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Black Spider With White Spots And Blue Fangs
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
Dr Pest Control: Most likely benign, but need better description. Call a pest control company. ...Read more
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
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
I have white spots on my back. I use the tanning bed a lot. These spots have spread. But no irritation. Will selsun blue work?
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....?
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
Hello I'm an16 years old black male, I've been getting white spots all over my stomach. I went to the dermatalagist and they said it's not sickle cell?
I have a black lump (few milimeters) on my upper lip (few months) lately it's been getting bigger and hurts. There are also some white spots in it?
See your doctor: Have a doctor take a look at it and decide how to proceed ...Read more
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
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?
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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
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
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
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
VisualDX: Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read more
Migraine or low BP: First, get you blood pressure checked, since low blood pressure can cause you to see spots. If these spots show up randomly, lasting 15 minutes and resolve completely, it may be an ocular migraine (often linked to stress or poor sleep). If you're seeing flashing lights in one eye, see your eye doc asap to check for retinal tears. ...Read more
You cant: Keep surrounding skin lighter by sun avoidance. Vitiligo is more or less untreatable- its what michael jackson had. Tinea versicolor is a fungus that makes its own sunscreen & can be controlled w anti fungals or by washing w dandruff shampoof. If so, eventually evens out on its own esp if you keep the sun off... ...Read more
Not sure: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more
Lewis is a little dark and started getting white spots all over his body what caused this to happen?
See a doctor: You did not mention how old is Lewis and how long he has had the white spots. This information might be helpful but it still is going to be very difficult to come to a diagnosis without having them visually inspected by a physician, preferably by a dermatologist. ...Read more
I have had white spots on my back for a few months. Recently they have gotten much worse. What could this be?
I have small, unraised white spots all over my back, shoulders. Seems to get worse in the summer. What is this?
Tinea versicolor: It sounds like tinea versicolor, a harmless fungus we all have on our body. It grows more readily ins ome people procucing slightly scaley white or tan spots. The fungus produces azeleic acid which causes the light spots which are more evident with tan skin. Your doctor can take a simple skin scraping to make the diagnosis. Topical and oral treatments are available. I hope this helps. ...Read more
White spots on the s: There are as many causes of white spots on the skin as there are patients that have them. Everything from fungi to genetic or unknown causes can make white spots. Various depigmenting disorders can also make them. There's no way to tell you what's causing yours unless you see a dermatologist and have the diagnosis made. ...Read more
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