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Spots On Legs After Shaving
Ingrown hairs: Those are ingrown hairs due to shaving too close to the skin. Modern razors are so good, they actually shave *below* the skin surface, which sets up ingrown hairs. Use a single-blade razor or electric razor and shave with the grain, not against it. You won't get as close a shave, but that's the idea. ...Read more
Try this: Try using a different shaving cream for sensitive skin and get a razor for sensitive skin also. It is best to shave your legs after taking a bath of hot shower as the pores open up and the legs would be most susceptible to a close shave. Be sure to clean your razor often and or use disposable sensitive ones. God luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: ingrown hairs.Get a more detailed answer ›
Dark patches: You may have a fungal condition. Consult your doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more
Stone or suction?: Was it a hot stone massage? The hot stones can leave red marks which resolve in a day or two. Or did they apply little jar-like doodads that impart suction to the underlying skin, leaving marks that look like giant hickeys? Those resolve too, but it takes longer, and is somewhat harder to explain to your friends. ...Read more
Spotted rash on stomach and some spots on arms the resemble fungas or ringworm...Small spots randomly on areas of stomach and couple on back side?
Pityriasis rosea?: Rashes are difficult to describe in words. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist can examine a peach spots rash to see what it might be. Sometimes rashes are related to viruses, allergies, medications, etc., but many times they are not. For odd rashes, skin biopsy may be done by a dermatologist. One should bring to the doctor a list of all medications used in the month before the rash appeared. ...Read more
May trim: Hair instead of shaving or use depilatory cream or shave daily ...Read more
I've recently developed tiny prickly itchy skin color bumps on my legs, usually on exposed areas. Sometimes also on my elbows and chin. What is it?
Swimming rash: Basic skin sensitivity to treated water results in contact dermatitis, according to mayoclinic.Com. You develop reddened and irritated skin, sometimes with raised red bumps on your skin. Swimmer's itch is another skin condition that causes red and raised bumps or even blisters on your skin. Parasites in infected water cause swimmer's itch. The condition usually resolves itself after about one week. ...Read more
After scratching my back upper arms white bumps appear-looks similar to big bites. Then after a few minutes of not scratching the bumps fade. ???
Just a thought: but you may be having a marked "gooseflesh" "goosebumps" (elevation of the hair follicles which happens with scratching, rubbing in some people.)This is due to contract of tiny muscles which RAISE your hair ("pilo-erectal muscles) ("hair raising experience") Hope this is helpful Dr ...Read more
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