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African american male with black spots all over body very itchy been there for months worst on legs. What is it can I get it. They get puffy at time?

African american male with black spots all over body very itchy been there for months worst on legs. What is it can I get it. They get puffy at time?

Without seeing it: It is hard to say. May just be dry skin causing itchiness. Puffiness as a result of constant scratching. You can take a histamine eg allegra, claritin, zyrtec, Benadryl (diphenhydramine) etc for the itch but you may need prescription for topical steroids from your physician. Otc ones may not be strong enough, but you can certainly try. ...Read more

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I have black spots all over my body. What could it be?

Too vague: Please be more specific. Can you post a picture? ...Read more

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Hav these strange black/brown spots all over body since last few weeks after pinching sensation, dose it STD symptom? Excepting Dr. HHH pls answer.

Hav these strange black/brown spots all over body since last few weeks after pinching sensation, dose it STD symptom? Excepting Dr. HHH pls answer.

Doubt STD: No STD is a likely cause of such symptoms. But if you have been at risk, visit a doctor or clinic for professional evaluating and testing. ...Read more

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Its not summer yet and I haven't been outside. I keep getting these small dark brown/black dots and spots all over my body. Are they new moles?

Its not summer yet and I haven't been outside. I keep getting these small dark brown/black dots and spots all over my body. Are they new moles?

Yes: As we age many of us get spots as you describe. They are likely harmless but you should be checked by your pcp to be sure. Sun with the uv rays cause pigmentation to brown us up. Those uv rays can play havoc with moles. Moles that are new or existing can be transformed into malignancy so any mole changing character need immediate exam by your pcp and maybey referral. ...Read more

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What can cause tiny black spots at the back of the body?

What can cause tiny black spots at the back of the body?

Spots: This could be from folliculitis, seborrheic keratoses or from other problems. You need to see your dermatologist for the correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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Lately, I've noticed pin point size black spots on my body which were not there before. Total of 5. ...Is this normal.?

Lately, I've noticed pin point size black spots on my body which were not there before. Total of 5. ...Is this normal.?

Exam needed: An examination is needed to determine the nature of the black spots. Possibilities include freckles, reaction to sun exposure and small hemorrhages. Best to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Do antipsychotics or ssris cause sun sensitivity, like increased likelihood of getting black spots. Does sensitivity levelonce medications are out body?

Do antipsychotics or ssris cause sun sensitivity, like increased likelihood of getting black spots. Does sensitivity levelonce medications are out body?

Some do: Many medications, including some of the ones in the classes you ask about, do indeed cause sun sensitivities, which can result in a variety of different rashes. Make sure you use sunscreen, and try to avoid direct sunlight. If it continues to be a problem, talk to doc about possible change of medication. ...Read more

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Is hair off® hair remover kit for face & body effective? How long does the hair remain hair free and does it leave black spots like shaving?

Is hair off® hair remover kit for face & body effective? How long does the hair remain hair free and does it leave black spots like shaving?

Temporarily effectiv: Most hair removers either chemical or electrical are temporary. For the most effective hair removal you may want to try laser. The black spots you are seeing is from shaving. Known as stubble it is seen due to the base of the hair shaft being thicker. The darker the hair the more obvious it is. As with all hair removers there are side effects. Which ones are you willing to live with? ...Read more

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Is St. John's wort safe to take? I read it causes photosensitivity and I already have a lot of black spots and moles on face and body

Is St. John's wort safe to take? I read it causes photosensitivity and I already have a lot of black spots and moles on face and body

Save your money: While this may be somewhat effective for mild depression, you already have mood issues treated with prescription. It can aggravate photosensitivity. There is no supervision of this product and MOST of the product has been found to be contaminated. I would not touch it. ...Read more

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I will be fine, then my fingers will tingle, vision has black spots, I feel as if I will faint. I fainted once. Forehead tingles and body feels heavy.

I will be fine, then my fingers will tingle, vision has black spots, I feel as if I will faint. I fainted once. Forehead tingles and body feels heavy.

Exam and physicial: NOW! You may have any number of severe medical conditions: anemia, hypoglycemia, heart irregularities, neurological disease etc. You need comprehensive blood testing, neurological testing and get urine checked for infection/pregnancy. Please call for immediate appointment or go directly to the ER or local urgent care center. ...Read more

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Red rash with black spots all over. What could it be?

Red rash with black spots all over. What could it be?

Rash: Your rash needs to be looked it sooner than later, don't waste time, you may be contageous. It may chicken pox among others. Hard to tell without looking at the rash. ...Read more

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I face a lot of trouble due to constant headache and heaviness. I see black spots all over and at times black out occurs due to headache.

I face a lot of trouble due to constant headache and heaviness. I see black spots all over and at times black out occurs due to headache.

