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Doctor insights on: What Are The Red Blotchy Spots That Appear On Skin When You Drink Too Much

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Dark spots on lower legs, brown pores, sometimes red. Even when i wax they are very visible. The skin is smooth, no bumps. What could it be? Thanks :)

Many possibilities: There are many things that may cause a discoloration of the skin. Cause may be genetic or environmental. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, sun exposure, insect bites, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause a discoloration of the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Red spots on legs and those are under the skin and similar on the finger too .This happened after a viral fever ...Do I have to worry?

Red spots on legs and those are under the skin and similar on the finger too .This happened after a viral fever ...Do I have to worry?

No unless feel sick: Most viral rash self limiting and get better.However, sometimes rash could be an indication of serious life threatening infection, in that case patient usually feels sick. If rash persist or get worse or makes sick should seek medical attention immediately. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have blood in your stool and itchy red bumps on skin?

What does it mean when you have blood in your stool and itchy red bumps on skin?

May not be related: Blood in the stool is abnormal and depending on bright red blood vs. Dark, tarry black stools may help doctor to know which part of the GI tract is affected. This should be checked out! a rash of itchy red bumps also has a number of possible diagnoses. Take a photo of rash if it seems to come/go so the photo can be shown to the doctor. These may or may not be related. ...Read more

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

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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Is it normal after being exposed to sunlight for awhile to have small dark spots appear on your skin they look like freckels?

Is it normal after being exposed to sunlight for awhile to have small dark spots appear on your skin they look like freckels?

It can be normal: Well, sun exposure certainly causes your pigment to darken. However, certain medicines can have a sun-induced hyperpigmentation. Most likely though this is simple sun-induced pigmentation. From what you describe this may be what's called solar lentigo. Of course having a dermatologist examine it will help you confirm the answer. ...Read more

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What is it if you get spots on your legs that look like liver spots but they're black?

What is it if you get spots on your legs that look like liver spots but they're black?

See Dermatologist: Liver spots are flat, brown-black spots that appear on the skin in sun-exposed areas of the body. They have nothing to do with the liver. The spots are changes in skin color that occur in older skin. The increased color may be due to aging, exposure to the sun or other ultraviolet light, or other unknown causes. A dermatologist can check to see if "dark" spots are still just liver spots. ...Read more

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What can I put on spots that are sunburned on eyelids. They are dry and red.

What can I put on spots that are sunburned on eyelids. They are dry and red.

Something gentle: A 42 year old female with subnurned skin on eyelids. Eyelid skin is very thin and easily irritated. Be sure to only put something gentle on the sunburn there - Vaseline, Aquaphor, or pure Aloe. Do not put anything with harsh scents or dyes. ...Read more

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I have white patches of skin on my hands which usually appear more after getting them wet. What is it from?

I have white patches of skin on my hands which usually appear more after getting them wet. What is it from?

Pigment loss: White spots on the skin are due to loss of pigment from a prior rash or skin damage or because of an autoimmune disorder called vitiligo. These white spots stand out more in the summer when the surrounding normal skin is tan. Vitiligo often is seen on the elbows and knees but can occur on the face and other places as well. ...Read more

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My skin develops hard white bumps after sun exposure that are not sweat bubbles. Am i allergic to the sun? Also don't tan well

My skin develops hard white bumps after sun exposure that are not sweat bubbles. Am i allergic to the sun? Also don't tan well

Sun Reaction: Sometimes, when the skin is exposed to the sun, one gets a sun allergy (photosensitivity), which is a reaction of the immune system to the sunlight. Given below are the most common types of sun allergies: solar urticaria, photo allergic eruption, polymorphous light eruption, and actinic prurigo. ...Read more

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There are 3 white itchy bumps on the bottom of my big toe. They are so itchy and when i sweat they itch even more, what could it be?

There are 3 white itchy bumps on the bottom of my big toe. They are so itchy and when i sweat they itch even more, what could it be?

Fungus: Blisters can form from severe fungal infection. Since you sweat a lot in your feet, first clean your feet, then stop wearing flip flops. Spray down your shoes and shoes with lysol or bleach your clothes to kill off all fungal spores. Then use spray deodorant on your feet to help prevent excessive sweating, then apply antifungal over the counter cream to your feet 3x daily. Good luck. ...Read more

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What would cause red circles on the tongue? Or small indintions on the tongue? The indintions are a little painful when I eat. They just appeared toda

What would cause red circles on the tongue? Or small indintions on the tongue? The indintions are a little painful when I eat. They just appeared toda

Send us a picture: You can upload a picture of the area at www.imgur.com the picture will be tagged with its own URL website You can RESUBMIT the question to us again with the URL address listed and we will be able to view it. This is all done anonymously. ...Read more

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Why am I getting little red bumps on the palms of my hands that itch and burn like crazy? They are actual little blisters that have water in them.

Why am I getting little red bumps on the palms of my hands that itch and burn like crazy? They are actual little blisters that have water in them.

Dyshidrotic Eczema: Dyshidrotic eczema is a condition in which small, usually itchy blisters develop on the hands and feet. People are more likely to develop dyshidrotic eczema when they are under stress, have allergies, their hands are often in water or are moist. The cause is unknown. Treatment is usually with strong topical prescription cortisone like clobex, vanos, or ultravate. ...Read more

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I have a small patch of bumpy skin on my face. The bumps are not red, nor do they itch or hurt. Is this just dry skin? Or maybe acne?

Facial lesions: Bumps on the face could be multiple things. Acne will turn red eventually. Eczema (associated with dry skin) can result in bumps that may or may not itch. A fungal infection would gradually spread and may not itch. If the bumps have a small central pit it could be a benign infection called Molluscum that resolves over time. Using steroids like hydrocortisone will worsen a fungal infection. ...Read more

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What are these little red bumps that are all over my legs and dose not itch. I want a smooth legs but these little red bumps are keeping me from it.

What are these little red bumps that are all over my legs and dose not itch. I want a smooth legs but these little red bumps are keeping me from it.

Leg papules: These lesions could be folliculitis, or a number of other things - therefore best to get a checkup with your doctor for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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