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hardened bumps of calcium deposits under the skin

A 63-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Cyst: Could be a cyst. Surgical excision is the approach.
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Dr. Joseph Eastern
44 years experience Dermatology
Find the cause.: One calcium deposit is pretty common - but multiple? The real question is, what are these deposits doing there? Either existing skin structures have c ... Read More
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A 63-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Lelvowitz
27 years experience Internal Medicine
See below: Need more info. Calcium deposits most commonly related to gout. Gout often related to too much protein in the diet and how your body breaks down p ... Read More
Dr. Joseph Eastern
44 years experience Dermatology
Find the cause.: If these deposits are painful, they must have been there awhile. Your first priority should be to find out why they are present in the first place. A ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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May be...: Without a direct look, it's hard to tell for sure what they may be although they may represent the presence of calcinosis cutis maybe resulting from e ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darrin Cunningham
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Freezing: You can freeze those, or cauterize them. If they are large, they may require excision.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Cyst: Could be a cyst. Surgical excision is the approach.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
41 years experience Dermatology
Several things: Ulcers, necrosis or death of ski cells and infections.
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
It does not: You are right. There is a clear set of criteria to confirm the diagnosis of scleroderma. Until then is only suspected/ possible/ likely. A rheumatolog ... Read More
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Dr. Scott Diede
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Molluscum?: I am not a dermatologist, but I have not heard of calcium deposit under the skin like you describe. It sounds like molluscum contagiosum, a skin lesio ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne St.hill
43 years experience Dentistry
Possibly: This question would be better answered by a surgeon specializing in this area.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Usually granulomas: Calcifications seen on chest chest xray are common - often old granulomas, or lymph nodes that were involved in an infection long in the past, that ha ... Read More
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