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Broken out in flat dark brown and red spots above my left eyebrow- never had spots like his before, they don't seem right?

Broken out in flat dark brown and red spots above my left eyebrow- never had spots like his before, they don't seem right?

Skin lesions: It would be nice to have a pic sent over for us to look at. Without it, it is next to impossible to tell what those spots are. Also, a description of your symptoms would help such as any itchiness, spreading, exposure to anything that could have caused them, etc. ...Read more

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Stress (Definition)

Stress affects most people in some way. Acute (sudden, short-term) stress leads to rapid changes throughout the body. Almost all body systems (the heart and blood vessels, immune system, lungs, digestive system, sensory organs, and brain) gear up to meet perceived danger. These stress responses could prove beneficial in a critical, life-or-death situation. Over time, however, repeated stressful situations put a strain on the body that may contribute to physical and psychological problems. Chronic (long-term) stress can have real health consequences and should be addressed like any other health concern. Fortunately, research is showing that lifestyle changes and stress-reduction techniques can help people learn ...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 get hot red spots (non-itchy or raised, so no heat rash) whenever I'm hot (sweater, sun, shower, stress). They come and go after 30 m. What is this?

I get hot red spots (non-itchy or raised, so no heat rash) whenever I'm hot (sweater, sun, shower, stress). They come and go after 30 m. What is this?

Homeostasis: One mechanism yourbody has for eliminating excess heat is by dilating small blood vessels in the skin, allowing heat to escape. Other people get hives when the get hot. Either way, not dangerous. ...Read more

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Rash from ankle to knee both legs. Ankles and feet swell up. Red spots n loss of hair, weight. Always tired. Difficulty breathing. Stressed out...Lupus?

Rash from ankle to knee both legs. Ankles and feet swell up. Red spots n loss of hair, weight. Always tired. Difficulty breathing. Stressed out...Lupus?

Differential LARGE?: Hard question to answer, simply because of the number of possible diagnoses! The best advice is go to a doctor who will\ perform a good history and physical exam and order appropriate studies. Since you feel bad, set up an appoinment asap! ...Read more

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Wondering about red spots on head of penis?

Wondering about red spots on head of penis?

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

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What causes red spots on the head of the penis?

What causes red spots on the head of the penis?

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

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Itching sensation all over the body, when scratched red spots are appearing with rash including on my head. I consume 2-3 pegs of wisky a day.

Itching sensation all over the body, when scratched red spots are appearing with rash including on my head. I consume 2-3 pegs of wisky a day.

? urticaria: May have allergic reaction to food, medicine or enviromental agents. Antihistamines, sometimes oral steroids are usual treatment. Any development of swallowing or breathing problem indicate medical emergency ...Read more

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My 6 month old learned how to pull his self up he fell and hit his head I don't see any bumps but he has a few red spots that look like blood under sc?

My 6 month old learned how to pull his self up he fell and hit his head I don't see any bumps but he has a few red spots that look like blood under sc?

Head Injury: This was a bump from a position of sitting and is unlikely to cause a bad injury. Observe his behavior and follow his usual routine. The red spots are likely the beginnings of a bruise. Risk factors would be a loss of consciousness and/or repeated vomiting. Have him seen for any concerns. All the best. ...Read more

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What could cause little red spots on penis head?

What could cause little red spots on penis head?

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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What are some causes for red spots on my eyelids and under my eye?

What are some causes for red spots on my eyelids and under my eye?

Rash?: Some skin rash secondary to make up use, eczema, dermatitis etc....You should provide more specific info...Such as how long you have had this, what makes it worse or better, any new skincare/make up product? ...Read more

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Last night, the head of my penis was itchy and I looked at it today in the morning, and I had little red spots on the head. What does this mean?

Last night, the head of my penis was itchy and I looked at it today in the morning, and I had little red spots on the head. What does this mean?

Balanitis: This could be an inflammatory condition called balanitis. You should see a urologist for examination and they may need to prescribe a topical steroid called betamethasone. ...Read more

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I have red spots on my penis head. ...how could I cure it. ...I never had sex. ..

I have red spots on my penis head. ...how could I cure it. ...I never had sex. ..

Nothing serious if..: How old are you? Do you have tight long foreskin? If yes, have you had inflammation/infection there? If young and not bothersome, leaving it alone is best thing to follow. However, it is impossible to know if what you described is significant or not without a direct look at them. To be sure, seek evaluation & counseling although they are most likely nothing serious and need no active care. ...Read more

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Red spots on tip of penis glads, almost inside the head. Hurts when touched. What could it be and caused this???

Red spots on tip of penis glads, almost inside the head. Hurts when touched. What could it be and caused this???

STD vs normal: Could be papilloma virus or herpes. No sexual activity as long as there is pain. Other infections can cause these symptoms. This could be trichomoniasis. Could be penile papules. Most importantly defer sexual activity as long as symptoms continue. Could be hair follicles if at base of penis. Could be yeast infection so have your blood sugar checked. Possibly STD. May need Rx. See urologist. ...Read more

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Itchy red spots appeared overnight in my upper chest. They range from half to a quarter of an inch and have no visible raised head. Any clue?

Itchy red spots appeared overnight in my upper chest. They range from half to a quarter of an inch and have no visible raised head. Any clue?

Sudden itchy rashes: On the torso usually have allergy or hypersensitivity causes. I would monitor and apply an antihistamine cream or ointment and monitor for duration, relief or change of symptoms. ...Read more

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Hi, I have a red area that is mildly itchy and has 3 tiny red spots (not bumpy) close to the area on the head of my penis, any idea what it is?

