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Red Spots On My Shins
62 year old female. Reddened shins with some pin-point dark red spots. No swelling. Onset in one afternoon. History of cellulitis to the same area.
My son is 4 months old. He was taking a nap in my arms, when he had woke up I noticed he had a raised bruise that covered his shin with red spots.
I tore my ACL and meniscus 1-1 1/2 years ago then my legs/ ankles swell up almost every morning and my hairs has got thin, I have red spots on the top of my head, a large rash (looks like sun spots/large freckles) on both of my lower legs from knee to shin
I have a red spots on the inside of my leg. The biggest is 2cm x 1cm and the next is 1x1 and then 2 smaller ones?
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I have this white spot on my right calf of my leg and it has a couple of red spots around it what is it?
Red spots: Unclear from what your description is, as there are many possibilities. Have it checked for a possible spider- or other bite, or a reaction against something perhaps.... See your doctor tomorrow! ...Read more
I have 3 red spots on the side of my leg. These 3 dots are together. Do you have any idea of what they could be?
No: Mostl ikely benign. But show it your parents and decide if you need to get Doctor's advise. ...Read more
Dr said the swelling in my leg is starting to cause problems. Have two red spots on my leg. Why does swelling cause problems with my leg.
Uncertain: These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more
I have red spots on my leg...they don't itch & they seem to be under my skin...what could be the reason?
Cause of red spots: It is most important to know whether these spots blanche (disappear) after you push on them, which may be viral or allergic. If they do not blanche, capillary bleeding has occurred, either from a tourniquet effect of very tight socks or hose, or from capillary fragility, and you must see your PCP to find the cause, such as a rare condition called Henoch-Schoenlein purpura. ...Read more
I have been having red spots on my skin appear lately. The biggest being on the back of my lower right leg about as big as a quarter.
See a doctor: Skin lesions can come from any number of things and some of them can be indicitive of serious medical problems. The best course of action would be to be seen and evaluated by your doctor who may be able to tell the cause by simple inspeciton. Although further tests may be warrented ...Read more
I have this weird feeling in the bottom of my left leg along with small red spots the size of pin pricks and itching. Gets better if I straighten it.
Need more info: There are many possible causes of abnormal sensations and red pin prick rash on the leg. If this is of concern I suggest that you get an evaluation. You also could take a photograph and request review during a virtual consUlt with a doctor on HealthTap. ...Read more
Could be normal: It is hard to thy to diagnose skin problems without being able to look at your spots. If you were in an area where there mosquitoes then you could have been bitten by mosquitoes or other insects. Be sure to have it checked if it persists. If you desire for somebody to look at it further schedule a video visit with me or have somebody there look at it. Va-allergy. Com ...Read more
I got red spots on my leg, it's quite red around it and looks quite yellow inside it's itchy but not painful?
Should consult.: Your best bet would be to consult with a doctor on this one, either locally with a Dermatologist or on HealthTap with uploaded pictures of these spots to review. Lesions like these are best evaluated by direct visualization and not description. ...Read more
I have nickel sized red spots on the back of my leg and lower back, they are dark centered with red around it. What is it?
Need more info: There are many potential answers for such spots. For example: Do they itch or burn? How long have they been present? Have you been recently bitten by insects? Any new drug or supplement introduced? If they bother you enough, you should consult your doctor to find out whether treatment is needed. ...Read more
I have three red spots on my upper leg that are not itchy, and no bigger than a dime each. Just wondering what they could be?
Hard to say: Without looking. How long have you had them? Any other signs and symptoms? Would take pictures for documentation. Since you don't have any other signs and symptoms, would just observe for now. For all you know, it will resolve in time! Of course, if things changed, do please schedule an appointment with your physician. In meantime, monitor with pictures and date them! ...Read more