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Doctor insights on: Hives That Turn Into Brown Spots

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Acne like pimples on shoulders and back start red and after a while turn into brown spots that stays for ever... What could it really be ?

Acne like pimples on shoulders and back start red and after a while turn into brown spots that stays for ever... What could it really be ?

Acne: Especially at your age, acne is likely to resolve with some postinflammatory pigment that can stay around for months. You may try topical benzoyl peroxide until you're able to get seen by your physician. You'll probably need some systemic treatment if the acne is on your trunk. Remember that an antiobiotic should never be the sole treatment for acne. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Berry
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Hives (Definition)

An outbreak of red bumps or wheals that appear quickly after exposure to certain allergens (foods, medications, other substances). They can vary in size, are itchy, can burn, and can last for up to ...Read more


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What is Brown spots after periode?

What is Brown spots after periode?

Likely: left over old blood being cleaned from the uterus. Take care. ...Read more

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I have brown spots appearing on my body what could it be?

I have brown spots appearing on my body what could it be?

Brown spots: Rather than guessing - encourage you to be evaluated by a physician or dermatologist. Recommend head to toe skin evaluation by a dermatologist annually. Take care. ...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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Brown spots in my phlegm ?

Brown spots in my phlegm ?

Need more info: Brown spots in phlegm could be due to bleeding in the respiratory system or from inhaled pollutants. The fact that you are bringing up phlegm warrants seeing a doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Brown spots on sole of feet?

Brown spots on sole of feet?

Should have them: looked at too make sure they are benign lesions…..and that nothing is dangerous... ...Read more

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What I have brown spots on my leg?

What I have brown spots on my leg?

SEVERAL possiblities: You need an exam by dermatolgist (or knowledgeable pcp) who can distinguish: melanoma, dysplastic lesions, freckles/ sundamage (solar lentigo) or benign seborrheic keratoses. ...Read more

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What do brown spots mean under feet?

What do brown spots mean under feet?

Many possibilities: It could be a fungal or bacterial infection. It could be bruising due to tight shoes or trauma. It could be a pigmentation of the underlying skin. It could be a skin disorder or melanoma, or it could be one of a number of many other possibilities. Have your feet checked out by a professional. ...Read more

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What causes brown spots on blue iris?

What causes brown spots on blue iris?

Freckles?: Freckles and nevi are the usual pigmentations found on the iris. Also, hamartomas, brushfield spots, lisch nodules, inflammatory nodules, adenomas, xanthogranulas, melanomas, iris atrophy, stretch holes are among other iris lesions or spots that can occur but much less common. If your iris spots are new, have them evaluated by an eye md. ...Read more

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Why do I have brown spots on fingers?

Why do I have brown spots on fingers?

Can't say: 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 brown spots on my gums be?

What could brown spots on my gums be?

Melanin: A melanotic freckle is a brown spot or spots that can appear in the gums or tissues of the mouth and is due to excessive production and deposition of the melanin pigment in the tissues. Certain foods or habits also may be responsible for color changes of the tissues in the mouth. ...Read more

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Is brown spots on my glans is this normal?

Is brown spots on my glans is this normal?

Here are some ...: How long have you seen them? Have they changed their size & color? And do they hurt or bother you? If being there with no change in size & color, and being comfortable, they are normal for you as seen in many men after long-term recurrent exposure to estrogen from sexual intercourse. If still in doubt, see Doc for a direct look and counseling as needed. ...Read more

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What does dark brown spots on breasts causes?

What does dark brown spots on breasts causes?

Breast: Are they on outer breasts or in the areolar area just around nipple? Either way, probably just increased pigmentation. See your doc to make sure. ...Read more

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I am a guy, nipples hurt and have brown spots?

I am a guy, nipples hurt and have brown spots?

In personal: evaluation is likely required to provide an accurate diagnosis for the cause of your nipple pain. Take care. ...Read more

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Dark gray brown spots on my exposed skin at 59?

