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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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Under skin red spots on end of big toe. Also have toenail fungus on same toe.

Under skin red spots on end of big toe. Also have toenail fungus on same toe.

Red dots: Near toes could be an extension of fungus onto the skin from your toenail. Get some help and see a podiatrist or skin doctor for more clarification and treatment.

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Fungus-type smell in nose and breath, some red spots on body. Tried oral diflucan (fluconazole) one day pill and cream. Thought was gone, came back. What to do?

Fungus-type smell in nose and breath, some red spots on body. Tried oral diflucan (fluconazole) one day pill and cream. Thought was gone, came back. What to do?

Sinus infection: Most disorders of the smells represent a sinus infection caused by virus or bacteria and not fungus. It is time to get to your doctor for an exam and the appropriate treatment.

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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.

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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.

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I used a rough sponge to get rid of henna now my hand is blistered what can I do also tiny red spots have appeared under my skin and severe redness?

Exam needed: Its recommended that you be examined by a physician urgently in order to determine whether the findings are due to allergic reaction, primary irritation/inflammation from abrasive trauma or whether there is a superimposed bacterial infection (cellulitis) which needs urgent treatment.

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I have all these red spots on my skin. What are they?

I have all these red spots on my skin. What are they?

Cherry angiomas: Most likely they are cherry angiomas, usually on chest and abdomen, and other family members might have it also. But, sometimes, a condition called essential telangiectasia, could present as such (red spots). Dermatologists might tell you more when they see you..

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What causes dime size red spots on skin?

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

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Why am I having red spots on skin after shower?

Red spots: Some people get blotchy red soon after shower or exercise because blood vessels open and form a red patch. This always resolves. It is not a disease but a reaction to hot or cold water, or heat.

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What are little red spots on skin and what causes it?

What are little red spots on skin and what causes it?

Uncertain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed.

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I have red spots on my skin but not itchy, what it is?

I have red spots on my skin but not itchy, what it is?

Many things: If you are sensitive to hot or cold that can hapen after a shower or bath. If you have a fungal infection it could be tinea versicola, and if it worries you see your doctor for a diagnosis.

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What does it mean if I have red spots on skin after scratching?

What does it mean if I have red spots on skin after scratching?

Dermatographism: Dermatographism means the ability to write on the skin. People with this form of chronic urticaria are sensitive to touch and pressure, as well as scratching. The areas of skin that are touched or scratched get a raised, red and itchy rash. While many people with chronic urticaria have some features of dermatographism, people with true dermatographism have pressure as the only trigger.

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I have flat red spots all over my skin, they aren't itchy what could this be?

I have flat red spots all over my skin, they aren't itchy what could this be?

Red spots: Could be anything or nothing to be concerned about. First see your primary doctor and you might need a referral to a dermatologist.

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Red spots on the pslm grows bigger and has got white dry skin on top wha is that?

Red spots w/dry skin: On the hands, these most commonly would be eczema, psoriasis or fungal infection. Eczema and psoriasis are treated similarly however a fungal infection would get worse with eczema treatment. Please see your dermatologist for a more definitive diagnosis and treatment.

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I have 4 little green spots on my skin. The biggest one on my chest has red spots throughout it.

See a dermatologist: This sounds weird. Go see a dermatologist to find out what is going on.

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I am having a skin problem. And some red spots occur due to change in temprature. What shoul I do?

Difficult to say: This could be a variety of different conditions---raynauds, urticara, etc based on your description. See primary first to see what is going on.

Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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