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Brown Spots On Arms And Legs
Brown spots on arms sides belly and vagina and the part of leg connected to my vigina. They look like skin spots and turn from brown to red?
SeeSee derm: See dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
I get brown spots all over my legs and arms and even my cheeks after consuming alcohol. What is it and is there anyway to prevent it?
I'm 50yrs old/f. I noticed the appearance of brown spots(like freckles) in my face, arms&legs. Is this just a sign of old age or should I be worried?
Hello there. I have a 2months old daughter. Who has several brown spots on her legs on her but and couple of them on her belly and arms. Help plz?
These could: be birth marks but without being able to physicially examine her, it is difficult to say. A thorough history and physicial examination by your physician would be needed., ...Read more
Hi i had two questions? My 8 yr old daughter has recently gotten two like big brown spots one on her inner thigh and another on her arm they look more like birth marks but this just appeared like a week ago. They don't itch or hurt nothing they just there
I am experiencing skin rash (quality: bumpy, red or bluish purple, ring shaped) .
Brown spots on arms ?
Your description: applies to a number of skin problems but I would "vote for" FUNGAL cause. Sometimes SPECIFIC TREATMENT and sometimes ORAL ANTI-FUNGALS are indicated! In other words get it checked out as soon as practicable by your PCP who may want to refer you to a Board Certified Dermatologist!!! Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need more info: A picture is worth a thousand words. Brown spots could be many things, most of which are not serious. They could be sun damaged area called solar lintigo, If they are flat and many of them. . If raised or have a "stuck on" appearance, then they could be a benign growth called a seborrheic dermatitis. These should be checked by your family doctor or dermatologist to make sure is not serious ...Read more
Since I'm young I've been having a bad dark/brown spots on my legs because mosquito bites. How I can disappear the dark spots in my legs?
Bleaching cream: This is a common problem, especially in people with darker skin tones. You could try applying a topical cortisone to the bite, which may reduce the inflammation, speed healing and reduce the amount of pigmentation that forms. To treat the pigmentation you could try an over the counter bleaching cream. Your dermatologist could discuss prescription creams and other options. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have brown spots on my legs from the poor decision of waxing. Ive had them from last winter. Is there somthing I cold put on them to help them heal?
Go see a doctor: There is no simple solution to your problem. it will require a physical examine your skin to give you more reliable advice. it is best to see a dermatologist and seek his/her advice. One consultation will give you more peace of mind than any other wild proposals for local applications which can cause more harm than any good. ...Read more
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
My mother have brown spots which started to spread upwards her legs. She had this after tahbso. What can we do about this?
Brown spots on legs: Brown spots on legs can be caused by a number of different conditions. Often if legs swell, a person can develop a brown discoloration from red blood cells leaking out of the tiny blood vessels and breaking down in the soft tissues and skin of the legs, leaving behind iron (hemosiderin). Please see your doctor. If there is new onset leg swelling, this needs to be evaluated. ...Read more