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small blue spot on skin

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Needs to be checked: It needs to be checked to say what it may be, see your doctor or a dermatologist to find what that spot is.
Dr. Travis Kidner
17 years experience Surgical Oncology
See your derm: While skin cancer in a 21 year old is rare, it does occur occasionally. Any new skin lesion or one that is changing should be brought to the attentio ... Read More

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Dr. Thomas Wright
29 years experience Phlebology
Telangiectasia: What you are describing is a telangiectasia which is a dilated small vein.
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Dr. Adam Bodian
35 years experience Dermatology
Small blood vessels: This sounds like small little veins that are so small they just appear like blue spots. The key is that they disappear with pressure...This is called ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: It is impossible to be specific without being able to examine your hands in person. See your own doctor or a rheumatologist.
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
You should: You should have this evaluated by a dermatologist to get the final answer.
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A female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Spot: It probably is a small foreign body that has got under the skin. I have seen this with pencil lead. It is nothing to worry about
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
36 years experience Pediatrics
Normal: The fontanelles close in most kids at around 17-18 months. By three years would expect it to have normally closed on its own
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Headache syndrome: You may have a headache syndrome which is different from migraine and tension headaches, given the description of jabbing (aka 'ice pick') pain. Ther ... Read More
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
30 years experience Pediatrics
Burn marks: There is a little scarring that happens after injury to the skin. It may heal darker or lighter than the surrounding tissue. It will improve with ti ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Forrest Jones
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: That raised bright red spot with sharp margins likely would have happened anyway & will lead to a freckle. You will probably see others as well. I ... Read More

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