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Getting these red spots on my shoulders and back, they seem to appear more and itch a little once my body heats up,, Slowly spreading over my body?

Getting these red spots on my shoulders and back, they seem to appear more and itch a little once my body heats up,, Slowly spreading over my body?

A picture is worth..: ..a thousand words. There are NUMEROUS causes of tiny red bumps on skin that itch. Contact allergy (touching something irritating), ingesting something allergic (food, drugs), dry skin or eczema, scabies (itch mites), other insect bites, infection. You can try OTC cortisone cream, and if not better soon, see your doctor. Best wishes! ...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 several red spots on my shoulders and abdominal area. They are red and they itch specially when it's hot or i'm sweating. I also have these spots around my neck and they itch and look weird. What could this be and how could be treated?

I have several red spots on my shoulders and abdominal area. They are red and they itch specially when it's hot or i'm sweating.  I also have these spots around my neck and they itch and look weird. What could this be and how could be treated?

Get eval: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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My body gets red spots from my shoulders and migrates to my thighs and my thighs swell up pretty bad, this is the second time. What can I do?

My body gets red spots from my shoulders and migrates to my thighs and my thighs swell up pretty bad, this is the second time. What can I do?

Have it evaluated.: 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

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Hi I have red itchy spots all over my shoulder blades and upper arms it's very itchy can you please tell me what is the cause of this thank you?

Hi I have red itchy spots all over my shoulder blades and upper arms it's very itchy can you please tell me what is the cause of this thank you?

Many possibilities.: The 3 most common causes are viral illnesses, medications, and contact with something you're allergic to. If you've been sick, or recently started a new medicine or vitamin, or pulled weeds out of your yard over the weekend, that can give you some clues. Your best option is to see a dermatologist and get a proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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My HIV test negative after 18 months, but I have white tongue and pain on it and red painfull spots on shoulders my 3, 6, 12, 14, 16, 18 months tests neg?

My HIV test negative after 18 months, but I have white tongue and pain on it and red painfull spots on shoulders my 3, 6, 12, 14, 16, 18 months tests neg?

Likely not HIV: If your HIV test is negative at least six months after a potential exposure, you were most likely not infected with hiv. Kep using safer sex precautions. Based on the description is is hard to know what is going on right now. Steroid inhalers for asthma can lead to oral thrush. Lots of things cause rashes. You might want to get these checked by a health provider. ...Read more

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When I do shoulder exercises with weights I get red spots on them. What does this mean?

When I do shoulder exercises with weights I get red spots on them. What does this mean?

Acne mechanica: Pressure acne (if this is what it is; it resembles familiar face acne) is very common especially in guys who can bench a lot of weight. Be proud of what you've achieved, and consider topical Clindamycin for the affected areas. ...Read more

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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.

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

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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?

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