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I have a white spot on my right tonsil and in the middle is a black spot, my throat hurts. What could it be?

I have a white spot on my right tonsil and in the middle is a black spot, my throat hurts. What could it be?

White spot on tonsil: At your age, this could indicate pus in response to an infection. Both viral and bacterial infections can cause this, but the common concern is for strep throat. If you are also experiencing fevers, tender glands in the neck, or a LACK OF cough, than strep throat is more likely. This would require an antibiotic to prevent complications.
Could also be a tonsil stone, typically not painful though ...Read more

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It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more


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I'm seeing black spot at back of throat. Is this normal?

I'm seeing black spot at back of throat. Is this normal?

No: The black spot at back of throat is normal. Black and white spots oral mucous should be checked out by ent. ...Read more

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I have a dark/ almost black spot on my tonsillar arch in the back of my throat. It doesn't really hurt but is irritating. What could it be?

I have a dark/ almost black spot on my tonsillar arch in the back of my throat. It doesn't really hurt but is irritating. What could it be?

Check it out: You should see a dentist or your primary care doctor. Melanomas which are tumors can appear anywhere in the body. This may be benign but only a clinician can tell you for sure. ...Read more

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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

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Cold since sept. 2012. Been on three sep. Visits. Still have it. Sore throat and ear pain started 2 weeks ago. Now have black spot on soft palate.

Cold since sept. 2012. Been on three sep. Visits. Still have it. Sore throat and ear pain started 2 weeks ago. Now have black spot on soft palate.

Cough: Have you been coughing tons? I will defer your ongoing upper respiratory query to the ent's but have heard of MRSA or other mean bugs not responding to traditional treatment. The black spot can be a hematoma (blood blister) from coughing violently or may be a clue to the etiology. I think second and third opinions would be useful to you now. Please seek out sinus or infectious disease doctors. ...Read more

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I hav got black spot in my face. Hand and neck. I mean sun exposed areas. I think its melanosis. Wat should I do?

I hav got black spot in my face. Hand and neck. I mean sun exposed areas. I think its melanosis. Wat should I do?

Use sun screen: If the lesions are due to exposure to sun, these should be amenable to fading if you use sun screen. A wide brimmed hat and sun screen lotion on the hands and neck would be worth a try. ...Read more

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I had black spot on my toes. What causes that?

I had black spot on my toes. What causes that?

I see spots.: You have several options to consider. Dirt, foreign body, blood or pigmentation changes in the skin are the usual culprits. To remove all doubt, you need to be examined by a specialist that treats the skin and it's many conditions. ...Read more

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Black spot on the heel what's this?

Black spot on the heel what's this?

Cherck with your Dr: Could be a bruise, burst blood vessel, or pigmented lesion.
One should watch out for a melanoma. ...Read more

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I have black spot insde my mouth what causes this?

See if it persists.: You need to show it to your family doctor or dentist.
If it is more than a dime in size and if it is a pigmented lesion (black or brown in color) you should get it checked by your doctor or a dentist. If it goes away in 2-3 weeks, then you may not need to do anythjing further. But if it persists you should remember it can be a melanoma which will require a doctor exam and if suspicious a biopsy don. ...Read more

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I have black spot insde my mouth. What causes this?

I have black spot insde my mouth. What causes this?

See doctor: And have it checked and diagnosed and treated. ...Read more

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For what reason do I see a black spot in my left eye?

For what reason do I see a black spot in my left eye?

Could be a floater: If you visualize a spot moving around in the vision, it may be a "floater", which is a particle in the vitreous, or jelly-like material that fills most of the eye. The question is where the floater came from. It is important to get an eye exam promptly with a new onset of floaters, as it could be from a retinal tear, detachment, hemorrhage, etc. It could also be affecting the retina directly. ...Read more

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I have a small black spot on the pinky finger of my right hand?

I have a small black spot on the pinky finger of my right hand?

Black spot: Hello~ this most likely a small hematoma under the skin, ie; tiny blood filled cyst due to trauma. If that's the case it will resolve in 10 days -2 weeks. Moles are very rare on palms and soles of feet and do warrant special attention if found there. I would wait for 2 weeks and if still there let a dermatologist look at it. Thanks ...Read more

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How can I remove black spot created by pimples from my oily face?

How can I remove black spot created by pimples from my oily face?

