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8 months postpartum and I just now am getting brown spots under eyes and above upper lip. Is this a late mask of pregnancy or vitamin deficincy? Fix?

8 months postpartum and I just now am getting brown spots under eyes and above upper lip. Is this a late mask of pregnancy or vitamin deficincy? Fix?

Melasma...: This could be melasma which is increased pigmentation of the skin in areas exposed to the sun. To avoid getting worse use high SPF (protective) sunscreen lotion. There are a few creams that can be used, like for example hydroquinone, for treatment but needs to be prescribed. I would suggest you to see a Dermatologist (skin doctor) for final diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I am 24 and I have tiny raised brown spots under my eyes along with acne. Why do I have such spots. Kindly suggest a home remedy.?

I am 24 and I have tiny raised brown spots under my eyes along with acne. Why do I have such spots. Kindly suggest a home remedy.?

Not sure: I would see my primary care doctor. These are very common and may be freckles but can be a indication of high cholesterol. Because I cannot see them myself, I would ask you to see your doctor. ...Read more

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I am 24 and have tiny raised brown spots under my eyes along with acne on face. Why do I have these spots and kindly suggest a home remedy?

I am 24 and have tiny raised brown spots under my eyes along with acne on face. Why do I have these spots and kindly suggest a home remedy?

Hormonal infection: There are many causes of acne which is very common in young persons more in girls. Depending on individual skin types one may suggest some home remedies.
Consider good night sleep, exercise, fruits and vegitables (vitamin c) and not washing face too often (avoid hot water).
Use 4 tablets of asprin grind with cactus juice and apply over skin but avoid getting into eyes. ...Read more

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What causes : rapid appearance of brown spots on nose, under eyes, forehead. Feet cold and turn purple, sore breasts, acid reflux, popping joints?

What causes : rapid appearance of brown spots on nose, under eyes, forehead. Feet cold and turn purple, sore breasts, acid reflux, popping joints?

See your doctor: You have too many conditions happening at the same time to be able to address them here, without having a physical examination done by your doctor. It sounds like it's time to be seen for your annual physical, and to address these concerns with her/him. After the exam, s/he will know what other tests to order. You may want to have your vitamin d3, and micronutrient level checked as well. ...Read more

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I have hydrocephalus and my pupils are like a pindrop size and I have a brown spots on my eyes?

I have hydrocephalus and my pupils are like a pindrop size and I have a brown spots on my eyes?

See Eye MD: People with increased pressure around the brain must be followed by an ophthalmologist to detect nerve damage that can cause blindness. Make an appointment with an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What dose it mean when you have brown spots on your eyes?

What dose it mean when you have brown spots on your eyes?

Melanosis: The brown spots on the white of the eye may from a variety of reasons. In dark skin people, it may normal. In white, sun exposed people, it may be melanoma. Highly recommend seeing an ophthalmologist and having it photo-documented and followed. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to get these brown spots outta my eyes?

Can you tell me how to get these brown spots outta my eyes?

How long have they: Been there? More info is needed on your patient history to assist. Then, resubmit. Thanks! ...Read more

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How do I get rid of brown spots in the whites of my eyes?

How do I get rid of brown spots in the whites of my eyes?

Melanosis or Nevi: If you are african-american these may represent benign conjunctival melanosis. Or, if isolated area could be a conjunctival nevus (freckle). You can also have pigmented spots in sclera for many reason. If a significant issue I would consider an evaluation. ...Read more

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I have these two very very small, hardly noticeable brown spots on my eye and two under my eye lid. My eyes also have been bloodshot more often. Cause?

Concerning!: The brown spots on the white of the and inside your lid may be serious items that should be looked at by an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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I'm 20 and I got yellowish sclera and dark circle around pupil and few brown spots in my eyes. I'm sure im not affected by jaundice. Can u reason me??

I'm 20 and I got yellowish sclera and dark circle around pupil and few brown spots in my eyes. I'm sure im not affected by jaundice. Can u reason me??

See your doctor: Yellow sclera often means jaudice. Usually the urine would be dark. You may have hepatitis. Blood and other liver diseases can cause it also. The brown spots may be pigment in the conjunctiva of the eyes if you have dark skin. This would be normal and not related. See a doctor as soon as you can. ...Read more

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What does the brown spots in your eye mean?

What does the brown spots in your eye mean?

Usually harmless: Most brown spots on the white of the eye are harmless, much like freckles. However any new brown spots or change in the appearance of existing brown spots should be examined by your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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I have Brown spots on my eye in the Iris area that I haven't noticed before. Any suggestions?

I have Brown spots on my eye in the Iris area that I haven't noticed before. Any suggestions?

