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Black Dot Nose
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
I have a black dot in the tip of my nose. I don't know what it is actually called... it contains few black liquid so it looks black I think. Remove how?
Nose: See a dermatologist to check it out and decide the best way to remove it. ...Read more
I have blackheads but there is an especially large and deep blackhead on my nose which is like a bump with a black dot in the middle. What do I do?
Extraction: You can obtain a small hand instrument sold in most cosmetic counters called a comedone extractor. This is like a rounded curve with a hole in the middle. This is pressed on the dot you have and the oxidized plug will squeeze out. ...Read more
I have a small lump apeared on the top of the shafts just under the head it has a little black dot in it?
Is it tender painful, red? May be folliculitis consider some bacitracin or better mupirocin (which requires a prescription), wear loose underwear, wash 2 x a day with soap and water avoid hot tubs. May also be beginning pearly papules or Fordyce spots, though they are usually not with a black dot. F/u with doc/ urgent care
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Likely, just a varix: Likely, the black dot is just an harmless varix, which requires no Rx as long as being painless and no change in size over time. Of course, without a detailed Hx with sequence of event and a direct look, it's hard to come up an accurate Dx as wished. So, see Doc timely if still in doubt. Best wish. .. ...Read more
Have a little black dot like a pencil dot on my face its not a black head nor spot it looks more like a freckle but its black?
Black freckle: If this is new probably worth getting checked by your doctor. ...Read more
I also had a small black dot on my tongue. It was the size of a pin head. It's gone today. I don't smoke, drink, use drugs nor have I been ill.?
Hard to say: If you're not having any symptoms now, it's hard to say what may have caused your symptom. It could have been some trauma or something you ate/drank, or something that came into contact with your tongue. ...Read more
I just got a hair cut and this small black dot appeared on my forehead idk what it is and my right side of head feeling tense for weeks?
Need evaluation: It would be difficult to determine cause of abnormalities. The two symptoms may not be related. Make appointmentwith your doctor ...Read more
3 SM flat/raised shiny skin firm bumps back scalp. 2 at exact opp ends of head (right & left), smaller 1" from left bump. Left bump black dot middle?
I have 3 tiny dots in a triangle shape on my hand about the size of a pen head. Each one has a black dot on the top. They hurt. Should I be worried?
Tricky: Dermatologic conditions are difficult to evaluat wtihout seeing them. One possibility is an infection. If it is spreading that is a serious condition needing treatment. There are many other possibilities such as age spot, tumor, scabs, etc. ...Read more
Have had small pimple like bump with faint white head with black dot in center for almost a week. Just itches a bit from time to time... Bug bite?
Very possible: If there are bugs in your area. It is winter here. ...Read more
I have black spot on nose. I have seen dermatologist, he said its pigmentation. .. Still its showing on nose?
Ask your: Dermatologist since there is not enough information here to address your question. ...Read more
Hey doc, I got black spot on my nose, automatically I tried many docs they said its blemish or tan. I used melaglow aloera?
Specialist: Have you seen a skin specialist, a dematologist? If not, pleas do. ...Read more
I have dry crusty nose and sinuses and a dry scratchy throat. My throat is red but there is a black spot in the back of my throat behind my tonsils an?
Get in to see a Dr.: Infections are either viral related and/or bacterial in nature. You should see a dr. To get a good clinical exam and determine what best course of treatment is right for you. Good luck. ...Read more
Penile lesion: Trauma? Recommend evaluation by your physician to determine diagnosis and to formulate treatment plan. ...Read more
Penile lesion: Recommend evaluation by your physician to determine diagnosis and to formulate treatment plan. ...Read more
Black spot?: I don't understand. It sounds like your boyfriend's doctor found a black spot on his head and then his hair fell out. Is that right? ...Read more
Hi there, I have some black spot that looks like dead skin on my penile head. Is it something that I should worry about?
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What your described is not enough to draw a conclusion; the logical things to do is collect detailed history, get right physical exam, & conduct needed test so to deduce right Dx for right Rx. To have these things done correctly, follow the instructions as described in
http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby you gain much insight on how to handle them properly. ...Read more
I had painful pink/reddish spot below head of penis. The next day this spot turned blackish. Four days later the black spot scab off. What do I have?
Scab?: It sounds like you just had a break in the skin for some reason that developed a scab. Think back to what might have caused this. Hope this helps! ...Read more
I am asian. I have a black spot on my penis head. I do not feel any irritation or kind of pain from it. It appears to be under the skin. Please advise?
A lentigine?: What you described seems suggestive of harmless hyperpigmented macule, called lentigine, which is commonly seen in the penis or elsewhere on the body, is entirely benign, and needs no Rx. So, just watch it for next one year to see any change in its size, color, or level; if unchanged, that it is and is innate. Of course, if still in doubt, see Doc timely. Best wish... ...Read more
I have medium sized black spot on my penis head and smaller of end of foreskin. Don't know why or how to get rid. I am cuircumsized.
It may be best to leave the spots alone. These may be moles and like moles anywhere else, examine these periodically, if the spot doubles in size, develops a nodule, changes color, bleeds or ulcerates, see a doctor.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more
I've had a black spot on my gum for about 6 months and now it is getting a very small sore about the size of a pin head on it is it cancer?
Show it to a Dr: Any black spot that is changing in color or growing in size needs to be checked by a medical or a dental professional (in your case). There is a small but real chance that it could turn into a melanoma, a type of Cancer. So get it checked...you may need a biopsy done if it is growing in size or dimensions. ...Read more
I have suffered from migraine headaches since I was three I'm now 23 I have CP and a black spot on my head docs say CT and MRI are fine?
Migraine: Is due to an imbalance in the autonomic (automatic) nervous system and is easily treated by getting rid of "junk" in diet (if it applies to you) and some vitamin supplements. Alas that has not "caught on" in modern medicine but it actually works for I have treated many migraine sufferers. Try to find a doc who understands alternative medicine. ...Read more
I am 27 yr old female. I had a head MRI done due to headaches. However, my head has been fine since then, the result showed a few mm of black spot. The radiologist suggested that it is old and most likely occur during my birth due to lack of oxygen. It'
What are you asking?: Not sure what your question is. I can tell you that a widely shared opinion in medicine is there is a down side to diagnostic (over) testing: the "incidental find." Rarely, it's the "zebra" that saves a person's life, but most of the time, it's clinically irrelevant or insignificant. In your case, your radiologist ruled out "red flags, " so rest easy. If concerned, ask PCP about 1-2y follow-up MRI ...Read more
Twice this week I have woken up in the dark and my vision in one eye appeared to have a black spot in it. I have been battling nasal congestion and what I believe to be allergies. I am a 25 yrO male who has been suffering from various symptoms for the pas
Visual disturbance: Could be from congestion because when you sleep the fluids from congestion flow into the eye area. Would elevate head of bed with pillow between mattress and boxspring. That being said follow up today with optometrist (lenscrafters, hour eyes) as they can get a good look at the eye and are accesible and can tell you if something in the eye needs immediate attention. F/u w/ doc may need antibiotics ...Read more
More info needed: Could mean external stain, or tartar; a filling has been placed there; tooth decay; a nonvital (dead nerve) in the tooth; a bruise from previous trauma stained tooth internally; tetracycline or other drug stained tooth internally; internal stains from foods; internal stains from systemic disease processes when teeth were forming. ...Read more
Sometimes a spider: Bite can have a central black eschar. Recommend dermatologic eval to determine diagnosis and to formulate treatment plan. ...Read more