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I have a large bump on my anus. It's sore and has a black dot on it. Is this an ingrown hair and if so, what is the best treatment?

I have a large bump on my anus. It's sore and has a black dot on it. Is this an ingrown hair and if so, what is the best treatment?

Black bump: This could be infected or ingrown hair or an early abscess, yes. If it gets painful and red or oozes pus, you might want it examined. Apply warm compresses and keep area clean. ...Read more

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Expulsion of fecal material, food residue and bactrial residue, ...Read more


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I have a small light black spot an inch from my anus. Should I be concerned? What could cause this? No recent sex. Have internal hemorrhoid. No bump.

I have a small light black spot an inch from my anus. Should I be concerned? What could cause this? No recent sex. Have internal hemorrhoid. No bump.

Bump: Hello and welcome to HealthTap, would you feel comfortable sharing a picture. It appears to be either a skin tag or a mole but hard to say without visual inspection. Alternatively you can show it to your PCP. Take care and let me know if I can be of any assistance :) take care ...Read more

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I have what seems to be an anal fissure, small amounts of blood for about a month. Random black spot in stool only today. Feel as if I didn't empty?

I have what seems to be an anal fissure, small amounts of blood for about a month. Random black spot in stool only today. Feel as if I didn't empty?

Fissures are painful: Blood and difficulty with bowels movements are consistent with a fissure. Without pain, a fissure is unlikely. An examination will help identify the problem ...Read more

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What could cause a black spot in bowel movement?

What could cause a black spot in bowel movement?

Several causes: Black spots could be from iron either tablets or if concentrated in foods like broccoli. It can also be from the bismuth in pepto bismo.
Gastrointestinal bleeding from an ulcer can cause black tarry stools, but it is usually more than just a single spot. ...Read more

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My bowel movement has black spot on them, should I worry or not? It started yesterday so, two days in a row now

My bowel movement has black spot on them, should I worry or not? It started yesterday so, two days in a row now

Needs 2 B checked: Might be blood from upper GI bleed (stomach, small intestine) or might be from meds like pepto-bismol, iron, etc. Doc needs to examine, get good history to form informed diagnosis ^ treatment regimen. ...Read more

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I think I have a hemorrhoid as I have a lump at my anus, v.sore, has a black spot. After a bowel movement it started to bleed. Is this a sign of healing?

I think I have a hemorrhoid as I have a lump at my anus, v.sore, has a black spot. After a bowel movement it started to bleed. Is this a sign of healing?

Hemorrhoid: You are describing a thromboses external hemorrhoid. If the lump is small you could do warm sits bath 3 times a day for 10 days, apply hemorrhoid cream after each bath, avoid constipation, eat more fiber, drink 8 glasses of water. If the bleeding persist go to the ER or walk in clinic to be evaluated. ...Read more

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In my left eye I have a small black dot I have green eyes, should I worry?

In my left eye I have a small black dot I have green eyes, should I worry?

Reassurance: An exam will be best to assess what sounds like a pigment lesion on your Iris. Most of these are benign nevi or freckles, but if you are noticing this for the very first time, an exam is even moreover important. Good luck. ...Read more

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Please help! I have a floating black dot in my vision?

Please help! I have a floating black dot in my vision?

Floaters: Sounds as if you have had a posterior vitreous detachment. This is a situation where the vitreous (jelly) of the eye detaches (not a retinal detachment), it then "crumples" up leaving dots, spots, strands of blurry vitreous; i.e. The "floater". When it pills away, it causes flashes. You should have an exam to ensure the incident did not tear the retina, which could lead to a retinal detachment. ...Read more

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I have woken up with a black dot on my eye?

I have woken up with a black dot on my eye?

Black eye dot: If you have a new pigmented lesion on your eye, you should be evaluated by an eye doctor. ...Read more

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Help, I have black dot on white part of eye?

Help, I have black dot on white part of eye?

Checkup: Is this spot new? Suddenly developed? Result of injury? Is it a lesion that has changed in its appearance over time? Pain? Change I'm vision? An exam is obviously important to diagnose and to establish a treatment plan. See an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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I have a black dot in my eye. Is this serious?

I have a black dot in my eye. Is this serious?

Floaters: Floaters are thickenings in the vitreous jelly inside the eye. They are common with age, myopia, inflammation, trauma, and other issues. They are benign and do not damage your vision. Rarely, they can cause retinal tears which may require laser treatment. Otherwise, no treatment is needed. In very rare cases, the floaters can become dense enough to block vision and may need surgical removal. ...Read more

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There are black dot/scab on bf's penis. What is it?

