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Red brown spots on feet but no itching and pain. It seems very bad.?

Red brown spots on feet but no itching and pain. It seems very bad.?

See podiatrist: Or dermatologist not enough info given to help make diagnosis or fact easier to diagnosis skin lesions by seeing them.

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
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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...

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I have brown spots on my feet?

I have brown spots on my feet?

I see Spots.: With not much to go on, there is not much to say. Consider, infection, such as fungal. Environmental, such as staining, dirt etc., could be remotely responsible. I think the best bet, however, involves a melanin hyperpigmentation issue. The nature of which can only be determined after a thorough evaluation.

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Why are there brown spots under the foot?

Why are there brown spots under the foot?

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.

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What causes brown spots on the heels of feet?

What causes brown spots on the heels of feet?

Aging spots: These are typical normal aging spots located on the bottom due to small blood vessel capillary trauma over time. This is usually prevalent with diabetics, etc... If the spots are new and or itch or become raised, you need to see your podiatrist right away.

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Can you get brown spots on your feet from smoking?

Can you get brown spots on your feet from smoking?

Yes: Melanosis, a darkening of skin from increased melanin production, has been reported in smokers. It is commonly seen more where nicotine has direct contact, like in the mouth and around the mouth, but can occur anywhere. If people stop smoking, they tend to fade away, but they don't always completely clear. See a dermatologist to be sure, especially if the areas have changed- rule out melanoma.

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What do small brown spots on the bottom of feet mean?

What do small brown spots on the bottom of feet mean?

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.

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I notice small brown spots on very bottom of my feet what causes this and how do start attacting whatever is causing that to occur?

I notice small brown spots on very bottom of my feet what causes this and how do start attacting whatever is causing that to occur?

May need a doctor: If a person gets small brown spots on the bottom of his feet, sometimes they are warts. Other times they are a fungus. If fungus, twice a day over-the-counter lotrimin (clotrimazole) af for 2-3 weeks may solve the problem. If warts, a primary care doctor or dermatologist will likely have to freeze them off. A visit to the doctor can help get a diagnosis, and see if the spots aren't something else.

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I have Little brown spots in my both of my feet the don't hurt and I can't even fell them will they go away I just noticed them today.

See Spot Run....: These brown spots are generally caused by elements in the blood, leaking into the tissue, and staining it. Spotty increased skin pigment production can also be responsible. In either case, as long as there is no associated swelling, tissue breakdown or pain, there should be no problem. Clearly, if there is a concern do not hesitate to seek out a consultation with a primary care physician.

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I have brown spots on both of my feet. My feet are not in any pain. The brown spots won't come off with anything. I didn't have the brown spots yester?

I have brown spots on both of my feet. My feet are not in any pain. The brown spots won't come off with anything. I didn't have the brown spots yester?

Many causes: Some dark skinned people just have pigmented spots on their feet. If you're certain they weren't there yesterday- they can due to viral infections, bacteria like Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever; but usually also have fever & swollen lymph nodes. (+50 other things like drug reactions, syphilis, or life threatening diseases like meningitis). If you're having fever/ headache/ body aches see a doc.

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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.

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What are these brown spots on my feet and shins?

Many possible things: You need to have them checked by podiatrist or dermatologist. Without physical examination it is difficult to answer because there are so many possible causes. Some very simple to some very serious. Best of luck!

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I have some though brown spots on my palms and one spot on my feet. It appeared some time ago and disappeared and now its back. What do I do?

I have some though brown spots on my palms and one spot on my feet. It appeared some time ago and disappeared and now its back. What do I do?

Dermatologist: A dermatologist is best qualified to examine you and make a diagnosis. Perhaps these pigmented spots are insignificant but without seeing them a physician is unable to advise you.

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What are the rough dark brown spots appearing on my hands and feet?

What are the rough dark brown spots appearing on my hands and feet?

Keratosis?: These may represent stucco keratosis which is localized thickening of skin simi, ar to barnacles on a boat. Soak and use peeling cream with urea or lac 5. This will remove surface and improve appearance. If this disturbs you dermatologist can diagnose and remove ith minor procedure.

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What to do if I'm 17 years old and just today I noticed small brown spots on the top of my foot?

What to do if I'm 17 years old and just today I noticed small brown spots on the top of my foot?

Spots: The first right thing to do is see your podiatrist as it could be broken vessels with blood leaking into the surrounding tissue or it could be a fungal infection. It is impossible to say without seeing the foot, which is exactly why you need to see your podiatrist.