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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?

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

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I have a brown bump on my leg that looks like a mole, but it's hard. What is it?

I have a brown bump on my leg that looks like a mole, but it's hard.  What is it?

Hard Brown Bump: This is hard to know without getting more history and viewing the spot and could be a number of things from totally benign to a dangerous skin cancer and needs to be evaluated by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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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?

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?

See doctor: If you worry of brown recluse spider then take him in to see doctor. If it is brown recluse spider, bite usu.Wold have soft tissue swelling surounding the bite with necrosis center. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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.

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

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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 :)

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

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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

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

Skin infection: it they hurt, need to be checked out to make sure they are not small abscesses. Stomach pain may due to ongoing cough or stomach upset due to steroids. Follow up with pediatrician is needed ...Read more

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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?

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

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Brown marks, bumps in upperarms and thigh.Please give solution for this?

Brown marks, bumps in upperarms and thigh.Please give solution for this?

Unclear: Brown marks is unclear if your referring to skin discoloration or birth mark. The bumps can be non specific dermatitis , contact dermatitis, folliculitis or scabies. ...Read more

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Bump on inside of thigh. Very swollen and has a brownish red liquid coming out. What is it?

Bump on inside of thigh. Very swollen and has a brownish red liquid coming out. What is it?

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

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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?

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: 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

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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 reddish brown bump on ankle. there for years. Hasn't changed but doesn't dimple.  Noticed dried blood on it.  Dermatafibroma?  Can they bleed

Recommend biopsy: Skin lesion that has been present for years and starts to change size, color or starts to bleed should be seen by dermatologist and biopsies to determine the diagnosis. Sounds like it could be a dermatofibroma, which is benign. But need biopsy to be sure ...Read more

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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. ?

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. ?

Puss: if u think it is a infected blister then you will need antibiotics. depends how big the abscess is-- may need draining as antibiotics may not work on an abscess if not drained. ...Read more

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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.

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

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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?

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?

Old Blood?: Odds are that it is old blood imbedded in the callus BUT if it is a melanoma, it is very important to get it when it is small---See a doctor within the next few weeks ...Read more

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Why do I have bumps on my legs?

Why do I have bumps on my legs?

See below: You need to provide more information. A description of the bumps, their location, etc. ...Read more

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Bumps on bottom legs, what to do?

Get assessment.: There can be many causes. The only way to get an accurate diagnosis will be a medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Can bumps on my leg be from a virus?

Uncertain.: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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Leg hurts with bump on back on knee?

Leg hurts with  bump on back on knee?

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

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I got red raised bumps on my leg. Bite?

I got red raised bumps on my leg. Bite?

Unknown: Bumps could be from bug bites, but could be inflammation around hair follicles(folliculitis).
If it doesn't resolve over 2-3 days contact your doctor. ...Read more

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Why might someone have bumps on their legs?

Why might someone have bumps on their legs?

So many: Reasons could be an injury or an infection or tumor or cyst ...Read more

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What can cause painful bumps in calf of leg?

Calf bumps: Swollen lymph node, varicose veins, a cyst, possibly a tumor(unlikely), a blood clot, among other things. Have you been immobilized or had an injury lately? If it persist, go get it checked out. ...Read more

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Please help! i had these big bumps on my legs!?

This would require: Direct evaluation of the lesions to identify. ...Read more

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What are the bumps on my legs and upper thights?

What are the bumps on my legs and upper thights?

See your doctor: We need to find out what they are before we can determine the best way to remove them. ...Read more

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What is it if I have red swollen bumps on my leg?

Numerous: There can be a number of causes so you should see your doctor so he can examine you and diagnose the lumps. ...Read more

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What are the hard bumps I get between my inner legs

What are the hard bumps I get between my inner legs

Erythema nodosum?: None of us can examine your bumps, but check for erythema nodosum online and see if this is what you have. ...Read more