Hi, I have a red area that is mildly itchy and has 3 tiny red spots (not bumpy) close to the area on the head of my penis, any idea what it is?

It depends to your: History. It could be a lot of things and difficult to tell. Having said that since itch involved, I would think a some sort of yeast infection. Genital herpes can also itch and may resembles to your description. History, exam and std tests are essential to make a diagnosis. See a dermatologist or urologist or family doctor. If you want someting to be told online shoot me a digital picture. ...Read more

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My 1 month old baby boy has little red spots like blisters on the back of his head, he's had it for 3 weeks and its not going away, what's the cause?

My 1 month old baby boy has little red spots like blisters on the back of his head, he's had it for 3 weeks and its not going away, what's the cause?

Many possibilities: Proper evaluation of a blistery rash on a 1 month old will require an exam. There is a possibility that this could be an infection. Please set up a visit to evaluate the issue. ...Read more

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I have red spots all over my body and some in my mouth. There is a lot on my head. Nearly all of them have clear fluid. Is there anything I can take?

I have red spots all over my body and some in my mouth. There is a lot on my head. Nearly all of them have clear fluid. Is there anything I can take?

May be Chicken Pox: From what you describe fluid filles red spots all over the body may be chicken pox
you should have it checked before you take anything for that
see your doctor or go to er. ...Read more

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I had sex with a guy who had serveral red spots on the head of his penis. Could this b herpes?

I had sex with a guy who had serveral red spots on the head of his penis. Could this b herpes?

Here are some...: What you described is commonly seen in men with redundant foreskin. So, if this man is still reachable, ask him for confirmation. Clinically, it's hard to offer accurate opinion without reviewing detailed history and physical examination. Further online chat of this nature may add more unnecessary confusion and anxiety. So, seek pro-counseling as needed. ...Read more

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Very itchy scalp, flaking, red spots from scratching, feels like crawling on head (and body a little). Just started yesterday.

Itchy scalp: Your condition you describe may be head lice. Have someone search your scalp and hair carefully for lice and for eggs called nits glued to hairshaft near scalp. Call your doctor to report your situation and ask how to proceed. ...Read more

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I have two red spots on the white of my right eye, one under my eye lid and one on the right side, what are they? Should I be worried?

I have two red spots on the white of my right eye, one under my eye lid and one on the right side, what are they? Should I be worried?

Benign hemorrhage: If the spots developed suddenly and are painless, they are probably just conjunctival hemorrhages. Eye rubbing or a good cough can cause them. If you are on a blood thinning drug like Aspirin or Coumadin (warfarin) they can get happen more frequently. The spots should slowly go away over the next week or so. If they don't, or if you start having pain, see an eye doc. ...Read more

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I recently had some weird red spots on my penis head like dry scabs and just there. I looked up herpes pictures and it looks nothing to what I have.

Penile lesions: Herpes usually presents with vesicular rash commonly referred as blisters. Those are usually painful and the skin they crop on is somewhat red. Dry lesions are not herpes but need to be looked at to establish the diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have red spots on my penis that are dry and scaly looking. They are on the head and the shaft. What could it be? Is psoriasis possible on that area?

I have red spots on my penis that are dry and scaly looking. They are on the head and the shaft. What could it be? Is psoriasis possible on that area?

Penile scales: Yes you can get psoriasis on the penis. Could also be eczema or a yeast/fungal infection. Would follow up with dermatologist as you have to be careful using steroids on the penis as it can thin the skin. . ...Read more

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Its been months and my penis is still itchy at times after unprotected sex with a new partner. Small red spots on the head of my penis. How is it cured?

Its been months and my penis is still itchy at times after unprotected sex with a new partner. Small red spots on the head of my penis. How is it cured?

Both get checked: Some people are sensitive to resident bacteria or fungal infections their partner may be harboring. Not the same as a sexually transmitted disease, intermittent superficial irritations sometimes indicates a yeast infection. A condition called balanitis can ensue causing intermittent itching and irritation. In uncircumcised men the yeast can reside inside the foreskin and be passed back an forth. ...Read more

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I have small pin head size red spots/blisters on my nose?

I have small pin head size red spots/blisters on my nose?

See a dermatologist: Cannot diagnose without seeing this. Could be a contact dermatitis. What have you touched your nose with? ...Read more

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Sexually active. Flat, painless, red spots on head of penis. Does not bother me at all. Haven't used condoms for last 2 partners.

Sexually active. Flat, painless, red spots on head of penis. Does not bother me at all. Haven't used condoms for last 2 partners.

Needs evaluation: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. ...Read more

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I am sexually active. Have not used a condom for the last 2 recent partners. I had notice red spots on the head of my penis all around.

I am sexually active. Have not used a condom for the last 2 recent partners. I had notice red spots on the head of my penis all around.

Unprotected sex: Unprotected sex in this day and age is a really bad idea. Regarding the red spots it could be anything. If they do not go away or if you are really concerned then get yourself checked. ...Read more

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I have itchy red spots on my scalp and also have flaking skin coming off my head. I use biolage shampoo and conditioner... What do I do?

Depends: Your condition may be seborreic dermatitis or scalp psoriasis. These conditions are at either end of the spectrum and psoriasis is generally more severe w silvery scale and redness. Both conditions do best with rx shampoo like clobetasol to reduce inflammation. If its seb derm, an rx anti fungal shampoo is also good. Otc zinc or selenium shampoo are good but rx are better. ...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