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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • August 20, 2010
  • 02:02 AM

i am a 20 year old healthy male, i just woke up and noticed a bunch of circular red dots on my arm, i counted almost 30 of these dots on my upper arms neck and back, they dont itch and the doctor basically shrugged me off and gave me antibiotics, any ideas? ive looked up several things and nothing looks like what i have, they are just circular dots fairly spaced apart, they look like small mosquito bites. any help would be appreciated.

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  • Find a new doctor and tell this one you want your money back. Could be an insect bite; circular rash could indicate a bite from a tick and you would need to get blood work to rule that out, which can get pretty serious not treated correctly. Could be ringworm??? Try a dermatologist or someone who cares.
    Monsterlove 2921 Replies
    • August 20, 2010
    • 05:51 AM
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  • Find a new doctor and tell this one you want your money back. Could be an insect bite; circular rash could indicate a bite from a tick and you would need to get blood work to rule that out, which can get pretty serious not treated correctly. Could be ringworm??? Try a dermatologist or someone who cares.theres around 30 of them and the skin isnt broken so im ruling out bug bites
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • August 20, 2010
    • 01:24 PM
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  • I have heard that certain parts of America are becoming infested with bedbugs.These insects feed at night and leave red dots on the body, ther size of which can vary from small inconspicuous marks to hemorrhagic bullae depending on the individuals sensativity to the bugs saliva.If you have bought anything secondhand into your house this could be a source of the insects. I agree that the doctor was an idiot for prescribing antibiotics before even knowing what was wrong, especially as there have been news articles about bacteria being totally resistant to antibiotics due partly random prescribing of antibiotics.best wishes
    chrismia 159 Replies
    • August 20, 2010
    • 02:31 PM
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  • i am a 20 year old healthy male, i just woke up and noticed a bunch of circular red dots on my arm, i counted almost 30 of these dots on my upper arms neck and back, they dont itch and the doctor basically shrugged me off and gave me antibiotics, any ideas? ive looked up several things and nothing looks like what i have, they are just circular dots fairly spaced apart, they look like small mosquito bites. any help would be appreciated.You may want to have your cbc counts checked. May be tepikia which is caused by low platlets. God Bless
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • August 20, 2010
    • 04:33 PM
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