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mottled skin on lower back

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Dr. Rifat Naghmi
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Mottled skin: You may have an ecchymosis - a spot of bleeding under the skin with diameter larger than 1 cm . It is similar to hematoma, commonly called a bruise. M ... Read More

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Don't be scared: Probably an inflamed tricholemmal cyst. Annoying, not serious. Correct definition of the problem requires exam by medical professional. Probably simpl ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Tender lump: Lumps that become inflamed, red, hot, tender, etc need to be checked out by your doc. May be simple sebaceous cyst or lipoma or something more involve ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Rough skin: Try using something like Aveeno for your bath water to relieve your rough skin . For acne of your shoulders you can try Retin-A ointment before bedtim ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
? Hyperpigmentation: Darkened skin, for several reasons, post infection/ inflammation, side effect of creams ointments, side effect of a drug, (photosensitivity), etc.. Se ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Dry skin patches: Eczema is a dermatitis or skin inflammation that presents as dry, scaly, itchy patches. It is often associated with allergies.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Berson
37 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Itchy back: You might be allergic to your shampoo or another hair care product. Without a medical exam it would be difficult to say. Consider using only a non sen ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
18 years experience Urgent Care
Bullae : Epidermolysis bullosa acquisata, contact dermatitis, burns, Stevens Johnson syndrome and a hugemungous list of other maladies. See your MD.
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience Radiology
Bone scans: Require some experience to interpret. I advise you wait for the radiologist's report which is usually available within 24 hours.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Dark patches: You may have a fungal condition. Consult your doctor or a dermatologist.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, inse ... Read More
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
This can be many: Need to see dermatologist to diagnose. It may be as simple as an angioma, but needs to be seen.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
White spots on skin: Many times these white spots are from a fungal infection. My patients get some relief slowly with a daily dose of Fluconazole or ketoconazole. I ofte ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vakas Sial
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Dermatitis: You may have a form of dermatitis. Also if you have warmth this may be a sign of vasodilation from an allergy reaction or possibly be related to a ski ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krinick
41 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See Rheum: There are many arthritis related syndromes. Don't panic nor get labelled without complete work up.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Go to doctor: Unfortunately "dark spots" is extremely ambiguous and is not descriptive in any way, if this rash is spreading please go see your physician.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hermilando Payen
55 years experience Pathology
Bruises: These are hemorrhages underneath your skin resulting from rupture of fragile dermal vessels due to vitamin deficiency or trauma or perhaps even due to ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
Yes: Causes of back pain: strain, sciatica, arthritis, herniated disk, kidney stones or infection, strain, skin or muscle mass, muscle spasm among many oth ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yun Tran
Dr. Yun Tran answered
15 years experience Family Medicine
See a doctor: You should see a doctor for this problem.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
BUMPS ON LEGS: HOW LONG? DO THEY ITCH? HOW ABOUT IF YOU JUST BATHE? PLEASE SEE A DERMATOLOGIST.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience Rheumatology
From: A viral exanthema, to reaction to a medicine or an insect bite, go have these check, specially if other symptoms develop. Good luck!
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Needs to be checked: Any rash needs to be visually checked and diagnosed properly as we do not have enough information as to the character of rash and any associated sympt ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Keratosis pilaris: Keratosis pilaris (kp, also follicular keratosis) is a common, autosomal dominant, genetic follicular condition that is manifested by the appearance o ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reid Holtzclaw-swan
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Chronic trauma: This is likely due to the chronic overbite. The lips are traumatized and are trying to repair themselves, but they are traumatized over and over again ... Read More

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