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Red Spot On Skin That Itches
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
Red spot on head of penis under foreskin that won't go away, following mild uncomfort when touched but no pain or itching .Anything to put on it?
Get evaluated.: Skin lesions of the penis and foreskin should be evaluated to just make sure it is not an infection or cancer. A physician will perform a medical and sexual history and a physical exam, and based on its appearance and the diagnosis, prescribe a cream or ointment, or recommend a biopsy if indicated. ...Read more
I have a tiny red spot on the skin just below my eye. It is not raised and is not itching and there is no pain. What is it? And how can I remove it?
Mosquito bite: are the itchy bumps, "small circle looking red spot " that appear after mosquitos use their mouth to puncture your skin and suck on your blood. Most mosquito bites are harmless. Apply ice it will stop itching and heal on its own without medical treatment. If any complications or concerns, see your PCP for further investigation. ...Read more
I have a red spot on inner thigh the size of a quarter with a white spot in center. What could this be? It burns an itches a little.
My baby has a red spot behind her neck that itches her alot, the edges get lil rashes. At times , what can this be?
I removed a tick about 2 months ago from my ankle and still have a red spot there that itches a little. Could I have a problem with the bite?
I had a biopsy done in May on a mole and it was benign & left a Indent now I have a raised red spot that's hard & itches frequently. Is this normal?
Hypertrophic scar: This is an overgrown scar that can itch. See your doctor who performed the procedure. A cortisone injection done monthly for 1-3 months, will probably help. This does not get into your bloodstream, since it is given into the scar. This is known as an intralesional injection. ...Read more
On the inner corner of my left eye there is a red spot that is sometimes dry and peel and also hurts or itches. What could this be?
ITCHY RED SPOT EYE: IF THIS HAS BEEN THERE FOR SOME TIME YOU SHOULD SEE YOUR PCP OR A DERMATOLOGIST ...Read more