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Dark Itchy Spots
I have little red itchy oozing bumbs on both sides of my hands. They are spreading to my fingers. I have dark itchy spots all over my body also. Help!
Red oozing bumps: You may have hand dermatitis which is a form of excema. It is made worse by washing your hands alot. You need to see a dermatologist to see if I am right and to have it treated with prescriptions creams. I cannot speculate on your other spots, unless you shower alot with a harsh soaop and do not use a moisturizer. You could also have folliculitis if some of the bumps look like pimples. ...Read more
Itchy dark spots that become hard and dark with scratching, that only appear on the legs and leave dark marks.
Dermatitis: There are various kinds. Sometimes something is irritating. At age 9 eczema is common. Especially if you have brown or black skin you will notice darker skin wherever you are rubbing or scratching. this is post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation. You will do best with a prescription cortisone cream. Meanwhile you can try OTC hydrocortisone cream. A dermatologist will help you. ...Read more
My father gets severe itchy dark grey spots on his skin. They usually get worse after sun exposure. Treatments?
Diagnosis first: Before treating anything one needs to establish a diagnosis. Have him see a dermatologist. ...Read more
Bumps ar not itchy they seem to leave a discoloration and pop up elsewhere. they start small and grow into mounds of sort then leave dark spots.
I have flat dark red spots under my chin. They are in a cluster. They arent itchy but have been here for two days. What are they?
May be shingles : Difficult to say with that description but if in a cluster it could be the early signs of shingles. Shingles typically occurs in a cluster, may be itchy, slightly tingly in the area or no symptoms at all. They tend to evolve over a few days to form blisters. Earliest diagnosis and treatment is critical so it's best to have a dermatologist take a look ASAP. ...Read more
Small dark spots under breasts. No exposure to sun in that area. Not itchy or bumpy yet. Started appearing six months ago. Should I be concerned?
Have 1-2cm irregular skin spots for over a year. Not itchy, look a tad dry & dark but feel normal. Mostly chest and back. Increased to 11 over period
I have these dark spots on my skin by my armpits, one on my thigh, one under my chin and sometimes they get itchy like they flare up and get irritated?
My inner thigh was itchy and I kept scratching it over a pair of pants, later that night I noticed a big bruise with some darker spots.
Sounds like a bruise: However, it could be a bug bite and some of these are serious. Take a photo of it and post here or show your physician, perhaps you'll get a better opinion. Meanwhile, cool compresses will help with itching and won't worsen the bruise. Don't take any aspirin or NSAID such as Ibuprofen (your Advil) until this is resolved. ...Read more