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Small Red Spots On Forearms
If you're asking...: ...What is causing it, it could be any of a dozen different things, from an allergy to something that touched your skin, to a virus, to something you ate or inhaled, to an internal problem. You'll need to see a dermatologist who can look at the rash directly and give you a precise diagnosis. ...Read more
Why do I have small red spots (under my skin) from my bicep to my forearm (both arms)? It comes and goes (usually after I exercise) & itches a little
5 unexplained quarter-sized bruises on calves over last month. Small unitchy rash on forearm. A dozen teeny red spots spread out on arms. Two headaches in last two days. Sore xiphoid process. No other symptoms. Leukemia? What tests should I take?
I have small round red spots on the back of my upper arm along my triceps. What are these from and how can I make them go away?
See a dermatologist.: No one can tell you without be able to actually see the sports. See a dermatologist. ...Read more
Small red spots on upper arm, when squeezed a tiny amount of white puss comes out, then after are very very inflamed and skin turns white around spot?
I noticed a bruise on my left arm and I'm not sure where it came from. It also has several small red spots on it. Is this normal or cause for concern?
Ecchymosis: Ecchymosis or "bruising" is a small soft tissue bleed usually as a result of trauma. Small red spots are sometimes identified as petechia, which is a hemorrhage of small blood vessels. Sometimes these findings can be indicative of disease, in other cases they are normal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My daughter has little red spots on her arm.The size of a small eraser head looks like a small burn but it is red with small white skin on top no pain?
This is difficult to: diagnose without seeing it. I would recommend bringing her to her doctor to have it checked out. ...Read more
2 small red spots, 1 on fore arm and other the bicep, not itchy, painless, clears when the skin is pulled/stretched, not pimple like, dry, flat, sligh?
Exam needed: To be sure these would have to be inspected by a physician, but since they blanch on stretching the skin, it would rule out a hemangioma or petechia. If these persist or increase in size, have them examined by your physician or dermatologist for diagnosis even though they sound benign. ...Read more
Hello doctor, I have small red spots over my torso and some on my arm that look like a rash. I'm not sure what it is? Recently had a viral.
I have red spots that turn into bruises, for example, I had one on my arm that is small but the ones on my legs are more prominent. Is there any cause?
Suspicious but can't: Bleeding into skin can produce bruises. It can be due to one of two causes. In older folks( tell your age...it is important to relay this info) the skin becomes more fragile and blood vessels are then poorl;y supported agains friction, so they can break and ooze blood under the skin. Seconly any platelet (It is a type of blood cell )abnormality can increase the risk of bruising. Aspirin can do it ...Read more
1mth ago my wbc was13.7 & platelet 185k .today i saw small, light red spots that i suspect is petechiae on my upper arm.advice? i hade aml 4yrs ago.
I have red spots on my forearm. They are not itchy or spreading. But they have not gone away for a couple days.
Below: Spots, rashes, lumps, bumps can not be accurately DXed without a visual exam. ...Read more
Can you advise about 3 red spots on my forearm that appear like bruises or bites? They don't hurt or itch, & I've been wearing long sleeves all day.
No: You would need to be examined for anyone to offer an informed opinion about these. However, if they are bites they will most likely disappear in a day or two. Good luck! ...Read more
I have pinpoint red spots on my "dorsal" forearm, and my skin feels mildly sore. Is there any significance to each? Are they related in any way?
I have five quarter sized red spots on five different parts of me to include ankle, forearm, left thigh, and back(2). They itch, Benadryl (diphenhydramine) helps. Not sure if a bite or hive?
Allergic either way: Itch means histamine reaction and that can occur from hives or from bites. Usually people remember if they got several bites...Bites tend to stay in the same location and it is typical for hives to come and go and be worse with heat. Glad Benadryl (diphenhydramine) helps.. If the rash gets worse and is spreading then be seen. If it goes away then no worries...Your body handled it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A few red spots localised on one arm. A bit bumpy that doesn't hurt or itch. A few hours later, it is less visible. What can it be? Is it worrisome?
Need picture: It could be several things Please add a picture ...Read more
I got a somewhat large cut on my arm a few days ago, this morning i woke up and the cut was much darker and my arm is blotchy with red spots?
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