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Doctor insights on: Removing Dark Spots From The Hands And Legs

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I notice dark spot under foot finger nail 2 weeks ago & 2 months ago a dark mark on leg & some dry skin patches on all my body random area transparent?

I notice dark spot under foot finger nail 2 weeks ago & 2 months ago a dark mark on leg & some dry skin patches on all my body random area transparent?

Unusual: Unusual can't give any diagnosis or advice without seeing this .Recomend Healthtap pictures and consult or face-to-face consult with Primary care Doc ...Read more

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A 1x4 inch red spot appeared on my knee overnight; the next day same color appeared on 2/3 of the back of my right hand. They quickly turned dark brown and have stayed that way for a week. I have appt with derm in 2 wks. No other symptoms. Any ideas?

A 1x4 inch red spot appeared on my knee overnight; the next day same color appeared on 2/3 of the back of my right hand. They quickly turned dark brown and have stayed that way for a week. I have appt with derm in 2 wks. No other symptoms. Any ideas?

Dermatologist: It's a good idea to consult a dermatologist in case more lesions appear in the future, but I wonder if these spots could have been caused by a bite from some sort of insect even though there was no itching.If no other skin spots appear a systemic cause is unlikely. ...Read more

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I have white spots on my leg, arm, and hand. Is it possible to be sun damage? Should i be worried about ir?

I have white spots on my leg, arm, and hand. Is it possible to be sun damage? Should i be worried about ir?

Tinea versicolor: It's possibly tinea versicolor. It's caused by a fungus, which blocks the sunlight from activating the melanocytes (pigment cells) in your skin. With sun exposure, the skin around it tans but the fungal area stays white. You'll need a doctor's examination for a diagnosis.http://www.aad.org/dermatology-a-to-z/diseases-and-treatments/q---t/tinea-versicolor. ...Read more

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My legs have been killing me lately. As well was i get random pain in weird spots like my forearm or the middle of my hands. What could cause this?

Neurology Evaluation: There are many potential causes for the leg pain and other symptoms you are describing. Without a thorough examination and possibly other testing, the cause cannot be determined. The best specialist to evaluate this kind of symptom profile would be a neurologist. ...Read more

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I have red spots on my legs, hands, and back, it occurs itches when i scratch, it is pinching me up to scratch again n again, it had happened this morning ?

I have red spots on my legs, hands, and back, it occurs itches when i scratch, it is pinching me up to scratch again n again, it had happened this morning ?

Could be hives: Hives can come up very quickly, especially when you scratch. But there are many other causes of "red spots" - without more information it's hard to narrow it down. Your best option is to let a dermatologist look at them and tell you for sure what is going on. ...Read more

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I have several red round spots on my legs and hands, not too itchy slightly raised.They have been there over a week and are not getting better or worse? My boyfriend doesn't have any of these symptoms

I have several red round spots on my legs and hands, not too itchy slightly raised.They have been there over a week and are not getting better or worse? My boyfriend doesn't have any of these symptoms

Could be: Eczema or just dry skin. You don't say what you have tried. You could try both a moisturizing lotion and a Hydrocortisone cream and see if it helps.!if not or if it spreads you might need to see a doc. ...Read more

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What to do if I am having small red spots in my hands, thighs, legs and chest I don't know what it is and also?

What to do if I am having small red spots in my hands, thighs, legs and chest I don't know what it is and also?

Get blood work: You could have a platelet blood disorder. Possibly due to a blood infection or a medication you are taking or a genetic predisposition.

Get checked out by your doctor this coming week! ...Read more

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I have red spots all over my legs and hands. It is not itching or burning. What can it be?

I have red spots all over my legs and hands. It is not itching or burning. What can it be?

Some possibilities..: Rashes are difficult to describe in words. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist can examine red spots rash to see what they might be. Sometimes rashes are related to medications, but many times they are not. For unusual rashes, a skin biopsy may be done by a dermatologist. Other causes include viral infections, allergies (usually itch), autoimmune reactions, chemical irritants, etc... ...Read more

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3.5month baby, dry patches in skin.patch has small spots.like goosebumps.appearing on the back,buttocks,hands legs.can feel the dryness.no irritation?

