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What are quarter size red spots all over body?

What are quarter size red spots all over body?

Needs a Dr. to check: Rashes and spots are difficult to describe in words. Generalized spots, reddish & quarter-sized, may be part of an infection (some viruses cause this) or an allergic reaction to foods, medicines, etc... "generalized" means the rash is all over the body. Sometimes, spots have unknown causes. A primary care doctor or dermatologist needs to evaluate the rash to find a diagnosis and treatment. ...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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Skin gone really really bad after stopping pill. What can I use other than prescription medications? Red spots everywhere not popable down left side

Skin gone really really bad after stopping pill. What can I use other than prescription medications? Red spots everywhere not popable down left side

A few options: For over the counter methods try using products that have benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, alcohol, and acetone. For prescription treatments you may be prescribed antibiotics, retinoids or vitamin a derivatives, azelaic acid, oral contraceptives, or spironolactone. Always ask a dermatologist about the possible affects and the risks vs benefits of each treatment. Make sure it's best for you. ...Read more

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Quarter sizes skin red spots arm neck with most growing overnite and 2 have massed into cyst like nodules?

Quarter sizes skin red spots arm neck with most growing overnite and 2 have massed into cyst like nodules?

Red spots: May be erythema nodosum, which may be inflammatory -autoimmune or related to infection like strep, mycoplasma, coccidiomycosis very rarely tumor. Follow up w/urgent care /doc today. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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Small red spots all over my body sometimes itch started appearing after begging new medicnce?

Small red spots all over my body sometimes itch started appearing after begging new medicnce?

Hives: You could be having an allergic reaction to the medication. I recommend that should stop taking the medication and follow up with your doctor. ...Read more

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I have red spots all over my body, what is this and treatment?

I have red spots all over my body, what is this and treatment?

Seek Medical Attn.: Need more information. How long, do you feel sick, do they itch?
Need to connect with a physician. ...Read more

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I am on Warf 6.5 mg , but still the INR is 1.5. But I have red spots all over the body. Is there any suggestions to improve INR?

I am on Warf 6.5 mg , but still the 
 INR is 1.5. But I have red spots all over the body. Is there any suggestions to improve INR?

See below: You could consult your doctor about increasing the dose. You may also wish to consider other anticoagulants, e.g. factor Xa and thrombin inhibitors. ...Read more

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Are small red spots all over the body small pox?

Are small red spots all over the body small pox?

No, not smallpox: Small pox has been eradicated, meaning it no longer exists in our daily lives. Rashes are difficult to describe in words. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist can examine a red spots rash to see what it might be. Sometimes rashes are related to medications, viral infections, or allergies. One should bring to the doctor a list of all medications used in the month before the rash appeared. ...Read more

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Why are there red spots all over my baby's upper body and face?

Why are there red spots all over my baby's upper body and face?

No clue: You can get the most from the site when you provide background information like age, presence of other symptoms, type of spot (flat,raised)etc.Without this background it is impossible to narrow down the types of things this could be. The answers on this open site are donated by the volunteer physicians.Any minor cost from wordy questions keeps the site open.You are welcome to start over. ...Read more

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I have a fever and so many small red spots all over my body, but it doesn't itch?

I have a fever and so many small red spots all over my body, but it doesn't itch?

Probably viral: You may have so called viral exanthem, a type of rash that is associated with viral infections - pretty common thing. Usually, the fever breaks in a day or two and the rash goes away soon after. If the rash worsens as well as the fever, seek medical advice. ...Read more

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I have red spots all over my body but they don't itch or hurt or do anything.. They just stay red.. It's been almost a week now. Could this be allergy?

Not allergy: Allergic rash almost always itch and thus your rash is likely from something else. If you have taken a new drug or supplement within a couple of weeks prior to its onset, a drug reaction may be the cause. If this problem persists, consult your doctor ...Read more

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7 year old 101.1 temp and has a rash red spots all over her body?

7 year old 101.1 temp and has a rash red spots all over her body?

Get her evaluated: Call your doctor or pediatrician immediately and have the child evaluated today. If that is not possible, go to the er. It is likely just a viral illness but one cannot eliminate more serious infections over the internet. ...Read more

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What type of infections can cause red spots all over the body? Especially on the belly is it a bacterium?

What type of infections can cause red spots all over the body? Especially on the belly is it a bacterium?

Picture and history: There are many potential causes of 'red spots' all over the body. Do they itch or hurt? What is the distribution? Exposure history? Fever? Have you been in a hot tub (pseudomonas)? Have you been exposed to scabies or bed bugs? Have you been in the woods and been bitten? Or could you have something more serious - e.g. Streptococcal skin syndrome etc. Please see your physician. ...Read more

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I have red spots all over my body and some in my mouth. There is a lot on my head. Nearly all of them have clear fluid. Is there anything i can take?

I have red spots all over my body and some in my mouth. There is a lot on my head.  Nearly all of them have clear fluid. Is there anything i can take?

May be Chicken Pox: From what you describe fluid filles red spots all over the body may be chicken pox
you should have it checked before you take anything for that
see your doctor or go to er. ...Read more

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I am 23 years old, I have painful red spots all over both my legs and it continues to spread, they do not itch and no bump, do grow in size up to 1"

I am 23 years old, I have painful red spots all over  both my  legs and it continues to spread, they do not itch and no bump, do grow in size up to 1"

Possibly EN: Could be erythema nodosum. The fact that they are symptomatic and spreading merits your thorough evaluation by a dermatologist. Best of luck! ...Read more

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I have red spots all over my body especially on my bum, they start with a small raised lump under the skin, then go red, scabby with a white ring?

I have red spots all over my body especially on my bum, they start with a small raised lump under the skin, then go red, scabby with a white ring?

Rashes: One of the more difficult thing to diagnose at a distance. May be hpretic but only conjecture. Need to see physicain for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Dengue or Zika I have red spots all over my body I've been taking benydryl. Sore throat. My question is, should I be taking another kind of medicine?

Dengue or Zika I have red spots all over my body I've been taking benydryl. Sore throat. My question is, should I be taking another kind of medicine?

See a doctor: You should go to see a doctor in person for evaluation, may need some tests, such as strep or mono, etc. ...Read more

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My niece is 10 months and she has red spots on her body?

My niece is 10 months and she has red spots on her body?

Need more info: pl provide info on type of rash, presence of fever, history of travel, exposure to other sicknesses etc. a virtual consult may be a good idea. ...Read more

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Red spots on my body that look like they are spreading. What is going on?

This will require: Evaluation to determine what the lesions are. What to do about them will be the next step. ...Read more

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I have little red spots that's have appeared on my body, they don't itch, but seem to have appeared overnight, what could this be?

I have little red spots that's have appeared on my body, they don't itch, but seem to have appeared overnight, what could this be?

Rashes need doctors : There are too many possibilities for anyone to guess what is happening. If you don't feel sick, you may not need to do anything. Lots of rashes go away without treatment. But if you want a diagnosis, see a dermatologist. They know about 600 different rashes ! and even then, it can be hard to be sure. Get well soon. ...Read more

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Getting these red spots on my shoulders and back, they seem to appear more and itch a little once my body heats up,, Slowly spreading over my body?

Getting these red spots on my shoulders and back, they seem to appear more and itch a little once my body heats up,, Slowly spreading over my body?

A picture is worth..: ..a thousand words. There are NUMEROUS causes of tiny red bumps on skin that itch. Contact allergy (touching something irritating), ingesting something allergic (food, drugs), dry skin or eczema, scabies (itch mites), other insect bites, infection. You can try OTC cortisone cream, and if not better soon, see your doctor. Best wishes! ...Read more