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Light Brown Spot Appearing On Childs Face
Tinea versicolor: This is most consistent with tinea versicolor (not tinea corporis or "ringworm") which is caused by a yeast species called malassezia. It starts in the scalp (where it is invisible), then spreads to neck, chest, & back. Treatment is an antifungal shampoo (nizoral, loprox, & others) + an antifungal cream (loprox, naftin, (naftifine) many others). Selsun blue does not work, despite what many web sites say. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ecezma: Hi BeroR Numular ecezma appears with coin sized lesions. This is what first came to mind. Can you have someone take a photo? Dr Lori Lange-Pennsylvania ...Read more
Have blackish brown raised mole looking bump on chest with red around it. Was skin colored before then changed colors?
Cluster of tiny flat spots like freckles under skin on thigh, started reddish and turned light brown. Is this cause for concern re skin cancer?
Spots: It's difficult to state with 100% confidence or accuracy without looking at an individual lesion, however if there is any change in size, color or shape of any lesion especially any new lesion which was not present before, it is important that you visit a dermatologist for further evaluation as it may possibly need a skin biopsy to rule out skin cancer. ...Read more
Whats the white spots/patches appears on babys face?It starts sorrounds her eyes now spreading on her cheek
BIRTH MARKS: Some kind of birth marks not cafe- au-lait ( dark discolorations). ...Read more
Fordyce spots: What you describe are known as fordyce spots. These are a variant of sebaceous glands (the glands that normally produce sebum and are usually found within hair follicles). Fordyce spots are sebaceous glands without hair follicles. They are present in 80-95% of adults. They are generally harmless and do not require any treatment. If it is cosmetic concern then see a board certified dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lumpy Spots: What you are describing sounds like acne vulgaris. Serious acne vulgaris is typically defined by the presence of nodules or cysts. Nodules are subcutaneous, are much larger, can be quite painful, and can sometimes last for months. They are characterized as large, hard bumps under the skin's surface, and scarring is common. If left untreated, nodules can sometimes leave an impaction behind. ...Read more
9month old white flacky spot on neck and near his eyes.doctor told fungus.now spot near eye color is pale but spread around eye.also many on chest?
Keratosis?: These may represent stucco keratosis which is localized thickening of skin simi, ar to barnacles on a boat. Soak and use peeling cream with urea or lac 5. This will remove surface and improve appearance. If this disturbs you dermatologist can diagnose and remove ith minor procedure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im 19 a 0,5 cm flat dark brown oval mole-like spot suddenly appear on my outer labia is it normal?
See below: If you are sexually active, it may be a wart. It would be prudent to see your doctor as it is not feasible to know what the lesion is without examining it. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
Suddenly a couple of blue purplish spots appeard on my back. Two quite dark. Rest looks faded.. What is it?
Send us image: Not sure what those are without seeing them. Send us an image. ...Read more
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