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Doctor insights on: Red Spots In Right And Left Arm Symptoms

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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?

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?

Ecchymosis: Ecchymosis or "bruising" is a small soft tissue bleed usually as a result of trauma. Small red spots are sometimes identified as petechia, which is a hemorrhage of small blood vessels. Sometimes these findings can be indicative of disease, in other cases they are normal. ...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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The red spot is om my lower left arm flexure and been itching for 3 weeks .It's getting larger. It-s also appear in my right lower arm and both axilla?

The red spot is om my lower left arm flexure and been itching for 3 weeks .It's getting larger. It-s also appear in my right lower arm and both axilla?

Red.spots itchy: The causes are many but likely not.abscess as they would be painful. Consider bites, eczema or tinea. Send a picture or show them to your doctor. All the best. ...Read more

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At what stage of leukemia is the symptom of a red spots/rash on arms and chest that are itcy ?

At what stage of leukemia is the symptom of a red spots/rash on arms and chest that are itcy ?

Depends: Unlike solid tumor, there is differet stage, leukemia is usually disseminated disease at diagnosis. For someone without history of leukemia, rash usually is not caused by leukemia (although occasionally leukemia can present this way). For someone with confirmed diagnosis of leukemia, rash could be symptoms of leukemia, or infection, or medication reaction. Check with your oncologist. ...Read more

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What should I do ER or my dr tomorrow I have a bruise looking mark with red spots on the right side of back and another one starting on my left upper arm

What should I do ER or my dr tomorrow I have a bruise looking mark with red spots on the right side of back and another one starting on my left upper arm

Without : Without being able to examine you or ask more questions, it's impossible to tell what is going on or how serious it is. You should call your doctor's office and ask for advice. Almost all doctors' offices have after-hours medical advice lines run by nurses or physicians and they will be able to direct you either to the er, or instruct you to wait for an appointment in the morning. ...Read more

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I have red spot on my arm under skin that looks like a blood vessel ,it's on my left arm,it's not hurting me or etching or nothing?

I have red spot on my arm under skin that looks like a blood vessel ,it's on my left arm,it's not hurting me or etching or nothing?

I think it would be: safe to watch it. It is really pretty common. Petechiae is the name given to these dot-like red spots. Signs that you should seek further evaluation include more develop, they expand in size, they ulcerate or open up, they are painful or itchy. If this is just an isolated dot, nothing further needs to be done. Stay well:) ...Read more

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I have five quarter sized red spots on five different parts of me to include ankle, forearm, left thigh, and back(2). They itch, Benadryl (diphenhydramine) helps. Not sure if a bite or hive?

I have five quarter sized red spots on five different parts of me to include ankle, forearm, left thigh, and back(2). They itch, Benadryl (diphenhydramine) helps. Not sure if a bite or hive?

Allergic either way: Itch means histamine reaction and that can occur from hives or from bites. Usually people remember if they got several bites...Bites tend to stay in the same location and it is typical for hives to come and go and be worse with heat. Glad Benadryl (diphenhydramine) helps.. If the rash gets worse and is spreading then be seen. If it goes away then no worries...Your body handled it. ...Read more

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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?

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?

The only way to get: An accurate diagnosis is through in person evaluation. Recommend that you make an appointment to see your dermatologist. Are you aware of how much tanning beds increase your risk for skin cancer? ...Read more

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Red spots on arm an thighs. Almost a year with this itchiness . Help please?

Red spots on arm an thighs. Almost a year with this itchiness . Help please?

Skin: Consider common condition called atopic dermatitis or eczema. W/o seeing skin can't tell. Consult physician but in meantime use good moisturizer, non prescrition and safe- cerave cream available at most pharmacies. Dermatologist recommended. Use twice day. ...Read more

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What are black white red spots there itchy on arms sholders n stomach?

What are black white red spots there itchy on arms sholders n stomach?

Rash: It is impossible to tell by your description I would suggest you see a physician to get a definitive diagnosis ...Read more