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I have dry, brown, itchy spots under my armpits and theyre spreading now. So I have cancer? Is it an infection? What do I do? I have no insurance=(

I have dry, brown, itchy spots under my armpits and theyre spreading now. So I have cancer? Is it an infection? What do I do?  I have no insurance=(

Hard to say: It's very difficult to diagnose rashes without seeing what it looks like but it may be a fungal infection (sort of like jock itch). You can try looking up clinics if money is an issue. Otherwise, you can call doctors and ask for the cash rate - it's difficult i know but something we've tried to solve with our website - sorry you're not in texas where most of doctors are. ...Read more

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There r lot of brown little, non itchy spots on my belly of right side only & are there from 9-10 yrs., they are not going at all, is it serious?

There r lot of brown little, non itchy spots on my belly of right side only & are there from 9-10 yrs., they are not going at all, is it serious?

Have it looked at: It is very hard to evaluate a rash by description. It could be a part of a birth mark, or a chronic form of eczema, and many other possibilities. Have a visit with a doctor and see what they think. If you are still concerned, make an apt to see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Protected sex w/ Asian massage girl. 2 dime-size flat, non-itchy pink/brown spots on butt. Also feel slight pressure in or behind left testicle. What?

Protected sex w/ Asian massage girl. 2 dime-size flat, non-itchy pink/brown spots on butt. Also feel slight pressure in or behind left testicle. What?

Male Anatomy: Nothing in your question describes anything that would be a sexually transmitted disease. I would recommend a visit with your family doctor to diagnose what the spots on your skin are and if the pressure you are feeling is from a hernia. ...Read more

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Non-itchy/raised brown spots on back, spread to chest & stomach. Biopsy shows overproduction of plasma cells; bone marrow biopsy normal. Next steps?

Non-itchy/raised brown spots on back, spread to chest & stomach. Biopsy shows overproduction of plasma cells; bone marrow biopsy normal. Next steps?

characterize cells: What you report is not definitive. Is this a plasma cell-rich inflammatory process, or is it a multifocal plasma cell tumor? The pathologists can investigate the cells to determine if they are of mixed clonal origin (benign) or monoclonal (meaning all derived form a single parent, usually a sign of a cancer). This can be done by evaluating the surface light chain expression. ...Read more

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I have brown spots under my armpit... they are not itchy but seems to spread... i noticed the first spot 2 weeks ago and now, i have like 8 more spots?

I have brown spots under my armpit... they are not itchy but seems to spread... i noticed the first spot 2 weeks ago and now, i have like 8 more spots?

It may be simple: hyperpigmentation, a relatively benign concentration of the skin pigment melanin...although this would not occur preferentially in the armpits. Acanthosis nigracans is hyperpigmentation, often in body folds such as armpit/axilla, typically occurring in those <40 yrs, possibly inherited and associated with glandular conditions including obesity, diabetes, thyroid disease. See Dermatologist ...Read more

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I have white spots in the foldings of my thighs next to my private area on scratching them they turn brown theyre not itchy and not red ?

I have white spots in the foldings of my thighs next to my private area on scratching them they turn brown theyre not itchy and not red ?

Need to Visualize: Have a healthcare personnel look at the lesions to determine the nature of it. Your primary care provider or GYN doctor will be of great help. Be sure to get STD screening while there. ...Read more

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Small reddish brown splotchy spots on top of both feet.. Not raised nor itchy and under skin. No pain or anything, just looks concerning. Any ideas?

Small reddish brown splotchy spots on top of both feet.. Not raised nor itchy and under skin. No pain or anything, just looks concerning. Any ideas?

Rashes: rashes and skin lesions are tough to diagnose over the computer if not impossible. Have the area looked at by your Dr. to get an official diagnosis and assure it is not something that needs to be treated. ...Read more

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My 2 year old has had large brown spots appear under his arms, they are not itchy nor raised they look like large freckles, any ideas?

My 2 year old has had large brown spots appear under his arms, they are not itchy nor raised they look like large freckles, any ideas?

Harmless nevi: It sounds like he has nevi or birth marks. These are usually benign like freckles. However, if he has six or more nevi on his body he should be evaluated by his pediatrician or dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have brown spots appearing on my upper arms and torso and they seem to be spreading. They are not bumpy, scaly, or itchy. What could it be?

I have brown spots appearing on my upper arms and torso and they seem to be spreading.  They are not bumpy, scaly, or itchy.  What could it be?

Age/sun spots?: It is difficult to tell what you have without seeing them..But probably sun spots which are not dangerous check with your doc to be sure... Good luck. ...Read more

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I have brown spots on only the left side of my stomach. Not raised and not itchy, but spreading and gets darker after a shower or after sweating?

Tinea?: Could be a number of things, but the first thing i think of is tinea, or fungal infection of the skin. This propagates in moist environments, and can sometimes cause a pigmentation (tinea versicolor). Consider use of topical antifungals like tinactin (tolnaftate) and if no resolvement, see your doctor. ...Read more