Depends: As I always say, migraines can cause virtually any symptom; however, it is always worth your time to be evaluated to ensure that it is not related to something more serious, especially if you have had some sort of heart condition. ...Read more

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I have got acne, black spots all over my face. Should I try to eliminate them or should I just leave them as they are?

I have got acne, black spots all over my face. Should I try to eliminate them or should I just leave them as they are?

See a dermatologist: If the black spots are where the acne was, then they will fade, bt if are blackheads, will just get more-see a derm to control. ...Read more

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I have lots of acne and black spots all over the face. I do drink lots water and doing homemade facials to reduce acne&marks but no result. Plz helpdoc?

I have lots of acne and black spots all over the face. I do drink lots water and doing homemade facials to reduce acne&marks but no result. Plz helpdoc?

Acne: This is a case where the first response should be to see a dermatologist. This is one of the major things that we treat so you need to see one of us to get a good plan for lifetime of facial care. Your general practitioner can help you but the dermatologist has it his or her specialty. There are so many remedies that there's no way to even begin to discuss them even partially here. That's why you. ...Read more

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I use to pop pimples and now im left with these ugly black spots all over my forehead and chin. How do I get rip of them? I have tried everything!

I use to pop pimples and now im left with these ugly black spots all over my forehead and chin. How do I get rip of them? I have tried everything!

Meds: Many patients do well with over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid preparations. Some patients require topical or oral antibiotics or retinoids as well. If the over the counter meds alone don't control your acne after a month of daily use, see a doctor for additional treatment options. It is important to be persistent, and some patients 'get worse before they get better'. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when you grow black spots?

What exactly does it mean when you grow black spots?

This requires: Further clarification. Black spots on a chest x-ray? Black lesions on skin? Please re-ask this question & provide more information. ...Read more

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I keep seeing weird black spots for a short time, what could be wrong?

I keep seeing weird black spots for a short time, what could be wrong?

See your doctor: You have symptoms which could be serious and should see your physician. He/she will listen to you, do a physical examinarion, run some tests, and let you know what's going on. ...Read more

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Large black spots have been developed on my both cheeks kindly yell me how to remove them.

Large black spots have been developed on my both cheeks kindly yell me how to remove them.

See dermatologist: Depending on the cause of the discoloration, different treatment options may be helpful. Fading creams can be used in some cases and laser treatments are more effective in other cases. See a dermatologist to see what options are best for you. ...Read more

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Brown freckle with black spots in it. Can only see the dots when you shine a flashlight on it. Cause for concern?

Brown freckle with black spots in it. Can only see the dots when you shine a flashlight on it. Cause for concern?

Skin lesion: Anything elevated needs to be confirmed by doc as it may be concerning. Anything changing in color or size or causing any symptoms such as pain, itching, tingling needs to be looked at. ...Read more

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Why would my vision fill with black spots when I'm upset or happy or anxious? It only last for seconds at a time.

Why would my vision fill with black spots when I'm upset or happy or anxious? It only last for seconds at a time.

Adrenaline. ..: Is released when we have an increase in our emotions. Those hormones can have effects on the eyes and cause certain structures in the eye to constrict and pull. This in turn can stimulate other structures in the eye that when quickly moved can cause these floaters that you see. As long as they are occasional and not persistent or vision changing, the floaters are nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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How to get rid of black spots?

How to get rid of black spots?

Spots?: Need a bit more information like where? Blackheads, pimples, sun marks. Please be more specific. ...Read more

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Why does tongue have black spots?

Why does tongue have black spots?

See below: It is very difficult to diagnose with out a clinical exam. See a dentist as soon as you can. ...Read more

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How to remove black spots on face?

How to remove black spots on face?

Hyperpigmentation: There is no real way to tell you what those spots are because I do not know your racial variant or your tendency to have color in the skin as well as how goes you and your family heal from minor ones. You need to see a dermatologist and get an opinion so that these lesions might be able to be helped. ...Read more

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What can black spots on lungs represent?

What can black spots on lungs represent?

See below: Black spots are usually cystic lesions, abscesses, bullae or blebs. Black represents air on imaging. ...Read more

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Why do I have black spots in my skull.?

Why do I have black spots in my skull.?

Hard to tell: I am not sure what those black spots are. Saying skull, do you mean the bones themselves or the scalp which is the skin and underlying fat tissue? This makes a difference. Black spots in the skull (bone) may be a sign of infection or another process that needs to be checked, but w/out having a picture or xray, it's impossible to tell what you're dealing with. ...Read more

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Why does my uvula have black spots on it?

Why does my uvula have black spots on it?

Oral lesion: I would see an ent. Black spots in this area are unusual. A small biopsy might be indicated. ...Read more