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I am noticing black and blue spots on my legs that appeared suddenly. Should i be concerned?

I am noticing black and blue spots on my legs that appeared suddenly. Should i be concerned?

Med eval: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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I've just found 8 brown/black rough spots on my 56yo caucasian husband's back, leg and arm. Should i be really scared?

I've just found 8 brown/black rough spots on my 56yo caucasian husband's back, leg and arm.  Should i be really scared?

Not really.: Would be very unlikely that he has 8 cancers on back. If all look alike and are rough they are likely what we call seborrheic keratoses. They are benign. However, it is possible he has one cancer and it might be one of those lesions - hard to say because i can't see them. Have your doc look at a skin check in the near future to put your mind at ease. See google for the "abcde of skin cancer.". ...Read more

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I have dark blackish purple spots on the calves of my legs. What causes this?

I have dark blackish purple spots on the calves of my legs. What causes this?

Rash: Usually certain types rash can be bleeding disorder see primary care physician for evaluation ...Read more

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Just noticed small black spots on my leg,looks like i sat on a magic marker.wasnt there last week?

Just noticed small black spots on my leg,looks like i sat on a magic marker.wasnt there last week?

Dermatology: Any "black" spots on your body should be evaluated by a skin specialist. Without a photo it is impossible to diagnose. Please see a dermatologist ASAP. ...Read more

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Black spots on my right leg.Its spreading.I have varicose vains.Is this serious?

Black spots on my right leg.Its spreading.I have varicose vains.Is this serious?

Maybe: If the dark spots are towards your ankle they may be skin changes associated with venous insufficiency. These can lead to ulcers of the skin over time. Go to miamibeachvein .Com to learn more. Find a doctor at phlebology.Org. ...Read more

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What is it if you get spots on your legs that look like liver spots but they're black?

What is it if you get spots on your legs that look like liver spots but they're black?

See Dermatologist: Liver spots are flat, brown-black spots that appear on the skin in sun-exposed areas of the body. They have nothing to do with the liver. The spots are changes in skin color that occur in older skin. The increased color may be due to aging, exposure to the sun or other ultraviolet light, or other unknown causes. A dermatologist can check to see if "dark" spots are still just liver spots. ...Read more

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I have a lower leg problem, but have had no injury, trauma, and surgery. What can cause a number of spots that is red around with blackish center?

I have a lower leg problem, but have had no injury, trauma, and surgery. What can cause a number of spots that is red around with blackish center?

Investiagte: Need to find out if you were bit by anything....Bed bites? Insects? ....Are you taking any new meds you may be allergic....Anyways a Hydrocortisone with alo vera over the counter can help for inflammation. ...Read more

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I have had these two blue spots on my body for as long as i can remember, one on leg and one on arm. They hurt to the touch and are slightly raised. ?

Pilomatrixoma v nevi: This could be several possible conditions but only a biopsy will determine the definitive diagnosis. See a dermatologist to determine if observation or excision is recommended. ...Read more

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