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Red Spots On Legs And Buttocks
Several sore red spots are appearing on my legs and buttocks, and are leaving behind purple marks that wont go away, what could this be?
About 1 week ago i developed purple red spots all over my legs , stomach and buttocks. I was taking azithromycin for URI when it began.?
Please clarify: Using the words "red spots' is probably using the most ambiguous possible terms to ask for help. Can you be a bit more specific or give more of your story. What has happened recently? Where and when did these appear? What do they look like? ...Read more
Try this: Try using a different shaving cream for sensitive skin and get a razor for sensitive skin also. It is best to shave your legs after taking a bath of hot shower as the pores open up and the legs would be most susceptible to a close shave. Be sure to clean your razor often and or use disposable sensitive ones. God luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that could cause itching. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Rash: Rashes are impossible to diagnosis without looking at them. See your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
Small isolated red spots on legs and arms covered completely by dead skin which can be peeled off. no itch or increase in size. what is it?
Rash: with what you describe is sounds like folliculitis or inflammation/infection of the hair follicles. Do you shave these areas? With rashes, as a doctor, we must see and feel the rash to really be able to diagnose and treat. Best to see your health care provider to check this rash. Best of luck. ...Read more
Red spots on legs and those are under the skin and similar on the finger too .This happened after a viral fever ...Do I have to worry?
No unless feel sick: Most viral rash self limiting and get better.However, sometimes rash could be an indication of serious life threatening infection, in that case patient usually feels sick. If rash persist or get worse or makes sick should seek medical attention immediately. ...Read more
/18 yr old female was on 50-2mg per day since 7/10 off now been 2 wks. Has red spots on legs spots are swollen. Any ideas treated for ulcerative colitis with meds
Erythema nodosum: This sounds like erythema nodosum, which is a skin condition associated with uc. You need to start by showing this to your gastroenterologist. They may try to manage this on their own or may refer to a dermatologist. The best way to manage this is to increase or change your uc meds. However you really need to involve your docs! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
15 month developed flat red spots on legs 2 wks ago there now raised pink spots docs said chicken pox but theres no change and no signs of blistering ?
Not chicken pox: Not the picture, as for the rash, one cannot judge unless seen, also are there other symptoms? If in doubt, you may want to see your child's doctor, take care ...Read more
Depends on the cause: There are many things that could cause a skin rash. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. You may need a biopsy to find out what this is on your legs. ...Read more
Hello, i here's my problem - my skin is too sensitive and when i shave my legs appear little red spots . What should I do?
Sensitive skin: Try using an electric razor. It minimizes irritation of the skin. You could also test a chemical depilatory (like nair) in a small area to see if it would irritate your skin. ...Read more
I have red spots on my stomache back and leg I used a anti fungal cream had for week now not going away don't no what it is ?
Please send photo: Hard to say without more info. Looking forward to more info. Thanks. ...Read more