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Small round pimple typed dark spot on lip?

Small round pimple typed dark spot on lip?

Small round lip spot: Unclear what the small round pimple-typed spot on your lip could be without examining it and asking some additional questions. I recommend you see your regular doctor first. ...Read more

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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more


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Dark spot on tonsil?

Dark spot on tonsil?

Not sure: Some with darker complexions can have areas of pigmentation in the mouth particularly on the gums next to teeth. The old mercury dental amalgams could leave a gray area on the tissue next to the tooth. Melanoma can occur in the mouth but rarely. I suggest you see ENT for evaluation. ...Read more

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Moisturizer can remove dark spots from pimples?

Moisturizer can remove dark spots from pimples?

Hyperpigmentation: The dark spots may simply be postinflammatory hyperpigmentation. What you want to do first is control your acne to reduce the number of new acne lesions. You may want to consider a moisturizer that has a sunscreen to prevent additional hyperpigmentation. ...Read more

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Small dark spot on lip?

Small dark spot on lip?

Dark spot: Benign causes are labial melanotic macule, normal nevus, venous lake, graphite tattoo, external stain. Melanoma is always considered. If the spot is asymmetric, irregular border, irregular color or changing, seek evaluation promptly. ...Read more

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Had black/dark blue 2mm raised round spot on labia, popped, dark blood came out. Now spot flat,light purple, sound like a blood blister?Is it healing?

Had black/dark blue 2mm raised round spot on labia, popped, dark blood came out. Now spot flat,light purple, sound like a blood blister?Is it healing?

Blood blister: Hi Rosie, What you describes certainly sounds like a blood blister. When blood is exposed to air then it appears darker. This is why the spot looks purple then begins to lighten. Yes, it seems from your excellent description that it is healing quite normally. ...Read more

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Dark spot treatment from accutane?

Dark spot treatment from accutane?

Dark Spot: You have to protect your skin from the sun to avoid getting dark spots. But once the dark spots appear, it is possible to treat them. Potential over-the-counter treatments include hydroquinone creams that bleach the skin and microdermabrasion kits that buff out the rough, dark spots. Prescription drug treatments include tretinoin, known as retin-a. ...Read more

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Dark spot after acne?

Dark spot after acne?

Postinflammatory: Inflammation of the skin is often followed by darkening that may last for months. All acne can be managed today. If benzoyl peroxide (and/or the oral contraceptive pill for a female for whom it's right) doesn't work, topical Clindamycin or some other medicine from your physician will help. Don't try to treat the dark spot (not worth trouble/ risk) or even give it much thought (no face is perfect). ...Read more

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Small dark pimple on lip?

Small dark pimple on lip?

Needs to be seen : Could be many things dependent on appearance, duration, and medical history. Please see your doctor for a proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have noticed a dark red spot on my earwax yellow-marroon from right ear.Left earwax.has normal colour.

I have noticed a dark red spot on my earwax yellow-marroon from right ear.Left earwax.has normal colour.

Red spot: the red spot with your ear wax may be blood from you trying to get out your wax. Generally you should avoid trying to use q tips or other things to get out the wax yourself. Let your doctor do it for you. The ear canal's skin is thin and easily irritated and you risk puncturing your ear drum if you stick items in your ear canal ...Read more

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Red mark or spot left behind by pimple on cheek. how?why?

Inflammation/pigment: If the pimple just healed, this is likely some residual inflammation. If it's been a while, you may have some post inflammatory hyper pigmentation. It may resolve on it's own, but if its been there for a while you might try a bleaching cream or steroid ointment on it. ...Read more

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Little pimple like thing on front middle of penis. Accedently popped it and white came out like pimple. Now faded with lil black dot. Ingrown hair?

Little pimple like thing on front middle of penis. Accedently popped it and white came out like pimple. Now faded with lil black dot. Ingrown hair?

Penis pimple: Penis bumps can be many things. Some STDs, some not. Only general advice can be given without a photo or physical exam. Top 2 photos are non-STDs: Fordyce spots (sebum which can be extricated by M.D. or left alone), Infected hair follicle (plucked and kept clean). Bottom 2 photos are STDs (HPV and Molluscum) to be evaluated by your MD so s/he can rule out other STDs and council you for prevention. ...Read more

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Flat red spot on my face looks like a reddish skin patch, what could it be?

Flat red spot on my face looks like a reddish skin patch, what could it be?

Needs to be seen: This could be a precancer (actinic keratosis), a full blown skin cancer, eczema, a boil, or many other possibilities. It should be evaluated by a healthcare professional if lasting more than a week. ...Read more

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Flat red spot on my face looks like a reddish skin patch what could it be?

Flat red spot on my face looks like a reddish skin patch what could it be?

Almost anything: It could be an allergic reaction to something that touched your skin, or an irritant (non-allergic) reaction, or a fungal infection (ringworm), or any number of other things. A dermatologist needs to see it in person to narrow down the possibilities. ...Read more

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A weird black dot popped on the back of my neck & it's hurt alil. Looks like a black mole or bump?

A weird black dot popped on the back of my neck & it's hurt alil. Looks like a black mole or bump?

Bump: Moles typically are not painful. You may have a cyst or clogged pore. I would see a doctor for an exam. ...Read more