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Red Spots In Elbow
Noticed a few red spots on my elbow last night. They don't itch but other wise look like bug bites. Are there any skin conditions that ca do this?
Insect bites: Most likely an insect bite; being localized on an elbow, we should not worry about anything! ...Read more
My 3 year old has cluster of red spots like pimples on her elbow, its there for 2 weeks now and its spreading, what it could b?
Red itchy spots on shins, elbows, behind knees & neck. No one else in home is afflicted. What is it and how do I get rid of it?
See your physician to get checked for accurate diagnosis. My guess is tinea corporis which is a fungal infection of the skin. It causes an itchy, red, often ring-shaped rash in these warm, moist areas of your body.
It is common in people who sweat a lot, as do athletes. It usually respond to topical anti fungals creams. ...Read more
Red spots with a white centre on my hands, elbows, feet and knees, they are very itchy, what could this be?
Dermatitis: Dermatitis, or inflammation in the skin can cause this pattern. Eczema (atopic dermatitis) can do this, and the rash associated with gluten allergy (celiac sprue) called dermatitis herpetiformis can also do this. Hives can present similarly as well. Erythema multiforme is rare, but can appear this way and eventually makes little "target" lesions. A dermatologist should be able to diagnose you. ...Read more
Why is it for the last 3 days I have small red spots that itch and sting like ants, particularly on the hands, elbows, legs, and feet?
Many possibilities: What you describe, painful and itching red spots on your extremities, could be related to an allergic reaction, to something you have come in contact with or eaten, or could be due to a viral infection. It is hard to be more specific, but I see you are trying an antihistamine and topical steroid cream. See your doctor soon if these treatments are not working. ...Read more
-psoriasis on elbows/knees -recently used apple cider vinegar (orally) & olive oil/acv baths -now many bright red spots on thighs and lower leg -help!
A few red spots localised on one arm. A bit bumpy that doesn't hurt or itch. A few hours later, it is less visible. What can it be? Is it worrisome?
It could be several things
Please add a picture ...Read more
I got a somewhat large cut on my arm a few days ago, this morning I woke up and the cut was much darker and my arm is blotchy with red spots?
I have flat, red, spots (5) on my arm. The first appeared over a year and a half ago after I started tanning indoors. They seem to have feathery borde?
Hi. I have tiny red spots on my arm. Just my right one and no where else. It's not raised and it also doesn't itch. I noticed them before but they come and go. Thank you?
Reoccurring red spots on arm. Seems to happen once a week, in the same place and they don't tend to be itchy or raised.
As above: The main issue : is it bothering u, if it is see your PCP, if not forget about it. ...Read more
Area on upper arm where strap of heavy backpack was now has tiny little red spots, like I scratched too hard. Pink area of irritation too. What is it?
Tough to say: The computer is not the best palce for diagnosis, especially with rashes. Rashes can be caused by an allergic trigger (something you ate, came in contact with) or a virus or a bacterial infection, etc. See your dr. For a visual inspection of the rash and the proper diagnosis, that way the treatment will be geared to help you best. Good luck. ...Read more
Don't know: I don't know why you have spots on your arm without taking more history and seeing them. The information you provided is not enough to make diagnosis. ...Read more
Dr can evaluate rash: 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, but many times they are not. For unusual rashes, a skin biopsy may be done by a dermatologist. One should bring to the doctor a list of all medications used in the month before the rash appeared. ...Read more
I have light red spots on my upper arm like its carved im overweight could it be stretch marks? Thanks a lot
Correct: Sounds like stretch mark's but besides food endocrine issues may also create these get a physical when you can ...Read more
Hello I Got some red spots on my skin, arm, chest Iam 18 years- athletic please answer me because it doesn't look good?
SeeSee dermatologist: See dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
I have small round red spots on the back of my upper arm along my triceps. What are these from and how can I make them go away?
See a dermatologist.: No one can tell you without be able to actually see the sports. See a dermatologist. ...Read more
I had protected sex with a prostitute. The next day, I have afew red spots on my arm and afew on leg. I also felt itch around my body.
Small red spots on upper arm, when squeezed a tiny amount of white puss comes out, then after are very very inflamed and skin turns white around spot?
Possible infection: This sounds like an infection it could be from bug bites or some Mild Eczema that has got infected a picture would go a long way ...Read more
Sorry, can't: Diagnose. Would encourage you to see your dermatologist for an accurate assessment. ...Read more
See a doctor: Find out what the rash is before applying creams. Consult a dermatologist. ...Read more
I noticed a bruise on my left arm and I'm not sure where it came from. It also has several small red spots on it. Is this normal or cause for concern?
Quarter sizes skin red spots arm neck with most growing overnite and 2 have massed into cyst like nodules?
What can I do for red spots on my arm and hands that turns brown. When I hit them. My arms look like I have been a fright?
Determine the cause: Have a doctor evaluate the problem and determine the cause. ...Read more
5 red spots on my arm one is big starting a little bit to blister., another spot is smaller that is completely blistered/bubbled up., none itchy.?
Unexplained rashes: Should be examined. Give a call to your gp. ...Read more