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Riverton, UT
A 26-year-old male asked:

I have a red mark on the back of my hand and wrist suddenly that looks similar to a birthmark. not contact dermatitis, not puritic. what is it?

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 57 years experience
What does it look li: "Similar to a birthmark" does not describe anything. Reword the question to describe it. Purple? Brown? A bruise? Tender? How do you know it is not "contact dermatitis"?

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Last updated Sep 29, 2016

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