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Doctor insights on: Dark Spots On Fingertips

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Hello I have noticed a dark orange spot on my fingertip. I haven't touched any chemicals that I know of or anything that would make them change colors?

Discoloration: You might want to check with your physician the reason for the discoloration. If it is not contact, was there any type of previous trauma? Please involve your physician in the discussion and treatment. Have a great day. ...Read more

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Why do I have brown spots on my fingertips?

Don't know.: These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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What could cause purplish spots under my skin on my fingertips?

What could cause purplish spots under my skin on my fingertips?

Need to see: Diagnosing skin lesions is almost impossible without seeing them. You need to see your family doctor to diagnose them or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Ever since yesterday, my fingers have a bunch of tiny small white spots/bumps and my fingertips feel hard/numb.?

Ever since yesterday, my fingers have a bunch of tiny small white spots/bumps and my fingertips feel hard/numb.?

Bumps on Fingers: Dyshidrotic eczema is a condition in which small, usually itchy blisters develop on the hands and feet.
Causes, incidence, and risk factors
this blistering type of eczema is twice as common in women than men.
People are more likely to develop dyshidrotic eczema when:
they are under stress
they have allergies, such as hayfever
their hands are often in water or moist
topical cortisone helps. ...Read more

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I have white spots (blanching) on my palms and fingers, spotted white areas, fingertips also seem pinker than usual. Any ideas or type of Dr.?

I have white spots (blanching) on my palms and fingers, spotted white areas, fingertips also seem pinker than usual. Any ideas or type of Dr.?

Vasospasm?: Does this happen when you expose your hand to cold or you are under stress? It sounds like Raynaud. To read about it click here ---> http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/raynauds-disease/basics/definition/con-20022916
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My 5yo daughter has developed peeling of skin with few small, difficult to see red small spots in that area on fingertips, wat condition it could be?

My 5yo daughter has developed peeling of skin with few small, difficult to see red small spots in that area on fingertips, wat condition it could be?

Dyshidrotic eczema: Has findings similar to what you describe. No specific cause is known, but individuals often have a tendency to sweaty hands and more commonly have atopic dermatitis. Lotions may help. Also avoidance of irritants and chemicals that one could be sensitive to. ...Read more

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I've also developed odd colored spots, like bruises, on my fingertips and toes as well as the ball of my foot. What should I do?

I've also developed odd colored spots, like bruises, on my fingertips and toes as well as the ball of my foot. What should I do?

Pustular psoriasis: In my practice, pustular psoriasis is the most common condition I see that matches your picture! Of course many other possibilities exist, but I would wager that is the issue! ...Read more

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My daughter has red spots that come and go under the skin on the palms of her hands all the time, she also has some light peeling on her fingertips?

My daughter has red spots that come and go under the skin on the palms of her hands all the time, she also has some light peeling on her fingertips?

See below: This problem can only be solved by seeing her doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, her doctor should be able to tell her what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Diabetic painful fingertip warts and developing soft spot in front of head?

Diabetic painful fingertip warts and developing soft spot in front of head?

So you are asking: About warts on fingertip and spot on forehead. First you need to file warts down when wet after bath or shower, and cover with OTC wart meds. If not clear in a month you need to see a dermatologist. As far as the soft spot, without seeing and touching it, I don't know if its a cyst, lipoma or whatever else it could be, so see your doctor ...Read more

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Hello, a few days ago I noticed a tiny brown spot at my fingertip at my big toe. Is there something to worry about?

Hello, a few days ago I noticed a tiny brown spot at my fingertip at my big toe. Is there something to worry about?

I'm not certain: What you mean by "at my fingertip at my big toe". if you're referring just to your big toe, sometimes a blood blister or small contusion can occur there as the big toe can bump up against the inside of the tip of the shoe. If it's more like a mole and doesn't go away in a week or so or also on your finger tip, it would be a good idea to have a professional look at it. ...Read more

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What causes dark spots on the cheeks?

What causes dark spots on the cheeks?

Spots: This could be from acne, acanthosis nigricans, melasma. You should see your dermatologist for the correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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What are dark spots on chest?

See a dermatologist: Please see a dermatologist to make sure they are not skin cancers. ...Read more

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Can tanning cover dark spots?

Can tanning cover dark spots?

