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Red Spots All Over Body Not Itchy
I have some bumpy red spots on both my wrists and other parts of my body for a while now. They are sometimes itchy. What could it be?
Tried New body wash ~2-3 days ago but haven't used since. Yesterday & today red spots Itchy rash on parts of body I used the wash. Could it be that?
Yes: It is possible to be allergic to chemicals in a soap or detergent. If the areas of the itchy spots match the areas you washed, then it is likely. Treatment is to avoid re-exposure. A hydrocortison skin cream (OTC) can help, or if it's worse, see your doctor for a stronger prescription. ...Read more
Could be...: ...Although it sounds like you may be experiencing an allergic reaction - possibly hives. You may be allergic to the bites. You may want to start by taking otc benadryl (diphenhydramine). If you are experiencing breathing problems, this can be an anaphylaxis - an emergency...Go to the er then! ...Read more
Itchy scalp at night. Before that I had red spots over my body whichitches and they now come and go but the itching in my scalp is every night. Help!
See: See dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Random red spots on body, look like bruises when heal and look like small petichiae around it. Very itchy and look pale when scratched, usually in 2's?
Antihistamines: Hives tend to move and migrate, come an go, are itching, and usually don't last for more than 24 hours. 1st generation antihistamines will work the fastest, such as benadryl (diphenhydramine). For longer lasting effect, taking a daily 2nd generation antihistamine such as zyrtec, claritin, or allergra will be helpful. If they persist, seeing an allergist would be helpful for prescription medications and work up. ...Read more
I have red spots/bumps ranging from pin to pea size on body. They are itchy and hurts when itched. Larger spots itched have blister. What is happenin?
See a doctor: You should see your doctor soon and find out what it is. ...Read more
I have rash, red spots and patchy, not itchy on my upper body mostly breasts, armpits and groin for a week now! Please help?
Rash: In order to give you proper medical advice, a doctor needs to look at your rash, please see your doctor about this. ...Read more
I just back from camping trip & now my hands are full of red spots and is very itchy, even my body has it. Its looks like mosquito bite. How to cure it?
Mites: The red spots can be mosquito bites, or bites by mites called "no seem'ems"or chiggers which are small insects that get under your clothes and like warm places to hide and then bite. These red bites can also be caused by ants which bite. Use antihistamine medication orally and topically for itching as well as calamine lotion. ...Read more
I just back from camping trip and now my hands are very itchy and have many red spots even my body have it. Its looks like mosquito bite. How to cure?
Options: Store aloe vera gel in the refrigerator and apply to affected area. Rub a basil leaf on the bite. It repels mosquitoes & has anti-inflammatory properties effect. Consider applying calamine lotion. Apply crushed ice or a cold pack. A 1 to 1 mix of water and baking soda is effective when applied to the lesions. You can take oral medications like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or Chlorpheniramine for itching. ...Read more
Red itchy welts just appeared on body completely randomly followed by vomiting still feel nausea and red spots still here. Didn't do anything unusual.
Some type of allergy: To something. See you doctor about allergen testing ...Read more
Everytime I shower or take a bath I get itchy red spots on my body mostly on my upper body and face sometimes. Is it an allergy to be concerned of?
Heat Urticaria: Some people get hives from exposure to really hot water. The rapid change in skin temperature from cold to hot and then hot to cold causes release of histamine which is what causes the rash. You can take a shower that is not quite as hot and see if this helps or you can take a long acting antihistamine like Zyrtec (cetirizine) and see if this helps. If not see an allergist. ...Read more
1Yo5M baby having red spots rashes on body--front chest, abdo, ear left ear. Is not particular itchy--no scratch. Had fever for 4 days last week?
Rash: A picture may help? This is an infection called rosella where a rash breaks out in this location after 3-5 days of high fever. All the best. ...Read more
Red spots/scabs penis head no discharge, pain or blisters, very itchy bumps on scrotum, whole body is itchy, even more at night. 3 weeks like this.
I have red spots across my abdomen which aren't itchy as well as to big concentrations of redness on the lower ab.
Red spots: Could be anything or nothing to be concerned about. First see your primary doctor and you might need a referral to a dermatologist. ...Read more
I have these extremely itchy red spots all over. Not sure if I'm getting bit or not. Bumps are sometimes there, fade then come back?
M/21. For months I've had light red spots all over my back. Not itchy, raised, or scaly. No change in soap or detergent at all. What could this be?
There are red spots all over stomach, back, arms and legs. Its not itchy and smooth to touch. Not irritating either. What could it be?
2 nights ago legs. & arms were itchy but no rash. Last night stomach & arms itchy & noticed small red spots all over stomach. Any ideas?
Could Be Anything: With out an exam, it is hard to say from your description. If they have always been there and not changed, then may be small hemangiomas (blood vessels). If they are recent, they could be anything from things similar to pimples, bug bites, fungal infections (ringworm or tinea versicolor), to different types of moles or growths. Have it evaluated at your next doctor visit. Sooner, if changing. ...Read more
Why are there red spots that are itchy in one place then disappears and then in another place with itchy red spots?
Need more info: Sounds like an allergic reaction. It may be from an insect to something you ingested or came into contact with. The "red" spots may continue to multiply. Please make an appointment with your family physician as soon as possible to prevent further spread of the "red spots" and itching. ...Read more
My husband has multiple light red spots on his back, not itchy, not raised. We noticed it after he showered. Should we be concerned?
Concerned enough: You should be concerned enough to have your doctor take a look at it, diagnose and treat it if necessary. Off hand, it's unlikely to be something serious, but why be concerned unnecessarily? On the other hand, why ignore something that you should be concerned about? Again, it's best to know for sure what the rash is. ...Read more
I have red spots on my cheeks and is very itchy, because its sensitive. I got that a the time, but this time is serious, what should I do?
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
I have darkish red spots on the underside pf my chin. They are not bumpy or itchy, they are just flat. Two days now and they are in a cluster?
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