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Black phlem, black saliva, black tongue, why?

Black phlem, black saliva, black tongue, why?

See doctor / dentist: This is too little information for an answer to your question to be given. But it is enough information that you should visit your doctor or dentist and be checked out. Black is often a sign of bleeding, but can also be a sign of some types of infection. Neither is good. Go see a doctor! ...Read more

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Would herpes have red bumps with black dots?

Would herpes have red bumps with black dots?

Classic: The classic presentation for a herpetic rash of the skin is multiple, vesicular, ulcerating and/or pustular lesions on an erythematous (red) base. Anything is possible though! ...Read more

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Does a syphilis chancre contain puss/pops like a pimple?

Does a syphilis chancre contain puss/pops like a pimple?

No: Chancres don't appear as pimples. After a day or two as a red bump, it becomes a painless open sore. But regardless what it looks like, if you were possibly exposed to syphilis or any STD, get checked out by a doctor or clinic. Good luck! ...Read more

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Do black spots in stool mean blood?

Do black spots in stool mean blood?

Sometimes...: Black spotting may result from iron supplements, foods you eat (like a lot of spinach), substances (like peptobismol), but most significantly suggests bleeding. When blood is denatured by acid in your stomach, as from ulcers, stools will turn tarry ("melena"). Blood may also be ingested from nose bleeds, bleeding gums. Silver-colored stool suggests bleeding from the biliary tree. Get checked pls. ...Read more

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Black dots in baby tongues?

Black dots in baby tongues?

Can be normal: Black dots on a baby's tongue would most likely be due to some increased pigmentation. This can be considered normal and is usually found more commonly in darker-skinned individuals. It also can be considered hereditary. However, you should probably mention it to your pediatrician next time you have a visit, or if the baby seems bothered by it, have it checked out sooner. ...Read more

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What causes a black hairy tongue?

What causes a black hairy tongue?

Overgrown papillae: The tongue is coated with taste receptors termed papillae. These normally stay short from food chewing and constant rubbing in normal activity of the mouth. If they grow longer, they can be stained darker by food and other substances in the mouth. It is not harmful and is not pathologic. You can lessen it by brushing the tongue as well as your teeth with your toothbrush. ...Read more

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What causes a black hairy tongue?

What causes a  black hairy tongue?

Papillae overgrowth: The tongue is coated with taste receptors termed papillae. These normally stay short from food chewing and constant rubbing in normal activity of the mouth. If they grow longer, they can be stained darker by food and other substances in the mouth. It is not harmful and is not pathologic. You can lessen it by brushing the tongue as well as your teeth with your toothbrush. ...Read more

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Black spots on arms...Hv hep c...What could this mean?

Black spots on arms...Hv hep c...What could this mean?

Bruising: Hepatitis c can lead to liver failure. Liver failure can lead to a common bleeding and bruising problem. I think you need medical attention. ...Read more

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Does mollascum contagiousum appear only in HIV positive people?

Does  mollascum contagiousum appear only in HIV positive people?

No: Molluscum contagiosum is a viral skin infection that causes raised, pearl-like papules or nodules on the skin. It does not just happen in HIV positive people. ...Read more

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What will turn feet black & blue?

What will turn feet black & blue?

Bumping it: Sometimes you don't realize you do this. If one had a surgery, sometimes from a tight bandage you could have black and blue. From an injection site, skin can turn black and blue. If on blood thinners skin can easily bruise as well. ...Read more

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Black spots in iris means cancer?

Black spots in iris means cancer?

NO but need exam.: Some people are born with spots on iris , seen in certain diseases like bushfield spots down's , lisch spots in neurofibromatosis , spots in sarcoidosis etc , does not mean they have cancer , if appears must see the doctor. ...Read more

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Black and red dots in stool. Could it be colon cancer?

Black and red dots in stool. Could it be colon cancer?

See a doctor: Without seeing what you are describing it is very hard to know what you have. Diet is the most common cause for the color of bowel movements. Any changes in the bowel function or bowel habits should be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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How common black hairy tongue?

How common  black hairy tongue?

Unknown: I don't think there have been any studies on this subject. It can range from mild to severe. I see mild cases often but only occasionally a severe case. ...Read more

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26 male small black mole with a perfect pink around it. Melanoma?

26 male small black mole with a perfect pink around it. Melanoma?

Impossible to: Tell without actually looking at it. If it is more than 4mm, consult a dermatologist for possible biopsy. ...Read more

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Does leukemia petechiae can turn to black color?

Does leukemia petechiae can turn to black color?

Yes: Sajni, When petechiae clump together and turn a purplish black, that is called purpura. These can be a sign of a more serious condition, but sometimes they are harmless. You should see your doctor. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What acute hiv genital ulcer resemble? Can a single spot be present in acute hiv...

What acute hiv genital ulcer resemble? Can a single spot be present  in acute hiv...

Ulcers: Acute HIV does not usually cause genital ulcers. There can be co-transmission of HIV infection with another virus (e.g herpes) or bacteria that causes genital ulcer (e.g syphilis, LGV etc). ...Read more

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What does a black widow spider look like?

What does a black widow spider look like?

Red Hour Glass Belly: Most adult female black widows exhibit the red hourglass on the underside of the abdomen; some may have a pair of red spots or have no marking at all. ...Read more

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What causes black and blue toenails?

What causes  black and blue toenails?

See a podiatrist: If you are runner, this is a common injury called "black toe syndrome" due to blood bruises under the nail plate. Other causes of black toenails are infections - either bacterial or fungal. Another cause may be from a fracture in the last bone of the toe. In any case, see a podiatrist who can examine and treat any of these conditions and recommend ways to prevent recurrence. ...Read more

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What are signs of secondary skin bacterial infection in chickenpox.I have 3 spots that oozed w/ transparent yellow/gold fluid.Are they infected?

Maybe: Open skin lesions like those of chickenpox can be secondarily infected by various skin germs like staph or strep. Your physician can sort this out for you because it is sometimes difficult to tell with chickenpox. ...Read more