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Hpv Brown Spots
Very faint brown spots on pubic mound. I have HPV and PCOS. Not sure if it's related. Other possible causes if not?
Needs an exam: The list of things that could cause brown spots on the mons pubis is quite extensive. Without visualizing the area it is difficult to narrow down the field. Consider doing a virtual visit or inbox consult with one of the healthtap dermatologists. ...Read more
Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection. There are over 100 different types of HPV that causes warts in different areas of the body. HPV is incredibly common and almost all sexually active men and women get it during their lifetime. Most of the time HPV does not cause any symptoms or complications. However, A limited number of these HPV viruses are pathogenic and if not monitored carefully can be responsible for causing cervical and penile cancer. Some of these viruses have been ...Read more
Brown Discharge and brown spots. Is is possible it's not period but bad blood only? Or is it serious due to HPV? Should I worry?? Thanks.
Need to see OB/GYN: Go to your doctor and be examined. Sometimes it may be sign of an infection. Other times it is nothing big, but you should not ignore it. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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