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Are black stools really black color? Like does the color look like the color of a black crayon?

Are black stools really black color? Like does the color look like the color of a black crayon?

Indication of blood: Black tarry stools are due to bleeding in the intestine. If you have black stools, see your doctor and not be concerned if it is really black. ...Read more

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What kind of insects leave a bite with 2 black dots?

What kind of insects leave a bite with 2 black dots?

Impossible to tell: I'm sorry to say that it is impossible to accurately tell the type of insect (or spider) from the appearance of the puncture. The only accurate way is to capture the specimen and take it to your local county vector control department or a university that has an entomologist on staff. Sorry! ...Read more

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White colored tongue with small taste buds like red bumps.If i brushed then tongue is red. If i had tea then color is yellow.Back also small red bumps?

White colored tongue with small taste buds like red bumps.If i brushed then tongue is red. If i had tea then color is yellow.Back also small red bumps?

White tongue common: The tongue is known to have many variations with pigmenting, size, appearance, ; not always due to disease. Causes of a tongue that looks white include: lichen planus (responds to steroids), white sponge nevus (familial, benign, permanent), smoker's leukoplakia (2% risk of cancer, needs biopsy), hairy leukoplakia (due to epsteinbarr virus), warts (due to papillomavirus), "thrush" (rx antifungals). ...Read more

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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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4mm brown mole with dark brown area on back...Looks like a perfect circle. Are all moles with two colors atypical?

4mm brown mole with dark brown area on back...Looks like a perfect circle. Are all moles with two colors atypical?

Mole: All moles with 2 colors are not cancerous. It is a better sign when the pigmentation is uniformly distributed. Since variegated colors are one of the criteria for atypical moles , a dermatologist should be consulted to evaluate any suspicious area. ...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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Are tiny black spots on the tip of your tongue just birthmarks or something else?

Are tiny black spots on the tip of your tongue just birthmarks or something else?

Varies: Based on ethnicity, they could be melanin discoloration. If not swollen or painful, you could see a dentist to satisfy curiousity. ...Read more

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Are black floaters (spots and strings) resulting from a petechial hemmorhage permanent?

Are black floaters (spots and strings) resulting from a petechial hemmorhage permanent?

Mostly no: first, everyone has some floaters. even if you didn't have the hemmoratge there would be some. you can't get lower than the avg that most people have. and, the high amount of them receeds over months. ...Read more

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Have a sore on thumb from black mold splinter. Splinter is out. Angry red outline brown background and green center with 2 red dots. What to do?

Have a sore on thumb from black mold splinter. Splinter is out. Angry red outline  brown background and green center with 2 red dots. What to do?

Infection: you need to get seen since it sounds like you have an infection and may need antibiotics. Do not delay much longer since it sounds like the infection is getting worse. ...Read more

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My wife has several misquito bites with white dots in the middle with a dark red ring surrounded by a lighter red ring. They are also painful. ?

My wife has several misquito bites with white dots in the middle with a dark red ring surrounded by a lighter red ring. They are also painful. ?

Tick Bite: Could they possibly be tick bites? Look up on google tick bite red ring and compare them. Has she been out in a heavily wooded area? Ticks bites need attention quickly because the tick could carry Lymes disease. When caught and treated early it is usually not a big problem, but if not teated early can be fatal. I would go to the doctor ASAP and have them check it out. ...Read more

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I have lots of angiokeratomas on my thighs & arms. Most are cherry red but some spots are a light brown color. Can angiokeratomas be brown/flesh color?

I have lots of angiokeratomas on my thighs & arms. Most are cherry red but some spots are a light brown color. Can angiokeratomas be brown/flesh color?

Yes: These can be brownish in color. They can be sporadic or occur in fabry's disease. Fabrazyme (agalsidase beta) is now available as a treatment for fabry's disease to prevent progression of kidney disease associated with it. ...Read more

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What are three red bumps with a black centre?

What are three red bumps with a black centre?

Uncertain: 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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Brown spots with red squiggly veins on eyeballs?

Brown spots with red squiggly veins on eyeballs?

Hard to say...: These could be congenital ares of pigmentation or something more serious. Are they new or have they been there as long as you remember? See your eye doctor for an examination. ...Read more

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Why teeth colour change from white to yellow or white to black?

Why teeth colour change from white to yellow or white to black?

Tooth decay: If you are referring to a specific area on the too changing color from white to yellow to black that is caused by tooth decay or cavity. ...Read more

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30 yrs, f, asian. Shiny red or white colored tiny balls, not hard but like soft balls, like made from gel kind of stuff coming with my menstrual bleedin?

30 yrs, f, asian. Shiny red or white colored tiny balls, not hard but like soft balls, like made from gel kind of stuff coming with my menstrual bleedin?

Blood and discharge: It sounds like you are seeing small blood clots mixed with vaginal discharge. This is the most likely explanation. If concerned schedule an Obgyn visit and let them do an exam and infection testing ...Read more

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Can some skin cancers be light blue or gray spots?

Can some skin cancers be light blue or gray spots?

Skin cancers: Skin cancers can masquerade as many things depending on natural skin tone and pigmentation, and other skin properties, such as freckling. The most important thing to do is report changes in any spot on your skin to your doctor or dermatologist. The most dangerous skin cancer, melanoma, is a pigmented cancer and something that requires expert evaluation. ...Read more

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After lots of itching what seems like small blood spots show up under my skin. They are flat and dark purplish. Size: pin dots to small mosquito bites?

After lots of itching what seems like small blood spots show up under my skin. They are flat and dark purplish. Size: pin dots to small mosquito bites?

Cause of itch?: Whatever the cause of the itching, repeated scratching will cause skin spots and lesions as a result. Sometimes moisturizing cream can help. Or calomine lotion if the itching continues. See your doctor if not better in a week. ...Read more

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What kind of bed bug leaves a red mark with white pulse?

What kind of bed bug leaves a red mark with white pulse?

Bed bugs: The common or household bed bug, or cimex lectularius, is found worldwide. These insects adapt well to human environments and typically live in temperate climates. A number of other pests resemble bed bugs in habits and appearance.The tropical bedbug, or cimex hemipterus, was only recently discovered by the medical entomology department, icpmr. This bed bug affects poultry. ...Read more