Red dots on skin can appear due to many reasons. It can occur in any part of the body on trunks, legs, back and on the face. It is necessary to diagnose the condition responsible for causing red dots on the body. It can be an indication of some serious disease or some minor ailment.
Red dots can be non itchy and itchy. Red dots in other words is also called rash on the body.
Various disease and conditions responsible for red dot itchy or non itchy on skin are
- Viral disease.
- Allergic reaction.
- Prickly heat
- Mosquito bite or insect bite.
- Food allergy.
- Medications allergy.
- Pityriasis rosea.
- Rocky Mountain spotted fever.
- Aging skin.
- Injury locally on the part.
- Exposure to some toxic substance.
Treatment will depend on the underlying cause, it is more important to treat the condition which has caused red spots.
You can use yogurt as local application for the red dots on itching skin. It can also be taken orally.
Drink buttermilk when red dots are caused due to food allergy.
Mix a pinch of turmeric powder in yogurt and apply on the red dots. Turmeric powder acts as an antiseptic.
Aloe vera gel can be used on the red spot to get quick relief.
Sandalwood powder is also effective in healing red spots caused due to insect bites.
When the red spots remain for a week or two, especially if they are not itchy, you should consult your doctor.