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Dark Mark On Both Wrist
Dark patches: You may have a fungal condition. Consult your doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more
I have blue black squiggly lines on foot under the skin. Appeared 3/4 days ago. A larger blue/black spot underside of foot. Ulcer on same ankle.?
Problem: Are you diabetic, ave you had arterial doppler. Looks like you have some vascular issue. ...Read more
Dark nail band on my thumb, with faint bands on the sides and other nails..brother 9 yr has bands as well.Is it subungual melanoma?dark skin,20yr
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
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?
I have very faint black lines on my fingers multiple digits and a dark line on my toe nail both right and left ?
Have light brown band on my right thumb for last 3.5 years, another small strip of appeared recently on same nail, on index finger same thing appeared?
Nailplate problem?: When darker skincolored individuals get moles under the cuticle, it can give a linear brown strip in the nailplate. This is a benign entity. Occasionally trauma, and Melanoma cancer can give similar discoloration, so this should be checked by a Dermatologist. A biopsy may be necessary to determine the cause. ...Read more
I have two redish looking blotches on both my arms around the biceps, they are in the exact same place on both arms and almost look like hickeys. ?
The Succubus Attacks: Looks like you been teched by the succubus! (look it up)Or,do you work out?Or were you carrying something? Get stuck in the chimney?In other words, it sounds like something"mechanical"and not medical unless...unless you are on blood thinners or have a problem that affects the blood that way. Just watch what you are doing and see if anything recurs. If it does,see your doctor(or succubus on-call) ...Read more
Hi my partners big toenails have turn a dark purple colour and he also has a dark spot on one side of his fourth toe on the left foot. ?
Multiple causes: Many medical conditions can cause changes in the nail beds from minor repeated trauma causing "bruising" to dangerous cancerous melanomas. History of trauma, pain and signs of vascular disease should be evaluated. As you suggest the 4th toe has a dark spot, not on the nail, trauma and vascular can be considered, although if the spot on the toe is a "birthmark", photograph and observe. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've got a vertical dark line on both my thumbs' fingernails and one much more lighter on my forefinger's nail . What could it mean?
I have 2 rash spots on my body 1 on my forearm, the other on my upper leg.They appear identical. A red half circle abt the diameter of a pencil eraser?
Rash: There are different causes of a rash that you describe. It could be tinea ( fungus), nummular eczema, urticaria, figurate erythema, insect bites, contact dermatitis, actinic porokeratosis (less like because of your age) , xerosis, to mention a few. It is worthwhile to see a dermatologist for a definitive diagnosis. ...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
I have two dark spots on my big toes (brownish color) - one on each 'knuckle' area of toe. Skin feels slightly rough there;no pain. What is it?
I have brown patches on both ankles, like a one inch band from ankle circle front to ankle circle. I also have a patch on my right pointer finger?
Need more info: It's hard to diagnose dermatologic problems without seeing them . Also knowing your age is important.Please see your family physician who can help solve this problem. ...Read more