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How to diagnose brown syndrome?

How to diagnose brown syndrome?

MRI: A rare disorder, in which the tendon of the superior oblique eye muscle becomes entrapped. Mri and mr angiography are recommended studies, the MRI study may need to be performed with gadolinium enhancement. ...Read more

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Brown facial marks. Is this normal?

Brown facial marks. Is this normal?

Melasma: Melasma is a common condition that causes brown patches to the face. A medical provider can prescribe creams to lighten these areas. You should also make sure you protect yourself from the sun by wearing sunscreen or a wide-brimmed hat to deflect the sun rays when outside. ...Read more

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What should I do with brown patches on my back?

What should I do with brown patches on my back?

Many possibilities: There are many things that may cause a discoloration of the skin. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections and cancer can cause a discoloration of the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash or a discoloration of the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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My peiod is brown and quite heavy what's wrong?

My peiod is brown and quite heavy what's wrong?

Maybe nothing: Could be just a heavy period. If you missed last one, it is normal this cycle is a bit heavier and brown. The brown is sign of slightly "older" blood. ...Read more

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Will the brown dicoleration of the silverdene go away?

Will the brown dicoleration of the silverdene go away?

Yes: The discoloration is from the oxidation of the silver in the cream It depends on the amount and the length of time on the skin. But within a week most of it is gone as the skin goes through its normal cycle. ...Read more

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What happen if I don't take the Brown and white pills?

Which pills?: Please clarify the name of the brown and white pills & what you take them for. You can re-ask with pertinent information. Thanks. ...Read more

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Why do myeyes change from dark brown to light brown or green?

Why do myeyes change from dark brown to light brown or green?

Eye color: Comes from the iris. In many people, the iris is not just one color but a mixture of colors at the microscopic level. What color you perceive depends on what color you are wearing and the lighting. Having this trait is often highly desirable. Be glad! ...Read more

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Got light pink lasted for 3 days then got brown what does it mean?

Got light pink lasted for 3 days then got brown what does it mean?

Close to menses?: Light pink to brown can be normal although I would suggest some test to rule out std or infection. I hope all is well and I am here if you have more questions. ...Read more

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I need something sweet in work. Is it better to eat dark or brown chocolate?

I need something sweet in work. Is it better to eat dark or brown chocolate?

Darker the better: Chocolate is actually good for you but the sugar added to it is not. Thus, the chocolate with the least amount of sugar is the healthiest. Look for bars that have at lease 70% cocoa content- even higher is better! ...Read more

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My past couple of cycles have been very light but dark brown what should I do?

My past couple of cycles have been very light but dark brown what should I do?

Possible causes: The main reason for light periods is a change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: implantation bleeding in early pregnancy, thyroid problems, eating disorders, excessive exercise, initial periods for a girl, use of an intrauterine device, oral contraceptives ; perimenopause. Brown is often older, deoxygenated blood. For continued change in pattern - tell dr. ...Read more

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I have a brown like patch on my back left side been there for a while now and haven't dissapear?

I have a brown like patch on my back left side been there for a while now and haven't dissapear?

PIGMENTED PATCH: It is hard to say what it could be. How long has it been. Does it itch. Is the surface smooth or rough. Doe it burn. Has it grown bigger. It may be a birth mark.fungal infection, or hemangioma, a sun burn or something else. I suggest you have it checked by your family doctor or a dermatologist ...Read more

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Are there signs to tell how dark your child will be as an adult, if he is light brown as a baby?

Are there signs to tell how dark your child will be as an adult, if he is light brown as a baby?

Check parents: Your child will inherit a mixture of color causing genes from his mother and father. The color of the child will probably be intermediate between the two parents and this is the likely outcome plus or minus a little. ...Read more

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I have a brown discard coming from my anle what is that and I only had anle 2 in the past what is it

I have a brown discard coming from my anle what is that and I only had anle 2 in the past what is it

It: It is difficult to determine what you are asking. Are you asking about a brown discharge from your ankle or a discharge from you anus? Please clarify. ...Read more

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I stepped on a large brown spider in my house, but didn't squash it. Not sure if it bit me or not. Should I worry?

I stepped on a large brown spider in my house, but didn't squash it. Not sure if it bit me or not. Should I worry?

Not to worry: Most domestic spiders are harmless....Look at your foot!! The bites of spiders are distinctive (see illustration) If redness or swelling occurs use local anti-septic and soak your foot... if extreme swelling/redness etc contact your PCP!

Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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I have a bite on my bottom that is brown and hurts. If I touch it or lay on it I feel pain automatically. Should I be worried?

I have a bite on my bottom that is brown and hurts. If I touch it or lay on it I feel pain automatically. Should I be worried?

Yes: A human or animal bite is best evaluated and treated in the hospital emergency room. Antibiotics are usually prescribed and your tetanus immunity status will be reviewed to see if you need a booster depending upon what type of bite you sustained. ...Read more

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For about 3 months my bm have changed from hard brown to soft mushy green. Sometimes pile like and fluffy. Diet has changed. That's bout it?

For about 3 months my bm have changed from hard brown to soft mushy green. Sometimes pile like and fluffy. Diet has changed. That's bout it?

Normal variation: The color of poo is derived from the waste pigment that end up in the bile, which is added to the intestines from the liver. It starts out an intense green ; over time may change thru yellow to brown. The germs of the intestine convert the pigment as it transits the digestive tract. The less germ action the less color change.Loose stools are often a greenish color for this reason, diet matters. ...Read more

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I have a small dark brown dot on my freckle. It's on the side of the freckle and I just noticed it today. It came out of nowhere it feels like.

I have a small dark brown dot on my freckle. It's on the side of the freckle and I just noticed it today. It came out of nowhere it feels like.

