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My 7 year old son has dark brown spots his stomach. it be?

My 7 year old son has dark brown spots his stomach. it be?

Brown spots: Your child may have a fungus (pityriasis) of the skin. See your doctor for verification ...Read more

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I'm 16 and I have light brown spots on my stomach that appeared a couple of weeks ago and don't know what it is. Can you guys help me please?

I'm 16 and I have light brown spots on my stomach that appeared a couple of weeks ago and don't know what it is. Can you guys help me please?

Tinea Corporis: In the absence of other systemic symptoms, the spots could represent tinea corporis. Check out this link and see if they resemble your description: http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/ss/slideshow-scabies-overview. ...Read more

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I had gotten brown spots( on my stomach and where my bra wire goes) two months after i had my daughter, they don't look dry or don't itch either.?

I had gotten brown spots( on my stomach and where my bra wire goes) two months after i had my daughter, they don't look dry or don't itch either.?

Bra rubbing?: Areas where a bra rubs can have some skin inflammation / irritation, after which there may be color changes. Darker spots are called post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, and lighter ones are called post-inflammatory hypopigmentation. Having any allergic reaction to some component of the bra can cause the same type of color changes. A doctor can check to see if that's what it is. ...Read more

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I recently discovered small brown spots on my stomach that was covered by the hair in that region. I'm 22 with no serious medical history. Any ideas?

I recently discovered small brown spots on my stomach that was covered by the hair in that region. I'm 22 with no serious medical history. Any ideas?

Probably benign: Small brown spots don't raise urgency to me. Without seeing them, one cannot give good advice, however. There is a good likelihood of this being a benign process, however, there are lesions of "brown" color that could be significant. I would recommend a check by your pcp or a dermatologist at your next exam or if a changing lesion or worried, sooner. ...Read more

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I am a teenager and experience bad menstrual cramps. I treat with a heating pad. I've noticed brown spots on my stomach. What can I do to treat?

I am a teenager and experience bad menstrual cramps. I treat with a heating pad. I've noticed brown spots on my stomach. What can I do to treat?

Meds: If you use a heating pad for the cramps, you may be causing a reaction in your skin area, even a minor burn, so you need to be careful. There are meds that can help with your cramps. Have a dr. Discuss medications for painful menstrual cramps and look at your brown spots on your stomach too. Good luck. ...Read more

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Hi, 6-7 months ago i found these dark brown spots appearing on my stomach, they're mostly in a specific area which is on the left side of my stomach?

Hi, 6-7 months ago i found these dark brown spots appearing on my stomach, they're mostly in a specific area which is on the left side of my stomach?

Keratoses: Keratotic (so-called "stucco") lesions are common on the trunk and elsewhere on the body. They are not dangerous but certainly are annoying. Try an otc lotion, such as lac hydrin or amlactin, with Lactic Acid or salicylic acid in it, to soften the top layer of skin. If those lotions aren't strong enough a dermatologist can prescribe one of a number of stronger preparations. ...Read more

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I got brown spots on the top of my stomach why is that..

I got brown spots on the top of my stomach why is that..

Keratoses: Keratotic (so-called "stucco") lesions are common on the trunk and elsewhere on the body. They are not dangerous but certainly are annoying. Try an otc lotion, such as lac hydrin or amlactin, with Lactic Acid or salicylic acid in it, to soften the top layer of skin. If those lotions aren't strong enough a dermatologist can prescribe one of a number of stronger preparations. ...Read more

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I have a rash on my stomach, it looks like brown spots, its not raised and it does not itch. But gets darker when i take a shower or sweat?

I have a rash on my stomach, it looks like brown spots, its not raised and it does not itch. But gets darker when i take a shower or sweat?

Considering several: A photo or direct exam would be very helpful, but based on your description of a rash that gets more prominent with sweating or a hot shower and your relatively young age - i would consider as a possibility cholinergic urticaria. Recommend a dermatologist to examine http://www.Dermnet.Com/images/cholinergic-urticaria http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/cholinergic_urticaria. ...Read more

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I have these weird light brown spots under the breasts and on the upper stomach and neck. What could they be and how do I get rid of them?

Several things: What you describe could include a number of things from seborrheic keratoses to acanthosis nigricans to several other things. I would recommend you have a dermatologist examine you to help clarify what you have. ...Read more

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