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Red Spots On Back Of Head
My mother has red spots on the back of her head they look like little blisters I need to know if we need to go see a doctor immediate?
Gson has dime size red spots on back of arms, face, back and belly button. I can not take him to doctor w/o father permission. He will not take him?
Some possibilities..: Rashes are difficult to describe in words. A pediatrician or a dermatologist can examine the red spots rash to see what they might be. Rashes may be due to eczema (sensitive dry skin), medications, viral infections, allergies, autoimmune reactions, chemical irritants, bug bites, fungal infections (like "ringworm"), etc... ...Read more
I have red spots on the soft palate of my mouth and I think there is yellowing where my tonsils were. There's possible white spots on back of throat?
My son is 3 years old he had a fever for 3 to 4 days of 102.5 now he has a red spots on back and behind his ears.
Cough n cold 4m 2 weeks. Doc said severe chest congestion. Hvng medic from 2 weeks. Now I noticed red spots on back of my tongue. What can be the reso?
Red spots: Spots may be result of your viral infection. Use salt water garglesm to jrelieve pain. ...Read more
Rash on back. No bumps but red spots. No itch or burn. Hasn't been spreading. Faded when I wake up but back by end of day. Not sure what to do.
Options: You might be reacting to the sheets you are sleeping on. You also might have blocked sweat glands which become inflamed. Changing detergents might help ...Read more
There's red spots on soft palate, yellowing where tonsils were and possibly white spots on back of throat?
Mouth spots: Do you have any pain and/or fever? Do you feel very tired and worn down? If so, you might be experiencing strep throat. Have you recently engaged in oral sex? If so then you could also have an STD. Go to your doctor ASAP and get it checked out. Many common conditions once diagnosed can be treated with antibiotics. ...Read more
Husband w/ rash on back/arms, 3 days. Not painful or itchy. Red spots with white center, 3-20mm. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) didn't help. Won't go to md! Serious? Contagious?
See a doctor: Without examining this it is impossible to tell. If he won't submit to an exam, that is his problem, and he seems less concerned than you do. ...Read more
My 1 month old baby boy has little red spots like blisters on the back of his head, he's had it for 3 weeks and its not going away, what's the cause?
Many possibilities: Proper evaluation of a blistery rash on a 1 month old will require an exam. There is a possibility that this could be an infection. Please set up a visit to evaluate the issue. ...Read more
What is wrong with his skin? So about three weeks ago my son started getting redness around his skin. He kept scratching it and almost made it bleed. About two days ago I noticed that there are red spots all over his back and some on his stomach. He has a
A rash with raised red bumps is called a maculopapular rash and can be caused by many, many things such as:
-food or drug allergy
-viral infections such as fifths disease, roseola, ebv, CMV just to name a few
-insect bites such as fleas or scabies
-bacterial infection such as scarlet fever (caused by strep)
or it can be seen in very rare things such as:
-toxic shock syndrome
-rocky mountain spotted fever disease
the list goes on and on.
The best thing to do is to call your child's doctor. They may want to take a look to see what it may be. Odds are that if your child does not have a high fever or is not acting sick, then it's probably nothing serious. ...Read more
I have had throat problems for about 3 years now. Ear pain, head aches, big ball back of my tonsils, and now bloody red spots top of mouth, and gerd?
Healthy: Though many patients don't have much problem with their usual diet after gb surgery, many found themselves intolerant of certain foods (fried, rich food...), with varying symptoms (bloating, loose bm, flatulence...). Take the opportunity to adopt a more healthy dietary selection. ...Read more
Red spot on back of head, already treated it with lotriderm and Nizoral (ketoconazole) with no result. What do I do?
I have red irritated spots around my nose and chest front which some time irritated and white dry spots on back also. Dandruff is also in my hire?
Seborrhea: What you are describing sounds like seborrheic dermatitis. This rash is caused by yeast overgrowth on the skin and scalp. We commonly call this dandruff in the scalp, but the medical term is seborrhea. Seborrhea can extend to involve the face, neck, shoulders, chest and back. However, you should have it checked out by a doctor to make sure. There are many causes for a rash like you describe. ...Read more
My husband of 44years old is getting red spots on his face and back. Can you please advice how to get rid as they get him down.
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
2 years back I've used berina hair straightener, since then I am observing red spots, heavy dandruff and losing my hair.?
Controlling dandruff: Dandruff (seborrhea) is common. Shampoos with zinc, salicylic acid, selenium, or coal tar are sold in many stores. Nizoral shampoo (contains anti-fungal) is also available. Doctors may also recommend cortisone or kenalog (triamcinolone) sprays. Prevent dryness (don't wash hair too often). A primary doctor or dermatologist can look for psoriasis, eczema, or fungal infections if unusual or worrisome scalp symptoms. ...Read more
I have been having red spots on my skin appear lately. The biggest being on the back of my lower right leg about as big as a quarter.
