Doctors Lounge - Dermatology AnswersBack to Dermatology Answers List
If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. Doctors Lounge (www.doctorslounge.com) does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, physicians, products, procedures, opinions, or other information that may be mentioned on the Site.
DISCLAIMER: The information provided on www.doctorslounge.com is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her physician. Please read our 'Terms and Conditions of Use' carefully before using this site.
Date of last update: 10/18/2017.
Forum Name: Dermatology Topics
Question: small red spots on arms and legs
|irwinfan - Wed Jan 28, 2009 5:41 pm||
The back of my upper arms and lower legs are covered in small red spots. The are tiny, but there is hardly any space between then and so hing so many makes them quite obvious. I've had them all my life and my brother and mum have them. Can you tell me what they are and how I get rid of them as they make me very conscious of my body.
|John Kenyon, CNA - Mon Mar 02, 2009 10:07 pm||
This is so unusual in my experience, yet is apparently familial, and I don't want to throw out some pointless answer, so instead I'm going to refer this to the dermatology team in hopes someone will recognize something that just doesn't seem to make any sense to me, yet has to be common to some heritable disorder.
Please check back here in a bit to see if anyone else can advance any ideas.
|| Check a doctor's response to similar questions|
Are you a Doctor, Pharmacist, PA or a Nurse?
Join the Doctors Lounge online medical community
Editorial activities: Publish, peer review, edit online articles.
Ask a Doctor Teams: Respond to patient questions and discuss challenging presentations with other members.