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Why do I have brown spots on my legs

A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Despain
Dermatology 37 years experience
Lentigines: I think you are likely referring to lentigines (plural for lentigo) which are caused by the sun damage.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Wouldn't be able: to accurately diagnose this with this amount of info. These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an acc... Read More
Dr. Richard Mallia
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Hemosiderin: This is a pigment in the blood that may deposit itself on the skin leaving brown lesions. Usually this is caused by venous stasis or the blood not be... Read More

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
Go see a doctor: There is no simple solution to your problem. it will require a physical examine your skin to give you more reliable advice. it is best to see a dermat... Read More
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Dr. Robert Nelson
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Need more info: A picture is worth a thousand words. Brown spots could be many things, most of which are not serious. They could be sun damaged area called solar l... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Can't diagnose with: this info. These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Zimmet
Aesthetic Medicine 43 years experience
Bleaching cream: This is a common problem, especially in people with darker skin tones. You could try applying a topical cortisone to the bite, which may reduce the in... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Seward
Dermatology 22 years experience
Difficult : Difficult to tell without a clinical examination so i would see a dermatologist to be certain, but perhaps these are seborrheic keratoses? Take a loo... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Doctor can evaluate: Shortness of breath is not normal, unless it is the mild temporary shortness of breath with sports activities (but even then, one must be sure she is ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
General Practice 31 years experience
SEVERAL possiblities: You need an exam by dermatolgist (or knowledgeable pcp) who can distinguish: melanoma, dysplastic lesions, freckles/ sundamage (solar lentigo) or beni... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Need dx first: These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is n... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Lupus rash?: It could be a rash associated with your Systemic Lupus. The cutaneous manifestations of SLE include malar erythema, photo-sensitivity, oral ulcers, di... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Andreone
Podiatry 23 years experience
vein problem: If you are swelling a lot and there are pigmentation changes visible on your skin you should see a vascular specialist. This could be an early sign th... Read More

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