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I have red dots/pores all over my legs, especially my lower

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I have red dots/pores all over my legs, especially my lower legs. They are here all the time and are really getting me down. What are they?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Family Physician replied 7 years ago.
There are a number of things that could cause this type of rash including vasculitis - an inflammation of the small vessels in the skin. It is very dangerous to attempt to diagnose or exclude a serious medical cause of a rash without a actual physical examination.

Vasculitis can be a sign of a significant underlying medical condition, so I would suggest seeing your physician to exclude this condition.

Your rash may also be caused by something much less serious such as a mild folliculitis - inflammation/infection of the hair follicles. Again - an examination would be the only way to really make a diagnosis.
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