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Doctor insights on: Brown Bumps On Skin

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I had noticed that there are some dark brown bumps or dead skin on my scrotum and I have no idea what s that never had any sex before?

I had noticed that there are some dark brown bumps or dead skin on my scrotum and I have no idea what s that never had any sex before?

Could be normal: As we get older, we get more "spots" on our skin, including the scrotal area. Because normally skin here is 'wrinkled-up' and we usually don't check down there daily, seeing some darker spots can be worrisome. Stretch/flatten it out to see what it looks like. If u are certainly sure this is new, consult doc to have it checked. The picture here=normal scrotal skin with brown bumps. Good luck. ...Read more

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I got dry skin . And now there is tiny brown bumps ?

I got dry skin . And now there is tiny brown bumps ?

Follicular keratin: This could represent thickened scaling around hair follicles. A peeling agent containing urea or ammonium lactate can peel away the dead skin for a more normal appearance. ...Read more

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I wake up to a little bump that itches badly and turns into a brownish circle by the end of the day and skin around it turns red and warm ?

I wake up to a little bump that itches badly and turns into a brownish circle by the end of the day and skin around it turns red and warm ?

Skin discoloration: should be examined by your doctor. If it is changing in color, texture, temperature and it itches I recommend getting seen as soon as you can. You will likely need a skin biopsy to give you a correct diagnosis and treatment plan! ...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 got a brownish big skin bump on the side of my greater toe next to the nail for two weeks and it is painful to touch.Please help me?

This may be: An infected ingrown toenail. Without seeing, that is an educated guess. I would recommend you seea foot doctor, dermatologist or your PCP to at least evaluate or infection. ...Read more

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once a month I wake up with a bite like bump that itches and turns into a welt that is brownish and skin round it turns red after shower ?

Bite: Such an itchy bump may well be an insect bite rather than a simple hive which usually would be multiple and due to an allergy to something internal or external and would be difficult to pinpoint as it only occurs once a month. You could consult a dermatologist if you have further concerns. ...Read more

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I got a bad burn nearly every day this past week. Even with wearing sun lotion. I'm very fair skin. Have a very small brown bump. Should I see doc?

I got a bad burn nearly every day this past week.  Even with wearing sun lotion. I'm very fair skin. Have a very small brown bump. Should I see doc?

Depends . . .: 1st avoid any more sun exposure! Hate to ruin ur vacation but sun burns increase risk for skin cancer later on and definitely for wrinkly skin, too. Check out http://www.skincancer.org/prevention/sunburn/five-ways-to-treat-a-sunburn, https://www.aad.org/dermatology-a-to-z/for-kids/about-skin/skin-cancer/treating-sunburn & http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/tc/sunburn-home-treatment ...Read more

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Whats the difference between post inflammatory acne and scar? Can you have both? My skin has smooth area brown some have tiny bumps do I have both?

Whats the difference between post inflammatory acne and scar? Can you have both? My skin has smooth area brown some have tiny bumps do I have both?

Difference : Post inflammatory will show as darker areas (color change on skin). Scars will appear as firm raises or indented areas that. See a dermatologist who will treat both components if present as well as active acne that can lead to both. ...Read more