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Red Spots On Face Or Chest That Blanch
7 year old son has developed pink/red spots on face and chest. A few days ago he vomited through the night but has since appeared well. Should I worry?
My son is 3 and always gets red spots on face neck n chest. Why does this happen? What is it? Currently on neck, they don't look like pimples.
Allergy: Could be a reaction to something. Start with a pediatrician. He may need an allergist, but a doctor needs to see the spots to help didagnosis. ...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
Red spots on face, mostly shows up left side and around my outer mouth area after shower never had this I'm 25 in good health what could this be?
Perioral dermatitis?: Based on your description this might be perioral dermatitis which is a very common breakout in adult females near the mouth. I would recommend an evaluation by a dermatologist to confirm your diagnosis. We have very good prescriptions treatments that can help it significantly. ...Read more
When I'm nervous, sad or angry I have red spots appearing on my chest and face. After 15 minute they disappear. It's really annoying. What it's? Cure?
One of the symptoms: Of dysautonomia. The autonomic nervous system dilates and constricts arterioles in the skin. Yours is unstable and since emotions are initiated by that part of the brain there is a vascular relationhip. Dysautonomia can be inherited but the commonest cause is poor diet, particularly the sugary "junk" food and beverages. ...Read more
Itchy red spots appeared overnight in my upper chest. They range from half to a quarter of an inch and have no visible raised head. Any clue?
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
My son is 6weeks old. There are some red spots on his face, neck and chest. What could this be? Looks like a heat rash. How will this go?
What could be causes of small blood vessels breakages? Eyes, shoulders, chest, face, there are small vessels breakage and make red spots.
Red Spots - causes.: There are multiple causes of red spots (telangiectasia) of the skin including aging, genetics, sun exposure, hormones and medications. Sometimes no reason can be found. An easy treatment for these (excluding the eyes) is either a topical laser or fine needle radio frequency. They do recur over time. ...Read more
I have tiny little red spots and whiteheads on my face and chest. Mildly itchy but not painful. Had acne, this not it. Allergy? Or serious?
I am ttc however since coming of yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) in january my skin is worse lots of spots on face back and chest. What can I do benzoyl peroxide isn't enough?
Multifactorial: If benzoyl peroxide has worked for you in the past consider advancing to benzoyl scrub along with mandelic peel and toner. A visit to an experienced skin care professional may be educational and help determine the most effective plan. Nutritional choices are also very important. Acne is often better controlled on a low glycemic and low dairy diet. Start a prenatal vitamin for micronutrients. ...Read more
Red spots over chest (came up yesterday, could it be where I shaved my chest) not itchy. They don't have heads.?
I have these red spots on my chest and back only and don't really itch. .. There look like there peeling in the middle. .. What can it be?
I have a few red spots on my chest, and now they are turning dark brown and the spots are speeding all over my chest. I am not itching or irritated.?
Many possibilities: If it's symmetrical it likely has an internal cause, such as eczema or a virus. If not symmetrical it more likely has an external cause, such as an allergy to something you have contacted. Try an otc Hydrocortisone cream, and if that does not help see your doctor or a dermatologist for a precise diagnosis and more specific treatment. ...Read more
Hi Folks, your assistance is appreciated. Our daughter had small, pimply, red spots on her Chest and tummie. (4 days) She doesn’t have a temperature.?
Unfortunately: For infantile rashes, it is virtually impossible to guess what they could be unless it is directly visualized, which is not possible on this medium. The lack of a temperature is a reassuring sign however. You need to bring her to a healthcare provider who can lay eyes on this rash. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more
They should not be worrisome.
Get your doctor's opinion for peace of mind. ...Read more
See a dermatologist: This sounds weird. Go see a dermatologist to find out what is going on. ...Read more
I have brownish/ red spots underneath my breasts (on my chest) which do not hurt and aren't particularly raised up but have been there a while?
Possible yeast: The area you describe often stays moist from general sweating and occulsion from your bra, which is a great enviroment for fungal infection, Candia or tinea versicolor or the same fungus that causes athlete's foot. Alternatively, mild inflammation from chronic friction from clothing can result in post inflammatory hyperpigmentation. Try an antifungal cream like clotrimazole. ...Read more
I've got little red spots that have appeared in the last week on my chest area and have an increased number of small dark moles. Should I worry?
20yrfemale, small bright red spots keep appearing, 14 spots all together, 3 on forehead, 5 onback, 2 on chest, 4 on shoulders. Found 1st 2 8months ago?
See your doc: Given the time frame it sounds like cherry spots. These are benign growths. Please check with your doctor since there is no picture for me to know for sure. ...Read more
Angiomas: There are many different types of angiomas. An angioma is a benign growth that consists of small blood vessels. These tumors can be located anywhere on the body. Some of the different types include spider angiomas, cherry angiomas, and angiokeratomas. The cause of most types of angiomas is not known. ...Read more
I have around 13 pink/right red spots at the middle of my chest. They are more noticable/more red after work (hours of standing). What are they?
Must be visualized: See a dermatologist- your question cannot be ansered here. ...Read more
Depends on dx: The treatment or "fix" depends on the dx, for example if they are tiny fungal rashes, then an anti-fungal cream would help, etc. Rashes cannot really be DX over the computer, so it best for you to see a dr. For an evaluation of the area. Best wishes. ...Read more
Maybe: If you recently added a new food to his or her diet then I would be suspicious of a food allergy. It may be necessary to remove a suspicious food, wait for the rash to clear and consider re-adding the food depending on what your doctor says. Your doctor can make a better diagnosis of he or she sees the rash while it is present. ...Read more