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Red Spots On Upper Body
I have these red spots on my upper body, breasts, sides, and back some are small others are bigger. Please help?
See your Doctor: This should be evaluated.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
Red dry spots all over my upper body that itch. I was recently given tinctures when I was sick. Is it an allergic reaction? They itch too but not bad
May be: What kind of tinctures you received? And what for? Drug related reactions that produce rashes are multiple and confusing even to experts, so you need to be seen by a dermatologist for better management, best wishes ...Read more
I have rash, red spots and patchy, not itchy on my upper body mostly breasts, armpits and groin for a week now! Please help?
Rash: In order to give you proper medical advice, a doctor needs to look at your rash, please see your doctor about this. ...Read more
Everytime I shower or take a bath I get itchy red spots on my body mostly on my upper body and face sometimes. Is it an allergy to be concerned of?
Heat Urticaria: Some people get hives from exposure to really hot water. The rapid change in skin temperature from cold to hot and then hot to cold causes release of histamine which is what causes the rash. You can take a shower that is not quite as hot and see if this helps or you can take a long acting antihistamine like Zyrtec (cetirizine) and see if this helps. If not see an allergist. ...Read more
Petechiae?: If the red spots look like tiny drops of blood int he skin, they are petechiae and should be evaluated by a physician. However, red spots can be other things. Cherry angiomata are tiny blood vessel tumors that are slightly raised and a little more purple than fresh blood in color. They are very common and associated with age. ...Read more
I have red spots on my body circular in shape, they are kind of swollen too. But it doesn't pain when pressed?
Ringworm? Psoriasis?: Without seeing these lesions then it is difficult to give you a real answer. I always advise in this scenario a visit with your family doctor or a good dermatologist. ...Read more
Red spots appeared on my body then turned purple a few days later and it's still there 3 weeks later! What could it be?
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.
? Hives??: Recommend medical evaluation to accurately assess cause of lesions. ...Read more
I am on Warf 6.5 mg, but still the INR is 1.5. But I have red spots all over the body. Is there any suggestions to improve INR?
See below: You could consult your doctor about increasing the dose. You may also wish to consider other anticoagulants, e.g. factor Xa and thrombin inhibitors. ...Read more
I have red spots all over my body. They come and go plus range in size. The spots do not itch nor effect me in any way. It is under my skin?
RASH: A PICTURE OF THESE WOULD HELP TO GIVE YOU AN IDEA OF WHAT THEY ARE AND HOW TO HELP YOU ...Read more
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
I have notice a couple of brown spots appearing on my upper body. Some of it has changed to a red colour. It is like a red pimle. What is it please?
Need too see it: Skin lessions are best diagnosed by seeing them. Location, distribution and color are important. You need to see a family medicine doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more
I have dry red spots appearing all over my body and they seem to fade throughout the day however come back, they don't itch or hurt what could this be?
Red spots: This could be anything. You should be seen by a dermatologist. ...Read more
Needs a Dr. To check: Rashes and spots are difficult to describe in words. Generalized spots, reddish & quarter-sized, may be part of an infection (some viruses cause this) or an allergic reaction to foods, medicines, etc... "generalized" means the rash is all over the body. Sometimes, spots have unknown causes. A primary care doctor or dermatologist needs to evaluate the rash to find a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
This will require: Evaluation to determine what the lesions are. What to do about them will be the next step. ...Read more
I have little red spots that's have appeared on my body, they don't itch, but seem to have appeared overnight, what could this be?
Rashes need doctors: There are too many possibilities for anyone to guess what is happening. If you don't feel sick, you may not need to do anything. Lots of rashes go away without treatment. But if you want a diagnosis, see a dermatologist. They know about 600 different rashes! And even then, it can be hard to be sure. Get well soon. ...Read more
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
No, not smallpox: Small pox has been eradicated, meaning it no longer exists in our daily lives. Rashes are difficult to describe in words. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist can examine a red spots rash to see what it might be. Sometimes rashes are related to medications, viral infections, or allergies. One should bring to the doctor a list of all medications used in the month before the rash appeared. ...Read more
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Need more information. How long, do you feel sick, do they itch?
Need to connect with a physician. ...Read more
I have developed red spots all over my body, what could it be? Could it be from anything sexual activity!
Possibly: You should be seen for an exam and diagnosis. ...Read more
Me and my partner have been getting red spots on our body which we may believe to be bites, they start out as welts?
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
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