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My 3 yo got a bug bite a week ago. All that's left is two small red dots flush to the skin. Should i be concerned? No redness around them.

My 3 yo got a bug bite a week ago. All that's left is two small red dots flush to the skin. Should i be concerned? No redness around them.

Bug Bites: Although bug bites can be dramatic and even hurt when you get bit, most heal well as you describe. You have looked for all the concerns that would signal an infection, like surrounding redness or swelling. It appears that this is healing well and it may take some time for the small red dots to completely resolve. ...Read more

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I am experiencing skin redness or irritation around my lips after I eat, laugh, even kiss. This redness, when i'm not eating etc, is a brown pigmented line which looks like a distorted lip liner. This started 6 years ago as a small brown dot.

I am experiencing  skin redness or irritation around my lips after I eat, laugh, even kiss. This redness, when i'm not eating etc, is a brown pigmented line which looks like a distorted lip liner. This started 6 years ago as a small brown dot.

Melanin: It is possible that the small brown dot that initially appeared was melanin, the substance that is responsible for pigmentation in the skin and tissues of the body. The melanocytes are cells that produce melanin and some people can have brown pigmentation in the lips, as well as the tissues of the mouth. ...Read more

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Since a few months I have small red dots on my skin and lots of tiny red veins appeared. Now since a few days itching with no rash all over feet/body?

Since a few months I have small red dots on my skin and lots of  tiny red veins appeared. Now since a few days itching with no rash all over feet/body?

Red dots, itching: Do you have underlying autoimmune condition? Liver/gallbladder condition? The dots could be eczema, but usually when it itches there is a rash, could be iro deficiency, celiac ,thyroid, rarely lymphoma. F/U wiht doctor /urgent care. ...Read more

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I have small clustered red dots, on my skin. Not raised, but very itchy. What could it be... Should i be going to the er?

Rash: You may go to any clinic to check yourself, not necessarily the er. The rash has a very wide differential diagnosis, but when it does not blanch under pressure and when we feel ill and we have fever, then we need to go to the emergency department asap. ...Read more

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Small red dots on skin what could that be?

Small red dots on skin what could that be?

Nothing bad: Depends how ling youve had them. The may be cherry angiomas which are benign. ...Read more

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Why do I have these small red dots on the skin?

Why do I have these small red dots on the skin?

Angiomas: Location: angiomas may develop anywhere on the body at or near the surface of the skin.Symptoms: angiomas - are benign (non-malignant) tumors that are made up of small blood and lymphatic vessels. Angioma is one of the most commonly occurring of all skin lesions, it does not threaten the health or well-being of an individual and is removed generally for cosmetic reasons. ...Read more

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I've had small red dots on the head of my penis for two days. Hardly itchy. Sometimes saw but not painfull. Had unprotected sex but women was clear?

I've had small red dots on the head of my penis for two days. Hardly itchy. Sometimes saw but not painfull. Had unprotected sex but women was clear?

Get checked: Although it could be something as simple as just irritation, you don't need to be able to see an std on your partner for them to have one and give it to you. Play this one safe and let your doctor see it this week. ...Read more

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I have small red dots on my arms, legs and hands. Some have white rings around them and 3 have brown patches of skin. Help please! Could be petechiae?

I have small red dots on my arms, legs and hands. Some have white rings around them and 3 have brown patches of skin. Help please! Could be petechiae?

Maybe: Petecchiae should not lighten if the skin is gently stretched. Usually rashes like you are describing are associated with a viral process. Recent cold or recent vaccinations may be associated. A good physical exam and basic CBC blood est would be helpful. Good luck! ...Read more

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At 40 I have small bloodlike red dots on skin appearing?

At 40 I have small bloodlike red dots on skin appearing?

Angiomas: "cherry angiomas are made up of clusters of tiny capillaries at the surface of the skin, forming a small round dome ("papule"), which may be flat topped. They range in colour from bright red to purple. When they first develop, they may be only a tenth of a millimeter in diameter and almost flat, appearing as small red dots. However, they then usually grow to about one or two millimeters across, an. ...Read more

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Two small black dots found on skin. Each about 1mm diameter and about an inch apart. Both have a red patch about 4mm diameter. Cause for concern?

Insect?: Possible insect/spider bite? Would seek medical attention if redness spreads, or it becomes more painful, or if not resolving within a day or two. ...Read more

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Notice small pin sized flat red dots on the skin especially on the chest. What are they?

Notice small pin sized flat red dots on the skin especially on the chest. What are they?

Angiomas: Location: angiomas may develop anywhere on the body at or near the surface of the skin.Symptoms: angiomas - are benign (non-malignant) tumors that are made up of small blood and lymphatic vessels. Angioma is one of the most commonly occurring of all skin lesions, it does not threaten the health or well-being of an individual and is removed generally for cosmetic reasons. ...Read more

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There are some small red dots inside my skin.not like chickenpox, and feel nothing.whats that exactly?

Rash: Without seeing the skin eruption it is virtually impossible to make any reasonable guess as to what this might be. Show it to your local doctor or see a dermatologist. Do not know where you are in Italy but there are many outstanding physicians there whom I have met. Go and be seen. Buona fortuna. ...Read more

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Help me please! there are small red dots around penis head, what do I do?

Help me please! there are small red dots around penis head, what do I do?

See urologist ...: Without a detailed history and a direct look at them on glans penis & foreskin, it's hard to offer definitive meaningful advice because of not knowing of the potential underlying causes for the small red dots. So, have urologist take a look and discuss it. But, for now, it's logical to keep the affected area clean and dry plus applying topical antifungal steroid cream once daily light for ...Read more

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What can I do about small rash of purple/red pinprick size dots under skin?

What can I do about small rash of purple/red pinprick size dots under skin?

Be seen: It could be one of several things. You can have it checked by the doctor for a diagnosis and then discuss the possibly treatments. ...Read more