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Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 72 years experience
Benign: A midline lower back discoloration in children is common in Orientals and also seem less often in caucasians. Love him and kiss it better. Not to worr... Read More
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Mongolian spot: This is curiously named and quite common. It is harmless though I have seen it mistaken by zealots for child abuse with disastrous consequences. Look ... Read More

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 36 years experience
Don't try to guess: An exam will provide better answers. If the doctor is concerned, a biopsy will yield more info and you'll know. Don't jump to a conclusion and get anx... Read More
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
How old are you?: Common skin conditions like fungal infections-Tinea need to be ruled out . Do you having any itching, is the big patch very fastly growing, bleeding o... Read More
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Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
See doctor: If this is a new pigmented lesion, you need to see your primary care provider or a dermatologist ASAP. There is a risk that it could be a melanoma. Be... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
Most commonly: this is a tiny hematoma (collection of blood/bruise) due to unnoticed injury. You should take a photo and attach to a question for Health tap Prime...... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manel Silva
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Anovulatory periods?: If you've been trying to conceive for 2 years, it's time to see an obgyn. A common reason that women have periods farther apart than typical is that t... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Chemical stain?: A light brown spot that appears overnight (not a tiny new mole) with no other changes of the skin surface, is most likely a chemical stain. Juices of ... Read More
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Dr. Grace Torres-hodges
Podiatry 23 years experience
Get it checked ASAP: A moving "reddish line" is sometimes an indication of an active infection (sometimes known as cellulitis). The spot on the bottom of the foot may be ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 45 years experience
Nevus: It sounds healthy. Watch for any changes and have your doctor assess and follow with you. All the best.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Purkiss
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
Depends: It could simply be an area of increased pigmentation, like a freckle. I would recommend having your child examined by a pediatric ophthalmologist to b... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 54 years experience
Breast pigmentation: You describe what is probably a benign pigmented area which is not uncommon. It probably has nothing to do with the breast or with any breast abnormal... Read More

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