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Round red spot on skin the size of a dime, what could cause this?

Round red spot on skin the size of a dime, what could cause this?

Not sure: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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Dry red spot appeared on skin by hip, rash covering my body followed. Red, circular, itchy, spots from neck to groin, front and back. Help!

Dry red spot appeared on skin by hip, rash covering my body followed. Red, circular, itchy, spots from neck to groin, front and back. Help!

Rash: Sounds like it could be pityriasis rosea a non dangerous self limiting rash in younger people. Google it and see if it matches. However, you should see a dermatologist to confirm this and to make sure you are not dealing with anything else. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I was camping & got a red spot on my leg. It's painful, has swelling, itching redness and a lump under the skin. How can I know what it is?

I was camping & got a red spot on my leg. It's painful, has swelling, itching redness and a lump under the skin. How can I know what it is?

Bug bite: You probably got bitten by a bug of some sort - impossible to tell what sort without seeing it in person. Could also be a small staph infection, or a bite that has become infected. Apply warm soaks 2-3 times/day, but if it doesn't resolve in a few days see your doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Red spot on skin what does it indicate?

Red spot on skin what does it indicate?

Numerous causes: A doctor would need to examine the spot in in order to try to diagnose it. ...Read more

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Red spot on skin what does it mean?

Red spot on skin what does it mean?

There are so many: causes of red spots, you need to see dermatologist for answers ...Read more

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Red spot on skin indicate a pinched nerve?

Red spot on skin indicate a pinched nerve?

Pinched nerve: A pinched nerve does not usually develop a red spot on the skin so likely not related. ...Read more

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Have a tiny red spot on skin under right chest (upper rib). Not raised or itchy. Looks like cut but isn't.I have 2 others on left pectoral(also tiny)?

Red spot: I can't be sure without seeing the spots. However i would bet that they are cherry angiomas which are a benign proliferation of blood vessels. ...Read more

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7 year old son has red spot on skin under eye, says feels like somthing in it, rubs a lot bit swollen?

Red skin: 7 years is a little old for a capillary hemanioma, do his eye seem to be red all the time, molluscum contagiousum is also possible. I would have to see a picture of this to make sure. ...Read more

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