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What to do if I am having small red spots in my hands, thighs, legs and chest I don't know what it is and also?

What to do if I am having small red spots in my hands, thighs, legs and chest I don't know what it is and also?

Get blood work: You could have a platelet blood disorder. Possibly due to a blood infection or a medication you are taking or a genetic predisposition. Get checked out by your doctor this coming week! ...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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I have red spots on my legs, hands, and back, it occurs itches when i scratch, it is pinching me up to scratch again n again, it had happened this morning ?

I have red spots on my legs, hands, and back, it occurs itches when i scratch, it is pinching me up to scratch again n again, it had happened this morning ?

Could be hives: Hives can come up very quickly, especially when you scratch. But there are many other causes of "red spots" - without more information it's hard to narrow it down. Your best option is to let a dermatologist look at them and tell you for sure what is going on. ...Read more

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My partner has non-itchy, flat, red spots on his butt, leg & hand. Did a blood test and isn't virus infection. Do you have an idea?

My partner has non-itchy, flat, red spots on his butt, leg & hand. Did a blood test and isn't virus infection. Do you have an idea?

See a dermatologist: Without being able to examine these it is impossible to diagnose. Have him seen and treated appropriately. One concern for lesions on the palms is syphilis. Go and get evaluated. Good luck. ...Read more

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Strep throat, prescribed amoxicillin. Then red spots on top of hand, rash along both bottom sides of arms. Doc says unlikely allergic relation. STD?

Strep throat, prescribed amoxicillin. Then red spots on top of hand, rash along both bottom sides of arms. Doc says unlikely allergic relation. STD?

Strep related: There are at least two forms of rash associated with strep. One is related to a toxin released by living strep germs, typically flat, sand papery and rosey. Anther is a hive like eruption (bumps) that can be associated with it. There are a few STD associated rashes, but what you describe is not how they appear. ...Read more

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I have red spots all over my legs and hands. It is not itching or burning. What can it be?

I have red spots all over my legs and hands. It is not itching or burning. What can it be?

Some possibilities..: Rashes are difficult to describe in words. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist can examine red spots rash to see what they might be. Sometimes rashes are related to medications, but many times they are not. For unusual rashes, a skin biopsy may be done by a dermatologist. Other causes include viral infections, allergies (usually itch), autoimmune reactions, chemical irritants, etc... ...Read more

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6years old male child. Red spots, high fever and swelling in hands and legs? Please advise.

6years old male child. Red spots, high fever and swelling in hands and legs? Please advise.

Go to a doctor: There are many different infections that can cause this. Streptococcus is one of them. See someone soon. ...Read more

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After going outside for 30 minutes in the sun, I get small pink/red spots on my arms, legs, and hands. burns. They go away soon after I'm home. rash?

After going outside for 30 minutes in the sun, I get small pink/red spots on my arms, legs, and hands. burns. They go away soon after I'm home. rash?

Rash in sunlight: The skin turning into red bumps and returning to completely normal after thirty minutes to hours suggests you are getting hives. You may have a rare condition called solar urticaria, which is hives due to exposure to certain wavelengths of light. Cholinergic urticaria occurs with the skin getting hot. There are other skin conditions that occur with light exposure (usually with a persisting rash). ...Read more

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Why is it for the last 3 days I have small red spots that itch and sting like ants, particularly on the hands, elbows, legs, and feet?

Why is it for the last 3 days I have small red spots that itch and sting like ants, particularly on the hands, elbows, legs, and feet?

Many possibilities: What you describe, painful and itching red spots on your extremities, could be related to an allergic reaction, to something you have come in contact with or eaten, or could be due to a viral infection. It is hard to be more specific, but i see you are trying an antihistamine and topical steroid cream. See your doctor soon if these treatments are not working. ...Read more

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My son has developed a rash and it seems to be getting worse. Any ideas? It is on legs, feet, hands and face. It's not bothering him. Red circles but the inside of these are pale. The ones on his face are different again just small red spots

My son has developed a rash and it seems to be getting worse. Any ideas? It is on legs, feet, hands and face. It's not bothering him. Red circles but the inside of these are pale. The ones on his face are different again just small red spots

Doctor can examine: Rashes are hard to describe in words. If the spots don't increase, they might be just bug bites, but those tend to itch. If they keep increasing in number, then they might be hives, which is an allergic reaction and is also itchy. Red circles with a paler center can be a more serious type of hives. Some people feel more itch than other people do. A doctor should examine such a rash. ...Read more

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14mnth old woke up with red spots with small white bumps around wrists disappeared soon n later got some on thigh n hand n disappeared quickly what's?

14mnth old woke up with red spots with small white bumps around wrists disappeared soon n later got some on thigh n hand n disappeared quickly what's?

Itchy?: This sounds like hives. Hives are a raised bumpy type of rash that can occur anywhere on the body. They tend to come and go rather quickly and change position throughout the day. ...Read more

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I used a rough sponge to get rid of henna now my hand is blistered what can I do also tiny red spots have appeared under my skin and severe redness?

I used a rough sponge to get rid of henna now my hand is blistered what can I do also tiny red spots have appeared under my skin and severe redness?

Exam needed: Its recommended that you be examined by a physician urgently in order to determine whether the findings are due to allergic reaction, primary irritation/inflammation from abrasive trauma or whether there is a superimposed bacterial infection(cellulitis) which needs urgent treatment. ...Read more

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I have several red round spots on my legs and hands, not too itchy slightly raised.They have been there over a week and are not getting better or worse? My boyfriend doesn't have any of these symptoms

I have several red round spots on my legs and hands, not too itchy slightly raised.They have been there over a week and are not getting better or worse? My boyfriend doesn't have any of these symptoms

Could be: Eczema or just dry skin. You don't say what you have tried. You could try both a moisturizing lotion and a Hydrocortisone cream and see if it helps.!if not or if it spreads you might need to see a doc. ...Read more

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Small red bumpy spots on hands feet very itchy then dry blisters started feet then palms now arms and legs severe itching?

Small red bumpy spots on hands feet very itchy then dry blisters  started feet then palms now arms and legs severe itching?

Red bumps on arms l: It seems like you have some kind of ongoing contact dermatitis and you need to be evaluated by you physician.If it was viral illness which can present like you describe, but that clears up without any tratment.In your case description you got spread to your arms with otching which makes me think it is some kind of contact or allergic dermatitis, you need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Itchy flat red spots on hands that come and go randomly.?

Itchy flat red spots on hands that come and go randomly.?

HIVES (urticaria): Hives 'can come and go randomly' and if chronic may not have a discrete cause in >50% of cases. Allegra (fexofenadine) (or generic fexofenidine) 180mg a day may help. ...Read more

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I have a rash on my forearms. Now small red spots on hands?

I have a rash on my forearms. Now small red spots on hands?

If you're asking...: ...What is causing it, it could be any of a dozen different things, from an allergy to something that touched your skin, to a virus, to something you ate or inhaled, to an internal problem. You'll need to see a dermatologist who can look at the rash directly and give you a precise diagnosis. ...Read more