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Red Spots On Forehead
How can I get rid of red spots on forehead from pimples popped about a year ago? I don't have acne anymore but I still have red spots. Any help?
Red spots on forehead. Baby w/cough & runny nose on/off & pinkeye-like symptoms that went away in a day. Is this measles?! Scared. Active no fever
Red spots: If you drink excessively, it can be liver spots. If not, see a dermatologist. ...Read more
How can I get rid of red spots on my forehead from previously popped pimples? It looks like rosacea but I'm only 16 and it's only on my forehead.
Start a face program: Make it a regular routine to use a facial cleanser (not body soap) on your face daily or twice daily. Use an exfoliator once or twice weekly. Use otc benzoyl products to start, moving to prescription products depending on the results of a more readily available product. Because it's only your face, you may be able to spot-treat with antibiotic creams. For trunk involvement, you may need oral abx. ...Read more
I got a couple red spots on my forehead, not raised just red & I've been putting a spot treatment on them but they haven't gone away. What should I do?
Acne is common: For your age. There are carrying degrees of acne. Many over the counter medications can be used to treat this. Prescription medications are reserved for severe cases that could cause scaring and disfigurement. It is due to the normal changes of puberty and just part of growing up. Live well! ...Read more
These red spots are appearing on my forehead, like mini pimples, they don't look like acne. They're everywhere. Could it be from overcleansing my skin?
I have rosacea on my nose and some red flat spots on face & forehead. Wife wants me to see a dr. & I don't. Is there any danger if I don't.
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
I get red spots on my face out of sudden. It usually comes on my cheeks area or in rare cases on forehead. It remains for 20 to 25 minutes and disappears?
Rosacea: You are probably experiencing facial flushing which at this point in your life is transient. Unfortunately, as the condition worsens, your blotchiness may not fade so fast and you might start developing a pimple like rash which resembles acne. You can slow the progression of this condition by wearing spf 30 sunscreen daily and avoiding excess caffeine, alcohol, and hot spicy food intake. ...Read more
Along my forehead at my hairline I have red spots its I squeeze them blood and a yellowish clear substance comes out?
Plan: Difficult to give you explanation without seeing these spots. Definitely no needs to squeeze them, otherwise it will be worse not better. If you can not find a doctor soon, try to check out on line. ...Read more
Recently I have noticed itchy, dry red spots on my face, specifically on my forehead, left cheek area and jawline. What is this???
Many possibilities: Your problem needs to be addressed by a DR to make a DX and RX if needed. ...Read more
I never get spots but I have break out over my forehead with red spots with just clear liquid in, also have random ones on my arms but mainl my face?
Red spots with clear liquid sound like acne. Acne occurs when the follicles become clogged. It can occur on the face, arms, chest or back. Over the counter topical medications can help. If the symptoms do not get better I recommend seeing a health care professional for an exam. ...Read more
The skin on my forehead is flaking and now I am getting itchy red spots appearing. These spots crust over? Could it be a food allergy?
Unlikely due to food: Typically food allergies present with skin or GI symptoms. The skin symptoms are usually hives and itching especially near the mouth or lips. Forehead area would be less likely. Crusting over lesions should make one consider possibilities other than food allergies. ...Read more
Hello my 3week old baby has developed few red spots like acne on her cheeks and forehead, how can she get rid of them? How did they occur?
Baby acne: Bumps on the skin of newborns is normal for the first 3-5 months of life. They are not generally a problem and will go away over time if LEFT ALONE. Picking, "popping", and acne meds do not help and will cause damage. They arise as a response to the withdrawal of maternal hormones. EVERY baby gets at least a few of these. Leave them alone, if you are still worried visit your pediatrician for veal ...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
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 ›
Probably normal: "pearly penile papules" are are like a "mini string of pearls around head of penis. Normal finding especially in uncircumcised men. Sometimes called "tyson's glands", although they aren't glands. They are perfectly benign and of no concern. However, should be checked by a dr. If spots are not as described. ...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
I have red spots on the top of my head and a large "rash" (looks like severe sun spots/freckles). What's going on with me? Are they related?
See your doctor: Your doctor needs to examine these in person to he/she can see them live. ...Read more
Itching sensation all over the body, when scratched red spots are appearing with rash including on my head. I consume 2-3 pegs of wisky a day.
My 6 month old learned how to pull his self up he fell and hit his head I don't see any bumps but he has a few red spots that look like blood under sc?
Head Injury: This was a bump from a position of sitting and is unlikely to cause a bad injury. Observe his behavior and follow his usual routine. The red spots are likely the beginnings of a bruise. Risk factors would be a loss of consciousness and/or repeated vomiting. Have him seen for any concerns. All the best. ...Read more
I have recently found a couple flat red spots on the base of my penis head. They do not hurt, itch or anything. Just sort of there. What could they be?
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
Have seen if lasting: These may be nothing more complicated than burst capillaries if you've used a hard grip, but if they last, the entity to rule out is a premalignancy usually related to hpv ("erythroplasia" and its family.) have your physician look if and only if they are stable for more than two weeks and are clearly not just blood vessels. ...Read more