Appearance of red dots on the body: causes and methods of treatment
What is the reason for the appearance of red dots on the body? The reasons for the occurrence of such formations may be hidden in various factors. Which, we will tell you a little later. Also, we will present ways of treating these points through folk and traditional medicine.
Small red dots on the body - what is it? Everyone asks himself this question, who has found unpleasant rashes on his skin. Most often they do not pose any danger to the life and health of the patient. However, such rashes often cause aesthetic discomfort, especially if they appear on the visible part of the body.
Many patients do not attach any significance to the red dots on the skin. Although some of them are still afraid of such formations.
So what is the cause of the appearance of red dots on the body? The causes of this ailment will be indicated below.
Depending on the reasons for the occurrence, a small red dot formed on the human body may look different. This formation can be convex, flat, on a peculiar "leg", bleed, constantly itch, itch or not cause any anxiety. In any case, the appearance of red spots on the body( the causes of their occurrence should be detected only by experienced specialists) causes great indignation and a lot of questions. Therefore, when observing such rashes on the skin, you should immediately consult a dermatologist.
What caused the appearance of red dots on the body?
The reasons for this phenomenon are not always associated with the development of any serious illness. If the patient has found a rash in the form of multiple red dots, then do not panic immediately and think about any deviations in the body. Most often, such rashes are small hemorrhages that are associated with damage to small capillaries. It should also be noted that the main reasons for the development of such damage include the following:
- insect bites( eg, mosquitoes, lice, fleas, ticks and others);
- shaving or hair removal, resulting in microtrauma of the skin and hair follicles;
- loss of elasticity of capillaries and vessels due to lack of vitamins K and C in the human body;
- slight injury to the skin in case of shock, rubbing, etc.
If red spots on the body of a child or an adult appear for such reasons, then there is no cause for concern. After a while they will disappear on their own, leaving no trace.
Other causes of
Why do red dots appear on the body like moles? Such formations are called angiomas. They develop from blood vessels or lymphatic spaces, and also represent benign tumors.
It should be specially noted that red dots on the body, like moles, are not signs of tumor development. Such formations do not carry any danger and can spoil only the appearance of a person, especially if they have accumulated in a small open area of the skin.
When should I see a doctor?
Small red dots on the body - what is it, and do they represent a danger? Experts argue that the rashes formed on the skin for the reasons described above do not cause any harm to the health of the patient, therefore, there is no need to consult a doctor. In other cases, the appearance of red dots signals the need to visit the hospital. After all, often such formations testify to the development of serious diseases that significantly worsen human health.
So why are there red spots on the body of women, men and children? In what cases should I contact the doctor? A visit to the hospital is necessary if the skin rash arose because of:
- food allergies or certain substances;
- of meningitis;
- rubella or measles;
- presence of fungus;
- sweets( especially in children);
- viral infections in infants( eg, chickenpox or roseola);
- problems with digestion;
It should be noted immediately that with such diseases red dots can grow in size and expand, and if they are not treated, then spread throughout the body.
What should I do if red dots appear?
How to get rid of rashes on the skin? To treat such formations should be only if they are accompanied by itching, pain in the body, irritation, swelling, decreased appetite, fever, malaise, cough, sore throat and other symptoms. These signs indicate the development of a serious disease.
For the diagnosis of an advanced dermatological disease, you should consult an experienced practitioner. The latter can recommend the surrender of a number of laboratory tests, on the basis of which the diagnosis will be made.
It should be specially noted that the doctor's chosen scheme for the therapy of red points on the body should be aimed not at the disappearance of the rash, but on the eradication of the disease itself. After all, only in this case you can once and for all get rid of all dermatological lesions.
Traditional treatments for
If the skin rash is very itchy, the specialist must identify the nature of their appearance( eg, infection, insect bites, fungus), then prescribe medications that will help alleviate the condition of the patient, and contribute to the early disappearance of all formations.
How should I treat red dots that focus on the torso or abdomen? According to experts, such a rash indicates a liver or pancreas disease. In this case, the specialist should determine the course of therapy, which will help to eradicate the disease. It should be noted that with such diseases, points on the body can remain forever, but their distribution will be stopped.
If rashes appear due to hemorrhage, experts recommend strengthening the walls of blood vessels by taking a vitamin complex for 1-2 months.
As for the hemangioma, they do not need treatment. Although often people still want to get rid of them. In this case, the doctor chooses the best method of removal( for example, carbon dioxide cauterization or removal by surgical excision).
Folk remedies can not be treated by all the red dots. If the patient has formed an angioma, which is not a danger, but which brings aesthetic discomfort, then it is strictly forbidden to remove it independently. Although you can try to lighten it, and then it will become almost invisible.
The most popular and effective ways of lightening such a mole are as follows:
- applying fresh juice of pineapple, onion or dandelion;
- application of juice of garlic, and then juice of a lemon( to repeat some times in day);
- application of cotton swabs soaked in a mixture of castor oil, honey and linseed oil.
If skin rashes are formed as a result of the development of diseases such as meningitis, rubella, lupus, pancreatitis and others, then it is undesirable to use folk remedies. This is due to the fact that without adequate treatment and with the further development of the disease, serious complications can arise in the patient.
To prevent the appearance of red spots on the body, you should maintain your overall health. To do this, you need to play sports, eat right, maintain your immunity and prevent attacks of infectious diseases.