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What is the cause of random eruption of red spots on the chest ?

I woke up today and had 40-50 red spots on my chest - they all appeared overnight. They don t itch and they don t look like acne either. Just odd red spots. I usually do not have acne on my chest either. Male 22. I do heavy lifting in the gym everyday. What could it be? I think it has happened before too.
Asked On : Tue, 27 Mar 2012
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hi, this sudden eruption of red spots on chest indicates it's allergic origin or traumatic origin. If there is any history of drug intake for any reason like pain, can result in red spots called erythema multiforme. You should discontinue drug in that case. Apply calamine lotion and Tab Ebast 10mg daily once enough for 5 days. If no relief, you need to directly consult dermatologist.
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Dermatologist Dr. Puvvula Kishore Kumar's  Response
Hi...dear Hawkings.,
Thanks for choosing HCM.,
Multiple red spots, sudden onset and without itching..,
it may due to Capillary damage or Allergic phenomenon..,
Cause may be....Trauma, medicines, cosmetic spray allergy.,
nad stress.,
So follow.,
1) Apply CALAMINE soothing lotion on affected part.,
2) Tab. Levocetrizine daily night times..,
3) Betamethasone and gentamycin cream ..
night application...,
better consult once to Dermatologist ruled out the cause..,
Answered: Tue, 27 Mar 2012
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