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When my baby turned 4 months a little red spot appeared on my babies cheek, will it ever go away?

When my baby turned 4 months a little red spot appeared on my babies cheek, will it ever go away?

Maybe: That depends on what it is and what it looks like. When you next visit your pediatrician, point it out and ask him/her. ...Read more

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I am exclusively breastfeeding my 5 months old baby since last feeling I m having a painful red spot inside the skin of my breast is it ok to feed him?

I am exclusively breastfeeding my 5 months old baby since last feeling I m having a painful red spot inside the skin of my breast is it ok to feed him?

Usually: If the painful spot is not an ulcer, it is ok, but you should follow this spot. If it increases, stays painful, or you develop fever, please see a practitioner to eval for possible breast infections (mastitis). ...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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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

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Flat red spot on my face looks like a reddish skin patch what could it be?

Flat red spot on my face looks like a reddish skin patch what could it be?

Examination!: From the description it's very difficult to give a differential diagnosis. I recommend you going to your doctor to evaluate and determine proper treatment plan. ...Read more

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Flat red spot on my face looks like a reddish skin patch, what could it be?

Flat red spot on my face looks like a reddish skin patch, what could it be?

Needs to be seen: This could be a precancer (actinic keratosis), a full blown skin cancer, eczema, a boil, or many other possibilities. It should be evaluated by a healthcare professional if lasting more than a week. ...Read more

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9+m old baby boy.tiny red spot in face.its therebfor almost a month now and does not go away.just in one spot only.what could be the reasons?

9+m old baby boy.tiny red spot in face.its therebfor almost a month now and does not go away.just in one spot only.what could be the reasons?

Spots : it is hard to diagnose spots withit seeing them. It could be broken blood vessels under the skin it could be anything else. Seeing your doctor might help ...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