Scientific Rx: After inflammation, there's often temporary hyperpigmentation. You can use a quinone bleach if you have the patience, but it's more important that you acne be controlled. This is the 21st century and any physician can make almost all acne disappear using a combination of topical and sometimes systemic medications. You have a right to this. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Small red spot on my breast with a black spot in middle what could it be?

Small red spot on my breast with a black spot in middle what could it be?

Spot on Breast: The only way to tell is to see it and possibly biopsy it. Please see a doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Black spot on right side of tongue? Diagnosed with papillae, veins darker

Black spot on right side of tongue? Diagnosed with papillae, veins darker

Need to see: Requires examination. All depends on exactly where it is, the size, the symptoms, signs, and response to examination. See your Dentist. If need second opinion, see the Oral Surgeon. It is your mouth and you certainly want to have it healthy. Good Luck. ...Read more

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I have a numb spot on my lip along with a black spot, what is it and what do I do?

I have a numb spot on my lip along with a black spot, what is it and what do I do?

See your doctor: The black spot is very concerning. It may be benign, but black moles are concerning for melanoma. See your doctor to have it evaluated ASAP. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a black spot on my tooth (molar) I don't know if its tooth decay!?

What to do if I have a black spot on my tooth (molar) I don't know if its tooth decay!?

See your dentist: For complete oral and dental examination, x-rays and treatment if needed. ...Read more

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I have a black spot that just appeared like a week ago on my left pinky toe and im scared its cancer?

I have a black spot that just appeared like a week ago on my left pinky toe and im scared its cancer?

Seeing Spots??: Calm down. The chances are that it is not cancer. and if it is, it is definitely treatable. Some conditions must be examined visually to be accurate and color changes, involving the skin or nails, is one. Take a picture now to memorialize it for future reference. To remove all doubt you might have, simply have your toe evaluated by a dermatologist. Healthtap can assist you or find one near you. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Time: Depends on hoe long you had the spot of dis colored skin. Could be abscess. Best to be checked by your physician right away. ...Read more

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A black spot appeared on my left foot between big toe and next toe, is very dark and is spreading what could it be?

A black spot appeared on my left foot between big toe and next toe, is very dark and is spreading what could it be?

This needs to be: Examined. Pigmented lesions on the foot have a poor prognosis as they are often found late.....please see a podiatrist or dermatologist for exam and possible biopsy. ...Read more

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I had a huge zit and then I popped it and applied toothpaste, but its a huge black spot. How do I get rid of it over night?

I had a huge zit and then I popped it and applied toothpaste, but its a huge black spot. How do I get rid of it over night?

Acne cyst: Acne can present as small clogged pores, white heads and black heads, and also can present as pimples and large nodules, called acne cysts. They are caused by a damaged and inflamed hair follicle, and squeezing the lesion, only causes more damage to the surrounding skin, and placing tooth paste will only irritate and burn the skin and leave a bruise and dark mark, like you have right now. ...Read more

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What to do if I have some black spot on my instep dat has like little holes and at the same time looks like pimples, what can?

What to do if I have some black spot on my instep dat has like little holes and at the same time looks like pimples, what can?

Get it evaluated: See Podiatrist or Dermatologist to determine what it is and get any necessary treatment. Could be a wart but may be something else that needs treatment. ...Read more

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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.

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.

Watch: 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

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Hi, I'm 16 years old and I have noticed that I had a black spot in the back of my mouth. It's not painful or anything, I can feel it?

Hi, I'm 16 years old and I have noticed that I had a black spot in the back of my mouth. It's not painful or anything, I can feel it?

Exam: Have your doctor exam it, it is an unusual place to have that type of discoloration. It may be that a dentist or oral surgeon might have the answer. All the best. ...Read more

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A small black spot on my liver the size of a penny was found during an ultrasound. I'm being sent for an MRI scan but am worried sick?

A small black spot on my liver the size of a penny was found during an ultrasound. I'm being sent for an MRI scan but am worried sick?

May be nothing. ..: This may just be a benign area in the liver. There are several things which can develop - cysts, benign tumors (adenoma, focal nodular hyperplasia). The MRI should help tell what this may be. Liver cancer is rare if there is no cirrhosis in the liver. Hang in there. ...Read more

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I had frostbite last winter on my toe. This year as soon as it got cold I got a black spot on my toe that hurts when my foot gets cold?

I had frostbite last winter on my toe. This year as soon as it got cold I got a black spot on my toe that hurts when my foot gets cold?

Damage: You have some residual damage to the micro-circulation to the toe. I hope is goes away when you are able to get it warmed up. If the dark spot persists you should see your provider. ...Read more