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My left jaw and forehead has dark (purple) spots, this has been doing on for 4 weeks. It doesn't itch or pain. It is not flaky either. On simvastatin.?

My left jaw and forehead has dark (purple) spots, this has been doing on for 4 weeks. It doesn't itch or pain. It is not flaky either. On simvastatin.?

Spots on the skin: There could be many causes, fixed drug eruption, bruises, or less common kaposis sarcoma. If condition continues see your doctor. ...Read more

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Purple/red spot on my nose and multiple spots accumulating on my forehead after a week of hot showers. what should i do?

Purple/red spot on my nose and multiple spots accumulating on my forehead after a week of hot showers. what should i do?

There are many: potential causes for the dermatological findings you describe. It might be as simple as taking cooler showers but it is impossible to diagnose skin ailments over the internet without being able to see the specific problem. If these spots continue, you should see a health care provider in order to get an accurate evaluation, diagnosis and treatment recommendations. ...Read more

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What causes : rapid appearance of brown spots on nose, under eyes, forehead. Feet cold and turn purple, sore breasts, acid reflux, popping joints?

What causes : rapid appearance of brown spots on nose, under eyes, forehead. Feet cold and turn purple, sore breasts, acid reflux, popping joints?

See your doctor: You have too many conditions happening at the same time to be able to address them here, without having a physical examination done by your doctor. It sounds like it's time to be seen for your annual physical, and to address these concerns with her/him. After the exam, s/he will know what other tests to order. You may want to have your vitamin d3, and micronutrient level checked as well. ...Read more

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I have a red/purple spot that appears in the middle of my forehead only when i cry and get excited. Is that normal?

I have a red/purple spot that appears in the middle of my forehead only when i cry and get excited. Is that normal?

Yes: Yes. The people who know you will always see it as a tell. I have not seen it biopsies, but think it to be a hemangioma.

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My daughter had pointed out these reddish purple spots on the back of my head that were never there before. Not itchy or raised up. ?

My daughter had pointed out these reddish purple spots on the back of my head that were never there before. Not itchy or raised up. ?

Mgt: It may be a contact dermatitis, if it spreads or is associated with other symptoms, medication may be needed. In the meantime, wash the area with a hypoallergenic soap such as Dove. ...Read more

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I have got purple spots on top of my head?

I have got purple spots on top of my head?

Insect bite: Can be dry skin , insect bite, inflamed hair follicular, allergy to shampoo, etc. Check with dermatologist if not resolved. ...Read more

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Got purple line around lower penis head with white/yellow spots never had sex nor had fore skin removed what is it been there a few months now?

Got purple line around lower penis head with white/yellow spots never had sex nor had fore skin removed what is it been there a few months now?

Schmegma: Sounds like the substance that forms in uncircumcised males. Be sure to pull the foreskin back and clean the area with soap and water daily. If this persists after a week you should see a doc. ...Read more

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I have a few deep purple spots around the head of my penis, is this just some kind of period or an std?

I have a few deep purple spots around the head of my penis, is this just some kind of period or an std?

Need evaluation: Purple spots (purpuras) that you described could be related to trauma resulting in bruising, other inflammatory skin conditions or infection like kaposi's sarcoma associated with hiv, gonorrhea. Visit your dermatologist for further evaluation and work-up. ...Read more

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I have a purple spot on my penis head. What can it be?

I have a purple spot on my penis head. What can it be?

See Your Doctor: Unfortunately, it is something that would need to be seen to diagnose. Please see your doctor to have it checked out. ...Read more

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My 22 month old has a small purple spot on the top of her head on her scalp, what could this be?

My 22 month old has a small purple spot on the top of her head on her scalp, what could this be?

Picture please: It'd help so much better if a picture of it was sent for review. Also, historical data - how long it's been there, is it growing or changing? Anything make it worse? These things matter so you would need to either supply this info here or take your child to a local doc. ...Read more

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I have a purple spot on my right bicep the size of an eraser head. I don't recall hitting it on anything. Doesn't hurt. Been there 3 or 4 days.ideas?

