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I had a small black spot on my bottom lip that fastly turned into two black lips w/ redness, swelling & itching. Any ideas?

I had a small black spot on my bottom lip that fastly turned into two black lips w/ redness, swelling & itching. Any ideas?

Seek help soon: If it is rapidly increasing and getting worse, see a doctor asap. It may be a bad infection that leads to cell death causing necrosis (turns black) or it can be skin cancer. It really depends on what it looks like and may need to be biopsied. ...Read more

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Had a bite 4rm something which turned red them just left black spot on my hands its been there 4 months but has not itched hurted etc. Should I worry?

Had a bite 4rm something which turned red them just left black spot on my hands its been there 4 months but has not itched hurted etc. Should I worry?

Bite: Whatever the inflammation was, the inflammation probably caused increased pigmentation of the skin. This may fade over time or stay. It is nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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Dear doctor I have this black spot in the had of my pines it was red for to day and after that it change to be black and it was dry and still dry?

Dear doctor I have this black spot in the had of my pines it was red for to day and after that it change to be black and it was dry and still dry?

?: Please rephrase question. You may want to consider an online consultation at Health Tap. You can upload a picture of the area. ...Read more

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Tongue lesion. Started about 5days ago. Thought it was from drinking hot beverage, but not definitive. Turned from red to white with black spot under.

Tongue lesion. Started about 5days ago. Thought it was from drinking hot beverage, but not definitive. Turned from red to white with black spot under.

Normal healing: This sounds like you are going thru the normal healing process after a burned tongue. It will take about 7- 10 days to heal. If it does not heal, you have pain, or the size of the area is increasing you should see a dentist asap. ...Read more

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I have a black spot on the left part of the white part of my eye. There is red lines basically around this spot, should I be concerned/?

I have a black spot on the left part of the white part of my eye. There is red lines basically around this spot, should I be concerned/?

Worth evaluation: If this is new, it should be investigated. Could be an exposed tissue from inside the eye, a tumor, or a foreign object, or some other possibilities. See your ophthalmologist. ...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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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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Sore with black spot drained green thick mucus then blood/clear mucus. Red, hot, swollen. Still lite green in middle. 2 located on butt! Hurts bad!!!!

Sore with black spot drained green thick mucus then blood/clear mucus. Red, hot, swollen. Still lite green in middle. 2 located on butt! Hurts bad!!!!

No Butts About It!!: Psychedelic, Man! Green, Red, Black. The colors of the flag of Malawi. Far out!! So go to your favorite local downtown Malawiian Physician and get that boil looked at to see if it needs to be lanced or otherwise taken care of. Don't let it get any bigger. It could get serious if it gets out of hand (or out of butt!!)!! ...Read more

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I had a black spot on my gum over my wisdom tooth it filled up with blood popped and now I have a red spot anything?

I had a black spot on my gum over my wisdom tooth it filled up with blood popped and now I have a red spot anything?

Not likey: Sounds like you had a small collection of blood. Should be no problem, However it sounds like your wisdom tooth is at least partially impacted. See an oral surgeon for advice about wisdom teeth removal. ...Read more

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Small red spot on breast with a small black spot in middle a little swollen I just started my period should I be worried?

Small red spot on breast with a small black spot in middle a little swollen I just started my period should I be worried?

Concern: Is warranted. There are a surprising number of breast structures that can get infections. They grow. If treated while the area is small, you don't even need slight poking of the area and antibiotics treat it. If a bit larger can require opening the area with a needle (popping a pimple), larger still can require minor surgery and leave a scar. Really bad can require hospitalization. ...Read more

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Light red surrounding Black spot on left inside cheek not removable. Very worried? Doc says broken blood vessel burst? Will be there for life? Possible?

Light red surrounding Black spot on left inside cheek not removable. Very worried? Doc says broken blood vessel burst? Will be there for life? Possible?

Mouth lesion: If you haven't already, get an opinion from an ear, nose and throat specialist. It sounds like if it can't be removed, you at least need a biopsy. How long has it been there? All the best. ...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?

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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I have a red spot on my foreskin with a tiny black dot. What could this be?

I have a red spot on my foreskin with a tiny black dot. What could this be?

See your doc: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Hi there I have got red spot with black dot on my waist. It started three days ago. Its very itchy and painful. Its spreading also. Please help me. Thnx?

Hi there I have got red spot with black dot on my waist. It started three days ago. Its very itchy and painful. Its spreading also. Please help me. Thnx?

See a doctor: If it is getting larger, it could be an infection. You should see a doctor as soon as you can. Meanwhile, you could ice it and take some benadryl, (diphenhydramine) in case it is a localized allergic reaction to a bite. ...Read more

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I have unexplained bruising and two red dots on my left breast. One red spot has a black dot and is bleeding. Do I need to go to the ER?

I have unexplained bruising and two red dots on my left breast. One red spot has a black dot and is bleeding. Do I need to go to the ER?

DR visit: You prob do not need to go to the ER, but you do need to see your DR.

Your DR will have your history and your family history available.

After an exam, answer will be available for you. ...Read more

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How to remove black spot (til) on face?

How to remove black spot (til) on face?

Black heads: Black heads are blocked sebaceous pores on the face which are covered over by dead skin. If you push on them you can express the small amount of white material, but you might cause a local infection. The best way to have blackheads removed is by having a professional facial with a licensed aesthetician or see a physician to remove these under sterile conditions to prevent infection ...Read more

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Black spot in skin where I was bite by spider?

Black spot in skin where I was bite by spider?

Spider bite: Take a picture and show to your Dr. If I knew where you lived I could help more. Get back with more information. ...Read more

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What does a black spot inside of my virgina mean?

Black lesion: It could be a mole or a melanoma skin cancer. Endometriosis and inclusion cysts can look like that too. Better get a gyn checkup. ...Read more

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What does a black spot inside of my virgina mean?

What does a black spot inside of my virgina mean?

Do you mean vagina?: The vagina is basically skin in a different location. So anything you can get on your skin, you can get there also. It could be a bruise, a mole, or a skin cancer. If it is new, you should see a doctor to get it checked out. If you have had it for years, just check it once in a while and make sure it isn't getting bigger or look different. ...Read more