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I have a red spot, kind of shiny, the size of the tip of marker mabye, and it stays there for a month or 2, on head of penis under foreskin?

I have a red spot, kind of shiny, the size of the tip of marker mabye, and it stays there for a month or 2, on head of penis under foreskin?

Difficult to know: At your age a recurring but resolving lesion on the glans may be nothing to worry about. However, this is something that has to be looked at to know. It could require nothing or a topical medication but could require further testing and even a biopsy. No reason to risk a problem. Get it checked out by your pcp, a urologist or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Right breast has a spot tht is black in the missdle red surrounding. Looks shiny is this just a black head? Picture on profile if need to see.

Right breast has a spot tht is black in the missdle red surrounding. Looks shiny is this just a black head? Picture on profile if need to see.

Get checked out: Hard to see. You need to be examined by a doctor. Could be a wart, could be skin cancer. I would recommend seeing your local general doctor first. ...Read more

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The spot where my shingles was is still red. Anything I can do to reduce the redness of the skin?

The spot where my shingles was is still red. Anything I can do to reduce the redness of the skin?

Leave it alone: If it is not painful, be thankful. Leave it alone and let nature take its course. Any intervention is only likely to make it worse. ...Read more

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I've always had quite a large mole. Never had any issues. There is redness around it. To touch it feels like a spot under the skin. Should I worry?

I've always had quite a large mole. Never had any issues. There is redness around it. To touch it feels like a spot under the skin. Should I worry?

Dermatology: Instead of worrying, see your doctor for a dermatology specialty referral and see if it needs to be excised, biopsied, or just watched. If it has changed, see the dermatologist ASAP ...Read more

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I have acne and am taking Roaccutane (40mg per day). I squeezed an under the skin spot, the area of my cheek is red, how can I reduce the redness?

I have acne and am taking Roaccutane (40mg per day). I squeezed an under the skin spot, the area of my cheek is red, how can I reduce the redness?

Try ice: First of all, try not to squeeze your acne since it causes inflammation and bacteria can get further under the skin causing scarring and potentially severe infections.
Low dose hydrocortisone cream (0.5%) can be used for 48 hours to reduce the redness, but can't be used on a regular basis because it will hurt the skin. ...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 a small red spot (1-2mm) near the head of my penis that is painless. Redness seems to vary time to time. Is this a possible symptom of STD?

I have a small red spot (1-2mm) near the head of my penis that is painless. Redness seems to vary time to time. Is this a possible symptom of STD?

No way to know: Without being able to visualize this and obtain further history any comment would be nothing but a guess. You need to show this to a doctor and be diagnosed and treated appropriately. ...Read more

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My Daughter is experiencing flaking skin on scalp. The following also describe her: Skin redness or irritation and Painful skin. What should she do? I also have a picture of the red spot if I'm able to send it

My Daughter is experiencing flaking skin on scalp. The following also describe her: Skin redness or irritation and Painful skin. What should she do? I also have a picture of the red spot if I'm able to send it

SeborrhicDermatitis?: From your description it seems your daughter may have Seborrhic Dermatitis a skin condition that affects the scalp. It needs to be properly diagnosed and appropriatelytreated as it is a chronic condition and needs proper treatment. It may be be some other skin condition. Consult her doctor or a Dermatologist. How old is your daughter? ...Read more

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I have a spot on my penise just below the head and it's red and it hurts what is it?

I have a spot on my penise just below the head and it's red and it hurts what is it?

Penis Pain: Sounds like it might be a venereal disease and requires evaluation and treatment. Do not engage in any sexual activity until you are seen and treated. ...Read more

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Red spot on skin what does it mean?

Red spot on skin what does it mean?

There are so many: Causes of red spots, you need to see dermatologist for answers ...Read more

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Red spot on skin what does it indicate?

Red spot on skin what does it indicate?

Numerous causes: A doctor would need to examine the spot in in order to try to diagnose it. ...Read more

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

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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Dermatological problemsingle red spot/blemish on skin for 9 months now. Help please!?

Dermatological problemsingle red spot/blemish on skin for 9 months now. Help please!?

See your doctor: You may need a biopsy for a red spot that has not gone away or just an identifying diagnosis such as a telengectasia, spider vein or scar from a previous blemish. ...Read more

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Last week I discovered spot on the my side where its kinda red and has dry skin on top of them and now they are spreading all over what is this?

Last week I discovered spot on the my side where its kinda red and has dry skin on top of them and now they are spreading all over what is this?

This is a GUESS: Sice you did not attach a picture you may have Pityriasis Rosea. .....The first lesion is usually called the 'Sentinal lesion" and is football shaped the RASH FOLLOWS. It is very itchy.
It is thought to be viral in nature. ..is not "spread" like most viruses and is SELF LIMITED!

Hope this helps.....
Dr Z ...Read more

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Red spot on my penis head what is it?

Red spot on my penis head what is it?

See Your Doctor: Unfortunately, it is something that would need to be seen to diagnose. Please see your doctor to have it checked out. ...Read more

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Red spot on skin indicate a pinched nerve?

Red spot on skin indicate a pinched nerve?

Pinched nerve: A pinched nerve does not usually develop a red spot on the skin so likely not related. ...Read more