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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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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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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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Can athletes feet spread to other parts of the body. Red rash all over body.

Can athletes feet spread to other parts of the body. Red rash all over body.

You : You could likely spread it to other parts of your body if you are not careful with washing your hands after manipulating the infected foot area. ...Read more

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What are the lil white bumps all over my body ?

What are the lil white bumps all over my body ?

?: Impossible to diagnose without seeing the rash. Go get checked by your doctor. ...Read more

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What type of rash is red, slightly raised, dry, all over the body and itches?

What type of rash is red, slightly raised, dry, all over the body and itches?

Rash all over: Usually a virus infection or a medication reaction. Contact dermatitis related to a detergent or soap is another possibility. ...Read more

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What are the small flat grey skin patches all over my legs?

What are the small flat grey skin patches all over my legs?

Keratoses: They are likely benign lesions known as stucko keratoses. These generally occur in people of your age group. Because they're a wide variety of skin lesions which can appear gray in color, it is a good idea to see your dermatologist. In the office, they may feel and see the lesions you are describing. Although rare, some potentially dangerous skin conditions can appear this way as well. ...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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What type of rash is this? It's all over my head, face and arms. Red raised bumps. Similar to multiple pimples but red in the middle

What type of rash is this? It's all over my head, face and arms.

Red raised bumps. Similar to multiple pimples but red in the middle

Rash: Rash is a VISUAL diagnosis. You cannot make right recommendations on a rash based upon a written description. Please see your MD or a Dermatologist ...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 itchy red bumps that itch and spread on different parts of the body?

Small itchy red bumps that itch and spread on different parts of the body?

Reaction 2 somthing: If it's red and itchy, more than likely it's an allergic reaction to something (new skin care product, soap, detergent, fragrance, etc...) could be something else though, so should be checked and treated to give you relief. ...Read more

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Tiny red dots all over body do not itch at all they started at my arms and now they are spreading to my legs and feet. The dots are the size of a pin ?

Tiny red dots all over body do not itch at all they started at my arms and now they are spreading to my legs and feet. The dots are the size of a pin ?

See Your Doctor: There are several possible causes of for the rash you described such as viruses, insect bites, allergies, & more. Additionally, more info is needed to pin down the diagnosis such as duration, recent illness/exposures, your medical history (recent & past), & more. Notably, diagnosing rashes without visual inspection is challenging. See your doctor for correct diagnosis & prompt treatment. ...Read more

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What are these small red spots all over the place --only on steroid cream?

What are these small red spots all over the place --only on steroid cream?

Unknown: Hard to say without more info or a picture. Could be little clusters of blood vessels called hemangiomas. Could be a viral rash like chickenpox or insect bites. Would suggest seeing your doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Small bumps all over my body and they itch, what is wrong?

Small bumps all over my body and they itch, what is wrong?

Uncertain: These lesions would likely need to be examined and more history obtained to be able to provide you with useful input about the diagnosis or possible treatment. ...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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I am on Warf 6.5 mg , but still the INR is 1.5. But I have red spots all over the body. Is there any suggestions to improve INR?

I am on Warf 6.5 mg , but still the 
 INR is 1.5. But I have red spots all over the body. Is there any suggestions to improve INR?

See below: You could consult your doctor about increasing the dose. You may also wish to consider other anticoagulants, e.g. factor Xa and thrombin inhibitors. ...Read more

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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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What type of infections can cause red spots all over the body? Especially on the belly is it a bacterium?

What type of infections can cause red spots all over the body? Especially on the belly is it a bacterium?

Picture and history: There are many potential causes of 'red spots' all over the body. Do they itch or hurt? What is the distribution? Exposure history? Fever? Have you been in a hot tub (pseudomonas)? Have you been exposed to scabies or bed bugs? Have you been in the woods and been bitten? Or could you have something more serious - e.g. Streptococcal skin syndrome etc. Please see your physician. ...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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I have red spots all over my body, what is this and treatment?

I have red spots all over my body, what is this and treatment?

Seek Medical Attn.: Need more information. How long, do you feel sick, do they itch? Need to connect with a physician. ...Read more

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I have a fever and so many small red spots all over my body, but it doesn't itch?

I have a fever and so many small red spots all over my body, but it doesn't itch?

Probably viral: You may have so called viral exanthem, a type of rash that is associated with viral infections - pretty common thing. Usually, the fever breaks in a day or two and the rash goes away soon after. If the rash worsens as well as the fever, seek medical advice. ...Read more

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I have red spots all over my body but they don't itch or hurt or do anything.. They just stay red.. It's been almost a week now. Could this be allergy?

I have red spots all over my body but they don't itch or hurt or do anything.. They just stay red.. It's been almost a week now. Could this be allergy?

Not allergy: Allergic rash almost always itch and thus your rash is likely from something else. If you have taken a new drug or supplement within a couple of weeks prior to its onset, a drug reaction may be the cause. If this problem persists, consult your doctor ...Read more

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7 year old 101.1 temp and has a rash red spots all over her body?

7 year old 101.1 temp and has a rash red spots all over her body?

Get her evaluated: Call your doctor or pediatrician immediately and have the child evaluated today. If that is not possible, go to the er. It is likely just a viral illness but one cannot eliminate more serious infections over the internet. ...Read more

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I have red spots all over my body and some in my mouth. There is a lot on my head. Nearly all of them have clear fluid. Is there anything i can take?

I have red spots all over my body and some in my mouth. There is a lot on my head.  Nearly all of them have clear fluid. Is there anything i can take?

May be Chicken Pox: From what you describe fluid filles red spots all over the body may be chicken pox you should have it checked before you take anything for that see your doctor or go to er. ...Read more

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I have red spots all over my body especially on my bum, they start with a small raised lump under the skin, then go red, scabby with a white ring?

I have red spots all over my body especially on my bum, they start with a small raised lump under the skin, then go red, scabby with a white ring?

Rashes: One of the more difficult thing to diagnose at a distance. May be hpretic but only conjecture. Need to see physicain for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Dengue or Zika I have red spots all over my body I've been taking benydryl. Sore throat. My question is, should I be taking another kind of medicine?

Dengue or Zika I have red spots all over my body I've been taking benydryl. Sore throat. My question is, should I be taking another kind of medicine?

See a doctor: You should go to see a doctor in person for evaluation, may need some tests, such as strep or mono, etc. ...Read more

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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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Red spots appearing all over his body. He is 9 months old. What is this rash?

Red spots appearing all over his body. He is 9 months old.  What is this rash?

Possibilities: In this age group, most common possibilities include hives (could rapidly resolve, but if not consider virtual consult to discuss), chicken pox, pityriasis rosea, nonspecific viral illness. Several additional possibilities if not vaccinated. Good luck and follow your instincts: seek help if he is not getting better. ...Read more

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