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I have a red spot on my hand. Looks like an insect bite

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i have a red spot on my hand. Looks like an insect bite although it appeared out of nowhere. Now i have noticed a much smaller spot on the hand close to it. Also appeared out of nowhere. What do these look like? Can they be an underlying symptom of a more
serious illness?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dermatology
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.

Hi there,

This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.

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Are these spots painful?

Hair folicle infection or folliculitis is a possibility then.

Otherwise, this can be due to the ingrown hair causing the bump if not painful.

Prominent blood capillary or angioma is also possible --a benign condition.

These are not concerning.

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