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Black Spot No Center Could It Be A Wart
I have a purpleish black little spot its not a mole nor a bump jst a spot on my back could it be a sign of something serious?
See a dermatologist: I am always concerned about skin lesions and moles that are 1) black, grey, or blue, 2) made up of many colors, 3) have irregular borders, or are bigger than the size of a pencil eraser. I am also concerned about moles that itch or bleed spontaneously. Please have yourself checked by your doctor; a dermatology evaluation may be in order. ...Read more
I have a small spot under my armpit, but it's got painful the spot is only like a pimple however it has a small black dot on it, what could it be?
Abscess/folliculitis: Most women shave their arm pits. Occasionally bacteria gets imbedded under the skin or in the hair follicules of the arm pits. Your description sounds like you may have an infected area with a blackhead on the surface. You may try hot compresses to the area and antibacterial soap and water wash 3 times per day. If no improvement in 2-3 days, see your MD for possible antibiotics or drain abscess. ...Read more
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
Could melanoma be picked off? I picked a dark brown 4mm spot nothing there now besides some pink where it is healing. On leg 26male
Doubt melanoma but..: If you have the least concern of a melanoma, it needs to be seen. I suspect instead that you picked off a seborrheic keratosis -- melanomas really can't be picked off. Show your physician the site next time you have an office visit, or if a suspicious lesion recurs, get seen right away. ...Read more
I have a flat pink mole on my bank but half of my mole is white, could it be a spot or something else? It's like a line covering one half
Honky Tonk blues...: Blue spots, faded or not, can represent a small amount of blood either trapped under the nail or sluggishly moving near the surface of the skin. If there is not enough to irritate a nerve, then there will be no pain. Another school of thought is that it just might be a faded blue, painless small spot on the right toe nail. ...Read more
Can a single tiny reddish bump on penis that ended up as a white spot under the skin be herpes or just something else? No ulcer or pain/itching.
Pearly penis papules: Sometimes we look at our bodies in a new light, and notice things that we have never seen before, and we think they are not normal. This often happens with the genital area, partly because it is not easy to compare with other people. Pearly penile papules are small lumps, about 1–2 mm across. They look like pimples and are all roughly the same size and shape. ...Read more
No: It could be a stained pit or a small filling. Don't take any chances. See a dentist to determine what it is. Hopefully, it can just be polished off (or filled with a very small tooth colored filling) before it gets larger. ...Read more
I have a small red spot on my breast with a white center. It looks like a pimple because it hurts a bit but i'm not sure what it could be. 20 years ol?
Pimple: I think your answer is probably correct it is most likely just a pimple ...Read more
Infected cyst: Antibiotics may be ableto quiet it down but it probably needs to be drained. The cyst wall will be removed at the time of drainage. The cyst wall may need to be removed later after the infection has resolved. ...Read more
I have a big bump in the center of my back. It isnt painful or red but it has a black center that is indented inward. What could it be?
Flesh colored pus came out of a spot in my skin that is red with a black spot. What could it be? Skin cancer maybe?
I have a white bump on my thumb that hurts to tpuch, it has a small reddish brown dot in the center. Is this a wart?
Sounds like a wart.: See a Dermatologist and have it checked. ...Read more
Probably not: Probably not but please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This way you can find out what is causing this. ...Read more
I found a dark color spot on my left breast is like a mole but it does not itch or hurt.what can it be?
The most difficult: part of taking care of dermatological issues over the internet is the inability to "see" the skin lesion in question. There are many possible causes of the spot you are asking about. It cannot be differentiated over the internet. Make an appointment with a health care professional and get it checked out. ...Read more
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