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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 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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Hi! Two red spots appeared on my hand yesterday. They're flat and not itchy. They don't hurt either. Do you know what these could be from?

Hi! Two red spots appeared on my hand yesterday. They're flat and not itchy. They don't hurt either. Do you know what these could be from?

No one could: without a lot more detail. However, most such things are simple bug bites or minor injuries that go away without treatment. Not worth a lot of worrying! ...Read more

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I got 10 red spots on the back of my hand. The first time I got them was a week ago and had them twice since then only last for am hour. Not itchy ?

I got 10 red spots on the back of my hand. The first time I got them was a week ago and had them twice since then only last for am hour. Not itchy ?

Unusual: Fleeting nonitchy red spots may be due to transient dilatation of tiny blood vessels in the back of the hand which would be more blotchy. Hives or insect bites or allergic reactions last longer than an hour and are itchy. Did exposure to a change in temperature or something that came in contact with your hand play a role? ...Read more

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Red spots on body and tiny (whitish) raised bumps on hand. Are these symptoms of anything serious?

Red spots on body and tiny (whitish) raised bumps on hand. Are these symptoms of anything serious?

Needs to be checked: It is very hard to say what it may be as we do not have enough information and without looking at rash I recommend that you consult your Primary Care Doctor or see a Dermatolgist to find what is the rash due to ...Read more

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Why are there small traces of blood in my saliva, accompanied with tiny red spots on the back of my hand

Why are there small traces of blood in my saliva, accompanied with tiny red spots on the back of my hand

Platelet disorder ?: Bleeding and red spots may indicate a problem with clotting of blood. May be related to platelet disorder. Suggest you see a hematology specialist. ...Read more

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One afternoon red spots and hives showed up on my hands, both on the palm and back of hand. Since then, they are speratic and come and go. Tammy?

One afternoon red spots and hives showed up on my hands, both on the palm and back of hand. Since then, they are speratic and come and go. Tammy?

Contact allergy: What you described suggested allergy to some thing you came in contact with. Try to keep a note of the things that you may have touched prior to the rash to discern if there is a pattern or if you can identify a product that causes the symptoms. If you identify, then you may wish to challenge yourself and if the product causes rash you will need to avoid it. ...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 get red spots only on right hand? Not itchy, sensitive to heat, comes and goes, no bumps or scabing, just red spots. What could this be?

I get red spots only on right hand?  Not itchy, sensitive to heat, comes and goes, no bumps or scabing, just red spots. What could this be?

Eczema: One of the most common conditions of the hand is eczema. This is a dry skin condition. Use good moisturizing cream like Aveeno (oatmeal) and you can use an over the counter steroid cream when it flares. You can use the steroid cream for five days in a row. Do not use the steroid continuously to prevent side effects. ...Read more

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I have these red spots that are temporary on my skin. They are temporary and don't last long . The only sexual contact I have ever had was a hand job ?

I have these red spots that are temporary on my skin. They are temporary and don't last long . The only sexual contact I have ever had was a hand job ?

No STD, no worries: Apparently you are concerned about STD. No worries there. No STDs are transmitted by hand-genital contact, and no STD causes red spots that come and go like this. If the skin looks normal at other times, usually these are areas of increased capillaries in the skin, more visible with increased blood flow. If on penis, often most prominent with sexual arousal. But see MD if you remain concerned. ...Read more

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Hi I am 19 having swollen area around ankles and red spots on my left hand and ESR is 29 CRP is normal cn u please suggest what wrong and the precautions?

Hi I am 19 having swollen area around ankles and red spots on my left hand and ESR is 29 CRP is normal cn u please suggest what wrong and the precautions?

Evaulation: Joint pain with swelling and skimanifestations could be indicative of a soft tissue or autoimmune illness- these symroms require further blood testing and urine testing as well as a dermatology evaluation. ...Read more