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Dark Spots That Look Like Bruises
See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
I have really dark thighs and little black spots that look like black heads. I also have like red bumps on thighs big ones and they hurt alot?
Dermatology: Dear penguin. I think this one will require in person physical evaluation. A dermatologist is likely to be your best bet. Take care. ...Read more
Random red spots on body, look like bruises when heal and look like small petichiae around it. Very itchy and look pale when scratched, usually in 2's?
Keep getting very yellow spots on legs. they r like highlighter color. no pain or anyother thing...just these spots..sometimes they seem like bruises?
See your doctor.: It's hard to know the definite diagnosis without the lesions being seen. It sounds like they could be secondary to a bacterial infection or an irritation from something. The dark spots sound like they are the scars left from the inflammation. These should fade eventually, but could take quite a while. So, if you are still concerned, please see your doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more
2 red raised skin lumps look like moles bright red in colour on neck and back are these cancerous?
Red spots that look like bigger pimple surrounded by white circle(not much visible circle but stil there)appeared on my legs(4 of them)-how to heal it?
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
These red spots are appearing on my forehead, like mini pimples, they don't look like acne. They're everywhere. Could it be from overcleansing my skin?
Yes: Bites can have that appearance but may be raised and itchy but can also be flat and nonitchy. Redness gradually fades but may take days. Other possibilities include petecchiae which are flat,nonitchy and are leakages of tiny skin blood vessels(capillaries) and can occur in clusters and can take days to fade. ...Read more
I have black spots on my tongue that are not painful that i've just found.....But i also found 2 dark spots on my thighs that look like bruises?
See dentist or ent: Could very well be stained papilla, but if its actually bruising or discoloration of the tongue, it may be a early sign of some underlying systemic condition. Could be benign, but could also be serious. Conditions usually present themselves in the oral cavity early in the progression and can be treated accordingly. Would seek professional eval. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What are these white spots on my skin? I am brown skinned. They don't look like vitaligo. Are on my arms as white spots & my chest as silvery patches.
After lots of itching what seems like small blood spots show up under my skin. They are flat and dark purplish. Size: pin dots to small mosquito bites?
Cherry angiomas: These are little collections of superficial capillaries. They are nothing to worry about. People get more of them as they age, some people have more than others. Wikipedia has a pretty good entry on them: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/cherry_hemangioma. ...Read more
Strange: This is rather strange requires a picture or visualization. Consult Healthtap with pictures or primary care doctor for diagnosis and treatment ...Read more
I have what seem like black moles on my thighs. Some seem like scars, some seem like small black things protruding my skin. What is it?
BLACK MOLES: Apart from actually seeing these, it's important to know how old you are; are you male or female; and the size of most of these. Do they ever bleed and crust? Can you pick them off with your fingernail? If you're a senior, they may be seborrheic keratoses. Often called the "barnacles of maturity." if that's what they are, they are very friendly. If you are worried, see a dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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