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Cysts in scalp, back of neck at times, under breasts, lower jaw, groin, around the anus, underarms, over the eye, bridge of nose when hereditary case?

Cysts in scalp, back of neck at times, under breasts, lower jaw, groin, around the anus, underarms, over the eye, bridge of nose when hereditary case?

Many possibilities: If these areas are inflamed, it could represent variants of cystic acne or hidradenitis suppurativa. These can be treated with oral and topical antibiotics or in severe cases oral retinoids. See a dermatologist to evaluate and treat this issue. ...Read more

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Obesity (Definition)

Having too much body fat. It is different from being overweight, which means weighing too much. The weight may come from muscle, bone, fat, and/or body water. Both terms mean that a person's weight is greater than what's considered healthy for ...Read more


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I have a walnut sized pliable lump in the skin that hangs in my upper arm. I'm 60 yrs old. It's the excess skin that hangs in the upper arm.

I have a walnut sized pliable lump in the skin that hangs in my upper arm. I'm 60 yrs old. It's the excess skin that hangs in the upper arm.

Sounds very much: like a "Lipoma" (Benign fatty growth) Mention it to your local Physician at your next office visit! These are generally benign..... NOTE This "opinion" is NOT a substitute for a physical EXAMINATION by a Health care Professional. ...Read more

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Face rash, occurred after sweating in humid envr. Spread all over face and neck. Raised, little red nodules, have substance in them.

Face rash, occurred after sweating in humid envr. Spread all over face and neck. Raised, little red nodules, have substance in them.

Heat Rash?: The only way to be know for sure, is to have your rash looked at by a doc. However, the rash you describe is likely from the heat and is either an irritant or a minor skin infection of the hair follicles. Wash it well with soap and water to see if is would clear in a day or so. If not check it out with your doc. ...Read more

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I have a itchy feeling all over especially on wrists, hands creases in arms upper thighs chest, lower neck could it be hives?

I have a itchy feeling all over especially on wrists, hands creases in arms upper thighs chest, lower neck could it be hives?

No rash? No hives.: Most common reason for itching without a rash? Dry skin. Skin not dry? Liver, kidney, thyroid, and parathyroid disease - including thyroid & parathyroid cancers - cause itching without rash. Lastly, eczema is called "the itch that rashes" meaning intense itching leads to scratching resulting in a chronic rash. The places where you itch are typical areas for eczema. Time to see your doctor? Yes. ...Read more

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Is it normal to develop small, dark, raised, and asymmetrical freckles in lines on my arms, back, and legs?

Is it normal to develop small, dark, raised, and asymmetrical freckles in lines on my arms, back, and legs?

No: This suggests a dermatological condition that could indicate another illness. You should be examined. ...Read more

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Dark circles on skin, not risen. Just skin discoloration. On upper back, neck, and groin region. ?

Dark circles on skin, not risen. Just skin discoloration. On upper back, neck, and groin region. 
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? Hyperpigmentation: Darkened skin, for several reasons, post infection/ inflammation, side effect of creams ointments, side effect of a drug, (photosensitivity), etc.. See a dermatologist for better management, best wishes ...Read more

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Arms are achy from the armpits down in every joint. Hands are swollen and purple. Swelling decreases color normal when raise my hands above my head. ?

Arms are achy from the armpits down in every joint. Hands are swollen and purple. Swelling decreases color normal when raise my hands above my head. ?

Sounds like: a CIRCULATION issue! You may have something interfering with your VENOUS drainage.... See you PCP (Primary Care Provider) fist who may refer you to a VASCULAR surgeon. (You may have a condition called "Thoracic Outlet Syndrome" Hope this helps Good Luck! Dr Z ...Read more

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Sir, black spots in other words black moles developed around 40 in thighs and hands each part 10 moles.

Sir, black spots in other words black moles developed  around 40 in thighs and hands  each part 10 moles.

Dark moles: Dark moles can be freckles but also can be a melanoma or a dysplastic nevus (precancerous condition). With such a fast growth you must get checked by a dermatologist. This is especially true if you are fair skinned and have history of sun expousre. ...Read more

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Swollen Lymph nodes in neck, a bunch of small lumps on stomach and side, white furry tongue, jaw pain, ear pressure, muscle fatigue in thighs and arms?

Swollen Lymph nodes in neck, a bunch of small lumps on stomach and side, white furry tongue, jaw pain, ear pressure, muscle fatigue in thighs and arms?

Abs: Well you have something going on. You are best to see your doctor for exam and perhaps lab tests. Not unusual for lymph nodes to be inflamed but all of your symptoms calm for an exam ...Read more

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Swollen lymph nodes in neck, white furry tongue, face muscle soreness near jaw, thigh and forearm muscles become fatigued , lumps under skin onbelly?

Swollen lymph nodes in neck, white furry tongue,  face muscle soreness near jaw,  thigh and forearm muscles become fatigued , lumps under skin onbelly?

Exam: Do you think this should be treated online? Absolutely NOT. Call for a medical appointment, exam, evaluation, diagnosis and treatment. Cannot be answered online. ...Read more

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Cysts in hair, lower jaw, behind ear, over top of eye, nose bridge, both underarms, waist line, groin, around anal area would be diagnosed as?

Cysts in hair, lower jaw, behind ear, over top of eye, nose bridge, both underarms, waist line, groin, around anal area would be diagnosed as?

Warts: Human papilloma virus causes papillomas that can spread in the body. If you have so many you should see your primary care and check your immune system and an HIV test. ...Read more

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I have dark pigmentation on my elbows , armpits , in pubic area , in between thighs and on thighs. It runs a trend with females in the family. Help ?

I have dark pigmentation on my elbows , armpits , in pubic area , in between thighs and on thighs. It runs a trend with females in the family. Help ?

Acanthosis nigricans: Is a possibility and can be associated with risk of other disorders. There are a variety of other causes. Suggest consult a doctor for examination. Either in person or via sharing images/video on a virtual consult ...Read more

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Appearance of small red spots on upper arms, inner arms, stomach and shoulders which ictch badly, the itch gets at night. 45 year old female?

Appearance of small red spots on upper arms, inner arms, stomach and shoulders which ictch badly, the itch gets at night. 45 year old female?

Dermatologist: I recommend that a dermatologist examine and treat you. I would be concerned about insect bites such as can occur with bed bugs. Another possibility is some sort of allergic reaction to soap, detergents or some other agents you are exposed to. ...Read more

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Bulging vein in toddlers neck born with it?

Bulging vein in toddlers neck born with it?

Probably normal.: Neck veins tend to bulge when the pressure in the chest increases such as with straining or crying. This occurs often in children and prominent veins are probably just a normal variation. If there is any concern, then you should follow up with your pediatrician. ...Read more