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Itchy red spots on shins

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Dr. Geetika Paul MD

I have a spot about the size of a quarter on my upper shin that I thought was a bruise , but it never turned blue. It has been red and swollen for about 5 days, and I have been rubbing it to try ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Geetika Paul ( Dermatologist)
Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney MD

. recently...Back has light red marks, previously was obviously tinea versicolor , with white splotchy sections when in the sun. Seems to be gone or regrouped with red spots. Looks like I got hit from... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney ( Dermatologist)
Dr. Sanjay Kumar Kanodia MD

I have had these red spots on my shins, i have no clue what they are ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sanjay Kumar Kanodia ( Dermatologist)
Dr. Kakkar S. MD

I have an itchy rash on my shin, one leg only. About 4x4 area. Have had it for about a month. Skin has a shiny, waxy looking feel to it. Was bumpy but now kinda of solid red. What type of cream should ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kakkar S. ( Dermatologist)
Dr. Johny Chacko MD

I have pitting edema in both of my ankles up my shins. Now I have little red spots too ... View answer

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Public Forum Discussions

Dr. Mukund Savaskar MD

Hi I have a nickel sized red itchy spot on my shin and I m afraid of what it might be, it seems to have gotten smaller and itches tremendously, I recently had a flaky and itchy condition... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Mukund Savaskar ( General Surgeon)
Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar MD

Hello doc i have over the last 3months developed a red patch on my lower leg shin area it started off as a red circle it became rather itchy and i began to scratch it, since then it has grown in... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar ( Pulmonologist)
Dr.  Revanta Saha MD

I have a dark spot on my right shin that looks like a bruise, but I m sure it isn t. There is also dry skin on top of the area. About a week ago the affected area was more of a red color ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Revanta Saha ( Dermatologist)
Dr.   Hardik Pitroda MD

I have a rash on the shin of my leg. It started out about the size of a dime, and has now spread to a spot about 3/4 to 1 inch wide and about four inches long. It is raised and red on the outer edges ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Hardik Pitroda ( Dermatologist)
Dr. Ilyas Patel MD

I am a 37 female that has red, flat, itchy dots on the front of my shins and thighs. I was outside for several hours on mother s day with just shorts on my legs. I had a sunburn in some areas that were... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ilyas Patel ( Dermatologist)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Taher Kagalwala MD

This could be a benign growth such as a lipoma, or a bony growth from the back of the shin bones. You would need an X-ray and an orthopedic consult for final diagnosis.

Dr.  Sumanth Amperayani MD

Hi...these are extraintestinal manifestations or Crohn's disease. There can even be a blotchy and elevated red lesions on the shins. I advice you to consult your Gastroeneterologist. Regards - Dr. Sumanth

Dr. Shanthi.E MD

It seems like a fungal infection or Tinea. Try topical Miconazole cream or ointment for at least 3 weeks twice daily on the affected areas.