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Can an oral melanotic macule start off with some texture to it, meaning feeling a slightly rough? Or can a freckle start off this way? Thank you
Warning signs: of a pigmented lesion all fit with growth. so, if it is growing upward, outward, changes in color these are all worrisome signs. Pigmented wart http://www.patient.co.uk/doctor/seborrhoeic-wart is not malignant but I'm glad I don't have one. dermatologic questions are tricky w./out seeing them. ...Read more
Hi. I keep having recurrent mouth ulcer (almost every week). I also hv a melanotic macule on my lip. Is there any serious underlying issue?
May be: Go to see your gp to get checked. Anybody in the family who has colon cancer? Or other malignancy or autoimmune problems? Acertain condition can cause oral ulcers frequently like behcet's, lupus or orther autoimmune. Other condition can give you malanotic macule on lips like peutz-jeghers syndrome, addison's disease, mccune-albright syndrome etc. Go to see gp and get further eval and discussion. ...Read more
Rare tumor: This is a rare tumor seen in infants. It is usually located in the head and neck, and most often in the jaw. It is usually treated with surgery and is cured in the majority of cases. It is rarely malignant. This is the kind of very rare tumor that needs to be in seem in a center with experience. ...Read more
What is the basic difference between papule , macule and crops . send me some clinically relevant pics ?
How raised is it: A macule is flat. Can't feel it with your eyes closed. A papule is raised and can be felt. A vesicle is a papule that has fluid in it - like a tear drop. It may also have pus in it- yellowish - then it's called a pustule. All these lesions are smaller than 5 mm in greatest dimension. Please google for images. ...Read more
No: Skinoren (azelaic acid) will help with acne, but if your spots are not due to acne, it won't help. If your spots are recent, it may be due to a new product you are using on your face and you should stop it and see if the spots disappear. If they don't, get seen to find out what's causing them. ...Read more
What to do if I have red macules on my face, on places where pimples previously appeared. What are these?
Let them fade: I do see that you are being treated for seborrhea with ketoconazole, and also for acne Clindamycin monotherapy. It's a serious mistake to treat acne just with an antibiotic without topical benzoyl peroxide or some similar medication. Better management of your active acne will make the question of red and dark spots after acne moot. Good luck. ...Read more
My son (5 months) was born with a hypopigmented macule on his chest he only has one but how do I know if it's nevus depigmentosus or ts?
Be sure the pediatri: Might be a depigmented nevus: no concern. If an ash leaf lesion it could be the first sign of tuberous sclerosis. Be sure your pediatrician reviews what to look for. The tuberous sclerosis society can supply you with literature which you can share with your dr. If there are suspicians, take the baby to an academic center known to be doing studies on this. Most drs have no experience or knowledge o. ...Read more
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