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Been taking apo-sulfatrim for four days, developed a rash on neck and weird red spots on roof of mouth, tingling all over body. What should I do?

Been taking apo-sulfatrim for four days, developed a rash on neck and weird red spots on roof of mouth, tingling all over body. What should I do?

Discontinue: Stop taking the medicine. It sounds like you may have an allergy to the medicine. If you continue taking the medicine, there is a chance that you can go into anaphylactic shock. If it is bad enough, death will soon follow. I'd call your doc and let him/her know. You may have allergy to sulfa drugs. ...Read more

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My son is 3 years old and today he has loads if pin prick purple spots all round face neck and chest and on ears?

My son is 3 years old and today he has loads if pin prick purple spots all round face neck and chest and on ears?

Depends: If he has been coughing or vomited recently and every spot is above the nipple line, these spots could be benign coughing peteciae. This you can monitor at home .If not and or any spots extend below the nipple line, it could be something more worrisome.If you are not sure, a visit would help rule out any other issue. ...Read more

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Cbc normal, occasional low platelets. Hands and feet purple in cold red when hot. Itchy rash on neck, flushing, aches, tired. Which dr. to see?

Cbc normal, occasional low platelets. Hands and feet purple in cold red when hot. Itchy rash on neck, flushing, aches, tired. Which dr. to see?

PCP, dermatologist,: Not allergist. Raynaud disease can be associated with autoimmune disorders, so a rheumatologist may be needed. Protect hands and feet from cold. Some meds help it, others make it worse. ...Read more

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I have a small light purple spot on my neck. Peers say that this may be a blood blister from a pinched nerve, although it's not raised. Can you help?

I have a small light purple spot on my neck. Peers say that this may be a blood blister from a pinched nerve, although it's not raised. Can you help?

May be: This May be a cherry hemangioma. It could be a bruise. Please see a dermatologist to get the correct diagnosis and treatment. It needs to be seen in person by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Why are there spots on my neck out of nowhere?

Why are there spots on my neck out of nowhere?

This would require a: An in-person evaluation for accurate diagnosis.

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What can I do to address the dark spots on my neck?

What can I do to address the dark spots on my neck?

See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Dark green spots on my neck. Looks like lotta but like black and blue. What can be the cause.

Dark green spots on my neck. Looks like lotta but like black and blue. What can be the cause.

Strange: This is rather strange requires a picture or visualization. Consult Healthtap with pictures or primary care doctor for diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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Why do I have a dark neck and brown spots on my neck?

Why do I have a dark neck and brown spots on my neck?

Acanthosis nigricans: Acanthosis nigricans can look like a velvety darkening of the neck with thickened skin folds and increased skin tags. This can be seen with obesity and Insulin resistance, so go to a doctor to have this evaluated. ...Read more

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I have brown spots on my neck and back. What can it be?

I have brown spots on my neck and back. What can it be?

Doctor can evaluate: Spots can be due to allergic, viral, or fungal causes. Sometimes spots are sensitive skin eczema, or due to aging or sun exposure. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist (skin doctor) should look at it if it doesn't go away, or it worsens, with simple treatment. Simple treatment of an itchy spot means trying over-the-counter Hydrocortisone 1% cream three-times-a-day for about 5 days. ...Read more

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What could brown spots on my neck and shoulders signify?

What could brown spots on my neck and shoulders signify?

Many Things: Any skin condition requires visualization in order to properly diagnose and treat. Without seeing it, some ideas are that it could be freckles, or sun spots. Also, there is a particular skin fungus called tinea versicolor that can leave light or dark spots on the skin commonly on upper body. A little more information is needed. Have a dermatologist take a look. ...Read more