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Brown Spot Face
Brown spot: Egsplants extract. Is frequently used. Please check with you dr the type of spot, determine and be safe. ...Read more
Small brown spot on face. See the dermatologist regularly. If the dr left it alone I assume it's ok. Been there at least 2 y?
Safe assumption: If it has been unchanged for 2 years and your doctor has been watching it and is not concerned about it I would think it is OK. Nothing to worry about it. ...Read more
Bleaching/laser/peel: Unfortunately it is not that easy getting rid of freckles, a genetic trait that is intensified by sun exposure. Otc bleaching cream such lustra (hydroquinone) may help. Chemical peels/laser treatments are more effective but often costly. You must minimize sun exposure otherwise it will re-darken. Of course, covering make-up provides instant improvement! Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
I have a brown age spot on my face which has recently started to itch. Is this something that I should be worried about?
Brown spot: If itchy, yes you should get it checked out. ...Read more
I have like the leftover of pimples that is red and like a dark brown spot marks on my face anything to help remove this, what to do?
Post inflammatory: Post inflammatory hyperpigmentation is a common and normal response during the healing process. When traumatized skin heals, redness, followed by dark discoloration often occurs. With time, the site will usually resume normal coloration to match the surrounding skin. Normalization may happen faster with good skin care with hypoallergenic washes and moisturizers. ...Read more
Hi I'm 16weeks pregnant I been notice brown spot on my face due to pregnancy, what home remedy can I use or cream will be good to use?
Brown spot: See a dermatologist to make sure the brown spot is not abnormal. There are prescription creams to fade freckles for example but not while you are pregnant. ...Read more
May be infection: It may be pelvic infection, you should have it checked before it gets worse. ...Read more
I put toothpaste in my face last night and woke up with a big red brownish spot. What can I do for this?
Stop.: Toothpaste is not intended for facial application. Wash your face with a mild facial soap; if it fails to resolve after a few days, see your dermatologist. ...Read more
I have a brown spot on the shaft of my penis and I'm wondering what it is. Its right next to the head and flat?
Light brown flat spot on right side of head near hairline not perfectly round but kinda symetrical about the size of a pencil eraserwhat could it be?
Nevus?: Sounds llike a brown nevus, or what people call a "birthmark". It sounds like it is flat, small and does not have discoloration or different colors or dark colors in it. These are all good characteristics and you should not worry about this lesion too much. However if it grows over time, if color changes, if it becomes raised, then consult physician. ...Read more
I have patch like discolouration on the shaft of my penis and also noticed a brown spot on the head of my it and small very small red dots under it?
Normal: As long as it isn't tender it is likely normal. ...Read more
I recently noticed a brown spot/line on the head of my penis and another on the side. It's flat and painless. Is this normal? Ps;never had sex
Possible mole: Although possibly a mole which can develop anywhere and anytime. If new, even without pain, should be looked at by physician. Verbal descriptions are not as likely to allow accurate diagnosis compared to direct visualization ...Read more
I had a brown flat spot just appear on the head of the penis a couple months ago and now a couple more popped up on the foreskin (im uncircumsised)?
A couple things: These can be a type of mole called melanotic macules or early skin growths of seborrheic keratoses. These are completely benign & tend to happen more in some people versus others. There is a small possibility that these could be early flat warts. Seborrheic keratoses & warts would become more raised over time. I would recommend an evaluation by a dermatologist to make sure they aren't warts. ...Read more
19 caucasian & circumcised. I have a drak spot under penis and a very light brown spot on head. Both no more than 5mm. Any thoughts? Pm e mail4 fotos.
Dark spots: The biggest concern abotu dark spots on the skin is melanoma, an aggressive skin cancer. While this is very rare on the penis, it can happen. You should have this checked by your doctor. It is not safe to render an opinion on the nature of such spots without actually taking a look at it. ...Read more
After I had liquid nitrogen on my face, & peeled of the scab, I exposed from sun, the spot turned dark brown. What can I do to make it lighter?
Bleaching cream: Usually this type of postinflammatory hyperpgimentation will fade over time as long as you protect it from the sun. If this doesn't help, then a mild bleaching cream may be helpful. It is called hydroquinone and is only available by prescription. See a dermatologist and they can help you. ...Read more
It's been almost 2 years that I'm having a blister kind of spot on penile head. It started with a tiny brown spot and then developed few more. Later it formed a shape like 'V'. Initially I started with Fucidin ointment but no improvement.