Examination: Any new appearing lesions, spots & sores on the eye should be examined. You are probably seeing nevi or epheli both which are common on the iris. Rarely nevi can transform into melanoma. An examination will establish a diagnosis and a baseline. Most are monitored by periodic checkups. ...Read more

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I have a few tiny brown spots on colored part of my eye. Asked eye dr if they were lisch nodules and she looked Closely with slit lamp and said no.?

I have a few tiny brown spots on colored part of my eye. Asked eye dr if they were lisch nodules and she looked Closely with slit lamp and said no.?

How dare she?: You are surprised that she said no? Then I would let her know that you have type 1 peripheral Von Recklinghousen.'s disease and lisch nodules are your finding. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have 2 brown spots on my face 1 under each eye where my bone is. Using Retin A (tretinoin) and Hydroquinone for awhile but they won't go away. Why? Tyvm

I have 2 brown spots on my face 1 under each eye where my bone is. Using Retin A (tretinoin) and Hydroquinone for awhile but they won't go away. Why? Tyvm

Can take 2 months.: These two should be combined with optimum skin care program. It can take around 2-3 months. Talk to the doc who prescribed this about the next step. See a doc that specializes in aesthetic medicine. ...Read more

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Optometry appt not until 12/23 what can I do to set my fears at bay. Do I ask for blood work, mri, CT scans. Help can't sleep. Brown spots on white of eye?

Optometry appt not until 12/23 what can I do to set my fears at bay. Do I ask for blood work, mri, CT scans. Help can't sleep. Brown spots on white of eye?

Suddenly- appearing: Brown spots in sclerae should be evaluated, but are not necessarily a reason to panic, as the cause is often benign. If you feel you may need a medical evaluation, you need to see an ophthalmologist, an M.D. who specializes in diseases of the eyes. ...Read more

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I am see brown spots on the white of my eyeball what could this be from?

I am see brown spots on the white of my eyeball what could this be from?

Pigment: Persons of certain races may naturally deposit melanin in the clear covering of the white of the eye. Such "melanosis" is of no concern. A dark spot sitting at the end of a blood vessel is an axenfeld loop and is the natural pigment layer peeking through the sclera and is normal. A very dark, pigment spot could be a nevus and, if changing, could be problematic and should be checked by an eyemd. ...Read more

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First spots are occuring under eyes skin than lines are arround them about 8 per undereye skin. Can anybody help me are they wrinkles? Am only 19

First spots are occuring under eyes skin than lines are arround them about 8 per undereye skin. Can anybody help me are they wrinkles? Am only 19

Eyelid Dermatitis: Eyelid dermatitis is a skin inflammation that occurs on the eyelids. It can create dry, flaky skin on the eyelids or an itchy rash, depending on the exact nature of the inflammation. It can affect eyesight if the eyelid becomes swollen or if the skin flakes off and irritates the eye. Try otc Hydrocortisone but if that does not work see your dermatologist. ...Read more

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29 and always had bad skin clogged pores spots dark circles under eyes baggy eyes. I've tried every facial product with different ingredients help?

29 and always had bad skin clogged pores spots dark circles under eyes baggy eyes. I've tried every facial product with different ingredients help?

Skin help: Salicylic acid preparations are the best otc for clogged pores, use daily if possible. A prescription of tretinoin may be your best bet though. Baggy eyes may be from venous congestion, often worsened by lack of sleep and allergies. Get plenty of sleep, non-sedating daily antihistamine if necessary and retinol containing intensive night serum for under your eyes; hopefully this helps. ...Read more

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My 3 weeks boy is getting small red spots on fore head, under eyes, arm, ear, etc. I can send pictures, please suggest.

My 3 weeks boy is getting small red spots on fore head, under eyes, arm, ear, etc. I can send pictures, please suggest.

Skin lesions: These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Photographs can not be uploaded to Healthtap Basic (only to HealthTap Prime and Concierge). As you son is 3 weeks old - I would consult with his pediatrician. Take care. ...Read more

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Why do I get brown spots on my skin?

Why do I get brown spots on my skin?

Brown spots: One cause for brown spots on the skin are solar lentigines (AKA liver spots/ age spots). These are caused by increased melanin pigment in the skin. They can increase with age. The best way to avoid them is by avoiding sunlight and using a high SPF sunscreen. ...Read more

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What does brown spots on your underwear mean?

What does brown spots on your underwear mean?

May be spotting of: Blood or other vaginal discharge. If toward the back of underwear - it could be fecal smearing. ...Read more

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What causes small flat brown spots on areola?

What causes small flat brown spots on areola?

Sound like normal: Areas of pigmentation. This can also occur with a pregnancy and remain afterward. Why are you concerned?
Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more

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I have these brown spots on my back and chest, what do I do?

I have these brown spots on my back and chest, what do I do?

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 more