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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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CRP after foot fx/ORIF- burning pain, sensitivity, redness, red dots, dry skin. Is CRPS the only diagnosis or could this be something else?

CRP after foot fx/ORIF- burning pain, sensitivity, redness, red dots, dry skin. Is CRPS the only diagnosis or could this be something else?

Complex regional pa: This can occur. You can get a second opinion. A good website to look at is which is from the National Institue of Health: http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/reflex_sympathetic_dystrophy/detail_reflex_sympathetic_dystrophy.htm Treatment includes medication,physical therapy, nerve blocks to name a few. ...Read more

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Mild CRPS. Sympt- burning pain, swelling, redness, red dots on skin, sensitivity. Amitriptyline, physio- referred pain dr. Does mild CRPS worsen?

Mild CRPS. Sympt- burning pain, swelling, redness, red dots on skin, sensitivity.  Amitriptyline, physio- referred pain dr. Does mild CRPS worsen?

Can be challenging: However, most cases of CRPS encountered in my practice are far from mild. Have you had a diagnostic sympathetic block to confirm? Also, amitriptyline is rarely an effective drug in CRPS, and drugs such as Lyrica, Savella, (milnacipran) Cymbalta, work far better. Please confirm your diagnosis via second opinion. ...Read more

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I have red dots on my skin after some bad sun burn but they don't look bad, I've never been in a tanning bed, could they be dangerous?

I have red dots on my skin after some bad sun burn but they don't look bad, I've never been in a tanning bed, could they be dangerous?

No, not dangerous: Red dots that appear in the exposed area after a severe sunburn are not dangerous, and if they represent capillary damage they will fade in a week or so (depending on the degree of injury). If they last longer they could be cherry angiomas, another benign condition. ...Read more

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What are the little red dots on my skin ?

What are the little red dots on my skin ?

Uncertain: There can be many causes. The only way to get an accurate diagnosis will be a medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Getting more tiny red dots on my skin that don't itch as I age why?

Getting more tiny red dots on my skin that don't itch as I age why?

Cherry angiomas: These are little blood vessel endings that are annoying but of no significance. They can easily be removed with laser if really bothersome. ...Read more

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I have som tiny red dots on my skin every where of my body and the number of them is growin, they are smaller than 1 mm, what are these?

I have som tiny red dots on my skin every where of my body and the number of them is growin, they are smaller than 1 mm, what are these?

Angioma: There are many different types of angiomas. An angioma is a benign tumor that consists of small blood vessels. These tumors can be located anywhere on the body. Some of the different types include: spider angiomas, cherry angiomas, and senile angiomas. ...Read more

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