Get evaluated: Hi Kaitlyn,
Freckles frequently darken quickly after a bout of sun exposure. With intense sun protection, it may begin to lighten within a couple of weeks. If it does not start to fade, it's worth going to a derm to have the site checked. ...Read more

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If I have a freckle that is symmetrical in shape but one part is dark brown and one part is light brown, is it something to be concerned about?

If I have a freckle that is symmetrical in shape but one part is dark brown and one part is light brown, is it something to be concerned about?

Any "freckle": Which is "CHANGING" needs a check by a qualified Health Professional....If it's been the same for many years. Its OK! Its CHANGE not COLOR which is the more important factor!

Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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I have I.B.S., but I have what appears to be brown and white form. Should I wait to see a Dr. Thank you for your time. I appreciate your opinion.

I have I.B.S., but I have what appears to be brown and white form. Should I wait to see a Dr. Thank you for your time. I appreciate your opinion.

Need clarification: What do you mean by "Brown and White"? I am only aware of IBS -C, IBS-D (C=constipation, D=diarrhea)

Ask again with more details or join Health Tap Prime and ask for a Gastroenterologist>

Dr Z ...Read more

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Had a small brown bug latch onto me a month ago and I had to pull it off. The bite hurted for about week and now it is brown. Can you identify the bug?

Had a small brown bug latch onto me a month ago and I had to pull it off. The bite hurted for about week and now it is brown. Can you identify the bug?

Probable tick: Without seeing a photo it is impossible to know for sure, there are thousands of brow bugs that can bite you, but if it was "latched on" it sounds like a tick! Try to google tick on your computer and see if that looks like what bit you! ...Read more

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I've been on minastrin BC for almost 1month. The symptoms are damaging me. I'm almost up to the brown pills. Do I stop or finish the sleeve? Help please

You don't say: What your symptoms are. It takes a while for your body to adjust so I would advise that you discuss with your prescriber ...Read more

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At first I spotted pink, then it turned brown and stopped in one day, less then 24hrs later it's pink again but a lot more of it There was 2 tiny clts

At first I spotted pink, then it turned brown and stopped in one day, less then 24hrs later it's pink again but a lot more of it There was 2 tiny clts

You don't give me: Your age, but this type of slight irregular bleeding is common, especially in younger women in early years of menstruation. It is likely due to minor alterations in hormone levels and balance. The condition is called dysfunctional uterine bleeding. Pink, of course, suggests blood tinged mucous; brown...older blood. If persists, birth control pills can help regulate. Always wise to exclude pregnancy ...Read more

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On 6/10, I received 2 bites from baby brown widows. On 6/11 I receive another and on 6/12, yet one more. It has been over a week, are getting worse?

On 6/10, I received 2 bites from baby brown widows. On 6/11 I receive another and on 6/12, yet one more. It has been over a week, are getting worse?

Possible Infection: Brown widow spider bites usually are not that dangerous, but some people are more sensitive to the venom. The brown recluse usually causes symptoms after about a week. People who are sensitive to the brown widow usually have problems more quickly. Either way it NEEDS to be checked out because you could have a skin infection that can spread and cause damage. ...Read more

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Can tartar look brown?

Can tartar look brown?

Yes: And the longer it's on your teeth, the more gum recession it causes. Tarter (calcified bacterial accretions) can discolor from the food/beverages you consume, from chromogenic bacteria, and from smoking. Please see your Dentist for removal and for proper oral hygiene instructions. ...Read more

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Why is my urine brown?

Why is my urine brown?

Urine color: There are a few thing that can do that : dehydration, rhabomyolisis (muscle break due to meds or trauma) elevated bilirubin. Need to get check with blood and urine tests. ...Read more

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How lethal is the brown recluse?

How lethal is the brown recluse?

Death is rare..: Brown recluse spider's bite can cause no reaction, a mild reaction, an immediate or a delayed reaction. With a significant reaction a which blister appears after bit. The surrounding skin becomes hard, swollen & can be red, white & blue. A deep lesion can develop which can eat through fat and muscle. Other symptoms can include nausea, vomiting, fever, chills, generalized muscle and joint pains, ...Read more

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Weird big brown spot on my back?

Weird big brown spot on my back?

Brown sponts: This could be due to myriad of reasons. See your doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Can you feel a brown recluse bite?

RecluseSpider bite: Often bite is painless or little pain like a mosquito bite. Pain can develop two or more hours after a bite and can be severe by four hours after a bite. If you believe you have had a recluse spider bite, you should contact your doctor to report this and get advice on treating any symptoms. ...Read more

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I am a female, why is my cum brown?

I am a female, why is my cum brown?

I do not know: It may be there is small amount of blood mixed in with it if you have any minor irritation caused during sex. Check with your gyn and let them know about your concerns for a good evaluation. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What does brown sticky discharge mean?

What does brown sticky discharge mean?

Brown discharge is: Usually older, deoxygenated blood being cleaned from the uterus. ...Read more

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Why do I get brown stains from smoking?

Why do I get brown stains from smoking?

Tar, fungus, other: Assume you mean stains on fingers. It's from tar, a sticky toxic chemical in tobacco, or fungus of skin and nails, or a sign of lung disease caused yellow nail syndrome. Stains on teeth, clothes, furniture is from tar & chemicals in tobacco. When U.S. Stopped smoking on planes, airlines saved big $$$ in cleaning costs http://betobaccofree. Hhs. Gov/about-tobacco/smoked-tobacco-products/index. Html. ...Read more

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Brown gooey discharge what does it mean?

Brown gooey discharge what does it mean?

The brown may: Be due to older blood being cleaned from the uterus. If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more

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