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I have small brown spots on my inner thighs, they are not raised and do not hurt, I think they are birth marks but would like to know what they are.

I have small brown spots on my inner thighs, they are not raised and do not hurt, I
 think they are birth marks but would like to know what they are.

Dermatologist: Seeing a dermatologist - a skin doctor - is the sure fire way to get an accurate diagnosis. Things like this need to be diagnosed by someone knowledgeable actually looking at the spots, sometimes doing a biopsy. Anything less is just a guess, and your health is worth more than just a guess... see a dermatologist before Halloween! ...Read more

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Will hsv2 leave brownish spots where the lesions were? Or scabies, had lesions on my inner thighs and healed but left brown spots where they were..

Will hsv2 leave brownish spots where the lesions were? Or scabies, had lesions on my inner thighs and healed but left brown spots where they were..

Yes.: The process you are seeing is actually called post inflammatory hyperpigmentation. It is a common occurrence whenever there is a lot of inflammation caused by infection or infestation. It is not permanent, but will fade with time back to the normal color. Use spf30 or higher sunscreen on the areas to fade the spots more quickly. ...Read more

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I have a cluster of small brown spots under my skin on my thigh. Why?

I have a cluster of small brown spots under my skin on my thigh. Why?

Can't tell: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. Has to be physically seen. ...Read more

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Two weeks ago I had these light brown spots on the back of my legs but not on my thighs in the sun the spots turn more noticeable what r they?

Two weeks ago I had these light brown spots on the back of my legs but not on my thighs in the sun the spots turn more noticeable what r they?

Skin discoloration: They could be hypopigmented areas, which means a lack of melanin or possibly a fungal infection. Neither are serious conditions. You may want to try an antifungal cream like clotrimazole twice daily for a week. If no resolutions, get an evaluation. Be sure to wear sunblock SPF 30 or greater when outdoors. Avoid sunbathing and reapply sunblock frequently. ...Read more

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What I have brown spots on my leg?

What I have brown spots on my leg?

SEVERAL possiblities: You need an exam by dermatolgist (or knowledgeable pcp) who can distinguish: melanoma, dysplastic lesions, freckles/ sundamage (solar lentigo) or benign seborrheic keratoses. ...Read more

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The reasons for the appearance of brown spots in the leg?

The reasons for the appearance of brown spots in the leg?

Multiple: Brown spots on the skin of the leg can develop from several sources. The most common is a sun spot which originates from sun exposure. These are also called lentigos. You could also have a newly developed nevus or mole which can develop throughout your life and not be abnormal. Pre-cancers and cancers can appear as brown spots, as well, and should be evaluated by a skin doctor. ...Read more

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For a while I have gotten brown spots on the back of my leg when going outside. they go away after I go inside. is this normal?

For a while I have gotten  brown spots on the back of my leg when going outside. they go away after I go inside.  is this normal?

These sound: like moles (freckles) which may be colorless and darken in sun! Suggest you use a sunscreen and mention spots to your Primary Care Physician!

Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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Why do I have flat brown spots all over my back and upper leg?

Why do I have flat brown spots all over my back and upper leg?

Hard to say : Without seeing them, but sound like benign spots called keratosis thst are a result of sun exposure and come out as you get older. ...Read more

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What prescription med or OTC product is available for removing iron deposit spots or brown spots on ankle/leg from spraying weed killer?

What prescription med or OTC product is available for removing iron deposit spots or brown spots on ankle/leg from spraying weed killer?

Skin stains: Iron stains on the skin can be removed with lemon juice and salt rubbed over the area. Then wash the skin with detergent. Repeat this a few times until the stain is gone. ...Read more

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I have brown spots appearing on my body what could it be, what to do?

I have brown spots appearing on my body what could it be, what to do?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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How could i get brown spots on my skin?

How could i get brown spots on my skin?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What does brown spots on your nuckles mean?

Very little: Most of the time this means very little. May be "age spots" Not serious as a rule but if just came up and getting darker, need to see your doc. If you lay out in the sun or tanning both , need to look into having your skin checked for sun related skin cancer. ...Read more

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What are the raised brown spots on my back?

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

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What if my baby has brown spots on his body?

What if my baby has brown spots on his body?

Brown spots?: There are many causes of hyperpigmentation. For example, Mongolian spots are common and nothing to worry about. Cafe au lait spots may need to be followed. Ask you pediatrician - since they can actually see the "brown spots" you are referring to they are in the best position to give them a name and let you know the significance. Internet "guessing" is likely only going to cause undue anxiety. ...Read more

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What might cause reddish/brown spots on my skin?

Many possibilities: There are many things that may cause a discoloration of the skin. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections and cancer can cause a discoloration of the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash or a discoloration of the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Brown spots in my phlegm ?

Brown spots in my phlegm ?

Need more info: Brown spots in phlegm could be due to bleeding in the respiratory system or from inhaled pollutants. The fact that you are bringing up phlegm warrants seeing a doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Brown spots on sole of feet?

Brown spots on sole of feet?

Should have them: looked at too make sure they are benign lesions…..and that nothing is dangerous... ...Read more

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What do brown spots mean under feet?

What do brown spots mean under feet?

Many possibilities: It could be a fungal or bacterial infection. It could be bruising due to tight shoes or trauma. It could be a pigmentation of the underlying skin. It could be a skin disorder or melanoma, or it could be one of a number of many other possibilities. Have your feet checked out by a professional. ...Read more

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What causes brown spots on blue iris?

What causes brown spots on blue iris?

Freckles?: Freckles and nevi are the usual pigmentations found on the iris. Also, hamartomas, brushfield spots, lisch nodules, inflammatory nodules, adenomas, xanthogranulas, melanomas, iris atrophy, stretch holes are among other iris lesions or spots that can occur but much less common. If your iris spots are new, have them evaluated by an eye md. ...Read more

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Why do I have brown spots on fingers?

Why do I have brown spots on fingers?

Can't say: These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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What could brown spots on my gums be?

Melanin: A melanotic freckle is a brown spot or spots that can appear in the gums or tissues of the mouth and is due to excessive production and deposition of the melanin pigment in the tissues. Certain foods or habits also may be responsible for color changes of the tissues in the mouth. ...Read more

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Is brown spots on my glans is this normal?

Is brown spots on my glans is this normal?

Here are some ...: How long have you seen them? Have they changed their size & color? And do they hurt or bother you? If being there with no change in size & color, and being comfortable, they are normal for you as seen in many men after long-term recurrent exposure to estrogen from sexual intercourse. If still in doubt, see Doc for a direct look and counseling as needed. ...Read more