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Scaly Itchy Red Spot On Trunk
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
I have red spots that were scaly and itchy all over my groin, thigh, torso, and a few on my left arm. What could this be?
See a dermatologist: Dermatology, or the examination of skin is predominantly visual. There are many diagnoses that can be a red mark on the skin. Often times if it is not clear clinically the dermatologist will take a biopsy to aid in the diagnosis. Therefore, it is important to have that lesion examined. ...Read more
Not sure and there: Are so many possibilities. Only ur dr can give u an accurate assessment. Take care! Http://www. Healthline. Com/health/rashes. ...Read more
Please help! Red spot on shoulder, really itchy, then stopped and turned red after I washed with dove. What is it?
Bug bite?: The most likely cause of a single really itchy spot this time of year is a bug bite. It could also be a focal (or early) allergic contact dermatitis, such as poison ivy. There are many other less likely possibilities. If you are as worried about this as you sound, let a dermatologist take a look and give you a precise diagnosis. ...Read more
What should I do if I have hives but it not itchy and I want to know how do I get these red spot to not pop up no more?
Rash: Hives usually present as red, raised, itchy lesions that can be small or large. "Hives" are often used non-specifically to describe many different skin lesions so I would have your rash looked at directly in order to make the correct diagnosis. Hives do tend to itch and individual lesions usually appear and resolve completely within 24 hours. See your doctor for further treatment and evaluation. ...Read more
I've had like a red brown spot under my boob for awhile it's not itchy not scaly don't hurt it's mostly flat I recently got another one what is it?
Last week I had a red spot quarter size, not lumpy nor white pop up on my back and itchy, it has disappeared. Last night I saw it on my arm help?
Suddenly, red spot appeared on the skin of my left tigh. It's a bit white in the middle and it's itchy. A few inner-bleeding-like spots are around also?
Depends: It will help to see it. For how long you have it, is it changing in size, shape or color? Many possibilities. See a dermatologist. ...Read more
Have it evaluated.: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. 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
I had asked a question earlier this week about itchy red spot. Now I think was a brown recluse spider bite?
Brown reculse: Brown recluse spider bites often go unnoticed initially because they are usually painless bites. Occasionally, some minor burning that feels like a bee sting is noticed at the time of the bite. Symptoms usually develop two to eight hours after a bite. Symptoms can include: severe pain at bite site after about 4 hours, severe itching, nausea, vomiting, fever, blistering, necrosis (tissue death). ...Read more
What does the early stage of impetigo contagious look like? I have a small pinkish red spot that was itchy but not weepy or fluid filled.
Impetigo: Impetigo is an infected skin sore, from whatever cause. It can start with and insect bite, scratch, or any break in the skin. Bacteria get in and cause the skin infection. It will become weepy and develop yellow crusts. An abscess can cause a hard or fluid filled swelling in the skin with redness around it. For any of these, see your doctor. ...Read more
I woke up with a red spot on my lower arm, throughout the day it got bigger and is swelling a little with a slight pink color and no itchiness
No picture: Unable to diagnose without aq photo. I suggest a visit to your physician for an examination. ...Read more
Hi there I have got red spot with black dot on my waist. It started three days ago. Its very itchy and painful. Its spreading also. Please help me. Thnx?
I woke in the morning and I saw 3-4 red spot on the head of the penis? It is not painful nor it is itchy....Pls help
See your doctor: See your doctor for an exam to get a diagnosis. ...Read more
Yesterday I got a TB shot, immediately I got a red spot where they gave me the shot its very itchy n im wondering if its normal?
Not a shot: Actually this is a TB test. Yes, it should turn red and be visible. What is important is what it looks like after 48 hours. ...Read more
Itchy red spot on lip, peels off and cycles again. Last year it spread from up lip to lower but suddenly disappeared;after months is back. What is it?
My friend has a red spot on her thigh, it's really itchy and it small but it becomes redder when she keeps scratching it, it's red around, it's no tick?
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. You may need a biopsy. ...Read more
I have a small red spot. It's dry, a little raised, and it covers a mole. It's only a little itchy when I mess with it. Should I be worried?
Red spot lower right leg. Used to have a pitch black scab on top but fell off now been like this for 8 months. Not itchy. Gets dry and doesn't hurt?
New skin: Wound healed, new skin pink. If it bleeds, itches, grows, you may need to seek help. But it sounds like non-specific result of injury. ...Read more
I have a flat or itchy purple/light red spot on my scrotum. It doesn't hurt or irritate me. It isn't a bump. I am not sure what it could be.?
There is a red spot on the bottom of my foot, near my toe, and in the red spot there's a white dot... It's itchy...it's on the inside. What is it?
Before this, thanks doctor! I have itchy red spot gathered on my body. I cleaned my bed in case it's bed bug but it's not. Its already been a week.
Probably impossible: There are many different bugs that can bite you if you are continuing to get bites then you need to see your dermatologist. If you do see a bug you should try to save it and bring it in with you so it can be analyzed to tell what type it is. ...Read more
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)?
Not to worry: This sounds like what are called cherry hemangiomas. These are little gifts that you get from one or both of your parents. They are simply made up of hundreds of small blood vessels. These growths never turn bad. You will continue to get more as you get older. They are very easily treated with a laser without leaving any marks. ...Read more
I have noticed a red spot in my right eye...it was a little itchy prior to this but don't know if its connected. The right eye is slightly red and gla?
Red spot by itself: Is not a big a deal as many red spots together appearing on your eye. Do you know what you were doing prior to it appearing? That's also a good thing to know. What is 'gla'? If your eye is bothering you, it's time to see your eye docto and have it looked under a microsope. (slit lamp exam) so she/he can tell you exactly what's going on. This will give you peace of mind. ...Read more
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