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Spots in my head?

Spots in my head?

SPOTS IN HEAD?: How long have you had them? What color are they? Do they hurt? Do they itch? How big are the spots? Do you take any medications? How old are you? Where in your head? ...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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I have itchy red , scaly spots on my neck, back and shoulders and white blotchy spots on my back also?

I have itchy red , scaly spots on my neck, back and shoulders and white blotchy spots on my back also?

Itchy red spot dz: There is no way to diagnose you on the internet. You need eyeballs attached to a dermatologist, who will be better able to evaluate and treat you. ...Read more

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Felt a stabbing/poking sensation on a spot on my head.spot of my scalp felt tender compared to another spots of my scalp.white head pimples& red spots?

Felt a stabbing/poking sensation on a spot on my head.spot of my scalp felt tender compared to another spots of my scalp.white head pimples& red spots?

Non clinical pain: Likely a non clinical experience of the odd pains and aches we all experience without them becoming an actual illness. If it continues or other symptoms appear or it spreads, see a neurologist. ...Read more

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White dots in my throat?

White dots in my throat?

Visual DX: Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read more

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Red bumps on my sons neck,back and chest?

Red bumps on my sons neck,back and chest?

Might be acne: The neck, back, and chest are areas that commonly have acne. Your son may be starting puberty. Definitely make an appointment for him to see his pediatrician. ...Read more

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I have big white bumps on my tounge red throat with red bumps and small red bumps inside my lower lip?

I have big white bumps on my tounge red throat with red bumps and small red bumps inside my lower lip?

Lot's of bumps, huh?: My you have a lot of bumps. However, this may all be normal. They are most likely taste buds on your tongue and minor salivary glands in your lip. If you show them to your dentist, you will know for sure. ...Read more

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I have small non red itchy bumps on my neck chest and behind my ears?

I have small non red itchy bumps on my neck chest and behind my ears?

Too young to post!: Sorry, but according to the guidelines, you are too young to post on this forum, and for us to advise you. Please have your guardian/parent ask. ...Read more

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Hi, im having itchy red dots appearing and disappearing 1 on my forehead 1on my cheek on my neck in my ear 3 on my chest?

Hi, im having itchy red dots appearing and disappearing 1 on my forehead 1on my cheek on my neck in my ear 3 on my chest?

Itchy spots: Hard to tell what they are, if they come and go they may be hives, but i suggest you see a dermatologist to give you a proper diagnosis. Btw alcohol may make things worse. ...Read more

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My daughter has red pimple like bump along her hairline on the forehead . And raw red patches on her head ?

My daughter has red pimple like bump along her hairline on the forehead . And raw red patches on her head ?

As with most rashes.: ...This could be a variety of things. This could be a virus, or this could be a bacterial infection that would respond to an antibiotic. This could even be tiny insects in the skin. It cannot be diagnosed online. You must see a doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. If your child is in pain, see a doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I have a red splotch with a red bump in the middle on my thigh, and some smaller red splotches on my lower stomach. What are they?

I have a red splotch with a red bump in the middle on my thigh, and some smaller red splotches on my lower stomach. What are they?

See your doctor.: It is very difficult to diagnose rashes or skin changes without being able to see them. That leaves this format (texting) not a very good method for diagnosis. Your doctor would likely be able to diagnose the problem. Good luck. ...Read more

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Red spots on my upper legs?

Red spots on my upper legs?

Please have this: Medically assessed in person to obtain an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have swollen feet and red bumps on my head with green pus?

I have swollen  feet and red bumps on my  head with green pus?

This sounds terrible: and potentially serious. You need to be seen and evaluated as soon as possible. Make an appointment with a health care provider as soon as you can. ...Read more

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I have painless bumps on the back of my tongue and bald spots that burns with red bumps in it on my head. Pl us a small painful bump on my gum.

I have painless bumps on the back of my tongue and bald spots that burns with red bumps in it on my head. Pl us a small painful bump on my gum.

See your Dentist: Some of what you are describing may be normal anatomy, some may be lesions. Not being able to see and examine you, palmate the lesions, review your medical history and meds, etc. we cannot in this forum make a diagnosis. Please see your Dentist or an Oral & Maxillofacial Pathologist to begin the differential diagnostic process. ...Read more

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Raised itchy spots on back of my scalp?

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Raised itchy spots on back of my scalp?

Psoriasis: It is probably psoriasis but like with any lesion you would need to have it examined as certain cancers can present this way. ...Read more

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Red painful bumps in the back of my throat?

Red painful bumps in the back of my throat?

Pharyngitis: Pharyngitis is inflammation of your pharynx or back of your mouth/throat. It can be caused by infections, both viral (most commonly) and bacterial (like strep). If you have visible pus on your tonsils, swollen glands & fever, but no cough, go see your family doc who can decide if you need more testing or just antibiotics. ...Read more

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The top of my scalp severely hurts. I have no visible bumps or red marks on my scalp.

The top of my scalp severely hurts. I have no visible bumps or red marks on my scalp.

