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What is the differential diagnosis for black spots on the legs?

What is the differential diagnosis for black spots on the legs?

Must be visualized: Multiple dermatologic illnesses must be rule out and cannot be diagnosed at all without photo documentation. ...Read more

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Black spots on my right leg.Its spreading.I have varicose vains.Is this serious?

Black spots on my right leg.Its spreading.I have varicose vains.Is this serious?

Maybe: If the dark spots are towards your ankle they may be skin changes associated with venous insufficiency. These can lead to ulcers of the skin over time. Go to miamibeachvein .Com to learn more. Find a doctor at phlebology.Org. ...Read more

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Just noticed small black spots on my leg,looks like i sat on a magic marker.wasnt there last week?

Just noticed small black spots on my leg,looks like i sat on a magic marker.wasnt there last week?

Dermatology: Any "black" spots on your body should be evaluated by a skin specialist. Without a photo it is impossible to diagnose. Please see a dermatologist ASAP. ...Read more

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I'm a african american woman who has black spots on my legs that worsen after shaving ?

I'm a african american woman who has black spots on my legs that worsen after shaving ?

Not sure: My best guess is that the irritation of shaving stimulates the melatonin secretion in your skin causing more pigmentation. But without looking at your spots and even then, it's tough to say for sure. ...Read more

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There are black spot formated at the end of hair roots of leg. Black spots are seen on both whole leg. What is cause of this spot. Why it takes place?

There are black spot formated at the end of hair roots of leg. Black spots are seen on both whole leg. What is cause of this spot. Why it takes place?

Need a photo: Black spots could be many things, including ingrown hairs, freckles, melanomas, and so on. To evaluate black spots on your skin it would be very helpful to have a photo. You may wish to consult with a dermatologist by requesting a consult in HealthTap Concierge, where you can attach a photo and get a response from a dermatologist expert who looks at the picture. Good luck ...Read more

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I have black spots on my legs left over by lichen planus. Any cream for that?

I have black spots on my legs left over by lichen planus. Any cream for that?

Hyperpigmentation: Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, which is a darkening of the skin pigment due to increased amounts of melanin, usually occurs during the healing process after the treatment of a skin disease. While most cases of post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation disappear on their own after a few weeks, you can speed up the process by using bleaching cream with hydroquinone. ...Read more

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I have black spots about three ,it looks like moles.is due to me being overweightand my legs rubbing?

I have black spots about three  ,it looks like moles.is due to me being overweightand my legs rubbing?

Moles: Moles are created by your skin due to genetic predisposition, not by friction. You get moles because you are genetically programmed to do so, or are stimulated in some way to cause your skin to do this on its own. ...Read more

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Varicose veins getting worst.Having black spots on my leg already spreading.Is this serious?

Varicose veins getting worst.Having black spots on my leg already spreading.Is this serious?

Maybe: Skin discoloration can be a sign serious vein problems, usually dark brown, or dark red. These skin lesions can lead to ulceration. You need to have a duplex ultrasound and work up by someone experienced in vein disease. Once treated, many times the skin will become healthy again, and sometimes even become more normal in appearance. ...Read more

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I have black spots on my leg it been like that since i was a kids when i had chicken pox how can I get them off?

Hyperpigmentation : What you describe is likely permanent. Postinflammatory changes from infections, trauma, acne, etc. Can lead to scarring and hyperpigmetation. Bleaching and lightening agents may prove futile. ...Read more

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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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My aunt have black spots appeared on face arm and legs, she have hep C ... Is her hep c at last stage or is it one of the hep c symptoms?

My aunt have black spots appeared on face arm and legs, she have hep C ... Is her hep c at last stage or is it one of the hep c symptoms?

No: black spots I asume are pegmentation lesions which are usually happens due to sun damage at younger age. Also it could be broken cappilaries. Eather or not signs of end stage liver desease, but can happen in people with liver problems. ...Read more

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My 4 year old daughter have some black spots on left knee.There are no itching or pain in it.Its spreading in whole left leg.What should I do?

My 4 year old daughter have some black spots on left knee.There are no itching or pain in it.Its spreading in whole left leg.What should I do?

Need more info: It is difficult to provide useful information without more info and being able to see the spots. In this case a visual inspection by a medical provider is necessary. ...Read more

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Dizziness, light headed, black spots in vision, blacking out, and leg weakness. Any ideas on what could be wrong with me?

Dizziness, light headed, black spots in vision, blacking out, and leg weakness. Any ideas on what could be wrong with me?

Need for examination: It would require a more detailed history, physical examination and may be some tests to determine the diagnosis. If you have been having excessive menstrual bleeding, anemia from the blood loss could explain these symptoms. It would be prudent to consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Have fever for days . Now have swell and black spots on feet and legs which now has spread to the testicles.?

Have fever for days . Now have swell and black spots on feet and legs which now has spread to the testicles.?

As a guy : When something spreads to the testicles, stop your typing and go see the doctor..... Get this checked out! from a medical perspective, you waited a month and not only did the condition not improve, it has worsened, so as a layman, and a doc, i say go see your internist. ...Read more

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Clo fever now have swelling and black spots to legs and feet, spreading to testicles?

Clo fever now have swelling and black spots to legs and feet, spreading to testicles?

As a guy : When something spreads to the testicles, stop your typing and go see the doctor..... Get this checked out! from a medical perspective, you waited a month and not only did the condition not improve, it has worsened, so as a layman, and a doc, i say go see your internist. ...Read more

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