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Dermatologist question about brown spots on my legs... i am getting brown spots on my legs that are up to the size of a dime. they are circular or oval shaped, are very slightly raised have a rough texture. if i run my fingernail sideways along my skin i

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Dr. James Seward
Dermatology 23 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 look at a picture of one of these (they can be brown, tan, or even whitish colored) at the link below. I hope that helps.
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 years experience
Sounds like seborrhe: ic keratoses. I would see dermatologist for annual check up and they can discuss how to remove or leave if they are benign and just SK's

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