I woke up with red dots all over my skin 1-week after rhinoplasty. What could cause this?
Palo Alto, CA
2 months ago
I had rhinoplasty a week ago. I woke up this morning feeling very hot with hundreds of small red dots on my arms, chest, and abdomen, along with some on my legs and face. My skin feels hot but there is no itchiness. There are no red streaks. I am very scared as I have no idea what this is, and I may not be able to contact my doctor until after the weekend. Please tell me what this could be.
Doctor Answers 1
I suspect this is a drug eruption most often from an antibiotic or sometimes opioid pain tablets. I would hasten you to contact your doctor or whomever is available for your doctor today to properly advise you
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