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red dots on inner thigh

i have these red dots that started out as acne that would pop, but now they have just turned intolittle red dots. i am healthy, nothing wrong with me, and i actually had a physical about 5 months ago. my doc said that it was irritated skin and will go away soon but 5 months later nothing has really happened. im not sure what to do, i doubt its irritated skin like my doctor said, they are about like 2 millameters in size. please help!
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Hi,

This seems to be cherry angiomas, from the description that you give, though nothing can be said with surety without having a look at the lesions.

Cherry angiomas are benign , fairly common skin growths that vary in size. They can occur almost anywhere on the body but usually develop on the trunk.

They are most common after age 40. The cause is unknown. Although painless and harmless, cherry angiomas may bleed profusely if injured.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cherry_angioma

Cherry angiomas generally do not need to be treated. If they are cosmetically displeasing or prone to bleeding, angiomas may be removed by surgery, freezing (cryotherapy ), burning (electrosurgery/cautery), or laser.

Let us know if you need any other information.

Regards.
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