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Are small red spots all over the body small pox?

Are small red spots all over the body small pox?

No, not smallpox: Small pox has been eradicated, meaning it no longer exists in our daily lives. Rashes are difficult to describe in words. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist can examine a red spots rash to see what it might be. Sometimes rashes are related to medications, viral infections, or allergies. One should bring to the doctor a list of all medications used in the month before the rash appeared. ...Read more

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Red Spots (Definition)

One possibility for red spots is a collection of vessels in the skin and they are called hemangiomas. These can easily be treated. I usually will use ...Read more


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Red spotted rash all over body?

Red spotted rash all over body?

Hives: This could honestly be a ton of things ... But the most likely explanation is hives/urticaria. Try identifying what has changed since it started (new soap, laundry, food, etc), eliminating the "trigger" helps. Also, consider trying an antihistamine (ie, Benedryl / Zyrtec). If you have any problems breathing - go right to the ER. If it doesn't resolve in a few days, see your family doctor. G'luck ...Read more

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Itchy skin small red bumps all over body and hairline?

Itchy skin small red bumps all over body and hairline?

Skin bumps: Unable to diagnose without seeing the bumps, so go see your doctor. Possibilities include, but are not limited to: rash, infection, drug reaction, and chemical exposure. ...Read more

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Itchy red dumps all over the body.they r like chicken pox. It spread when sweaty conditions.

Itchy red dumps all over the body.they r like chicken pox. It spread when sweaty conditions.

Need more info: It's hard ton diagnose skin lesions without seeing them & getting more info. Please see your family physician as soon as you can. ...Read more

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Large, pink, scaly patch followed by small red scaly patches all over thighs, arms, and body that itch pretty bad. Help!

Large, pink, scaly patch followed by small red scaly patches all over thighs, arms, and body that itch pretty bad. Help!

Herald patch: The large pink patch is known as a herald patch. It is present in a fungal condition known as pityriasis rosea. The rash may last 6-8 weeks. ...Read more

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Why are there red spots all over my baby's upper body and face?

Why are there red spots all over my baby's upper body and face?

No clue: You can get the most from the site when you provide background information like age, presence of other symptoms, type of spot (flat,raised)etc.Without this background it is impossible to narrow down the types of things this could be. The answers on this open site are donated by the volunteer physicians.Any minor cost from wordy questions keeps the site open.You are welcome to start over. ...Read more

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Lil bumps that burn and itch all over body.

Lil bumps that burn and itch all over body.

See a doctor: It could be a contact dermatitis, an allergic reaction, an infection...... Doctor would need to examine diagnosise you to determine the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Small red spots all over my body sometimes itch started appearing after begging new medicnce?

Small red spots all over my body sometimes itch started appearing after begging new medicnce?

Hives: You could be having an allergic reaction to the medication. I recommend that should stop taking the medication and follow up with your doctor. ...Read more

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Had itchy skin all over my body last 5 months developed red spots which spread everyday?

Had itchy skin all over my body last 5 months developed red spots which spread everyday?

Itchy skin: 21F England: Had itchy skin all over my body last 5 months developed red spots which spread everyday? ANS: need picture and more on meds and other illnesses and what kind of work you do. Happy do 2nd opinion to get more information and help. ...Read more

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Rash that looks like scratches all over body?

Rash that looks like scratches all over body?

Please: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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Newborn has red pimple like dots all over his tummy.

Newborn has red pimple like dots all over his tummy.

Newborn rashes: Newborns have a variety of skin issues.Most have a bump on a flat red bloch rash that peaks @ 4 days & fades in a week or so. (called erythema toxicum) many have dry skin that flakes a lot.Withdrawal from maternal hormones produces a pimply outbreak that starts after a week or so increases over weeks & fades after 4-5 mo. ...Read more

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What are quarter size red spots all over body?

What are quarter size red spots all over body?

Needs a Dr. to check: Rashes and spots are difficult to describe in words. Generalized spots, reddish & quarter-sized, may be part of an infection (some viruses cause this) or an allergic reaction to foods, medicines, etc... "generalized" means the rash is all over the body. Sometimes, spots have unknown causes. A primary care doctor or dermatologist needs to evaluate the rash to find a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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A red rash all over my 11mo old daughters body?

A red rash all over my 11mo old daughters body?

Hard to tell: There are several different things that can cause rashes on children. Check with your doctor if the rash is persistent, she has a fever or other symptoms or seems to feel sick. ...Read more

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Spots of dry skin on forearms...itchy...I scratched them..and now they are red welts?

Spots of dry skin on forearms...itchy...I scratched them..and now they are red welts?

Dermatographism: When the skin welts up after scratching, it is call dermatographism. Antihistamine often helps control this condition. Sometimes dry skin can cause it as well and you may try applying a moisturizer to the area especially right after bathing to see if this helps. ...Read more