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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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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?

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

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Please help! I have red spots in ma wole body?

Medical /: Dermatological evaluation is warranted to determine accurate diagnosis. A treatment plan can be developed after that. ...Read more

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What is it called if i start getting red spots on my body?

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

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I have red spots on my body circular in shape , they are kind of swollen too .But it doesn't pain when pressed?

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

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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?

Red spots: Red spots turning purple could be skin bleeding from low platelets since they turn purpule later check your blood counts and let me know were they itchy?It seems not. ...Read more