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My brown spots are raised. What should I do to get it checked out?

My brown spots are raised. What should I do to get it checked out?

See a doctor: There are many lesions that are brown and raised. Many raised brown spots are benign such as seborrheic keratosis and benign moles. However, some melanomas can be raised so it is important to have your dermatologist to do a skin check. See the following website for self skin check instructions. http://www.aad.org/skin-conditions/skin-cancer-detection/about-skin-self-exams/how-to-examine-your-skin. ...Read more

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What are the raised brown spots on my back?

Dermatological eval.: There can be many causes. The only way to get an accurate diagnosis will be a medical evaluation. ...Read more

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What are the raised brown spots on my legs?

What are the raised brown spots on my legs?

Need more info: A picture is worth a thousand words. Brown spots could be many things, most of which are not serious. They could be sun damaged area called solar lintigo, If they are flat and many of them. . If raised or have a "stuck on" appearance, then they could be a benign growth called a seborrheic dermatitis. These should be checked by your family doctor or dermatologist to make sure is not serious ...Read more

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I have small brown spots on my inner thighs, they are not raised and do not hurt, I think they are birth marks but would like to know what they are.

I have small brown spots on my inner thighs, they are not raised and do not hurt, I
 think they are birth marks but would like to know what they are.

Dermatologist: Seeing a dermatologist - a skin doctor - is the sure fire way to get an accurate diagnosis. Things like this need to be diagnosed by someone knowledgeable actually looking at the spots, sometimes doing a biopsy. Anything less is just a guess, and your health is worth more than just a guess... see a dermatologist before Halloween! ...Read more

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I have small red dots (not raised, don't itch) on my ankle/foot.Some go away others end up as permanent brown spots.I have two medium marks on ankle. ?

I have small red dots (not raised, don't itch) on my ankle/foot.Some go away others end up as permanent brown spots.I have two medium marks on ankle. ?

Veins: Hemosiderin stains secondary to veins and or ankle swelling. Not dangerous but one should watch for itching to start or increased swelling. Venous ulcer could start. Wear good compression hose or socks 20-30 mm Hg is fine. ...Read more

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I have a rash on my stomach, it looks like brown spots, its not raised and it does not itch. But gets darker when i take a shower or sweat?

I have a rash on my stomach, it looks like brown spots, its not raised and it does not itch. But gets darker when i take a shower or sweat?

Considering several: A photo or direct exam would be very helpful, but based on your description of a rash that gets more prominent with sweating or a hot shower and your relatively young age - i would consider as a possibility cholinergic urticaria. Recommend a dermatologist to examine http://www.Dermnet.Com/images/cholinergic-urticaria http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/cholinergic_urticaria. ...Read more

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2 dime-size pink/brown spots on my butt & 1 thats slightly smaller than pencil eraser. Dont seem raised. Dont itch. Sound like hiv? What could it be?

2 dime-size pink/brown spots on my butt & 1 thats slightly smaller than pencil eraser. Dont seem raised. Dont itch. Sound like hiv? What could it be?

See a dermatologist: Without examining you cannot possibly know what these are. Unlikely to be a result of HIV disease, but if you are in any way uncertain about your HIV status you should be tested. Go let a doctor take a look at these. Get better. ...Read more

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My 2 year old has had large brown spots appear under his arms, they are not itchy nor raised they look like large freckles, any ideas?

My 2 year old has had large brown spots appear under his arms, they are not itchy nor raised they look like large freckles, any ideas?

Harmless nevi: It sounds like he has nevi or birth marks. These are usually benign like freckles. However, if he has six or more nevi on his body he should be evaluated by his pediatrician or dermatologist. ...Read more

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I am 24 and have tiny raised brown spots under my eyes along with acne on face. Why do I have these spots and kindly suggest a home remedy?

I am 24 and have tiny raised brown spots under my eyes along with acne on face. Why do I have these spots and kindly suggest a home remedy?

Skin sensitivity: Your skin may be sensitive to the oils produced in the follicles. Diet and environmental exposure may play a role in how your skin reacts to your own oil gland secretions. Best to consult with a specialist to address these issues to achieve a clear complexion. ...Read more

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