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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?

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?

Red spots: Red spots turning purple could be skin bleeding from low platelets since they turn purpule later check your blood counts and let me know were they itchy? It seems not. ...Read more

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 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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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?

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

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Red itchy spots appearing all over body they do not hurt me when I touch them or scratch them they just itch?

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

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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?

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

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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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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?

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

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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?

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?

Dermatologist: This is a matter for a dermatologist to examine and advise you. These moles may need to be photographed at intervals. Some of them may need excisional biopsy to determine their exact nature. ...Read more

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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.

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.

? urticaria: May have allergic reaction to food, medicine or enviromental agents. Antihistamines, sometimes oral steroids are usual treatment. Any development of swallowing or breathing problem indicate medical emergency ...Read more

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I have red spots on my body at night. They it's terribly and appear on my breasts neck&arms. Help?

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

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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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My niece is 10 months and she has red spots on her body?

My niece is 10 months and she has red spots on her body?

Need more info: Pl provide info on type of rash, presence of fever, history of travel, exposure to other sicknesses etc. A virtual consult may be a good idea. ...Read more

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Red spots on my body that look like they are spreading. What is going on?

This will require: Evaluation to determine what the lesions are. What to do about them will be the next step. ...Read more

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Please help! I have red spots in ma wole body?

Medical /: Dermatological evaluation is warranted to determine accurate diagnosis. A treatment plan can be developed after that. ...Read more

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What is it called if I start getting red spots on my body?

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

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I have red spots on my body circular in shape, they are kind of swollen too. But it doesn't pain when pressed?

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

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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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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?

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

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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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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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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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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