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Brown Spots On Chest And Breast
Tinea versicolor: This is most consistent with tinea versicolor (not tinea corporis or "ringworm") which is caused by a yeast species called malassezia. It starts in the scalp (where it is invisible), then spreads to neck, chest, & back. Treatment is an antifungal shampoo (nizoral, loprox, & others) + an antifungal cream (loprox, naftin, (naftifine) many others). Selsun blue does not work, despite what many web sites say. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
That is normal: If you have fair skin, it is completely normal to see veins under the skin surface. Light blue veins, in particular, are common and are called reticular veins. Veins you can feel or skin discoloration (darkening) around the veins are abnormal. Otherwise, no need to do anything. ...Read more
I am gassy and have visible blue veins in nipples and breasts, prominent bumps on areola, more pimples on my face then I usually get?
Sexually active?: Miss a period? If yes- take a HPT. ...Read more
Cluster of tiny flat spots like freckles under skin on thigh, started reddish and turned light brown. Is this cause for concern re skin cancer?
Spots: It's difficult to state with 100% confidence or accuracy without looking at an individual lesion, however if there is any change in size, color or shape of any lesion especially any new lesion which was not present before, it is important that you visit a dermatologist for further evaluation as it may possibly need a skin biopsy to rule out skin cancer. ...Read more
Spotted rash on stomach and some spots on arms the resemble fungas or ringworm...Small spots randomly on areas of stomach and couple on back side?
Pityriasis rosea?: Rashes are difficult to describe in words. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist can examine a peach spots rash to see what it might be. Sometimes rashes are related to viruses, allergies, medications, etc., but many times they are not. For odd rashes, skin biopsy may be done by a dermatologist. One should bring to the doctor a list of all medications used in the month before the rash appeared. ...Read more
I noticed two flat brown/white spots, size of finger nail, in the center of my chest. Can Melanoma be flat and just appear on skin?
Dark patches: You may have a fungal condition. Consult your doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more
Veins?: Just beneath the skin are many reticular veins, which have a varying pattern, at times looking circular, and some others are linear. In someone with light complexion, this may seem accentuated. Visualization of the area would be nice to be more definitive. ...Read more
Itchy rash on breast started off as one pink raised blotch/patch above right nipples,spread to other breast w/medium sized spots now spread everywhere?
Depends on dx: The treatment or "fix" depends on the dx, for example if they are tiny fungal rashes, then an anti-fungal cream would help, etc. Rashes cannot really be DX over the computer, so it best for you to see a dr. For an evaluation of the area. Best wishes. ...Read more
Most of my back was covered with red spots. My chest and face have some red spots too, and then my arms turned into blotchy mess, heelp?
Brown spot some of foot and red raised tiny spot on pinky and raised spit on back of hand as well?
Med eval: with visualization of lesions will be needed to make accurate diagnosis and to make recommendations. ...Read more
3 bug bite-like spots on side of left breast since 3days ago. 2 more appeared today. red and itchy. inflammatory breast cancer?
Small red bumps some have a white head on them. Started on upper chest and now on arms. What could this be?
Doctor can evaluate: Bumps may be conditions such as keratosis pilaris, eczema, comedones, or folliculitis. Each would have a different treatment, so a primary care doctor or a dermatologist can evaluate and give some recommendations. Rashes are hard to describe in words. Little white heads are more likely folliculitis. If recently using a hot tub, such a rash could be due to that. ...Read more
Non itchy blotches on abdomen. Red small spots on my abdomen (middle, sides and upper, non lower). Some have a bruised look about them with a blue ish?
Blotches on abdomen: Any trauma? Fever? May be from infection, liver dysfunction, autoimmune, allergy, possibly a variant of telangectasias Would follow up today with urgent care/ ER and get blood count, metabolic profile including liver tests and sedimentation rate ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Small patches of redness and pimple like bumps and light brown discoloration on breast. What could this be? Doesn't hurt, I have acne skin probs.
OK...: It is ok and normal. But watch for change in color, margins and size... ...Read more
No: Monitor, and have these checked at your next doctor/health appointment. I presume these are spots on the skin of your left breast, are small, and otherwise not causing you any symptoms. However, if these grow rapidly, cause pain, irritation, discharge, bleeding, then these should be evaluated qucikly. ...Read more
I have 3 flat light brown spots on my left breast and they don't itch or anything but the colors seem to darken as time passes, what is it from?
See your doctor: Anything pigmented like that should be directly observed by a doctor. ...Read more
May be inclusion cys: This could be inclusion cysts but for your safety see a dermatolgist for a general skin check ...Read more
Recently I have noticed 2 different areas of small brown spots on my right breast, they are very itchy but do not hurt at all.
3 light brown spots no itch on the top of my right breast (2-3 mm) the same color as my areola. Biopsy done on this breast 7months ago. Results benign?
Breast pigment: Flat "brown spots" on the skin of the breast may just be accentuated pigmented areas due to more sunlight exposure, or they are darker and more easily noticed secondary to generally increasing pigmentation secondary to hormones produced in the pre-menopausal time. If changes occur rapidly, see a dermatologist to be certain. ...Read more
What may cause the brown spots surrounding the breast? What kinds of supplement should take for skin care
A picture?: Would be useful.Are you referring to those tiny raised areas on the outer circumference of the areola?If so ;the are part of the normL anatomy called:Montgomery's tubercles ...Read more
I have brown spots all in between by breast! should I be concerned? and should I go see a doctor imeditally? they hurt and itch
I have pcos and noticed a dark brown spots between my breast spreading more how can I get rid of this? Also on my neck
Hard to get rid of: Google "acanthosis nigricans." controlling your weight and blood sugar can help stop the discoloration from spreading, but any attempts to eliminate the hyperpigmentation you already have will require a prescription or a procedure. Maybe a good dermatologist could help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was 6 days late for my period. I been spotting for the last 4days on and off and today is day 4 and now it's brown spots. Very sore breast ?
Caucasian xx. Light brown spots on chest and shoulders, irregular, itchy from water or sweat. Had them 20 years. Now on my back and neck. Otc trtmts?
Spots for 20y: After 20 years, you want to treat them? You need a diagnosis first. Go see a dermatologist to see what you have! ...Read more
Moles: Hi luis! there are a few reasons for brown spots. Simple moles are very common and can increase in number with age and sun exposure. That is usually the reason in young people, and other causes occur in older adults. If there is a mole which is larger, darker, growing in size, or multicolored then you should visit your primary physician or dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See a dermatologist: Your description could represent many different diagnoses. ...Read more
Are dark brown spots on back and chest caused by acne for 6 years permanent or can they be removed?
13 yo has 6 slightly raised brown spots abt 1sm big spead across chest for 6 months. no pain or itching and no other symptoms. What can it be?
Skin rashes: Skin rashes are notoriously difficult to diagnose without seeing....preferably in person. This does not sound worrisome, but you should see your doctor on a routine basis and ask. ...Read more
I have small brown spots on my chest. They started appearing after college. How to prevent the future ones? How to get rid of the ones I have?
VisualDX: 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends: Reddish brown skin spots could be caused by many different things, and you really will need a medical professional to see and probably feel them (are they raised or flat, evenly colored, rough, soft, firm, etc.). The treatment will depend entirely upon what type of spots they are. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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