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Red Spots On Childs Face
No clue: You can get the most from the site when you provide background information like age, presence of other symptoms, type of spot (flat, raised)etc. Without this background it is impossible to narrow down the types of things this could be. The answers on this open site are donated by the volunteer physicians. Any minor cost from wordy questions keeps the site open. You are welcome to start over. ...Read more
How do you get rid of red spots or rash on baby's face? The baby is just 3 weeks old and it gets worse in evenings and after feeding.
Normal: Those spots are called milia, or baby acne. They are normal, and will go away in time. They are baby skin reaction to the fact that their world is now cold and dry, after 9 months of being wet and 98.6 all the time. Give it 6 months, and most of it will be cleared up. ...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
My 5 week old baby has red spots and pimples all over her face. Her behaviour has not changed since she got them. Is this normal and will it go away?
Yes: It is extremely common for 4-5 week old babies to get a rash on their faces. It looks very bad, but usually doesn't bother the child at all and generally will disappear within a week or so. If your baby has other symptoms (pain, itching, fever, decreased appetite or increased sleepiness) it would be good to see your pediatrician to make sure the rash is not a sign of an infection or allergy. ...Read more
I have some red spots on my face I don't know what it is and I tried everything but the redness won't go a way.
The treatment: Is determined by the cause. Encourage dermatological evaluation. Take care. ...Read more
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
Could be rosacea: If they are not going away and look like pimples this could be rosacea, a chronic skin condition that appears like red spots or bumps. You could also have small hemangiomas or cherry angiomas. These are little red "birthmarks" that are cosmetic in nature. I would recommed seeing a dermatologist to help you. ...Read more
Sir! I just got some dark red spots on the middle of my fore head. I don't know if I should be worried. I have never got this before! .Pls let me know. Thank you?
Not enough info: You should see your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. ...Read more
Acne or other: Red spots due to small blood vessels under the skin are usually treated with a laser. Red spots due to inflammation may represent rosacea and is treated with topicalmedicines. It is impossible to know without seeing the spots as many other conditions are possible. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Rashes: Small red dots any where on the body could be petechiae and should be evaluated by a doctor. Rashes are impossible to diagnose without seeing them. Petechiae are small (1-2mm) red or purple spots on the body, caused by a minor hemorrhage (broken capillary blood vessels). See attached picture. Unlike most other red rashes they do not go away with pressure. Petechiae always require evaluation. ...Read more
Don[t know the: Cause of the red spots- so can't say. These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more
Various: There are many possible causes for what you describe. A primary care provider, or possibly a dermatologist, would be a in a good position to help answer this question. ...Read more
My 20 years old sister has 2 red spots on her face located to cheekbones. They apeared about 2 month ago.
See your doctor: A doctor would need to see the spots in order to diagnose them. ...Read more
My boyfriend has raised red spots all over his body apart from face. What do you think he has he got? How does he cure it?
Unknown: Dermatologic conditions almost always demand a visual inspection by dr to diagnose. ...Read more
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
Hydrocortisone: There are many causes of itchy red spots. In most cases, over-the-counter 1% Hydrocortisone ointment (not cream) three to four times per day for 1-2 weeks will cure such spots. If the rash does not go away within 2 weeks, then one should seek a professional medical opinion as other conditions can cause itchy red spots, such as acne, rosacea, folliculitis, and other skin infections. ...Read more
I have red spots on my face for a while and they are getting worse. It doesn't hurt and isn't raised?
Rash: If you post a picture I am happy to take a look. ...Read more
I have two small raised red spots on my face and occasionally itch that appeared a few years ago, what are they?
Difficult to know: At your age, its is unlikely that it is anything serious but it would be best to see a dermatologist. ...Read more
I have had a round red spots on my face for many years. It has not gotton larger and it does not itch or hurt. Not raised.
See dermatologist: This finding may be due to a variety of causes and it is difficult to determine without performing a physical examination and history as well. Recommend seeing a dermatologist for further assessment. ...Read more
For about 2 weeks now I've been getting rised red spots then yellow head appears on them, they come and go in different places of my body.
As above: Try to see a dermatologist.Get a more detailed answer ›
My face gets red and also gets itchy when my face gets hot and red spots appear, what can the reason be to this and how could I make it go away?
CholinergicUrticaria: Cholinergic urticaria is a form of hive which develops in response to a physical trigger, such as drastic temperatures, sunlight, emotional distress, exercise and occassionally viral infectons. When this condition becomes chronic (recurrent, frequent), daily medications such as Zyrtec or Xyzal (levocetirizine) can be used for prevention. ...Read more