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Small red spots on torso not itchy?

Small red spots on torso not itchy?

Could Be Anything: With out an exam, it is hard to say from your description. If they have always been there and not changed, then may be small hemangiomas (blood vessels). If they are recent, they could be anything from things similar to pimples, bug bites, fungal infections (ringworm or tinea versicolor), to different types of moles or growths. Have it evaluated at your next doctor visit. Sooner, if changing. ...Read more

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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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Rash/red spots on torso, looks to be under the skin. Not itching or painful. Just not pretty to look at. I have had for about 4-5 weeks. Any ideas?

Rash/red spots on torso, looks to be under the skin. Not itching or painful. Just not pretty to look at. I have had for about 4-5 weeks. Any ideas?

See your doctor: It is difficult, if not impossible, to diagnose a rash without seeing it. You need to see your physician or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have small red spots on my torso after tanning. Do they get larger if not treated? Do they go away after time?

I have small red spots on my torso after tanning. Do they get larger if not treated? Do they go away after time?

Unsure: As with any rash an eyes on exam is always best. It could be an irritation around the hair follicles. If not too bad observe it for a few days. More importantly - why tanning? Dark skin culturally viewed as healthy but it's on the same scale as smoking as cancer risk. Invest in spray on if needed or gradual coloring body lotion. http://www.cdc.gov/cancer/skin/basic_info/indoor_tanning.htm ...Read more

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My 4yr old and 1yr old grandchildren had a couple of days of temps ranging between 99 to 102 had small red spots on cheeks and torso?

My 4yr old and 1yr old grandchildren had a couple of days of temps ranging between 99 to 102 had small red spots on cheeks and torso?

Common pattern: This is a common and non-specific pattern found in many viral infections.Temperature spikes are found as the virus circulates in the blood while towards the end of the illness a rash will be visible. Along with other symptoms like nausea, vomiting or loose stools, a doc can further classify the family of viruses suspected, but most come and go with no specific label. ...Read more

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My baby have red itchy spots on her torso that really bothers her what do I do?

My baby have red itchy spots on her torso that really bothers her what do I do?

See pediatrician: It is important to see your pediatrician when troubling symptoms appear in your child. The doctor will let you know if there is anything serious that requires treatment. ...Read more

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My daughter has nickel sized red raised spots on her torso forearm legs and fingers. What is this? They itch her like crazy. Nobody else in the house

My daughter has nickel sized red raised spots on her torso forearm legs and fingers. What is this? They itch her like crazy. Nobody else in the house

Many possibilities: Could be insect bite reactions, scabies, eczema, allergic reaction. Thorough history is needed and possible biopsy to determine cause. See a dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Hello I developed raised red spots that look like guttate psoriasis around my torso after taking prednisone 1 year ago could u help please?

Hello I developed raised red spots that look like guttate psoriasis around my torso after taking prednisone 1 year ago could u help please?

See a dermatologist: Rebound psoriasis is well-known following prednisone, especially after daily, high dose, prolonged dosing. A dermatologist will diagnose and treat you. Is there a family history of psoriasis? Why did you take prednisone? ...Read more

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I have redness and small red spots on the head of my penis. What are they?

I have redness and small red spots on the head of my penis. What are they?

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

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I have red spots across my abdomen which aren't itchy as well as to big concentrations of redness on the lower ab.

I have red spots across my abdomen which aren't itchy as well as to big concentrations of redness on the lower ab.

Red spots: Red spots could mean anything. It could be bleeding under the skin. It could be cherry nevus. The best thing to do is to see your doctor or a dermatologist to determine which one it is. ...Read more

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Ive developed red spots on outer corner of my eyes from tugging on them to do my eyeliner.I no longer tug on them,what can help to remove the redness?

Ive developed red spots on outer corner of my eyes from tugging on them to do my eyeliner.I no longer tug on them,what can help to remove the redness?

Leave them alone.: Your description suggests that irritation from frequent pulling the area is the cause. If you stop touching the area, it will likely recover by itself in a week or two. But if problem persists, you should consult your doctor. ...Read more

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What is wrong with his skin? So about three weeks ago my son started getting redness around his skin. He kept scratching it and almost made it bleed. About two days ago i noticed that there are red spots all over his back and some on his stomach. He has a

What is wrong with his skin? So about three weeks ago my son started getting redness around his skin. He kept scratching it and almost made it bleed. About two days ago i noticed that there are red spots all over his back and some on his stomach. He has a

A : A rash with raised red bumps is called a maculopapular rash and can be caused by many, many things such as: -food or drug allergy -viral infections such as fifths disease, roseola, ebv, CMV just to name a few -insect bites such as fleas or scabies -bacterial infection such as scarlet fever (caused by strep) -medication reaction or it can be seen in very rare things such as: -measles -toxic shock syndrome -kawasaki disease -meningitis -stevens-johnson syndrome -rocky mountain spotted fever disease the list goes on and on. The best thing to do is to call your child's doctor. They may want to take a look to see what it may be. Odds are that if your child does not have a high fever or is not acting sick, then it's probably nothing serious. ...Read more

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Is some redness on the gums normal for a while after tooth extraction? I have no pain, just some red spots.

Is  some redness on  the gums normal for a while after tooth extraction?  I have no pain, just some red spots.

Normal post-op: Erythema (red nessof the tissue) is one of the normal cardinal signs of inflammation that occur after a procedure, such as an extraction. If pain, swelling or fever occur, consult the treating dentist. ...Read more

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