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Recurring red round spot on thigh. When spot comes i get muscle, joint pain, neck pain fatigue, weakness, headaches, decreasing vision, jaw cracking?

Recurring red round spot on thigh. When spot comes i get muscle, joint pain, neck pain fatigue, weakness, headaches, decreasing vision, jaw cracking?

See your Dr.: This combination of symptoms is worrisome. You need to have a good exam and history taken to start to define what it is going on with you. You will probably need to have some labs done as well. ...Read more

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My son has a round quarter-sized red spot on his upper thigh. It is itchy and scaly, but does not have a well defined outer ring. ?

My son has a round quarter-sized red spot on his upper thigh.  It is itchy and scaly, but does not have a well defined outer ring.  ?

Herals patch: of pityriasis can look like this (see photo). Without seeing the lesion it is not possible to identify the reason for it. Please have him examined. ...Read more

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My friend has a big red spot on his inner thigh with a hard spot in the middle of it?

My friend has a big red spot on his inner thigh with a hard spot in the middle of it?

Follicle or cyst ?: This may represent a plugged hair follicle or possibly a sebaceous cyst. Material can build up under the skin and can become red/swollen like described. Warm compresses may help a plugged follicle, but a cyst may require removal by a physician. Sometimes plugged follicles are also drained by a physician. These should be addressed before they become too enlarged. ...Read more

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Hi doctor I have a red spot on my thigh, and i wonder what it is?

Me, too. : There's no way i can advise you without examining that, but your doctor can. Get a primary care physician if you don't have one. ...Read more

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Red spot size of quarter upper thigh inch below ant bites couple of inches above where I do a shot for methotrexate every week! Itches and hurts?

Red spot size of quarter upper thigh inch below ant bites couple of inches above where I do a shot for methotrexate every week!  Itches and hurts?

Red skin lesion: Without a picture, it is difficult to say. Is the spot uniform, of]R does it look like a "target?" Is it flat, or raised? While it could represent a reaction to the ant bites, the proximity to your injection site is worrisome. I would bring it to the attention of your treating physician. ...Read more

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My daughter had what i thought at first to be a simple mosquito bite that has turned into a big red spot on her inner thigh with a lump under the skin?

My daughter had what i thought at first to be a simple mosquito bite that has turned into a big red spot on her inner thigh with a lump under the skin?

Insect Bite...!!!: Dr. J. Ferguson advised warm compress, dr. N. Munmeh- cold; confusing? Any insect bite clean with soap water, if itchy, bumpy: cold compress 1st few hours, hydrocortisone; can give oral benadryl: to reduce allergic response. If after 1-2 days getting even bigger, deeper: warm compress; if not better in couple of days- see her pediatrician to rule out possible infection and treatment if needed. ...Read more

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Bright red spot the size of dime showed up on thigh a few days ago. No border, no pain or itchiness.Bumpy/rough texture. Skin cancer? 20 yr old Female

Bright red spot the size of dime showed up on thigh a few days ago. No border, no pain or itchiness.Bumpy/rough texture. Skin cancer? 20 yr old Female

Cancer not likely: Suspect minor injury. If it fails to evolve through healing during next 2 weeks, consider alternative diagnosis and biopsy. Avoid antibiotics and antiseptics. Leave open. Wash gently in shower. ...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 one leg for 2 years.Any solution?

Red spot on one leg for 2 years.Any solution?

Need for examination: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. ...Read more

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Hello i have this red spot on my leg now spreading throughout my body?

Hello i have this red spot on my leg now spreading throughout my body?

Below: Spots, rashes and bumps need a visual exam to make an accurate DX Unable to give answer in this format. ...Read more

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I found new, irregularly shaped red spot, 5-6mm, on my leg and i'm curious if I should have it checked out. There is no pain, itching, etc. ?

Yes: I advise my patients that when they notice a new or changing lesion to call and come in for an examination. This conservative approach will always be in your best interest. ...Read more

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