Dark gray brown spots on my exposed skin at 59?

Marks of maturity: The technical name is "lentigo" (plural: "lentigines"), and they are caused by many short exposures to sunlight over many years. Dermatologists treat them by freezing them with liquid nitrogen, or vaporizing them with various kinds of lasers. ...Read more

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Why would my tongue have white and brown spots?

Why would my tongue have white and brown spots?

cytology test: You could use a tongue scrapper and if it doesn't come off go to a dentist for a cytology test. There is an easy and pain free exam (brush-biopsy) to check for a soft tissue lesion. ...Read more

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Good herbal product for wrinkle and brown spots?

Good herbal product for wrinkle and brown spots?

Sorry: Most herbal products have no controlled randomised studies hence hard to make evidence based recommended ...Read more

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Do kidney problems cause brown spots on your body?

Do kidney problems cause brown spots on your body?

Usually not: There is a condition called neurofibromatosis associated with cafe au lait spots. These spots are large, more than 1 cm in diameter, flat, painless, numbering more than 5 on the body. Patients can develop blockages of the kidney arteries. This causes severe hypertension. If you have kidney failure you can develop nodularis prurigo, severe itchy lumps that darken after time. ...Read more

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Brown spots on my skin. Can they be removed by laser?

Brown spots on my skin. Can they be removed by laser?

Possibly but melanom: Possibly but you should first be evaluated to make sure it is nota melanoma. ...Read more

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Why do I have a dark neck and brown spots on my neck?

Why do I have a dark neck and brown spots on my neck?

Acanthosis nigricans: Acanthosis nigricans can look like a velvety darkening of the neck with thickened skin folds and increased skin tags. This can be seen with obesity and Insulin resistance, so go to a doctor to have this evaluated. ...Read more

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I have brown spots on my neck and back. What can it be?

I have brown spots on my neck and back. What can it be?

Doctor can evaluate: Spots can be due to allergic, viral, or fungal causes. Sometimes spots are sensitive skin eczema, or due to aging or sun exposure. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist (skin doctor) should look at it if it doesn't go away, or it worsens, with simple treatment. Simple treatment of an itchy spot means trying over-the-counter Hydrocortisone 1% cream three-times-a-day for about 5 days. ...Read more

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What could brown spots on my neck and shoulders signify?

What could brown spots on my neck and shoulders signify?

Many Things: Any skin condition requires visualization in order to properly diagnose and treat. Without seeing it, some ideas are that it could be freckles, or sun spots. Also, there is a particular skin fungus called tinea versicolor that can leave light or dark spots on the skin commonly on upper body. A little more information is needed. Have a dermatologist take a look. ...Read more

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Can you give me suggestions, fading brown spots on skin?

Need eval: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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The reasons for the appearance of brown spots in the leg?

The reasons for the appearance of brown spots in the leg?

Multiple: Brown spots on the skin of the leg can develop from several sources. The most common is a sun spot which originates from sun exposure. These are also called lentigos. You could also have a newly developed nevus or mole which can develop throughout your life and not be abnormal. Pre-cancers and cancers can appear as brown spots, as well, and should be evaluated by a skin doctor. ...Read more

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Brown spots on and between by breasts. What could this be?

Brown spots on and between by breasts. What could this be?

Several things: How long have you had these?
Brown skin spots are very common and can be anything from freckles to skin tags to age and sun-related skin changes. Rarely dark spots can be early skin cancer, so it would be good to have these checked by a dermaologist. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could take off brown spots on my face?

Can you tell me how I could take off brown spots on my face?

Depends on what they: are. 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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I have a lot of brown spots. Does this mean that I have cancer?

I have a lot of brown spots. Does this mean that I have cancer?

Brown spots: The best tool of the dermatologist is his or her eyes. Without being able to see the spots i cannot tell you what they signify. However if you're concerned about any spot on your skin anytime, you should see a dermatologist! ...Read more