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shoulder skin coloured pimple wiv veins n rash around it near moles since summer. A red spot has appeared near it don't knw if was mole be4. cancer?
Changing moles=DOC: Any changing lesions that catch your attention should be checked by the Doctor. You're showing to be smart by noticing changes in the Color, and Evolution of the lesions . Those are 2 of the criteria that we use when we check moles : Asymmetry, Borders, Color, Diameter, Evolution. Plus, you are noticing it after the exposure to the sun. It is important to go to the Doctor and have them checked. ...Read more
Brown/tan color freckle on top of right chest bit darker then skin tone gyno thinks its a freckle doesn't itch 4mm size & asymmetrical is itskin cancer?
Probably not: However, since you asked us, you will certainly want to take it to a dermatologist. We can't diagnose at a distance on just a description. Many people have a lentigo or two on the upper body that looks out of place, and if a person feels uncomfortable about it, it's often wise to trust their intuition and simply remove it. ...Read more
Had small lesion on penis shaft. Urologist removed. (Not std, not cancerous) After, the skin turned white. 6 mo later, still white. Scar tissue? Ok?
Chickenpox 8 yrs ago left with scar turned Pink red firm small itchy spot lower back dermatologist in a week but can a old chickenpox scar itch?
Red spot on abdomen grew to dark red patch that was sore but now raised, smooth appx 2 inch. Second spot now appeared. Had erisypelas on face last yr?
Assuming it is: The same diagnosis, antibiotics such as penicillin are used to get rid of the infection. In severe cases, antibiotics may need to be given through an IV (intravenous line). People who have repeated episodes of erysipelas may need long-term antibiotics. But see a dermatologist first! ...Read more
Rash on chest & back. Had a month now spreading but only those 2 areas. small & scatter 20ish spots Pink not raised, Little itchy, 1/2 size of a dime?
Mole removed(w/out biopsy) & w/in 2 weeks it grew back. Not perfect circle & dark center & gets lighter until blends w/ skin around.Should i b concerned?
Mole removal: First of all, moles should always be biopsied when removed. Often moles will regrow if the original mole was deeper below the skin and a shave removal was done. I would have original dermatologist look at the area who removed it to make sure it is just pigment regrowth from an incompletely removed mole. ...Read more
Why aftr 2 month injection of BCG vaccine, the baby had blister on the left upper arm?Why it took 2 month?
Blister after BCG: Thanks for your question. The bcg vaccine contains some preservatives. Sometimes, people can have irritation in their arm from the preservative, and this can be delayed even several months from the vaccine. It's not a dangerous reaction, but i recommend that you take the baby to your primary care physician to have the arm looked at. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
45 y/o fem. Fair skin. Sunbathed until30's. Overnight (literally) developed black spot under l armpit. 1/2 ", heart shaped black w/raised area. 9 mo ago saw derm brown spot. Hereditary, no concern?
Spot: Should seedermatologist to check that lesion.Get a more detailed answer ›
Waxing of underarm at salon, skin pulled hard & left skin red & stinging. Has healed but what was red is brown. Will discolouration disappear?
Skin discoloration: It should lighten with time and may completely return to normal. ...Read more
I've a red spot on my forehead near hair (like cherry angioma), doesn't bleed, but sensitive. I did scratch. Tight ponytails = hair loss? Skin cancer?
RED SPOT ON FOREHEAD: DEAR DOROTHY5 I AM SORRY, BUT I CANNOT SEE THIS "RED SPOT". SHOW IT TO YOUR REGULAR DOCTOR, OR BETTER YET, LET A DERMATOLOGIST CHECK IT OUT. AND I DO NOT KNOW HOW LONG YOU HAVE HAD IT. ...Read more
Flat, dark brown, tiny beauty spot recently appeared on cheek. Cancer?!?! currently unable to afford detmatologist.
Watch for any change: Small black spots(nevi) are common and mostly benign unless they are growing in size or changing in color(mixture of colors is worrisome for cancer). So you can watch for any changes over the next few months. If it enlorges in size or changes in color and size then you need to go see a doctor to make sure that it is not cancer.. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dx w malignant melanoma today..Surgery scheduled. Symptoms it has spread? Body check was negative. Small spot on face.
Hive like spot appeared today on edge of 3 in scar on butt from mole removal year ago. SD nevus. Clear margins. MOHS surgeon. Already smaller. What?
I have a small oval patch of skin on my upper arm, it is where my old TB scar is, The patch is noticeable & scaly, lighter in colour than my skin.
Not years later: Those scars should mature with age. If it recently became inflammed you must look for a reason. If necessary see your family doc, dermatologist or plastic surgeon. Good luck, dr. Fred - linwood, nj. ...Read more
Flat round red spot about the size of pinkie tip appeared on lower leg yesterday. No bite marks, no pustule, no itch. Feel sm lump under skin. Age 63?
Rash: Rashes are impossible to diagnosis without looking at them. See your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more