3.5month baby, dry patches in skin.patch has small spots.like goosebumps.appearing on the back,buttocks,hands legs.can feel the dryness.no irritation?

Dry baby skin: It does sound as if your baby has dry skin. Limit bathing to every other day or even every third day to increase moisture in the skin. An unscented creme like Eucerin would help. ...Read more

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I have moderate eczema on my legs and hands. I have a steroid cream for the worst spots but is bag balm good extra care?

I have moderate eczema on my legs and hands.  I have a steroid cream for the worst spots but is bag balm good extra care?

Maybe.: Bag balm was developed for rashes on cow udders. (really; that's the "bag" part.) it is essentially lanolin, and a few inactive ingredients. It isn't a bad supplementary treatment for eczema, but you need to use the prescribed cream too. ...Read more

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6years old male child. Red spots, high fever and swelling in hands and legs? Please advise.

6years old male child. Red spots, high fever and swelling in hands and legs? Please advise.

Go to a doctor: There are many different infections that can cause this. Streptococcus is one of them. See someone soon. ...Read more

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After going outside for 30 minutes in the sun, I get small pink/red spots on my arms, legs, and hands. burns. They go away soon after I'm home. rash?

After going outside for 30 minutes in the sun, I get small pink/red spots on my arms, legs, and hands. burns. They go away soon after I'm home. rash?

Rash in sunlight: The skin turning into red bumps and returning to completely normal after thirty minutes to hours suggests you are getting hives. You may have a rare condition called solar urticaria, which is hives due to exposure to certain wavelengths of light. Cholinergic urticaria occurs with the skin getting hot. There are other skin conditions that occur with light exposure (usually with a persisting rash). ...Read more

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My partner has non-itchy, flat, red spots on his butt, leg & hand. Did a blood test and isn't virus infection. Do you have an idea?

My partner has non-itchy, flat, red spots on his butt, leg & hand. Did a blood test and isn't virus infection. Do you have an idea?

See a dermatologist: Without being able to examine these it is impossible to diagnose. Have him seen and treated appropriately. One concern for lesions on the palms is syphilis. Go and get evaluated. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why is it for the last 3 days I have small red spots that itch and sting like ants, particularly on the hands, elbows, legs, and feet?

Why is it for the last 3 days I have small red spots that itch and sting like ants, particularly on the hands, elbows, legs, and feet?

Many possibilities: What you describe, painful and itching red spots on your extremities, could be related to an allergic reaction, to something you have come in contact with or eaten, or could be due to a viral infection. It is hard to be more specific, but i see you are trying an antihistamine and topical steroid cream. See your doctor soon if these treatments are not working. ...Read more

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Hi doctor, can i know what are the treatments available to cure back melanin spots on skin on legs and hand due to some insects bites few years ago. ?

Hi doctor,
can i know what are the treatments available to cure back melanin spots on skin on legs and hand due to some insects bites few years ago. ?

Sun exposure: UV light exposure is responsible for most of the darkening of scars. Keeping them covered with sun screen will help prevent darkening and visibility of the scars. Low dose topical steroids can sometimes reduce the discoloration as well, contact a dermatologist o discuss this. ...Read more

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My 6 year old daughter has spots like blisters on hands and feet and small light spots on legs and arms is this CP or hfm?

My 6 year old daughter has spots like blisters on hands and feet and small light spots on legs and arms is this CP or hfm?

Hand Foot and Mouth: One or 2 days after fever starts, painful sores usually develop in the mouth (herpangina). They begin as small red spots that blister and that often become ulcers. The sores are often in the back of the mouth. A skin rash develops over 1 to 2 days. The rash is usually on the palms of the hands and soles of the feet; it may also appear on the knees, elbows, buttocks or genital area. ...Read more

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My son has developed a rash and it seems to be getting worse. Any ideas? It is on legs, feet, hands and face. It's not bothering him. Red circles but the inside of these are pale. The ones on his face are different again just small red spots

My son has developed a rash and it seems to be getting worse. Any ideas? It is on legs, feet, hands and face. It's not bothering him. Red circles but the inside of these are pale. The ones on his face are different again just small red spots

Hand, foot and mouth: This could be the classical symptoms of Hand, foot and mouth disease which is caused by the Coxsackie virus. It typically begins with a fever and feeling generally unwell. This is followed a day later by flat discolored spots or bumps that may blister, on the hands, feet, and mout. Signs and symptoms normally appear 3–6 days after exposure and resolves in a week. See you doctor to confirm this. ...Read more

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Son has white spots on hands and fingers for about month. Now itchy rash on arms legs?

