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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

User avatar Hello --

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.

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