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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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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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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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