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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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High fever for two days, red spots developed on my skin mostly foot and palms, itchy but when scratch or touch, it hurt as if it is swollen.

High fever for two days, red spots developed on my skin mostly foot and palms, itchy but when scratch or touch, it hurt as if it is swollen.

Hand & foot rash: Many skin conditions can involve hands & feet. Some of them are erythema multiforme, that looks like little targets, usually triggered by a cold sore eruption but could be due to medications, a viral infection called hand, foot & mouth disease that has oval blisters surrounded by rim of red on palms, soles and in mouth. These may have fever, also eczema, psoriasis, etc. Please see dermatologist. ...Read more

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I been noticing red spots on hands and all over my body not really notable and hands and feet are dry like dead skin also my stomach is bloated?

I been noticing red spots on hands and all over my body not really notable and hands and feet are dry like dead skin also my stomach is bloated?

May not be related.: 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

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Why do I have red spots on my feet?

Why do I have red spots on my feet?

Normal or vascular: Red spots on your feet can be a normal part of aging or anything from dermatitis to insect bites. I would go have them looked at by your favorite dermatologist or podiatrist especially if they are changing or spreading. ...Read more

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Why do have red spots on the sides of my feet?

Why do have red spots on the sides of my feet?

Athletes foot: Small raised red bumps with clear fluid inside is athletes foot. Don't wear the same shoe 2 days in a row, wear socks when you can. See a podiatrist if this continues. ...Read more

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There are red spots on my feet that are not itchy, help?

There are red spots on my feet that are not itchy, help?

Red Spots: Could be caused by so many different things that an exam by your doctor would be best. ...Read more

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What is red spots on my feet and swollen toes a sigh of?

What is red spots on my feet and swollen toes a sigh of?

Dermatologic: It certainly looks or sounds like a dermatological condition. Condition such as tinea pedis or athelets foot can produce these symptoms. Getting an x-ray is important to rule out fracture or osseus manifestations. But see a dermatologist or podiatrist. ...Read more

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My grandson has red spots on his feet what is it?

My grandson has red spots on his feet what is it?

HFM disease: This time of year I would highly suspect hand-foot-mouth disease. This is a viral illness that is common during the summer months and can produce spots on hands and feet and sores in the mouth. Fever can accompany the rash as well. Some kids have the rash in all 3 places, others just one of the areas. Some have fever, some don't. Some act sick, some don't. Clears up on own in about a week. ...Read more

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I have red spots under my feet uts not itchy however it hurts alot?

Dermatology question: Hello:

From a dermatology standpoint, red spots can mean many different issues with the skin. I would recommend having your feet checked by a foot specialist to evaluate your vascular integrity to the skin and to assess your overall health status. ...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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My palms have red spots and my feet too but also there are some bigger white circles with red around them how did I catch it cause just been on holida?

My palms have red spots and my feet too but also there are some bigger white circles with red around them how did I catch it cause just been on holida?

You need testing: Palmer lesions can be seen in a variety of infectious disease and inflammatory conditions. This is something you need to discuss with your physician and you may need to see a dermatologist or an infectious disease specialist ...Read more

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What could these spreading red spots on legs and feet be?

What could these spreading red spots on legs and feet be?

Many possibilities: 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

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My mom is diabetic and fell and her foot is bruised and has red spots?

My mom is diabetic and fell and her foot is bruised and has red spots?

See her podiatrist.: She should be checked out to make sure she heals properly from her fall. Podiatrists can also provide nail care, check ups, wound care (trimming callus and dead tissue away), write antibiotic prescriptions if necessary (oral, or topical for use on wounds), perform surgery, and get you custom diabetic inserts and shoes to avoid future problems. ...Read more

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What is red spots on tthe bottom of yoyr foot called that do not hurt or itch?

What is red spots on tthe bottom of yoyr foot called that do not hurt or itch?

Red Spots on Foot: While the most common cause of small red bumps on the bottom of your foot is a fungal infection known as tinea pedis, or athlete's foot. Several other diseases may present similarly. These include contact dermatitis, atopic dermatitis--which is associated with asthma--bacterial infections, and psoriasis. ...Read more

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I have red spots on top of feet. Thought it was a rash. Had it for about 2 years. Sometimes goes away then comes back. Please advise.?

I have red spots on top of feet. Thought it was a rash. Had it for about 2 years. Sometimes goes away then comes back. Please advise.?

See a doctor: If they've been there that long, you should see a podiatrist or dermatologist. It could be dermatitis, a fungal infection, an allergic reaction, or circulation related. The doctor will be able to tell the difference. ...Read more

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3year old has red spots on the bottom of her foot on the inside not outside of foot. Just came up. Saying foot hurt though.

3year old has red spots on the bottom of her foot on the inside not outside of foot. Just came up. Saying foot hurt though.

Any sore throat?: Fever? Would recommend seeing her doctor...sounds like it could be a viral illness called Coxsackie, especially if there is a sore throat and/or fever, but it could be any number of things, such as spider bite, other insect bite or sting. Best to have it seen. ...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