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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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I have so many red spots on my both legs. After dissappearing again it appears. Recently I have seen one small red spots on my left stomach. Problem?

I have so many red spots on my both legs. After dissappearing again it appears. Recently I have seen one small red spots on my left stomach. Problem?

Need to see doctor: This is hard to tell without a full history and without any other health information or medications or supplements used. You need to see a doctor who can take a history and then try to identify the severity of the problem. ...Read more

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Small red spots on legs and stomach with tiny whiteheads?

Small red spots on legs and stomach with tiny whiteheads?

Rash: With what you describe is sounds like folliculitis or inflammation/infection of the hair follicles. Do you shave these areas? With rashes, as a doctor, we must see and feel the rash to really be able to diagnose and treat. Best to see your health care provider to check this rash. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Tiny tiny Red spots all over stomach that come and go. Doesn't hurt, itch, and is flat. Only appear on stomach and chest. Very very small, help.

Tiny tiny Red spots all over stomach that come and go. Doesn't hurt, itch, and is flat. Only appear on stomach and chest. Very very small, help.

This could be: A common "heat rash"

Are you exposed to warm temperatures when the rash appears??


More info please and (if possible) attach a photo of the rash to your question!
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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I have extremely itchy abdominal area mostly chest and back. Its been 3weeks now and getting worse, have small red spots around the area. Ththanks?

I have extremely itchy abdominal area mostly chest and back. Its been 3weeks now and getting worse, have small red spots around the area. Ththanks?

Hives: Hives can cause red itchy spots. Treatment consists of antihistamines and avoidance of the cause which could be from a variety of problems including infection, allergy, hormonal issues, autoimmune problems, etc. I recommend seeing an allergist. ...Read more

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Appearance of small red spots on upper arms, inner arms, stomach and shoulders which ictch badly, the itch gets at night. 45 year old female?

Appearance of small red spots on upper arms, inner arms, stomach and shoulders which ictch badly, the itch gets at night. 45 year old female?

Dermatologist: I recommend that a dermatologist examine and treat you. I would be concerned about insect bites such as can occur with bed bugs. Another possibility is some sort of allergic reaction to soap, detergents or some other agents you are exposed to. ...Read more

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Petechiae on abdomen/arms/upper legs. No other sxs. Breast feeding 4mo old. It is small tiny red spots Some are raised not painful. No fevers md visit?

Petechiae on abdomen/arms/upper legs. No other sxs. Breast feeding 4mo old. It is small tiny red spots Some are raised not painful. No fevers md visit?

Good idea: Although sometimes they can be from supplements, medications, and scratching, it is better to be sure and see your doctor. There are scary infectious diseases that cause petechiae, vasculitis, and the need is more urgent with a fever. ...Read more

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I have red spots across my abdomen which aren't itchy as well as to big concentrations of redness on the lower ab.

I have red spots across my abdomen which aren't itchy as well as to big concentrations of redness on the lower ab.

Red spots: Red spots could mean anything. It could be bleeding under the skin. It could be cherry nevus. The best thing to do is to see your doctor or a dermatologist to determine which one it is. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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I have been ill for 2 weeks it started as a cold now it’s turned into a dry cough and I’ve started getting red spots on stomach, should I be worried?

I have been ill for 2 weeks it started as a cold now it’s turned into a dry cough and I’ve started getting red spots on stomach, should I be worried?

Mgt: I would advise a virtual consult and the photo of the rash may be uploaded. Varicella or another virus may be related to your symptoms. ...Read more

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When will red spots on stomach from sunburn go away?

When will red spots on stomach from sunburn go away?

Changes in the cells: As injured skin heals, the body creates inflammation which means fresh blood goes to the area and with it, many kinds of healing factors and cells. One type is called melanocytes which carry our skin pigment melanin. A healing occurs, these cells may or may not return to the area and give it the brownish or lack of coloration you see. There might be some changes as the injury matures. ...Read more

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I noticed red spots on my stomach a week ago, now there are more and they are starting to itch?

I noticed red spots on my stomach a week ago, now there are more and they are starting to itch?

Many possibilities: 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

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I have red spots on my abdomen and they are not bummpy nor are they itchy.?

I have red spots on my abdomen and they are not bummpy nor are they itchy.?

Examination: These are not diagnosable without being examined by your physician. Nonraised, nonitchy red spots on your abdomen are nonspecific and need to be seen for diagnosis. ...Read more

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Red spots recently appearing on chest and little on stomach. How can I fix?

Red spots recently appearing on chest and little on stomach. How can I fix?

Depends on dx: The treatment or "fix" depends on the dx, for example if they are tiny fungal rashes, then an anti-fungal cream would help, etc. Rashes cannot really be DX over the computer, so it best for you to see a dr. For an evaluation of the area. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Have red spots on lower stomach pubic area it does not itch much what could it be?

Have red spots on lower stomach pubic area it does not itch much what could it be?

Hard to say: The spots could be ingrown hairs, a skin infection, dermatitis or several other skin conditions. I would recommend you see a doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have broken out in multiple red spots over this past week on my back stomach area don't know what it is worried my toddler can catch it. .. it's not?

I have broken out in multiple red spots over this past week on my back stomach area don't know what it is worried my toddler can catch it. .. it's not?

Red spots: This could be anything from bites or hives to early onset chickenpox. Be seen or send a picture to help with the diagnosis. And to determine if contagious. Also more characteristics may help. All the best. ...Read more

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I have red spots that are a little bit itchy on my chest and stomach?

I have red spots that are a little bit itchy on my chest and stomach?

Need more info.: Are these red spots raised or flat? Large or small? Singular or confluent? New or old? Recurrent, or is this the first time? Have you traveled recently? Unfortunately, it would be difficult to hazard a guess without more information. A consultation with a photograph of the spots would be an excellent idea ...Read more

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What are black white red spots there itchy on arms sholders n stomach?

What are black white red spots there itchy on arms sholders n stomach?

Rash: It is impossible to tell by your description I would suggest you see a physician to get a definitive diagnosis ...Read more

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I have a weird rash on my Stomach. It's light red with little red spots on it... And it's Bumpy. Do I need to go to the doctor?

I have a weird rash on my Stomach. It's light red with little red spots on it... And it's Bumpy. Do I need to go to the doctor?

Show your parents.: Consider having an adult or someone who is at least 16 years old ask this question for you. You need to be at least 16 years old to post questions on Healthtap. Thanks. ...Read more

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Doctor I have this red spots on my arm then spreads to abdomen, and it causes some itching and also get worse in sunlight or heat?

Doctor I have this red spots on my arm then spreads to abdomen, and it causes some itching and also get worse in sunlight or heat?

Need examination: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. It would be prudent to see your doctor for an evaluation. Photosensitivity due to your medication may be an explanation. ...Read more

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I have had red spots / rash all over my body (stomach, back and chest) for about 4 weeks now. It's does not itch at all. What is this? Thanks.

I have had red spots / rash all over my body (stomach, back and chest) for about 4 weeks now. It's does not itch at all. What is this? Thanks.

Be seen: There are way too many causes of rashes to diagnosis from your description. See your physician or dermatologist. ...Read more

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Why do I have these red spots on my stomach, breast, side, and pube area? It started out with just one but now there are more. They don't itch tho.

Why do I have these red spots on my stomach, breast, side, and pube area? It started out with just one but now there are more. They don't itch tho.

Get examined: Without a picture or a better understanding of what these red spots are and what exposures you've had we really can't give much guidance other than that you should be seen. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more