Just less contrast: Tanning is a mistake to try to cover dark spots. The dark spots can also get darker with increased pigment. Tanning just some times makes the contrast less noticeable for a short time. Address the biologic reason for the dark spots. If they are nevi, then tanning can increase the risk of skin cancer. Chemical lighteners or laser can work on certain pigmented areas. Pregnancy hormones can darken. ...Read more

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Small dark spots on chest a lot of them?

Small dark spots on chest a lot of them?

Depends: Not clear on your question nor timing of the "spots." most brown spots on the chest are from sun damage and form over time. Others are harmless age spots. Some are actually dark purple blood vessel growths, which are also harmless. Occasionally, some rashes can look like dark spots. If you are worried or if they are sudden onset they should be looked at by your doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How can I reduce dark spots on the face?

How can I reduce dark spots on the face?

Many options: There are many options including using topical creams such as bleaching creams (hydroquinone, kojic acid, elure), microdermabrasion, glycolic acid peels, salicylic acid peels, chemical peels, lasers (noninvasive lasers such as ktp laser work the best with least side-effects, ruby, alexandrite, nd:yag lasers), invasive lasers (co2, erbium, fractional co2, fraxel), ipl (intense pulsed light). ...Read more

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Can I use microdermabrasion for dark spots?

Can I use microdermabrasion for dark spots?

Partial treatment: True microdermabrasion versus dermabrasion does not fully extend down to the dermis where one must go to eliminate the vast majority of dark spots. However microdermabrasion may help some of the dark spots caused by superficial epidermal lesions and may help the penetration of other medications such as retin a, (tretinoin) hydroquinone, kojic acid and other bleaching agents which may lie deeper in the epiderm. ...Read more

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How long dark spots from insect bites last?

How long dark spots from insect bites last?

About 6 months: The post inflammatory hyperpigmentation (dark spots) after insect bites, acne pimples, etc. May last for about 6 months. You should use sunblock to prevent them from getting darker. ...Read more

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What causes dark spots in your visual field?

What causes dark spots in your visual field?

Floaters: It depends on what condition you have. Most of the time this occurs as you age. The vitrous in your eye shrinks and can sometimes detach from the retina. If the back part of the vitrous falls into your line of sight you may see spots or even spider webs ...Read more

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I bent down and felt faint and saw dark spots?

I bent down and felt faint and saw dark spots?

Any medications?: Generally blood pressure medications can cause lightheadedness with sudden change in posture such as bending and straightening up. This can also cause blurred vision and spots. If it happens repeatedly review your medications with your doctor and check blood pressure in sitting and standing posture. If not on any meds you need a thorough evaluation. ...Read more

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How to reduce or remove dark spots from face?

How to reduce or remove dark spots from face?

Fade cream!: You don't mention what the spots are from. For simple freckles (more likely in a 25 year old male) all the way to age spots in the elderly, try porcelana or ambi. Both contain the active ingredient 2% hydroquinone. Double strength is available by prescription. Give it 4 weeks, using according to the label diretions. ...Read more

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What can be used to fade dark spots on black skin?

Lasers, creams: There are lasers that can safely reduce hyper pigmentation. There are prescription skin lightening agents that can also be of benefit. Chemical peels specially formulated for dark spots also are helpful. ...Read more

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What product is best for fading dark spots on dark?

What product is best for fading dark spots on dark?

Depends on the spot: Fading dark spots on dark skin is difficult and dependent on what caused the dark spot in the 1st place., how long it has been there, and where in the skin (depth) it is. Best advice is to see a dermatologist who can evaluate the pigmentary changes and help provide the best treatment options (bleaching agent, lasers, surgery, tincture of time etc.). Good luck. ...Read more

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What's the best way to clear dark spots on the skin?

What's the best way to clear dark spots on the skin?

Topical lighteners: That contain Hydroquinone work well, or agents with licorice or jessner's solution. If OTC products don't clear your dark spots, consider seeing dermatologist for prescription strength lighteners or possibly laser treaments ...Read more

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How to get fair complxion and dark spots from my face

How to get fair complxion and dark spots from my face

Avoid sun: I would need to know your complexion type.
If fair skinned the most important thing is a good sunscreen with zinc and/ or titanium.
Topical hydroquinone, retinol, retin a (tretinoin). These may take months to work. Lasers and chemical peels are very good at removing the
dark spots and refreshing your skin tone. Price varies. To keep from damaging your complexion any further, sunscreen!, hat with spf. ...Read more