There are black dot/scab on bf's penis. What is it?

Uncertain: These lesions would need to be examined, a history obtained & other tests may be necessary in order to diagnose them. Usually the lesions needs to be identified to determine the solution. ...Read more

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What to do if I have black dot on white part of eye?

What to do if I have black dot on white part of eye?

Nevi: Sometimes a vein in the sclera shows up as a black spot. A nevus or a pigmented mole the conjunctiva can appear as a black spot. Similarly a Foreign body could give the same appearance. Call your Ophthalmologist and get an exam. ...Read more

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Small black dot in my mouth and over it is like a white?

Small black dot in my mouth and over it is like a white?

More info needed...: How long is it there? How big is it? Social habits? Even with all these answers, it is not prudent to diagnose lesions over the internet, sight unseen. See your dentist. ...Read more

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Black dot with red line that looks like a rash on leg. What can I do?

Black dot with red line that looks like a rash on leg. What can I do?

See your doctor.: You should see your own doctor. Without seeing the rash, it is difficult to determine the cause. Your doctor should be able to do that by his/her examination and then recommend proper treatment. ...Read more

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I have a small black dot on my nose, how to remove this black thing on my face?

I have a small black dot on my nose, how to remove this black thing on my face?

Blackhead: Likely a blackhead. A blackhead or comedo is a clogged hair follicle (pore) in the skin. Keratin (skin debris) combines with oil to block the follicle. Gently squeeze the contents out. There are comedo extractors available at a pharmacy. See youtube for illustrated examples of how to remove.
Alternatively, it could be a mole or more dangerous black lesion (melanoma). If not removable, see a derm. ...Read more

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A bump on the toe with a small black dot coming out of it. Is it dangerous? Plz help Thnx

A bump on the toe with a small black dot coming out of it. Is it dangerous? Plz help Thnx

Wart: The lesion that you describe could be a wart. Try an over the counter wart medication for the next couple of weeks. If the lesion does not resolve, follow up with a podiatrist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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My little boy has a white spot with a black dot on top of his foot. Any idea what it is?

My little boy has a white spot with a black dot on top of his foot. Any idea what it is?

Possible halo nevus: Although this could be many different things and requires an exam to make a formal diagnosis, it sounds typical for a halo nevus, thought to be an auto immune reaction similar to vitiligo in which lymphoctes attack the melanocytes of the nevus It is most commonly seen on the trunk in adolescents and although it can be removed, it is usually benign and may go through stages. From a halo to white. ...Read more

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I have a black dot on the corner of my eyelid. It’s on the skin and I have no clue what it is?

I have a black dot on the corner of my eyelid. It’s on the skin and I have no clue what it is?

See Dermatologist.: A new black dot on the skin is not to be taken lightly. Go see a Dermatologist for a definitive answer. ...Read more

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Hi, I have a black dot on my neck and it is red all around it almost looks like a rash, what could it be?

Hi, I have a black dot on my neck and it is red all around it almost looks like a rash, what could it be?

Skin Lesion: The differential diagnosis is very broad for a pigmented lesion (rarely, vascular lesions can appear pigmented as can some acute processes like infection or arthropod assault (bites)). Without more history about timing, etc., little can be said with certainty. Briefly: for an old melanocytic nevus (mole) that is changing doctors worry about malignant transformation (melanoma) and would biopsy it. ...Read more

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Recently noticed a very small oval shaped black dot near my pupil on iris. Brown eyes. What could this be?

Recently noticed a very small oval shaped black dot near my pupil on iris. Brown eyes. What could this be?

Nevus, cyst: If the lesion is truly on the iris, inside the eye, it could be a benign cyst, or nevus, or it could be a more serious growth. It is also possible that what you see is on the cornea, or clear surface of the eye. Whatever it may be, it's definitely worth taking a trip to your eye doctor to have him or her check it out. ...Read more

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Hi I’m using Condylox for anal warts I am one day in is it normal to develop a black dot on one of the warts?

Hi I’m using Condylox for anal warts I am one day in is it normal to develop a black dot on one of the warts?

Drug is working: Podofilox (Condylox) works by killing wart tissue, and dead or dying tissues often turn black. Keep using it as directed. ...Read more

Feces (Definition)

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