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I have two red spots on my wrist they are not painful and go away for awhile when I press on them. I haven't had these since birth. ?

I have two red spots on my wrist they are not painful and go away for awhile when I press on them. I haven't had these since birth. ?

Red spots: Haha ~ if a red spot disappears when you press on it it means it is made up of tiny blood vessels and thesis called an angioma. Don't pick at them because if you break them open they bleed profusely. If you are concerned see a dermatologist thanks ...Read more

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I have these spots on my wrist and arm that are dry that wont go away its been a month. Lotion and hot water burn them. theyre red?

I have these spots on my wrist and arm that are dry that wont go away its been a month. Lotion and hot water burn them. theyre red?

Can't diagnose: 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. ...Read more

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Light brown skin spots on my wrists?

Light brown skin spots on my wrists?

Sun Protection: These brown spots are in sun exposed area and are generally pre-cancerous lesions or actino keratosis. Using sun block and wearing a hat would be helpful to reduce their occurance. If the area begins to enlarge then have it evaluated. ...Read more

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I have these small brown spots to be specific only two on my wrist and it doesn't hurt or anything and I just recently got it?

I have these small brown spots to be specific only two  on my wrist and it doesn't hurt or anything and I just recently got it?

Unsure/unseen: The 2 spots need more explanation and very difficult to say without seeing them. If not painful, no bleeding or other injury to the area it could be a normal little skin change but most important is to watch them closely and if remain and get bigger or sore then see a health professional to evaluate the area. Hope this is helpful and all goes well. ...Read more

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I woke up today and found small brown spots in a cluster, about 3 inches big, on my forearm near my wrist. This literally happened overnight.Diagnosis?

I woke up today and found small brown spots in a cluster, about 3 inches big, on my forearm near my wrist. This literally happened overnight.Diagnosis?

Impossible to tell: For sure without actual examination. But if is sudden onset and localized to a 3 inch area, it is most likely something that happened to your skin locally. For example, contact dermatitis, insect bite, local irritant. If it spreads to other areas of the body, you must look to systemic disorders. Go to dermatologist if it persists. ...Read more

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I have some bumpy red spots on both my wrists and other parts of my body for a while now. They are sometimes itchy. What could it be?

I have some bumpy red spots on both my wrists and other parts of my body for a while now. They are sometimes itchy. What could it be?

Allergies: Your symptoms sound like it might represent an allergic dermatitis. It may be from a personal care product, soap, perfume, laundry detergent, fabric softener, or even a food you ate recently. It the rash is really bothersome, see your physician for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have small almost scar like spots on the undersides of both wrists but have had no injuries. They are faded in color like old scars. Any ideas as to?

I have small almost scar like spots on the undersides of both wrists but have had no injuries. They are faded in color like old scars. Any ideas as to?

Skin creases: Perhaps they are the creases of skin at your wrist. In general for skin issues, if it doesn't itch, bleed, hurt, or increase in size, then usually, it's nothing to worry about. If it spreads, itches, or otherwise bothers you, go see a doctor. If not bothersome, give it a few days and see what happens. Maybe try a dry skin cream if it is itchy. ...Read more

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What causes very tiny pimples-like spots around the wrist?

What causes very tiny pimples-like spots around the wrist?

Dermatologist: This could be several things, such as lichen planus, verruca plana, or other conditions. Would need more detail as to size, pattern, color, appearance, timing of these 'pimples' to make better guesses. You may want to see a primary care doc or better, a dermatologist, to evaluate accurately. ...Read more

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Red spots on hands, wrists and arm. Help! what could it be?

Red spots on hands, wrists and arm. Help! what could it be?

Need more info: How big are they? Do they itch? How long have you had them? As much as more info may help me help you, though, the best thing for skin problems is to have them looked at. See your doctor, or go to an urgent care if worrisome. ...Read more

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Found red spots on hands, wrists and arm. What could it be help?

Found red spots on hands, wrists and arm. What could it be help?

Tough to say: The computer is not the best palce for diagnosis, especially with rashes. Rashes can be caused by an allergic trigger (something you ate, came in contact with) or a virus or a bacterial infection, etc. See your dr. For a visual inspection of the rash and the proper diagnosis, that way the treatment will be geared to help you best. Good luck. ...Read more