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Hi. I was circumcised at 17. Before that my penis head was pink. After circumcision there are brown skin patches on my penis head. what can i do?

Hi. I was circumcised at 17. Before that my penis head was pink. After circumcision there are brown skin patches on my penis head. what can i do?

Photo might help: Brown patches skin on penis head after circumcision at 17 years old. Probably just a hyperpigmentation as you grow older. If that is the case you don't have much to worry about. On the other hand if you have any other urinary symtoms such as burning, red urine, irritation of the skin of penis, etc.. it may be worthwhile to check with your doctor. A photograph may help. Thank you and good luck !!! ...Read more

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What is this shapless brown patch of skin on one side of my neck?

What is this shapless brown patch of skin on one side of my neck?

Don't know: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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There is patch of dark brown skin.Around my wrist what could it be?

There is patch of dark brown skin.Around my wrist what could it be?

Send us image: Can you send us an image of it? Without seeing it, it's impossible to tell what it is. ...Read more

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Darker patch appearing on skin but no different feeling from normal skin to touch and no irritation. brownish in colour?

Darker patch appearing on skin but no different feeling from normal skin to touch and no irritation.  brownish in colour?

Dark patch: I suggest you get an examination by a clinician. This forum is not a place where we can offer an assessment, diagnosis, or treatment recommendation. ...Read more

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Brown skin patches on neck that comes and goes away, They are usually round shaped and don't cause no pain at all. They usually appear during summer.

? Tenia versicolor: a sort of fungal infection of the skin, you can apply OTC clotrimazole cream 1 % on affected areas every night for at least 2 weeks, if no improvement see your doctor / dermatologist. better avoid direct sunlight exposure for protracted periods during treatment, best wishes ...Read more

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Small, round, light circular patch/discolour on the cheek. Looks brown when I wear make up. Slightly rougher texture than my skin. What could it be?

Small, round, light circular patch/discolour on the cheek. Looks brown when I wear make up. Slightly rougher texture than my skin. What could it be?

Need to see rash: Not being able to see the area in question makes it very difficult to give advice. You may want to consider an InBox Health Tap consultation where you can upload photos of the area. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Brown circle skin patch on lower left calf what could this be?

Patch: Could just be a nevus or mole, could be fungal infection, could be a patch of eczema, among other things. Best thing to do is go get it looked at it. How long has it been there, has it changed in size or color? ...Read more

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My 4 mo old has a dry patch of skin that's kind of a brownish color. It's quite bumpy. What could this be?

My 4 mo old has a dry patch of skin that's kind of a brownish color. It's quite bumpy. What could this be?

See below: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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I have brown patches on both forearms, that appeared overnight. They aren't painful or itchy. They look like they're part of my skin.

I have brown patches on both forearms, that appeared overnight. They aren't painful or itchy. They look like they're part of my skin.

To appear overnight: suggests some kind of sun exposure the day before, esp if you touched limes or lemons or citrus fruits that get on your skin and with sunexposure cause hyperpigmentation. See dermatologist to diagnose and treat ...Read more

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Best advise on how I can restore skin colour for vilitigo, my patches are not solid white and have a hint of brown please offer you best advise. ?

Dermatologist: there are doctors who specialize in helping patients with vitiligo. Over time establishing a good relationship can help to talk to the doctor about how you feel and what your expectations are. Hope this helps. If your doctor does not appreciate your feelings then seek a second opinion. ...Read more