

Needs to be checked: It is very difficult to say what is causing the itchy spots without knowing the location and looking at them.These can be due to insect bites or allergy to something your skin came in contact with.You can use over the counter1% hydrocortisone cream locally.The vaginal itch can be due to yeast infection most commonly but there are other causes.I suggest you get checked by your doctor and get treate ...Read more

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I'm noticing red circular blotches on the side of my neck. No other side effects other than skin discoloration. What could it be?

Various - see a doc: Could be anything from a skin fungus, to an irregular blood vessel formation, to a skin symptom of a systemic illness (auto-immune, viral, etc.) to a medication reaction. Even if it doesn't hurt or itch, a new unusual mark on the skin should be examined by a doctor. ...Read more

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I am experiencing skin rash. It does not itch or irritate or hurt at all. It's round and it's red and it's been there for 3 months now. Very strange.

I am experiencing  skin rash. It does not itch or irritate or hurt at all. It's round and it's red and it's been there for 3 months now. Very strange.

It is almost: impossible to diagnose rashes without being able to see them. After three months it is not something to be ignored. You need to make an appointment with a health care provider for evaluation. ...Read more