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Doctor insights on: What Does Red Dots On My Arm Mean

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I have 2 red dots on my arm what does that mean?

I have 2 red dots on my arm what does that mean?

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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What to do if I have small red dots on my arm?

What to do if I have small red dots on my arm?

That depends....: These lesions would need to be examined, a history obtained & other tests may be necessary in order to diagnose them. Usually the lesions needs to be identified to determine the solution. ...Read more

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Which are the small super tiny red dots on my arm?

Which are the small super tiny red dots on my arm?

Dots: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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I have tiny red dots on my arm, how can I treat this?

I have tiny red dots on my arm, how can I treat this?

Can't say: These lesions would need to be examined, a history obtained & other tests may be necessary in order to diagnose them. Usually the lesions needs to be identified to determine the solution. ...Read more

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Baby has weird, tiny red dots on a part of her arm. What could it be?

Baby has weird, tiny red dots on a part of her arm. What could it be?

Show her provider: Red dots on an arm can be a variety of things--depending on how long it has been there, size, if they are raised, flat, or in areas of friction. Had some that were a sibling's art work with pen! You may want to ask about it at her next checkup. A picture may be worth a thousand words--but seeing and feeling a skin finding in person is worth about ten thousand when it comes to diagnosis. ...Read more

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Why do I have a red dot in my arm? Out of nowhere it came out im worry

More information: Give more information and description. See a doctor for evaluation and treatment ...Read more

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I noticed a red dot on my arm two days ago. A day later it turned into a red circle (but not itchy at all) I wanted to see if it was a bug bite?

I noticed a red dot on my arm two days ago. A day later it turned into a red circle (but not itchy at all) I wanted to see if it was a bug bite?

Lyme disease: While it is not possible for me to understand all of your question due to the typos, you could have Lyme disease. I would either see an infectious disease doctor or a general dermatologist. This may be a very bad tick season ...Read more

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I woke up this morning with tiny red dots on the inside of my arm were my arm creases, There not itchy and can't feel them, don't know what it is?

I woke up this morning with tiny red dots on the inside of my arm were my arm creases, There not itchy and can't feel them, don't know what it is?

These sound: Like "petechiae" little hemorrhages due to PRESSURE!

Ask question again and if possible attach a photo

BTW Vitamin C may help prevent these tiny vessels from breaking!

Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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Small red circular dots on arms?

Small red circular dots on arms?

Lesions: These lesions would need to be examined, a history obtained & other tests may be necessary in order to diagnose them. Usually the lesions needs to be identified to determine the solution. ...Read more

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Small red pinpoint sized dots on arms and hands, only abiut 5?

Small red pinpoint sized dots on arms and hands, only abiut 5?

Red dots: These lesions would need to be examined, a history obtained & other tests may be necessary in order to diagnose them. Usually the lesions needs to be identified to determine the solution. ...Read more

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I have little red dots on my arms is it something I should worry about?

I have little red dots on my arms is it something I should worry about?

It is hard to tell: Your skin condition without seeing it. It could be anything - inflamed hair follicle, bug bite, blood disorder, eczema etc. Only your dr can give u an accurate dx. ...Read more

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I have this bites in the middle of my arms red dots now they are dark?

I have this bites in the middle of my arms red dots now they are dark?

Post inflammatory: Post inflammatory hyperpigmentation is a common and normal response during the healing process. When traumatized skin heals, redness, followed by dark discoloration often occurs. With time, the site will usually resume normal coloration to match the surrounding skin. ...Read more

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I have small red dots on my left arm like eight. They don't itch and there not bumps.?

I have small red dots on my left arm like eight. They don't itch and there not bumps.?

Doctor can evaluate: Rashes are very difficult to describe in words, so an exam by a primary care doctor and/or a dermatologist is helpful, when the rash is present. Sometimes rashes occur from bug bites, fungus/yeast, reactions with chemicals, irritants, plants, allergens, etc... If one cannot go to the doctor, then taking a series of photos to show the doctor later is helpful. ...Read more

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Hi. I have a small red mark on my arm and it burns but does not itch what does it mean?

Hi. I have a small red mark on my arm and it burns but does not itch what does it mean?

A small red mark on: The skin generally called dermatitis, could be from numerous causes, ie allergies, insect bite, dish soap. ...Read more

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Red dots around my body, mostly arms. They come on and off and I've had them for about 7 months now. They don't itch. What could it be?

Red dots around my body, mostly arms. They come on and off and I've had them for about 7 months now. They don't itch. What could it be?

Dermatological eval: Would not want to guess about a rash that I haven't seen. Would recommend evaluation by your physician or by a dermatologist to obtain accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Hi, past week im noticing tiny pin pricked single red dots on my arms, I hve no other symptoms, may I know wht these r n when they go away?

Hi, past week im noticing tiny pin pricked single red dots on my arms, I hve no other symptoms, may I know wht these r n when they go away?

Virus.: These are called little petechiae, mostly or most commonly due to a viral syndrome. They should go away. If you're not having any fever or chills, I doubt it's a serious viral syndrome. ...Read more

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Ever since I can remeber, I've had these tiny red dots on the back of my arms the whole way up. They don't itch or don't cause any pain. Cure?

Ever since I can remeber, I've had these tiny red dots on the back of my arms the whole way up. They don't itch or don't cause any pain. Cure?

Keratosis Pilaris: It's hard to diagnose rashes without seeing them personally. Most people who describe a painless non-itchy bumpy skin on the back of arms (often also occurring on thighs-cheeks, esp. In kids) that have been lifelong, are describing keratosis pilaris, which is a skin condition associated with atopy (the tendency to have allergies). Both are genetically inherited. Moisturize and leave them alone. ...Read more

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Upper left arm started itching in early pm. Took shirt off to look. Red streaks from itching but also red little dots around the area. Serious?

Upper left arm started itching in early pm. Took shirt off to look. Red streaks from itching but also red little dots around the area. Serious?

See a doctor: Without more information and a look at the " red dots" we can't be sure of the cause. However, the early stage of shingles may present with itching before the appearance of the rash. Best to see a doctor if the itching and rash persist, as early treatment can help reduce the chance of complications. ...Read more

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I keep getting petechiae in my left arm once in a while that last no more than two days. There are about 15 to 20 red dots. Should I be concerned?

I keep getting petechiae in my left arm once in a while that last no more than two days. There are about 15 to 20 red dots. Should I be concerned?

Evaluated: There are various causes that can cause petechial rash. Discuss it more with your physician and get some basic lab tests done. ...Read more

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I keep developing tiny red dots on my inner arm that come and go. They don't hurt or itch they aren't raised. Could it be from lifting my daughter?

I keep developing tiny red dots on my inner arm that come and go. They don't hurt or itch they aren't raised. Could it be from lifting my daughter?

Folliculitis or: keratosis pilaris. You have periodic folliculitis. This is a condition in which the bases of the hair shafts becomes infected by bacteria leading to red bumps around the hair shafts. These can be treated with good skin hygiene and topical antibiotic ointment. Another possibility would be something called keratosis pilaris, which is a benign condition does not require treatment. ...Read more

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On my upper arm there are red small dots all over they are not at all bumpy or neither do they pain but they exist, please help me in gettin rid of..

Keratosis pillaris: Keratosis pillaris, usually a benign and asymptomatic skin condition, commonly presents as you have pointed out, often involving the upper arms, but can be seen elsewhere on the body as well. If this is the condition you have, daily use of exfoliating moisturizers containing Lactic Acid or urea may help. Topical tretinoin may also be very effective. ...Read more