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Tiny black bugs white spots in kitchen window & counter top?

Dr Pest Control: Most likely benign, but need better description. Call a pest control company. ...Read more

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I have white spots on my gums and around the teeth my gums are turing blueish black.?

I have white spots on my gums and around the teeth my gums are turing blueish black.?

Gum problems: There any number of causes for your symptoms. If you have a regular dentist, I would see him as soon as you can. He may employ the help of a periodontist for final diagnosis depending on what he finds. In my opinion without seeing for myself, it sounds like a fairly uncommon condition called anug- acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis. See your dentist or periodontist. ...Read more

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What does it mean when the white spots from tonsillitis starts to turn black after starting an antibiotic regimen?

What does it mean when the white spots from tonsillitis starts to turn black after starting an antibiotic regimen?

The infection is: Likely responding to the antibiotics and the pus is turning color. Necrotic tissue can also give the darker/ blackish appearance which would indicate failure of therapy with antibiotics. Rely on other signs (i.e. worsening pain, worsening fever, weakness, increased phlegm or shortness of breath, etc.) to give you an idea if things are better or worse. ...Read more

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Help! 6 year old ate canned black beans left open 2 weeks in fridge. No white spots on them but they didn't smell good. Likelihood he'll get sick??

Help! 6 year old ate canned black beans left open 2 weeks in fridge. No white spots on them but they didn't smell good. Likelihood he'll get sick??

Time will tell: Beans (legumes) are considered both a vegetable & protein, & appear twice on the USDA Food Guide Pyramid. Beans have a low calorie count but pack a high fiber content. They help lower cholesterol, & are high in antioxidants, protein, B vitamins, iron, magnesium, potassium, copper, zinc. Pending symptoms depend on how much of the beans your child ate, tolerance to bean products, & if spoiled. ...Read more

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Can oral thrush in infants be black spots instead of white spots?

Can oral thrush in infants be black spots instead of white spots?

Thrush is white: Thrush is white. Black discoloration of the mouth can happen. It is usually temporary and harmless. However, it is impossible for any doctor to day what is causing it without seeing it. ...Read more

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My daughter has white spots on her sidse an some on her tummy...They glow in the black light....An the doctors don't know what it is....?

My daughter has white spots on her sidse an some on her tummy...They glow in the black light....An the doctors don't know what it is....?

Possibly Fungus: Tinea versicolor which is a fungal infection as well as others often can glow with black light. Your doctor or you might want to try an antifungal cream and see if that works. Or even better get a KOH scrape of the spots to see if this really is fungus. ...Read more

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Black spots, white spots, and lumps in my mouth. Not sure what it is. I've been smoking for roughly 4-5 years.?

Black spots, white spots, and lumps in my mouth. Not sure what it is. I've been smoking for roughly 4-5 years.?

Suspicious spots?: Regardless the cause... I would advise you to have the spots and lump in your mouth examined by a dentist or dental specialist (e.g. oral surgeon, OFP). Any suspicious lump that does not resolve itself in 2-3 weeks should be evaluated. In the meantime, quit smoking. ...Read more

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White spots on black skin: on the shins, thighs, arms & stomach; what's the cause & what should I do? Help please!

White spots on black skin: on the shins, thighs, arms & stomach; what's the cause & what should I do? Help please!

Tinea Versicolor: Tinea versicolor is a common yeast infection of the skin that often affects adolescents and young adults. The term versicolor refers to the fact that it causes the affected skin to change color and become either lighter or darker than surrounding skin. The only way to tell for sure is to scrape the skin and look for hyphae under the microscope. ...Read more

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Had full body bone scan had mottled white spots on hands wrists and feet legs black on my upper spine and a big black spot on the side of my face?

Had full body bone scan had mottled white spots on hands wrists and feet legs black on my upper spine and a big black spot on the side of my face?

Need more info...: And I advise waiting for the official radiologist or nuclear physician report. What is seen on the technologist screen is not of the same quality as the physician interprets.

Also, some physicians read them where lighter means more radioactivity, and others where black does, so your description cannot be accurately commented on. ...Read more

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My dr ordered a m r i, found 20 white spots on my brain, he says its m s u think its what it is, ?

My dr ordered a m r i, found 20 white spots on my brain, he says its m s u think its what it is, ?

Not necessarily: If you have history of migraine, head injury, high blood pressure or merely taking a variety of meds, could be better answer (eg, microvascular angioplasty). Ms is best diagnosed based on history and physical exam. The MRI is used for confirmation and treatment decisions in part. Get neurological consultation. ...Read more

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What are the white spots inside my baby’s mouth?

What are the white spots inside my baby’s mouth?

Thrush: Those white spots in your baby's mouth can be thrush. This is an infection with a fungus called candida that is common in babies. It causes white plaques on the tongue and mouth that can occasionally bleed. An oral anti-fungal medicine can help eliminate the infection, especially if it makes it uncomfortable for your baby to feed. ...Read more

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I have white spots. What is the best cure?

I have white spots. What is the best cure?

Where? What? Etc.: You didn't mention where you have them? What size? How many? For how long? Any other symptoms, either locally or the rest of your body. There is not enough information to even try to answer so general a question. Why don't you repost your question with more information. ...Read more

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What dies it mean if I am seeing white spots?

What dies it mean if I am seeing white spots?

Get eyes checked: Get eyes checked to look for retinal issues. Might also be blood pressure dropping. Perhaps a non painful type of ocular migraine. ...Read more

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What is it when you have white spots on ur back?

What is it when you have white spots on ur back?

Tinea Versicolor: Most likely it's tinea versicolor, a fungal infection blocking uv light and turning skin color of the lesion site into "white". ...Read more

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What does it mean to have white spots on your back?

What does it mean to have white spots on your back?

Different things: Hypopigmentation can be caused by different things - like- vitiligo- which is an autoimmune condition, or could be infection like pityriasis multiforme--etc.
Do you have any symptoms- like itchiness? . Go to see dermatologist to get checked. ...Read more

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What are the white spots on my body that come and go?

What are the white spots on my body that come and go?

Yeast: If they are located on the back, chest or neck, there is a possibility that they are a yeast called tinea versicolor. Sometimes the shampoo selum blue can help clear them. ...Read more