See a doctor: Skin lesions can come from any number of things and some of them can be indicitive of serious medical problems. The best course of action would be to be seen and evaluated by your doctor who may be able to tell the cause by simple inspeciton. Although further tests may be warrented ...Read more
Spots: Spots, skin lesions, rashes etc. Are all unfortunately impossible to diagnose over the computer. It certainly sounds like you have some definite skin conditions that need evaluating, diagnosing, and treating. "Spots" can sometime be a type of Tinea Versicolor, but as stated, you need an exam. Best wishes. ...Read more
I have dry, itchy red spots on my skin that turn white. They're really bad on the back of my knees. What is this?
Eczema?: By location and symptoms, it sounds like eczema. When it goes away, it sometimes leaves lighter patches. Treated by cortisone creams and prevented by moisturizing the skin better, eczema is very common. Dry climate (winter) can worsen. Moisturize well--creams, not lotions. The color will return if it is eczema. ...Read more
My 2 year old daughter was bitten by an insect while playing outside. The side of her face is a little swollen and red, with red spots on her back??
Most of my back was covered with red spots. My chest and face have some red spots too, and then my arms turned into blotchy mess, heelp?
It's difficult to: Evaluate skin rashes in person and impossible to do so accurately without seeing the rash and getting more information about the symptoms. I suggest you take some selfies and set up a Virtual Consult with one of our doctors. Dr. Anne ...Read more
I have pinpoint red spots on my "dorsal" forearm, and my skin feels mildly sore. Is there any significance to each? Are they related in any way?
These red spots I get these red spots I've been getting them for awhile now they itch and burn. I get them on my back neck stomach and face. It does not only itch and burn on the spots when it burns or itches its all over my back or neck and face. They c
I am getting these small red spots on my skin, tummy back amd arms. They are kind of itchy. Started with something that looked like rringworm.
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Red spots (like acne but not responsive to medicated body wash) on butt, keeps multiplying (~20) and spreading to back upper thighs. Skin infection?
Fungus-type smell in nose and breath, some red spots on body. Tried oral diflucan (fluconazole) one day pill and cream. Thought was gone, came back. What to do?
I have red spots at the back of my mouth my throat has being irrated a while now but not over painful just rough?
Need examination: Impossible to offer you a precise diagnosis, or for that matter appropriate treatment, without a physical examination and a complete medical history from you to identify risks, exposures, pre-existing issues, duration of symptoms, etc. Go see your doctor please. ...Read more
I have tiny red spots on the back of the roof of my mouth and a white spot on my lower gums, which feels sore in that area. What could this be?
Hi, my 10 year old son has developed a painful rash with what appears to be small blisters and red spots on the back of his mouth, no other symptoms?
Painful rash: He may have the start of hand, foot and mouth disease which is due to a viral illness. Check his hands and feet over the next few days. To sooth the pain in his mouth you can give him lots of cold things like popsicles or ice cream. A combination of benadryl (diphenhydramine) and peptobismol may also help in psin control ...Read more
Red spots inside mouth on lower lip. No pain no blisters...They are smooth just noticed last night. Almost back to normal today. Is this oral herpes?
Is it possible that red spots at the back of roof of the mouth could be caused by a virus/allergies? Strep test was neg. Spots are not raised or bumpy
Been having pain in neck area under the back of my left jaw and in neck at base of skull, also dark red spots under tongue. Related to infected tooth?
Pain: You have an infected tooth that needs to be treated. I can't tell you if the pain by your jaw is from your tooth or something else, but your dentist will be able to tell you. See your dentist ASAP. ...Read more
I've had a cold for a while. Now it's like my taste buds are swollen, the roof of my mouth has red spots and the back of my tongue has bumps.
Cold symptoms: Many of your symptoms may be from your cold. What is a while? If your symptoms are not resolving seeing your doctor will determine what is going on. ...Read more
What could have cause red spots and lumps in my daughters mouth? On the sides top and down the throat are little red spots and on the back of her tongue and down the throat as well are lumps...The ones on the tongue are also red, she complains of everythi
What can I do?, medical problem, irritated eyes, nosebleed, pain in lower back, extremely itchy, red spots on skin.?
Need exam: Those are a lot of often unrelated and fairly non-specific symptoms. You're going to need an exam by your primary care physician. ...Read more
I have yellow/green stuff in back of throat every morning for the past week. I had dark red spots on roof of mouth. What is it? No insurance! Help!
Dr told me I had a viral infection last wk cuz I had canker sores&sore red spots on the top of my mouth. It went away, but it's back again. What do I do?
Tip of the mouth?: Or tip of the upper lip? If so, it may be from a cold sore instead of a canker sore if the skin is also involved. For cold sores, you can ask your doctor to Rx you an antiviral drug to hasten the recovery. ...Read more