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Dark Spot From Pimple
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
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
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?
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
Not normal: Not normal. See an ENT doc for exam. ...Read more
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What's the dark, tough skin around my acne scab? The red skin around the popped acne turned into a dark brown and the skin became tough to touch.
2yr old with insect/spider bite on cheek. Noticed bite yesterday, red spot like a pimple. tonight we noticed faint red lines 'spidering' away from it?
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
Painless puss bump not easily popped on pubic area, strand of hairs trapped inside left dark scars of the site. now itchy white flakes around hair fol?
Hair Follicle: If not painful. best to leave it alone!! ...Read more
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
When my pimple healed, there's a brownish spot on my skin. Could benzoyl peroxide get rid of this?
Probably not: It will lighten with time.Get a more detailed answer ›
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Flesh colored pus came out of a spot in my skin that is red with a black spot. What could it be? Skin cancer maybe?
A weird black dot popped on the back of my neck & it's hurt alil. Looks like a black mole or bump?
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