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I Have A Dark Spot On My Arm
There's a small spot on my arm that's dark brown in the center and has pinkish red ring around it. It's raised, waxy, fingers stick if I pinch it.
Skin lesion: How long has it been there? Has it changed in size, shape, or color? I would suggest not touching it as it can aggravate the site and possibly cause an infection. The other thing you should do is see a dermatologist and he/she can determine whether to remove it and/or biopsy it to get more information. ...Read more
Hi a small dark green spot has appeared on my left arm what can this be should I get medical adviseregardsmarco?
Yes: See a dermatologist to have this evaluated. ...Read more
Dermatologist: You would have to consult a dermatologist for diagnosis and advice. ...Read more
Unlikely: Maybe but not likely. It may need to be looked at if the spot is new. ...Read more
I'm concerned I may have melanoma. I have multiple moles bothering me as well as other symptoms/signs. The one on my arm has changed from one small dark spot on it to 3 dark spots at least. The area around it and now and now pretty much my entire body is
Dermatological eval: See your dermatologist to find out what this is. ...Read more
I have notice lately one dark spot appears in my skin stay there for few days and disappears again. It has happened few times in arms and legs?
Fixed drug eruption: This could be a fixed drug eruption. Usually it is due to something that is taken on a intermittent basis. ...Read more
On my for arm there's a raised red spot that has a dark head and hurts really bad its red swollen has a head hurts and is really hard
See skin MD: I can't tell you exactly what you have. How long has it been there, has it enlarged, has it bled, are all important bits of information. Depending on these factors it could be an insect or tick bite, some kind of foreign body injury, or a skin tumor (benign or malignant). You should see a dermatologist asap to find out. This may require a biopsy or total removal for pathology examination. ...Read more
I have dark brown spot on my leg, looks like bruises, they have been there for years they don't hurt but are very dry, see more coming on my arms
Keratoses or Plaques: It would be interesting to note if these spots or rough or smooth; if they have changed shape or color; or have hair growing out of them. The most common benign thing is known as a keratin plaque. I believe skin troubles should always be evaluated in person so that the visual part of this diagnosis can occur. ...Read more
GM, woke up with a muscle contract in my right calf (below my knee) and now I'm seeing a dark red spot (blood clot) on my left upper arm.?
Cramps: Doesn't sound relatedGet a more detailed answer ›
Get it checked: We can not advice without looking at it. It may be a pigmented benign mole but get it checked by your doctor or a Dermatologist ...Read more
I'm hispanic and recently got two dark spots on my arm thought it was from a bug bite but now they are getting dry skin in them I'm worried what it is?
But, reddish firm nodules can be a condition called hidradenitis suppuritiva. They can recur month to month and have some pain with them.
Get an examination to be sure exactly what it is. ...Read more
I have a dark brown itchy spot under each armpit and when scratched a lot burns, what is it? What do I do?
I have a discoloured slightly raised dark circular spot in my armpit, about the size of a quarter. Not itchy and doesn't feel weird.
I got a somewhat large cut on my arm a few days ago, this morning I woke up and the cut was much darker and my arm is blotchy with red spots?
I have dark under arms from shaving, any recommendations on how to lighten or get rid of the dark spots?
Things to try: You may need to consider another form of hair removal- like waxing or electrolysis- because shaving often causes this. You can also try rubbing lemon juice on your underarms before you bathe and use moisturizer after. Deodorant use can also contribute to dark underarms, so cutting back there can help too. You can try a clay-based lightening skin mask from a beauty store or sandalwood and rose water ...Read more
I have one brown circular spot that developed 2 months ago on my armpit it is the same color all over non scaly its flat what could it be I am a 21 year old somewhat dark skinned man that doesn t get too much exposure to the sun barely gets sunburns doesn
Anytime: You have a lesion you are concerned about have it evaluated by a dermatologist. You are always better safe than sorry. Usually, with dangerous spots you worry about asymmetry (which yours is not), irregular border (which yours is not), color changes (yours is not), and diameter greater than 6mm, which is the size of an eraser on a number 2 pencil. ...Read more
Moles: Are one of many possibilities. See your doctor for a good exam and diagnosis! ...Read more
Why my 13 year old has dark marks in his arms and in one arm dark marks and two half inch white spots?
Long time or new?: If the dark marks haven't been there longer than a few months, this may be a sign of underlying medical condition--and a great opportunity to help his health by catching something early. White or pale spots may be a fungal infection (similar to ringworm) or other condition. Best bet is to have your doctor take a look. The doc may know immediately, or may refer you for specialist consult. ...Read more
My skin is getting dark spots all over it started with my arms and also have pain running up and down my left arm can anyone help?
See below: I would seek a dermatologist for your skin disorder. Good luck thank you ...Read more