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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 strd under arms, few red spots, spread there, then knees area and higher. Irreg spots grow to circle ctr lighter, some subside. No itching. Txs

Rash strd under arms, few red spots, spread there, then knees area and higher.  Irreg spots grow to circle ctr lighter, some subside. No itching. Txs

Pityriasis rosea: It's difficult to be certain without seeing your rash but pityriasis rosea is a common and harmless rash that is thought to be viral in etiology. It usually starts with a larger oval shaped red scaling plaque and within a week multiple smaller oval shaped lesions following the cleavage lines of the skin develop. This rash disappears by itself in 6-12 wks. Sunlight exposure may hasten resolution. ...Read more

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What are red spots on arms?

Cherry angiomas: Could be broken blood vessels or cherry angiomas which are vascular lesions. Red spots can also occur with drug reactions or other types of rashes. Did they suddenly occur or been there a long time makes a difference in the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Sometimes i get small red spots on my arms. They are very tiny and usually go away after a few hours, should I be worried?

Sometimes i get small red spots on my arms. They are very tiny and usually go away after a few hours, should I be worried?

Skin lesions: Hives usually behave like that. They are short lived, but they are itchy and present as welts. I would take a picture of those and send it to us for review. ...Read more

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I started to find very small red spots on my arms!what old this be?

Dermatology: Is a visual specialty, but to take a stab at it could be hemangioma a or small clusters of blood vessels. Common as we age and not serious. If they are flat could be petechiae from low platelets and that would need more evaluation. ...Read more

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I brake out from bleach I have red spots on my arms what should I do?

I brake out from bleach I have red spots on my arms what should I do?

Extra rinse: If the rash is from residue of bleach in your clothes, you may try putting an extra rinse cycle in the wash. You could omit bleach entirely from the wash as the current detergents are generally good at cleaning clothes without bleach. ...Read more

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I am a lifeguard and so my arms are exposed to the sun (I use a high SPF and reapply) but my arms are a tad by burnt with tiny itchy red spots?

I am a lifeguard and so my arms are exposed to the sun (I use a high SPF and reapply) but my arms are a tad by burnt with tiny itchy red spots?

Cover arms: The best way to prevent sun burn is to cover your skin. Sunscreen can easily be washed off, even if it is "waterproof". Look this product "Dolfin Guard Female L/S Rashguard" or something like it. This has a constant SPF of 50. You can use this while swimming. ...Read more