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Red Spots On One Side Of The Face
My ear and head on one side are hurting and feel pressure. My face on that side's gone a little numb, and snot is clear w/ red spots. What is this?
Sinusitis: If you have had a cold recently and have now developed these symptoms you may have sinusitis and need to be treated. You can use a neti pot to flush out your sinuses before applying nasal spray. Follow up with your doctor to see if you need to also take antibiotics. Feel better soon ...Read more
Red spots on face, mostly shows up left side and around my outer mouth area after shower never had this I'm 25 in good health what could this be?
Perioral dermatitis?: Based on your description this might be perioral dermatitis which is a very common breakout in adult females near the mouth. I would recommend an evaluation by a dermatologist to confirm your diagnosis. We have very good prescriptions treatments that can help it significantly. ...Read more
My 2 year old daughter was bitten by an insect while playing outside. The side of her face is a little swollen and red, with red spots on her back??
I never get spots but I have break out over my forehead with red spots with just clear liquid in, also have random ones on my arms but mainl my face?
Red spots with clear liquid sound like acne. Acne occurs when the follicles become clogged. It can occur on the face, arms, chest or back. Over the counter topical medications can help. If the symptoms do not get better I recommend seeing a health care professional for an exam. ...Read more
My son has developed a rash and it seems to be getting worse. Any ideas? It is on legs, feet, hands and face. It's not bothering him. Red circles but the inside of these are pale. The ones on his face are different again just small red spots
Hand, foot and mouth: This could be the classical symptoms of Hand, foot and mouth disease which is caused by the Coxsackie virus. It typically begins with a fever and feeling generally unwell. This is followed a day later by flat discolored spots or bumps that may blister, on the hands, feet, and mout. Signs and symptoms normally appear 3–6 days after exposure and resolves in a week. See you doctor to confirm this. ...Read more
Siri got 1 red spot on my pennis head and 5 red red spots on my hand, two red bumps on thigh and one ulcer on mouth? Are these acute HIV symptms?
Could be: See a dermatologist to get your final answer. ...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
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
Could be rosacea: If they are not going away and look like pimples this could be rosacea, a chronic skin condition that appears like red spots or bumps. You could also have small hemangiomas or cherry angiomas. These are little red "birthmarks" that are cosmetic in nature. I would recommed seeing a dermatologist to help you. ...Read more
Sir! I just got some dark red spots on the middle of my fore head. I don't know if I should be worried. I have never got this before! .Pls let me know. Thank you?
Not enough info: You should see your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. ...Read more
Probably normal: "pearly penile papules" are are like a "mini string of pearls around head of penis. Normal finding especially in uncircumcised men. Sometimes called "tyson's glands", although they aren't glands. They are perfectly benign and of no concern. However, should be checked by a dr. If spots are not as described. ...Read more
Acne or other: Red spots due to small blood vessels under the skin are usually treated with a laser. Red spots due to inflammation may represent rosacea and is treated with topicalmedicines. It is impossible to know without seeing the spots as many other conditions are possible. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Rashes: Small red dots any where on the body could be petechiae and should be evaluated by a doctor. Rashes are impossible to diagnose without seeing them. Petechiae are small (1-2mm) red or purple spots on the body, caused by a minor hemorrhage (broken capillary blood vessels). See attached picture. Unlike most other red rashes they do not go away with pressure. Petechiae always require evaluation. ...Read more
Don[t know the: Cause of the red spots- so can't say. 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
No clue: You can get the most from the site when you provide background information like age, presence of other symptoms, type of spot (flat, raised)etc. Without this background it is impossible to narrow down the types of things this could be. The answers on this open site are donated by the volunteer physicians. Any minor cost from wordy questions keeps the site open. You are welcome to start over. ...Read more
Various: There are many possible causes for what you describe. A primary care provider, or possibly a dermatologist, would be a in a good position to help answer this question. ...Read more
My 20 years old sister has 2 red spots on her face located to cheekbones. They apeared about 2 month ago.
See your doctor: A doctor would need to see the spots in order to diagnose them. ...Read more
My boyfriend has raised red spots all over his body apart from face. What do you think he has he got? How does he cure it?
Unknown: Dermatologic conditions almost always demand a visual inspection by dr to diagnose. ...Read more
Hydrocortisone: There are many causes of itchy red spots. In most cases, over-the-counter 1% Hydrocortisone ointment (not cream) three to four times per day for 1-2 weeks will cure such spots. If the rash does not go away within 2 weeks, then one should seek a professional medical opinion as other conditions can cause itchy red spots, such as acne, rosacea, folliculitis, and other skin infections. ...Read more
Need to see doctor: There are many types of red spots ranging from birthmarks (hemangiomas etc) to brown hyperpigmentation lesions and treatment varies from excision, cryotherapy, radiofrequency ablation to laser, ipl (intense pulse light) therapies. For brown hyperpigmentation spots hydroquinone/tretinoin combo works well. ...Read more
Benign papules: Pearly penile papules are like a minature "string of pearls" around head of penis. More common or prominent in uncircumcised men. They are perfectly normal. Sometimes called "tyson's" glands, but aren't glands. May contribute to smegma formation. Have it seen by a dr. If not as described above or if there is any concern. ...Read more
Heat hives: Most likely you are describing cholinergic urticaria or heat hives. This can be reduced by decreasing the water temperature and possibly using antihistamines such as Claritin (loratadine) or zyrtec. Alternatively it probably does not require any treatment unless it causes significant symptoms. ...Read more
Have seen if lasting: These may be nothing more complicated than burst capillaries if you've used a hard grip, but if they last, the entity to rule out is a premalignancy usually related to hpv ("erythroplasia" and its family.) have your physician look if and only if they are stable for more than two weeks and are clearly not just blood vessels. ...Read more
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