Son has white spots on hands and fingers for about month. Now itchy rash on arms legs?

Can't diagnose with: available info. These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more

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Numbness in left hand, bottom part of arm, bottom part of leg and left side of face.Mri showed white spots on brain, LP was negative for ms.

Numbness in left hand, bottom part of arm, bottom part of leg and left side of face.Mri showed white spots on brain, LP was negative for ms.

MS or not MS?: Iit is hard to find the cause of a symptom of tingling. The changes on your MRI could be related to your symptoms. When the LP is negative, it does not mean you do not have MS, but one must consider other causes, such as a virus of some kind, or other medical illnesses. It may help you to have some symptomatic treatment of your symptoms, maybe a nerve conduction study and a follow up mri. ...Read more

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Had full body bone scan had mottled white spots on hands wrists and feet legs black on my upper spine and a big black spot on the side of my face?

Had full body bone scan had mottled white spots on hands wrists and feet legs black on my upper spine and a big black spot on the side of my face?

Need more info...: And i advise waiting for the official radiologist or nuclear physician report. What is seen on the technologist screen is not of the same quality as the physician interprets.

Also, some physicians read them where lighter means more radioactivity, and others where black does, so your description cannot be accurately commented on. ...Read more

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Hand and wrist cramping/stiffness that has gone away only returns after being on computer for awhile, painless burning in legs and random spots, ra, ms?

Hand and wrist cramping/stiffness that has gone away only returns after being on computer for awhile, painless burning in legs and random spots, ra, ms?

Carpal tunnel: The hand and wrist is probably related to using the hands with the computer activities. The burning may be from sitting too long. Hopefully not more rare diagnoses such as RA or ms. ...Read more

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I have small, itchy red spots over my legs, arms and hands. Burns when touched. Texa pills nor honey ointment or antihistamine ointment helps.

I have small, itchy red spots over my legs, arms and hands.  Burns when touched. Texa pills nor honey ointment or antihistamine ointment helps.

See doctor: It is always of concern when a skin rash burns and thus you will need to consult your doctor or even a dermatologist to find out. ...Read more

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Small red bumpy spots on hands feet very itchy then dry blisters started feet then palms now arms and legs severe itching?

Small red bumpy spots on hands feet very itchy then dry blisters  started feet then palms now arms and legs severe itching?

Red bumps on arms l: It seems like you have some kind of ongoing contact dermatitis and you need to be evaluated by you physician.If it was viral illness which can present like you describe, but that clears up without any tratment.In your case description you got spread to your arms with otching which makes me think it is some kind of contact or allergic dermatitis, you need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Diffuse rash across hands, arms, legs & feet for a week. Spots on hands now like small blood blisters (1mm), don't disappear under glass. Feel fine.

Diffuse rash across hands, arms, legs & feet for a week. Spots on hands now like small blood blisters (1mm), don't disappear under glass. Feel fine.

Allergic reaction?: could be allergic reaction to medicine, food, or result from viral infection. see dermatologist to find out why if it's a real concern. ...Read more

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Have a UTI. Put on Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) for it. Got a thigh rash and a burn-like rash on hands and feet. But I had spots on my leg before the meds. What is this??

Have a UTI. Put on Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) for it. Got a thigh rash and a burn-like rash on hands and feet. But I had spots on my leg before the meds. What is this??

Here are some ...: Facing such uncertainty, you have two options: Continue Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) to completion as prescribed if tolerable, if not, stop it and switch to others such as nitrofurantoin or one of flouroquinolones or cephalosporins, or ampicillin, etc. Doing so gives you a chance to testify if you indeed have allergy to Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) from its future use with care; it not, you may end up having a long list of drug allergy. ...Read more