Injury?: Have you had any recent injury or muscle spasms in your neck? Sometimes severe pain in the scalp can be from pinched nerves in the scalp or neck. It could also be the beginning of shingles (rash not appeared yet) This type of pain is often shooting pain and may feel like electric shocks, burning or throbbing. I would get checked by a doctor for evaluation and treatment ...Read more

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I have pain in my penis and red dots on it?

I have pain in my penis and red dots on it?

Get assessment for: these sx's. These lesions would need to be examined, a history obtained & other tests may be necessary in order to diagnose them. Usually the lesions needs to be identified to determine the solution. ...Read more

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I have red spots on my penis head ....how could I cure it ....I never had sex ...

I have red spots on my penis head ....how could I cure it ....I never had sex ...

Nothing serious if..: How old are you? Do you have tight long foreskin? If yes, have you had inflammation/infection there? If young and not bothersome, leaving it alone is best thing to follow. However, it is impossible to know if what you described is significant or not without a direct look at them. To be sure, seek evaluation & counseling although they are most likely nothing serious and need no active care. ...Read more

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I recently had some weird red spots on my penis head like dry scabs and just there. I looked up herpes pictures and it looks nothing to what i have.

I recently had some weird red spots on my penis head like dry scabs and just there. I looked up herpes pictures and it looks nothing to what i have.

Penile lesions: Herpes usually presents with vesicular rash commonly referred as blisters. Those are usually painful and the skin they crop on is somewhat red. Dry lesions are not herpes but need to be looked at to establish the diagnosis. ...Read more

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I get red spots/balanitis on my penis head after sex/masturbation. Mostly disappears in a day. My partner is clean. I am uncircumcised. Is it std/rash?

I get red spots/balanitis on my penis head after sex/masturbation. Mostly disappears in a day. My partner is clean. I am uncircumcised. Is it std/rash?

STDs: The best way in which to obtain an answer to your question is to have a professional examine the rash and test you accordingly. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have redness and small red spots on the head of my penis. What are they?

I have redness and small red spots on the head of my penis. What are they?

Possibilities: There is a possibility that it can be a sexualy transmitted disease but another possibility is pearly papules (photos can be seen using search engine - i.e. google images). These are benign not contagious and common so possibly nothing to worry about. If there is any question as to the cause see your MD. ...Read more

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Its been months and my penis is still itchy at times after unprotected sex with a new partner. Small red spots on the head of my penis.How is it cured?

Its been months and my penis is still itchy at times after unprotected sex with a new partner. Small red spots on the head of my penis.How is it cured?

Both get checked: Some people are sensitive to resident bacteria or fungal infections their partner may be harboring. Not the same as a sexually transmitted disease, intermittent superficial irritations sometimes indicates a yeast infection. A condition called balanitis can ensue causing intermittent itching and irritation. In uncircumcised men the yeast can reside inside the foreskin and be passed back an forth. ...Read more

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I am sexually active. Have not used a condom for the last 2 recent partners. I had notice red spots on the head of my penis all around.

I am sexually active. Have not used a condom for the last 2 recent partners. I had notice red spots on the head of my penis all around.

Unprotected sex: Unprotected sex in this day and age is a really bad idea. Regarding the red spots it could be anything. If they do not go away or if you are really concerned then get yourself checked. ...Read more

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I have noticed a painful boil on my penis where my foreskin covers the head. Also red spots on the head of my penis. Any idea what this could be?

I have noticed a painful boil on my penis where my foreskin covers the head. Also red spots on the head of my penis. Any idea what this could be?

Herpes: Any painful lesion such as you describe should be evaluated for herpes. See a doctor soon so that tests can be done to confirm or deny herpes as a diagnosis. Sometimes, they may just diagnose based on exam. Treatment is available and effective for this, but herpes is not curable. Bottom line: go be evaluated. ...Read more

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I have these small red lumps/spots around my penile head and underneath my foreskin its neither itchy or irritable? 99% sure its not a std.

I have these small red lumps/spots around my penile head and underneath my foreskin its neither itchy or irritable? 99% sure its not a std.

Pearly penile papule: Most common around the corona of the penis are pearly penile papules. They are common and harmless and are not contagious, nor do they require any treatment whatsoever. Obviously, i cannot diagnose you without a proper examination but this may be what you describe. ...Read more

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What causes red spots on the head of the penis?

Benign papules : Pearly penile papules are like a minature "string of pearls" around head of penis. More common or prominent in uncircumcised men. They are perfectly normal. Sometimes called "tyson's" glands, but aren't glands. May contribute to smegma formation. Have it seen by a dr. If not as described above or if there is any concern. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have an itchy rach that has red spots and some have small white heads?

What should I do if I have an itchy rach that has red spots and some have small white heads?

Rashes and sores: Skin is very difficult to treat by description or email. But, given the great staph epidemic in our country i would advise you to get this seen by an expert sooner than later. This could be just a reaction to some exposure or an infection that is spreading. Sorry not to have a better answer than that today. ...Read more