Rash: Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read more
Brownish spot on toddler scalp front of head. Seems to have grown within last couple days. It doesn't look perfectly round like a mole. Raised skin?
Brownish spot: The brownish spot may be due to a patch of cradle cap or seborrhoea. Have your doctor to confirm disgnosis ...Read more
Noticed brown shiny spot on penis head. 2 DRs say irritation frm wiping frm mastrbating. 1 sex partner. No pain/puss. HPV or Herpes? How to cure it?
Probably not serious: For sure this isn't herpes. I suppose it could be HPV, but a new HPV lesion would be rare at your age of 39. There are many possibilities, and the large majority of skin problems of teh penis are not STDs and aren't serious. Since two doctors apparently aren't certain, consider seeing a dermatologist. ...Read more
Itchy scalp, left swollen occipital and behind the right ear node and now sensitive light brown spot on left top of head today.?
Swollen lymph nodes: Lymph nodes often swell in response to infection or inflammation. These gland may feel tender behind the ear or beneath the angle of the mandible. You may also feel tenderness beneath the chin. If the light brown spot has been sensitive for a short period, it will likely resolve on its own. It may simply be an abrasion or pustule. Give it time. If it fails to resolve, see derm doctor ...Read more
Should I be worried about cancer? D I recently discovered a bald spot bigger than a dime next to an odd mole on my head. The mole is pretty big lumpy pink with a brown spot in the center. It has grown over the years. I also experience ringing in my right
See a dermatologist: They may be related. A dermatologist can biopsy the nevus. That may provide the answer. ...Read more
I have a brownish small spot on the head of my penis. I have never had sexual intercourse and I am not circumcised. Is it possible it's a birth mark?
Brown or Deep Purple:
Yes. It might be a birthmark (congenital nevus) or a simple mole (nevus).Be sure it doesn't change in shape, size, color, & the edges are not jagged. If so go to the Doctor.
But, it might be a tiny bruise that would fade away. It might be an Angiokeratoma of Fordyce: tiny benign (not cancer) bump of blood covered with skin, they stay forever, you may get more on scrotum, if bleeds, put pressure. ...Read more
Brown spot flat on head don't think its birthmark bc it just appared kinda symetrical but not perfectly round and swollen glands back of head related?
Should I see a doctor? I have a red spot on the lower part of my back it has a hole in it and is very painful and drains I have one on my tummy it stated out as a red bump it was and is painful it got a head on it today withes brown
It sounds like you may be dealing with an infectious process. For this reason you should visit your doctor for an evaluation and treatment as deemed necessary.
Good luck. ...Read more
I have a brown spot about 1/16" on my labia minora, I do have freckles on my face, arms and a few on my legs. I'm 13. Should I be worried?
Pigmented lesion: No, I do not feel you need worry. However I recommend that you see a dermatologist (you can choose to see a woman) to have a proper examination of the lesion. Most likely this is a "labial melanotic macule" based upon your description and your age...but do see a doctor! ...Read more
Had ring worm on scalp as a kid. Left a bald spot top corner of head. Mole on spot was brown now pink. Hurts to touch and sometimes shooting pain.
Skin findings: It is very hard to diagnose skin lesions over the telephone. If tender you might have an infection. Start with seeing your primary doctor and if needed, a dermatologist. Be prepared to say how long the problem has been there, any medications and other symptoms. This needs to be seen in person. ...Read more
I'm having a bad reaxn to Diflucan (fluconazole) inc. Rash on face (brown sun spots peeling off) legs have red/purple spot w/severe knee/ankle pain. Could be yeast?
Allergic reaction: With such severe symptoms you should go to the ER. Go now. DrG ...Read more
All of a sudden my gf face is looking clearer but with brown spots. Is that something serious and can they go away. What causes that?
Facial spots: Many possibilities. Have your gf seen by her doctor. ...Read more
I was wondering if there was something that could help clear my face? I'm brown skin but my face has been breaking out leaving spots
Time: You should not continue to touch your face unless time to use med for your break out. With time it will fade. If not you can see your doctor for recommendation of topical cream that would help with those spots. ...Read more