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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?

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?

It does not: sound like an emergency (most rashes are not!) Your mom may have Herpes Zoster (Shingles) In any case she should be checked out after the weekend bu her PCP (Primary Care Provider) Hope this helps and hope your Mom feels better! ...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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Hair loss on back of head with little red spots?

Hair loss on back of head with little red spots?

Scalp hair loss : If patchy, see a dermatologist. If generally thinned hair, get your hormone levels checked. Can also occur due to severe stress and rarely some medications. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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

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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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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

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What causes red spots on the head of the penis?

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