... My son has the same problem,except there 3 to 4 spots on his lower spine. I have not noticed any scabbing. I am very concerned. He has seasonal allergies, low grade fevers, and a sore throat from time to time. ... (6 replies)
... My 6 year old son has the same thing. I just noticed today while he was swimming that there is a couple new ones up higher on his spine. Before they would appear around where the tag of his underwear might have rubbed. I figured that was what it was. ... (6 replies)
... As kids, we used to pull each other by the legs, down the carpeted hallway. After several passes up and down the hallway, we'd get little rug burns on our backs, right along the spine. Sliding down the stairs on our backs would do the same thing. ... (6 replies)
... I honestly do not know. I had shingles as a teen as a side effect to taking Prednisone for poision ivy/oak/sumac and I had one large spot for shingles along my spine. It was painful and very ugly, almost blue/black bruise like with black spots and it changed colors back tp red/pink. I went to a doctor for this.
It could be possible that it is related to chicken pox. I would... (6 replies)
... old son's spine. At this point, they look like bruises along the vertebrae. He has more spots than his brother, though. ... (6 replies)
... Hi...I just saw my 8 year old daughter as she was getting in the shower and noticed red spots a little smaller than a dime on four of her vertebrae on her lower back. ... (2 replies)
... Hi I just posted about my 6 year old son. I just realized you were talking about your 2 sons, not daughters. My apologies. Anyway, my sons also leave whitish marks after they scab up and fall off.....he does have a mild sinus cold right now, but no chicken pox has been in our community that I know of and he's never had chicken pox. I think I will take him to the doc just... (6 replies)
... Thanks for the replies. :) I did ask my 8 y.o. at the time, and he couldn't think of anything. But, since they are so rowdy, he just might not have remembered anything out of the ordinary, lol!
I'll assume it's nothing serious since there really aren't any other symptoms or anything. I guess my initial reaction is always to freak out a little bit. (6 replies)
... I asked her to show me how she did it and sure enough her spine was taking the pressure. ... (2 replies)
... The skin over the spine does not have much subcutaneous fat under there,and can be quite prone to marks from pressure. Press down on one with a glass tumbler, looking through the bottom of it and see if they fade away with this pressure. ... (2 replies)