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Moles In Hairline
Sir, black spots in other words black moles developed around 40 in thighs and hands each part 10 moles.
Have asymmetrical mole on thigh reddish, purple/black in color for 4+ years. the mole sits under the skin not noticeably raised. cause for concern?
Have this examined: Any mole that has multiple colors should be evaluated by a dermatologist. ...Read more
Normal Variation: it is not abnormal for this to happen all over the body. ...Read more
Possible, but...: It is possible to appear at pubic area, even other part of body although they commonly occur in oral or vaginal lips. To verify what they may be, see dermatologist or urologist or ... Best wish to health... If you wish to learn more on life reality, welcome to articles listed in http://www.formefirst.com/onLifeBasics.html. ...Read more
Shaved my head for summer.I see 6-7 small(eg:0.25cm) white scars/patches. Missing few hairs on sides of forehead(soft skin).Is it alopecia. Any remedy?
It may be: It may be an old scar where hair did not grow and as long as it is only in that area and when your hair grow that area is covered you need not do anything for it .If you feel you need to do anything more consult a dermatologist who can tell you after exam if you will ever grow hair in that area. ...Read more
Melanoma/bruise: Melanoma can appear anywhere. The color is usually dark brown/black and irregular. Melanomas can be flat or a bump but don't usually have a bruise unless there has been trauma to the area on top of it. A bruise is caused by bleeding under the skin. A bruise can become dark, but eventually becomes lighter, green and then yellow. It will go away. If the lesion bleeds or gets larger, see a doc ...Read more
Flesh colored/reddish, raised growth under pubic hair, near top of pubic bone. Started growing while pregnant. What is it? Mole? Wart? Skin tag?
40 yr male. 3mm white/flesh domed lesion on scalp above hairline. Appeared about 6 months ago. Not noticeably growing. Nodular melanoma or cyst?
Melanoma: Nodular melanoma typically skips the radial growth phase which predominates in the superficial spreading type of melanoma. However, that does not mean that it cannot change in diameter over 2 years. 2 years is way too long time to have a nodular melanoma. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
On knee, 4mm area of visible blood vessels in sporadic pattern w/ a brighter red dot (very tiny) in the area. No change in yrs. BCC a concern? 26 y/o.
Button on the front appeared rapidly (4 weeks) skin color wt small symmetrical colored spots, bulging, roughened, mole size? Could that be a melanoma?
6-8 of the hair follicles on the base of my penis in the pubic hair region have raised a bit and turned darkish-gray or black? Genital warts?
Possible cysts: Hard to say without more history and seeing photos of these lesions, but they could be due to clogged hair follicles - black color could be due to oxidation or old blood. I cannot rule out possibility that these are genital warts or something else. Go see your clinician asap for an exam, tests if needed, and appropriate management. Take Care. ...Read more
Inner right elbow, movable bump, painless, grown in size, slightly smaller then a pea, near bone, can move is in circles around the bone. Thanks.
Normal: A ring of tiny symetrical bumps around and just under the head of penis are so called "tysons" glands or pearly penile papules can be white, pink or even purple and are perfectly normal and benign. They will be more or less prominent at different times and typically present with an uncircumcised penis. No needto fret. ...Read more