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Red Spots Appearing On Body
Red spots appeared on my body then turned purple a few days later and it's still there 3 weeks later! What could it be?
I have dry red spots appearing all over my body and they seem to fade throughout the day however come back, they don't itch or hurt what could this be?
Red spots: This could be anything. You should be seen by a dermatologist. ...Read more
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
Hi, within the last month red spots have been appearing on body from my legs to chest. They don’t itch and most are on my abdomen. Should I be worried?
Rash: Anytime your rash is spreading you need to see a physician and get a definitive diagnosis ...Read more
I have little red spots that's have appeared on my body, they don't itch, but seem to have appeared overnight, what could this be?
Rashes need doctors: There are too many possibilities for anyone to guess what is happening. If you don't feel sick, you may not need to do anything. Lots of rashes go away without treatment. But if you want a diagnosis, see a dermatologist. They know about 600 different rashes! And even then, it can be hard to be sure. Get well soon. ...Read more
Red itchy spots appearing all over body they do not hurt me when I touch them or scratch them they just itch?
More information: You have some sort of a hive or rash, but without more information it is impossible to say why. If it is still bothering you, see your physician. ...Read more
As soon as I get hot (any source of heat), bright red flushed spots appear all over my body. It's really embarassing. Is there any treatment/meds?
Skin Vasodilation: Sounds like dilation of the small blood vessels under your skin. This is commonly seen with heat, public speaking and other "stressful" events. Some people get improvement by using diphenhydramine (Benadryl) before situations where they are concerned it may occur. It's not to be used daily, but it's a safe option when you have times of especial concern. If other symptoms ask your doc. ...Read more
Getting these red spots on my shoulders and back, they seem to appear more and itch a little once my body heats up, Slowly spreading over my body?
A picture is worth..: ..a thousand words. There are NUMEROUS causes of tiny red bumps on skin that itch. Contact allergy (touching something irritating), ingesting something allergic (food, drugs), dry skin or eczema, scabies (itch mites), other insect bites, infection. You can try OTC cortisone cream, and if not better soon, see your doctor. Best wishes! ...Read more
For about 2 weeks now I've been getting rised red spots then yellow head appears on them, they come and go in different places of my body.
As above: Try to see a dermatologist.Get a more detailed answer ›
Over the past 6 months I have had over 80 new moles appearing over most of my body. They are dark brown from 2mm to 6mm and start from red spots?
Itching sensation all over the body, when scratched red spots are appearing with rash including on my head. I consume 2-3 pegs of wisky a day.
I have red spots on my body at night. They it's terribly and appear on my breasts neck&arms. Help?
No fun!: Skin problems can be a real challenge without actually seeing the rash. In general, rashes are diagnosed based on their size, shape, color and distribution. The age of the patient and their medical history are also very important. In your case, I would be curious to know if you have recently switched to a different laundry soap for your bedding. On the safe side, i'd get it looked at by your doc. ...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
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
This will require: Evaluation to determine what the lesions are. What to do about them will be the next step. ...Read more
Petechiae?: If the red spots look like tiny drops of blood int he skin, they are petechiae and should be evaluated by a physician. However, red spots can be other things. Cherry angiomata are tiny blood vessel tumors that are slightly raised and a little more purple than fresh blood in color. They are very common and associated with age. ...Read more
I have red spots on my body circular in shape, they are kind of swollen too. But it doesn't pain when pressed?
Ringworm? Psoriasis?: Without seeing these lesions then it is difficult to give you a real answer. I always advise in this scenario a visit with your family doctor or a good dermatologist. ...Read more
My body gets red spots from my shoulders and migrates to my thighs and my thighs swell up pretty bad, this is the second time.
? Hives??: Recommend medical evaluation to accurately assess cause of lesions. ...Read more
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
I have red spots all over my body. They come and go plus range in size. The spots do not itch nor effect me in any way. It is under my skin?
RASH: A PICTURE OF THESE WOULD HELP TO GIVE YOU AN IDEA OF WHAT THEY ARE AND HOW TO HELP YOU ...Read more
My body gets red spots from my shoulders and migrates to my thighs and my thighs swell up pretty bad, this is the second time. What can I do?
Have it evaluated.: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that could cause itching. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
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
Seek Medical Attn.:
Need more information. How long, do you feel sick, do they itch?
Need to connect with a physician. ...Read more
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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