Doctor insights on:
Red Spots On My Right Shoulder Symptoms
I have nerve damage on my back right shoulder blade and very painful, but he does not know why I am extremely itchy and have a few red spots their?
? shingles?: Very regional neuropathy, especially following a dermatome, may occur following herpes infection. This may cause very regional red spots or even blisters as well as dysesthesia with burning, itching, and intense pain. These may flare up now and then, but leave you with persistent discomfort. It is somewhat more common in the elderly, especially those with a history of bad chickenpox as a child. ...Read more
I was outside sitting in a wicker lawn chair leaning against the back and later noticed flat red spots/lines on my shoulder blade. What caused this?
The chair?: This may sound silly.... but was it just the top of the chair?? ...Read more
Mam has an itchy back. There are tiny red spots on her shoulder blades and the bottom of her back. She is 86. Could it be serious.
Honestly without: Seeing your mom I can't be sure. If you are worried and these spots are relatively new, see a dermatolgoist. If they are cherry angiomas which are tiny pink papules (bright red pinpoint dots) those are benign, but I would see a doctor to be sure. Hope that helps ...Read more
I've just noticed some red marks on my right shoulder. Like spots going from the top of my shoulder to under my arm. What could it be, shingles?
To tingle or not: If your rash tingles, it may be shingles. More likely shingles if there are blisters. Shingles can happen anywhere along the skin. Can always look up dermatomes and see if your rash is spreading in a dermatomal distribution. If it involved more than one dermatome, get tested. ...Read more
Has flakey red spots on the face and a lump on his neck between his ear and shoulder. Also was eating dirt a few days ago. Could he have a parasite?
Hard to say: The face rash is hard to say anything about without seeing it, but the lumps on the neck are probably glands. I would see your physician so he can diagnose and probably easily treat the face rash. I think the bumps on the neck are because of the rash but it needs to be seen. ...Read more
Very itching spots on my legs, arms & hands. Huge swelling around the areas sometimes red marks appear. Symtoms appear like every other week sometimes like an itching burning feeling over my right shoulder but nothing is there.
Rash: It is impossible to tell by your description I would suggest you see a physician to get a definitive diagnosis ...Read more
Newborn has a red mark on right shoulder about an inch in length. What could this be? Normal? Mongolian spot? Newborn is caucasian.
HEMANGIOMA: You didn't mention the width. If superficial, bright red with sharp margins, compressible, most probably hemangiona, a capillary defect common one is 'strawberry hemangioma'. Seen at birth, more commonly by 2 months age, benign mostly. By 2 yrs age, 60% resolves. ...Read more
I suddenly noticed some red spots on my soft palate. However, I have no symptoms Should I be worried about this?
Depends: Unlike solid tumor, there is differet stage, leukemia is usually disseminated disease at diagnosis. For someone without history of leukemia, rash usually is not caused by leukemia (although occasionally leukemia can present this way). For someone with confirmed diagnosis of leukemia, rash could be symptoms of leukemia, or infection, or medication reaction. Check with your oncologist. ...Read more
HIV: The symptoms of acute HIV infection may include these, but they are so non-specific that to attribute them to HIV without definitive testing would not be appropriate. If you are concerned that you may have been exposed to HIV please go and be tested. Knowing what you have early on is very important. ...Read more
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
Can my skin symptoms for four years be scabies if noone else close has symptoms, itching, freckles, hairloss red spots, please help, ?
No: You need to have a dermatologic evaluation. I suggest contacting one of our dermatologists on Healthtap or else locally. ...Read more
Is CMIA AG/AB at 9.5 months of exposure and 9 months ELISA hiv1/2 all negative. Is it enough although my symptoms? Red spots, headache white tongue
See your doctor: I read your question, and then your procedures and the times do not agree. The difference between 9 months and 77 days is huge. A negatve HIV test at 6 months would be definative. A true exposure to HIV would prompt prophylactic treatment of HIV and your doctor can help you decide about that ...Read more
I have 5 red spots on the roof of my mouth. No other symptoms. What could be causing them, and should I see a doctor or wait and see if they go away?
Irritation: Since you have no pain they are not likely cause by the virus that causes cold sores. If adjacent to a tooth it could be your tooth brush is not drying out completely between uses. Alternate TB if this is the case. Foods can irritate minor salivary glands or smoking. All of the above should clear up in 2 wks or less. If not, you need to see a health professional. ...Read more
6 months ago I kissed a girl with a coldsore but haven't had any symptoms but every time I shave pimples and red spots apear in the pubic area. Herpes?
Not related: You should see a dermatologist, your symptoms are not related to having kissed a person with cold sores 6 months ago. ...Read more
Hi, my 10 year old son has developed a painful rash with what appears to be small blisters and red spots on the back of his mouth, no other symptoms?
Painful rash: He may have the start of hand, foot and mouth disease which is due to a viral illness. Check his hands and feet over the next few days. To sooth the pain in his mouth you can give him lots of cold things like popsicles or ice cream. A combination of benadryl (diphenhydramine) and peptobismol may also help in psin control ...Read more
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
Hive like rash all over. Flu like symptoms. Swollen white tongue with red spots. Had unprotected oral sex with man and woman. Is this Hiv? Plz help!!
Cold symptoms, red spots high on my soft palate with a slight yellowing, sore throat, white hard palate, not fuzzy. Help?
Hi I am living with skin symptoms for four years, ca you please advise me if it sounds loke scabies? Itchin, freckle like spots, small red spots that scab over, hairloss, eyelash loss, skin numbness, thickened nails, genital numbness, decreased urine out
5 unexplained quarter-sized bruises on calves over last month. Small unitchy rash on forearm. A dozen teeny red spots spread out on arms. Two headaches in last two days. Sore xiphoid process. No other symptoms. Leukemia? What tests should I take?
This is a request: For diagnostic assessment of signs and symptoms. You wrote in the general health education portion of Health Tap. We can't diagnose or treat you. ...Read more
I had symptoms since one year ago. 1.Losing weight without trying 2.easy bleeding 3.easy bruising 4.recurrent nosebleed 5.tiny red spots in my skin 6.excessive sweating 7.bone pain?
Need to see doctor: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. ...Read more
How long should I wait before seeing a doctor with tonsillitis? No fever or symptoms other than sore throat and red spots on tonsils.
Spots on tonsils: Spots on tonsils are called an "exudate." exudates are common in many throat infections and have no specific importance in diagnosis. Persistent fever, trouble swallowing and/or pain determine need to be examined. The more intense or longer these persist, the more one needs to see the doctor. ...Read more
I feel pain in my upper right shoulder blade and my shoulder feels swollen. Different spots on my right side feel like a bruise?
It sounds like you: Have experienced some sort of injury or trauma to your right arm/shoulder. Experienced examiners including orthopedic or Sports Medicine specialists can put your arm and shoulder through diagnostic motions to try to diagnose what happened and how best to treat. You don't mention heat, rash, redness. If those present, assess for infection. Make an appointment. Good wishes:) ...Read more
I'm getting a clear discharge after ejaculation with redness at the tip and if not washed after red spots sometimes appear, been tested all negative?
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
I have some red spots on my face I don't know what it is and I tried everything but the redness won't go a way.
The treatment: Is determined by the cause. Encourage dermatological evaluation. Take care. ...Read more