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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
It is Hard to Say: It is hard for us to say without having all the information.I suggest you discuss his case with the Doctors treating him at Emory.They will be able to ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Melanoma: 42 F: Notes: Nodular melanoma picked off would the spot grow back and continue growing vertical. Just curious. ANS: melanoma is one of the most deadly ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Not likely: You are not describing typical melanoma behavior or features.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Mole or Melanoma?: What were you told exactly? If you have a melanoma, that is very serious and needs immediate attention and treatment.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Hochman
30 years experience Radiation Oncology
Possible: Tonsil cancers can present as a non painful swelling in the neck. You might be able to see something on your tonsil as well. It could just be an inf ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Pingueculum: The most common spot seen on the eye is a whitish to yellowish spot on the nasal or temporal side of the cornea - a normal structure termed a pinguecu ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Todd Sisto
36 years experience Breast Surgery
It can happen: Keep the sun off it if you don't want to turn brown
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
NO but need exam.: Some people are born with spots on iris , seen in certain diseases like bushfield spots down's , lisch spots in neurofibromatosis , spots in sarcoid ... Read More
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Dr. John Despain
36 years experience Dermatology
More history: If recent, maybe trauma? Could also be a pigmented lesion, ranging from a benign mole to a melanoma! so, need more history; how long there, trauma?
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Despain
36 years experience Dermatology
Cyst: If its been there for a while and asymptomatic it may be simply a benign common cyst. However if it grows or multiplies it may be a sexually transmitt ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Berger
40 years experience Dermatology
May be yeast: Would go to a dermatologist as may be a non dangerous yeast infection easily removed.
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A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Dermatologist: If this skin lesion stands out from any other skin lesions and doesn't recede, get it checked by a dermatologist for peace of mind.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Probably not: However, since you asked us, you will certainly want to take it to a dermatologist. We can't diagnose at a distance on just a description. Many people ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
White spot: Based on the description, it sounds like you are having an issue in your cornea. This can be a sign of something serious so you need to see an eye do ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience Pediatrics
White spots: Pigment loss can lead to white patches, white dots, white spots. Sometimes these get better on their own, especially if they are small. Since these ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tara Passow
39 years experience Dermatology
A few possible cause: Blocked pores, like whiteheads, folliculitis, warts, molluscum contagiosum come to mind.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Weinberg
27 years experience Dermatology
Cyst: Probable small cyst.
A 83-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Small round lip spot: Unclear what the small round pimple-typed spot on your lip could be without examining it and asking some additional questions. I recommend you see you ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
50 years experience Pediatric Neurology
White spots: These are called depigminted spots and are not usually cancerous. If you are concerned about these, you should consult a dermatologist.
A member asked:
Dr. Tarik Hadid
17 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Depends : It all depends on how long it has been there, how it feels and if it is enlarging.. While cancers are possible, cysts and benign tumors are more commo ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Martinez
27 years experience Breast Surgery
Could be: It could be, particularly if it is asymmetrical in its color distribution, has irregular border, has color variation, and a diameter larger than a pen ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not certain.: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
Black dots: Black dots on the white of the eye can be many issues. Causes include foreign bodies, nevii, congenital pigmentation, oculodermal melanosis, topical ... Read More
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