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Doctor insights on: What Causes Small Pinpoint Itchy Spots To Appear On The Skin

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What mind be the causes of itchy skin spots?

What mind be the causes of itchy skin spots?

Itchy Spots: If the spots appear on a person's face, neck, or trunk the culprit may be acne. Itchy spots that show up on someone's hands or feet may indicate either eczema or psoriasis, or allergy. If itchy spots occur on skin in the genital area, they may be caused by molluscum, lichen planus, scabies, or pubic hair lice. On the scalp, itchy spots may be seborrheic dermatitis or allergy. Medications can itch. ...Read more

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Small spots of blood under skin on back appeared suddenly. Not raised, not itchy, no pain. Now fading...something to worry about?

Small spots of blood under skin on back appeared suddenly. Not raised, not itchy, no pain. Now fading...something to worry about?

Need more info: Need more information. It would be wise to make an appt with your family physician and have him/her give you a diagnosis after viewing the lesions. ...Read more

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Sometimes my face begins to itch and when I itch the area I feel like small bumps underneath the skin, it's really itchy. Are these spots?

Sometimes my face begins to itch and when I itch the area I feel like small bumps underneath the skin, it's really itchy. Are these spots?

Dermatologist: There may be an allergy to something external(like cosmetic) or internal and the scratching brings out hive like lesions. Avoid lotions,shaving with a razor,etc and try an antihistamine like benadryl(causes drowsiness) or Claritin (loratadine). A dermatologist or allergist can be consulted if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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Every now & then i find small dry spots on my arm very itchy sometimes. I keep them lotioned & clean. What causes this?

Every now & then i find small dry spots on my arm very itchy sometimes. I keep them lotioned & clean. What causes this?

Could be eczema...: With skin conditions, its always hard to diagnose without a physical exam and thorough history. However, what you have could be eczema - basically translates to chronic dry inflammed skin. Sometimes it appears as dry patches of skin. Keeping your skin well moisturized will help this. Applying something natural like jojoba oil before getting out of the shower while skin is still wet might help. ...Read more

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What is the cause of red spots on skin th are not itchy and not raised?

What is the cause of red spots on skin th are not itchy and not raised?

Don't know.: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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Small reddish brown splotchy spots on top of both feet.. Not raised nor itchy and under skin. No pain or anything, just looks concerning. Any ideas?

Small reddish brown splotchy spots on top of both feet.. Not raised nor itchy and under skin. No pain or anything, just looks concerning. Any ideas?

Rashes: rashes and skin lesions are tough to diagnose over the computer if not impossible. Have the area looked at by your Dr. to get an official diagnosis and assure it is not something that needs to be treated. ...Read more