I have a purple spot on my right bicep the size of an eraser head.  I don't recall hitting it on anything. Doesn't hurt. Been there 3 or 4 days.ideas?

Unlikely dangerous: Unlikely to be anything to be concerned about if it has only been there a few days. Will likely vanish on it's own. If it persists or worsens, have someone look at it. ...Read more

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I have a red/purple spot type thing just after where my skin and nipple meat, it's very sore to touch and its not got a head or anything on it?

I have a red/purple spot type thing just after where my skin and nipple meat, it's very sore to touch and its not got a head or anything on it?

Infection: May have an infection called Mastitis which can get very serious and become and abscess. This needs to be evaluated by a physician today. ...Read more

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Just noticed a sm bump on scalp with a bald patch. Area is tender.Spot is purplish & doc thinks its a mole. Derm appt in 3+ wks. I've had headache for 2+ days. I also hit head hard there 4 months ago.

Just noticed a sm bump on scalp with a bald patch. Area is tender.Spot is purplish & doc thinks its a mole. Derm appt in 3+ wks. I've had headache for 2+ days. I also hit head hard there 4 months ago.

Headaches: As physicians we try to put all the symptoms and aspects of he history to come together to diagnose a one single condition. However, it is possible that in your case, you are dealing with three different unrelated problems. I am glad you have the appointment scheduled to check the scalp. That is a start. ...Read more

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Tiny colourless spots all over my forehead. Please see profile picture

Pityriasis alba? : i can't enlarge your profile pic on my iPad but light (hypopigmented) spots on the face are often this. If they continue to spread or enlarge, it could be a condition called vitiligo, which is an autoimmune attack on the cells that make color in your skin. This sometimes happens with old acne scars, too, but they are more likely to turn dark than light. ...Read more

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Spots on forehead won't go. What can I do?

Spots on forehead won't go. What can I do?

Would encourage: You to have this evaluated by a dermatologist. Once the spots are identified a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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How do I prevent spots on my forehead?

How do I prevent spots on my forehead?

Two items: 1) Products with Alpha Hydroxy Acid are helpful and don't require a script.
2) Dr. Oz had this issue on one of his programs that you could look up and it had to do with a lime or lemon mix as I recall. But he cautioned not to go out into the sun after application as it can discolor the skin. ...Read more

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Why am i getting white spots on my forehead?

Why am i getting white spots on my forehead?

Depends...: Depends on the size and appearance. They may be blocked sweat glands if very small. Larger areas may be due to vitiligo or another medical condition. Would have it checked by your dermatologist. ...Read more

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What are effective ways to remove my spots and scars from my forehead?

Laser treatments: Depending upon exactly what your "spots and scars" look like, there are a variety of lasers that can be helpful. I would see a plastic surgeon or dermatologist that cares for these problems and has access to the proper equipment. ...Read more

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What can I do if my 2 year old daughter has forehead spots, what could it be?

Consult a doctor: Commenting on any type of skin lesions is hard without taking a look at the skin.Better get her checked out. ...Read more

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On my forehead there were black colour spots coming on ... Upto my eyebrows ...Plz hlp me?

Skin spots: Always use sunscreen when outdoors. These may be just sunspots. If they increase you may want to see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What to do if I have spots all over my forehead! what can I do to get rid of them in a month!?

What to do if I have spots all over my forehead! what can I do to get rid of them in a month!?

Brown spots: Are these brown spots from sun exposure? If so you have some options, including peel, intense pulsed light and laser treatments. Of the three mentioned, laser treatment may be your most efficient option for effective resolution of these spots. I recommend activefx fractional laser resurfacing. Consult with a facial plastic surgeon to discuss your the best option for you, given your time constraint. ...Read more

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What types of facials are there that will remove the age spots from my forehead and cheekbone area?

What types of facials are there that will remove the age spots from my forehead and cheekbone area?

Several options: Lightening brown spots can be done with topical lightening creams such as a hydroquinone or with ipl (intense pulses light) treatments. Both of these can be included in a facial or photo-facial to reduce brown pigments and create a more uniform complexion. It is important to see a physician for an examination of the spots before proceeding. ...Read more