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Brown Bumps On Legs
I hav hard red brown bumps on legs which were caused by ingrownhair i m undergoin lasertreatment but scars r very dark which doesnt seem 2 go plz advi?
Post inflammatory : That sounds, like post inflammatory changes. They should resolve on their own over time, or you could see a dermatologist or aesthetics doctor for a lightening treatment. ...Read more
My son has a hard blistering bump on his leg. I'm sure it's a bug bite. I'm worried about brown recluse spiders. Should I take him to a dr or wait?
I have a bump on the back of my leg, it's swole and hurts. Red all around, and a little brownish color dot in the middle of it. Spider bite? Or what?
"Bump": It would help to know exactly where the bump is on the back of your leg. Is it behind the knee? If so it may be a Baker's cyst. On the calf..and we need to think about a clot deep in the veins. Anywhere else and the chances of a spider or insect bite go way up. If so watch for signs of continued infection and see your doctor for further analysis. ...Read more
I had some bumps on me then they were gone andnow I have some brown patches on my arms, legs and on my chest, and they itch. My skin is also very dry.?
NEED TO SEE dOCTOR: Suggest you see a dermatologist as unable to give an answer without seeing the patches. ...Read more
What is the difference between bed bug bites and spider bites how can you tell them apart? I have some brown what looks to be spots on my legs when you rub it, it feels like a slight bump.
Bed bug bites may: Have no sx's/signs except for 2 small skin puncture points. A reaction may show from an hr to several days later. It can cause itchy, pink, swollen, lesions w clear center. If hypersensitive blisters may occur. Telltale sign is linear track of lesions from sequential feedings – doesn't always occur. Bites are in areas exposed while sleeping-arms, shoulders, neck ; legs. Spider bites can have. ...Read more
Dark spots on lower legs, brown pores, sometimes red. Even when i wax they are very visible. The skin is smooth, no bumps. What could it be? Thanks :)
Many possibilities: There are many things that may cause a discoloration of the skin. Cause may be genetic or environmental. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, sun exposure, insect bites, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause a discoloration of the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
4 ur old on steroids for cough been complaining stomach hurts has two bumps on leg with brown spots in them any ideas says they hurt
Hi I have a skin disorder for 6 years I have small brown bumps on my arms, neck, chest, stomach, legs and bottom i really would like to know what they are?
Take the next step: Please see a dermatologist. Or, you can provide pictures of the condition which may afford you more helpful answers. ...Read more
Get medical checkup: Any swelling, bump and drainage sounds like you have an infection. Is it tender? any fevers. You should get medical attention right away as infections can spread into your blood. I would advise you to have a medical check up today or no later than tomorrow. ...Read more
I have this small bump on my upper inner thigh that kinda looks purple black and brown. And the skin is red an inch all around it what is this?
Purpura occurs when small blood vessels join together or leak blood under the skin.
When purpura spots are very small, they are called petechiae. Large purpura are called ecchymoses.
Platelets help the blood clot. A person with purpura may have normal platelet counts (nonthrombocytopenic purpuras) or low platelet counts (thrombocytopenic purpuras). See your doctor. ...Read more
I have a reddish brown bump on ankle. there for years. Hasn't changed but doesn't dimple. Noticed dried blood on it. Dermatafibroma? Can they bleed
I have a painful bump on the bottom left side of my heel. There is a small reddish brown spot. When you feel around it the bumb feels like puss sack. ?
Ive had a brown pimple bump on inner thigh for a while, I get waxed and been told it was ingrown hair. I found his morning redness and swelling.
Skin infection: probably so if like a red hot boil , hair follicle infection[folliculitis], use warm wet washcloths for 5-10 min. 3-6x/day till comes to a head break open with needle or go to urgent care or dr. for lancing and culture , could be mrsa infection which usually is with any pus but if not getting better will need antibiotics , wash/scrub well daily with soap/water/washclioth ...Read more
A light brown shiny bump smooth surface in groin where skin folds btwn thigh and abdomen. Is it likely to be genital wart?
A small brown bump appeared on the heel of my left foot. No symptoms. Not there last Nov. Looks like mole. Plantar wart? Going to doc on Monday.
I found a small brown mole looking bump on the bottom of my foot. Not there last Nov. Plenty of dead skin on heel. Wart? Melanoma? Blood spot?
See below: Sounds like a baker's cyst, which is a collection of excess joint fluid which makes it's way out of the knee capsule to the back of the knee between two muscles. It is not a serious condition, but usually indicates an arthritic issue in the knee. It can cause discomfort. Sometimes we drain these but they usually come back. You shoud get your knee examined to determine if this is what it is. ...Read more