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Itchy dark spots that become hard and dark with scratching, that only appear on the legs and leave dark marks.

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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Is it normal to get mild petechia (a few small spots) after vigorous scratching? When I scratch chest or legs hard, they sometimes show up. 331 plts

Is it normal to get mild petechia (a few small spots) after vigorous scratching? When I scratch chest or legs hard, they sometimes show up. 331 plts

Scratching causes it: Petechiae result from a minor bleed from a broken capillary blood vessel. The most common cause for petechiae limited to a specific area is local trauma. Scratching is a common cause. If your petechiae appeared in certain areas only after you started scratching that would be a likely cause. If that is not the case or if your problem persist or worsen see your physician for a specific diagnosis. ...Read more

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Hi I found a patch of spots under my bum cheek on my leg they are a liitle sore to touch and hard?

Hi I found a patch of spots under my bum cheek on my leg they are a liitle sore to touch and hard?

Rash: Can't say. A rash has to be seen in person to make correct diagnosis and then give right suggestions. ...Read more

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I have a painful rash mostly on my buttocks & on my back under my bra band. I do have a few spots on my arms & legs aswell. They look like bug bites but are more sore than itchy. Not sure what may have caused them. I'm having a hard time finding infor

I have a painful rash mostly on my buttocks & on my back under my bra band.  I do have a few spots on my arms & legs aswell.  They look like bug bites but are more sore than itchy.  Not sure what may have caused them.  I'm having a hard time finding infor

Needs to be checked: It needs to be evaluated as the spots are persisting.Have you used any cream or ointment.See your doctor or a dermatologist it could be a bug bites, skin infection like impetigo, sometimes the bug bites get infected as well. ...Read more

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I have a hard, painless spot, male teenager inside of leg near groin?

I have a hard, painless spot, male teenager inside of leg near groin?

See your doctor.: You should have your doctor check this. It may be a benign lymph node, but the only way to tell is to be examined. ...Read more