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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Throat problem: There are many problems that can occur in the throat, so get checked. Spots of all colors can occur. A brown spot may simply represent dried mucous ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
23 years experience General Surgery
Diagnosis: You noted an enlarged painful lymph node. Your doctor gave you antibiotics. You now have brown spots in your throat. Your doctor gave you a diagnosi ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Sputum culture: I would suggest testing the sputum for blood , bacterial and fungal pathogens. The sputum may also be part of TB screening. Your PCP can further evalu ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate: Shortness of breath is not normal, unless it is the mild temporary shortness of breath with sports activities (but even then, one must be sure she is ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nika Ferdowsi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Many Things: Any skin condition requires visualization in order to properly diagnose and treat. Without seeing it, some ideas are that it could be freckles, or sun ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It may not be: Due to sweat. If i had to say, it may be pigmentation increases that may be due to elevated insulin. Not sure but if you have a family hx of type 2 ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. HECTOR Franco
45 years experience Dermatology
Fungal infection: More than likely you have a superficial fungal infection called tinea versicolor. Treat with otc antifungal creams such as lotrimin or micatin (m ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hilary Petersel
17 years experience Pediatrics
Rash: Rashes are very hard to diagnose without photograph. If you would like a virtual consult, I would be happy to help you. www.healthtap.com/drhilarype ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
8 years experience Dermatology
Acanthosis nigricans: Acanthosis nigricans can look like a velvety darkening of the neck with thickened skin folds and increased skin tags. This can be seen with obesity an ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate: Spots can be due to allergic, viral, or fungal causes. Sometimes spots are sensitive skin eczema, or due to aging or sun exposure. A primary care doct ... Read More

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