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    What is this red dot?
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    Dianae37 posted:
    I have this red dot on my leg (mid thigh) and I think there's a couple more on me somewhere, just wondering what it is. This one is near some spider veins. Apparently I can't upload an image, so I'll describe it. It's about the size of a sharpie pen dot slightly elevated from skin (feels like a tiny mole), and looks like a small bubble of blood just under the epidermis. There's another one just slightly smaller, about the size of a ball point pen dot half an inch below the larger one. Is this a sign of trouble? Or just aging? I'm a healthy 31 year old woman, don't smoke or drink, fairly active/fit. I just don't like seeing this on my leg, I have to wear long shorts to covert it and the spider veins. Are there any natural ways to get rid of it?
     
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    editor_morgan responded:
    Hi Dianae37,

    You should check out WebMD's Symptom Checker. It will help you find the most common medical conditions indicated by symptoms of red spots. Click here to read more .


    My mother had an unexplained red spot on her leg as well. It turned out to be a broken capillary. However, if the red spots on your leg are concerning you, then you should consult a doctor. They will be able to tell you if it is just a natural sign of aging or if it is something more serious.


    Click here to read more about home treatment of varicose veins.

    Click here to read more about varicose Veins and spider Veins - causes & treatments

    I hope this helps ((hugs))!



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