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My 4yr old and 1yr old grandchildren had a couple of days of temps ranging between 99 to 102 had small red spots on cheeks and torso?

My 4yr old and 1yr old grandchildren had a couple of days of temps ranging between 99 to 102 had small red spots on cheeks and torso?

Common pattern: This is a common and non-specific pattern found in many viral infections.Temperature spikes are found as the virus circulates in the blood while towards the end of the illness a rash will be visible. Along with other symptoms like nausea, vomiting or loose stools, a doc can further classify the family of viruses suspected, but most come and go with no specific label. ...Read more

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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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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Its been months and my penis is still itchy at times after unprotected sex with a new partner. Small red spots on the head of my penis. How is it cured?

Its been months and my penis is still itchy at times after unprotected sex with a new partner. Small red spots on the head of my penis. How is it cured?

Both get checked: Some people are sensitive to resident bacteria or fungal infections their partner may be harboring. Not the same as a sexually transmitted disease, intermittent superficial irritations sometimes indicates a yeast infection. A condition called balanitis can ensue causing intermittent itching and irritation. In uncircumcised men the yeast can reside inside the foreskin and be passed back an forth. ...Read more

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I have small pin head size red spots/blisters on my nose?

I have small pin head size red spots/blisters on my nose?

See a dermatologist: Cannot diagnose without seeing this. Could be a contact dermatitis. What have you touched your nose with? ...Read more

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My 3 weeks boy is getting small red spots on fore head, under eyes, arm, ear, etc. I can send pictures, please suggest.

My 3 weeks boy is getting small red spots on fore head, under eyes, arm, ear, etc. I can send pictures, please suggest.

Skin lesions: These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Photographs can not be uploaded to Healthtap Basic (only to HealthTap Prime and Concierge). As you son is 3 weeks old - I would consult with his pediatrician. Take care. ...Read more

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My cheeks gets really red and also red Spots appear, but on my right side there appear to be more spots than the left side cheek, what can it be?

My cheeks gets really red and also red Spots appear, but on my right side there appear to be more spots than the left side cheek, what can it be?

There are many: Causes of red spots on cheeks, from pre cancers, to acne, to sun damage. You should see your dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment. Without seeing it and getting a better history I can't be sure ...Read more

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I waked up yesterday&found some tiny red spots on my cheek I think they r petechiae. How can I treat them? &what r! possiple causes?

No treatment: Petechiae are due to bursting of tiny capillaries in the skin and if they occurred on only one area of one cheek, it suggests some low grade trauma (sneezing, pressure). It takes days for the petechiae to resolve and there is no treatment for them. However if petechiae start occurring in multiple parts of the body a check up is indicated to find the cause. ...Read more

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So these dark red spots I've been getting in my mouth. They come and go. I ate some skittles now I have a red spot and its bleeding? Idk. Inside cheek

So these dark red spots I've been getting in my mouth. They come and go. I ate some skittles now I have a red spot and its bleeding? Idk. Inside cheek

Needs evaluation: Anything swollen, discolored, bleeding, out of the ordinary should be examined. 5 most dangerous words in the english language, "maybe it will go away.". ...Read more

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I have these 2 extremely tiny red spots in the mouth in the cheek. I also have these white things in my cheeks I can scrape off. I have a coated tongue?

I have these 2 extremely tiny red spots in the mouth in the cheek. I also have these white things in my cheeks I can scrape off. I have a coated tongue?

Normal..: Observe your "lesions" during a month and if you are still worried consult your dentist.
Mouth rinse with clorhexidine will help.
Good cleaning and brushing is a must specially before going to bed. ...Read more

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I have these deep purple veins in my mouth upper cheek on the left side and two red spots what can I do to calm the pain or what should I do?

I have these deep purple veins in my mouth upper cheek on the left side and two red spots what can I do to calm the pain or what should I do?

See Your Dentist: If you are having pain in your cheek or mouth, and are uncertain of the cause, you should see your dentist for evaluation and treatment as indicated. It is difficult to provide you with a more definitive recommendation without more information or visualization of the affected area (s). ...Read more

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7m old low grade fever of 101.5 (day)103 (night).Two red spots on his cheek and sore on the roof of his mouth has a bit of diaper rash? Cause?

7m old low grade fever of 101.5 (day)103 (night).Two red spots on his cheek and sore on the roof of his mouth has a bit of diaper rash? Cause?

Hand foot, mouth dis: Hand foot and mouth disease is most likely. Causing sores on the palate, around the mouth, in the diaper area, and hands and feet, they look like red spots or canker sores (white discs with red around them). Fever and pain are possible. It's viral and runs its course. Pain control is key. If this doesn't sound like what your child has, get it checked. ...Read more

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After month long sore throat w red bumps back of throat I got a mouth sore inside of my cheek. It's dark red w red spots. All happend after sex w man.

After month long sore throat w red bumps back of throat I got a mouth sore inside of my cheek. It's dark red w red spots. All happend after sex w man.

Viral or Bacterial: There are many causes of sore throat. When sore and inflamed, viral and bacterial causes are often suspected. Acid reflux is possible as well. Sores in the mouth (canker sores) are caused by viral infections. ...Read more

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What causes red spots on the head of the penis?

What causes red spots on the head of the penis?

Benign papules: Pearly penile papules are like a minature "string of pearls" around head of penis. More common or prominent in uncircumcised men. They are perfectly normal. Sometimes called "tyson's" glands, but aren't glands. May contribute to smegma formation. Have it seen by a dr. If not as described above or if there is any concern. ...Read more

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Wondering about red spots on head of penis?

Wondering about red spots on head of penis?

Probably normal: "pearly penile papules" are are like a "mini string of pearls around head of penis. Normal finding especially in uncircumcised men. Sometimes called "tyson's glands", although they aren't glands. They are perfectly benign and of no concern. However, should be checked by a dr. If spots are not as described. ...Read more

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What could cause little red spots on penis head?

What could cause little red spots on penis head?

Have seen if lasting: These may be nothing more complicated than burst capillaries if you've used a hard grip, but if they last, the entity to rule out is a premalignancy usually related to hpv ("erythroplasia" and its family.) have your physician look if and only if they are stable for more than two weeks and are clearly not just blood vessels. ...Read more

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Itching sensation all over the body, when scratched red spots are appearing with rash including on my head. I consume 2-3 pegs of wisky a day.

Itching sensation all over the body, when scratched red spots are appearing with rash including on my head. I consume 2-3 pegs of wisky a day.

? urticaria: May have allergic reaction to food, medicine or enviromental agents. Antihistamines, sometimes oral steroids are usual treatment. Any development of swallowing or breathing problem indicate medical emergency ...Read more

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My 6 month old learned how to pull his self up he fell and hit his head I don't see any bumps but he has a few red spots that look like blood under sc?

My 6 month old learned how to pull his self up he fell and hit his head I don't see any bumps but he has a few red spots that look like blood under sc?

Head Injury: This was a bump from a position of sitting and is unlikely to cause a bad injury. Observe his behavior and follow his usual routine. The red spots are likely the beginnings of a bruise. Risk factors would be a loss of consciousness and/or repeated vomiting. Have him seen for any concerns. All the best. ...Read more