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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

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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What is it called if i start getting red spots on my body?

Petechiae?: If the red spots look like tiny drops of blood int he skin, they are petechiae and should be evaluated by a physician. However, red spots can be other things. Cherry angiomata are tiny blood vessel tumors that are slightly raised and a little more purple than fresh blood in color. They are very common and associated with age. ...Read more

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I have red spots on my body circular in shape , they are kind of swollen too .But it doesn't pain when pressed?

I have red spots on my body circular in shape , they are kind of swollen too .But it doesn't pain when pressed?

Ringworm? Psoriasis?: Without seeing these lesions then it is difficult to give you a real answer. I always advise in this scenario a visit with your family doctor or a good dermatologist. ...Read more

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I foundtwo small dark red spots in mouth. Recently I have been getting a few little red spots on my body that itch and cause a rash, is there a link?

I foundtwo small dark red spots in mouth. Recently I have been getting a few little red spots on my body that itch and cause a rash, is there a link?

See a doctor: Impossible to diagnose this without seeing these lesions and getting a full history and doing a physical exam. Go see your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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I have red spots on my body at night. They it's terribly and appear on my breasts neck&arms. Help?

I have red spots on my body at night. They it's terribly and appear on my breasts neck&arms. Help?

No fun!: Skin problems can be a real challenge without actually seeing the rash. In general, rashes are diagnosed based on their size, shape, color and distribution. The age of the patient and their medical history are also very important. In your case, i would be curious to know if you have recently switched to a different laundry soap for your bedding. On the safe side, i'd get it looked at by your doc. ...Read more

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Everytime i shower or take a bath i get itchy red spots on my body mostly on my upper body and face sometimes. Is it an allergy to be concerned of?

Everytime i shower or take a bath i get itchy red spots on my body mostly on my upper body and face sometimes. Is it an allergy to be concerned of?

Heat Urticaria: Some people get hives from exposure to really hot water. The rapid change in skin temperature from cold to hot and then hot to cold causes release of histamine which is what causes the rash. You can take a shower that is not quite as hot and see if this helps or you can take a long acting antihistamine like Zyrtec (cetirizine) and see if this helps. If not see an allergist. ...Read more

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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

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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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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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