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I have a big red spot on my shoulder its been there for years it looks simular to a sunburn sometimes feels sensitive has small purple dots concerned?

I have a big red spot on my shoulder its been there for years it looks simular to a sunburn sometimes feels sensitive has small purple dots concerned?

Hard to say: It concerns you enough to ask about it. So go have it looked at. It is hard to say anything about rashes and spots without seeing them, . Most are nothing. When it concerns you enough to ask it is beneficial to have it looked at.

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If I look over my right shoulder "just right", I see spots, it goes away quickly, is it anything to be concerned about?

If I look over my right shoulder "just right", I see spots, it goes away quickly, is it anything to be concerned about?

No: There can be small vitreous floaters at the periphery of your vision that are normally not noticed. If you have to look a long time, you may succeed in some cases in reducing the blood supply to your eyes or brain sufficiently to see spots. If you see flashing lights, many new spots, or a dark curtain coming over your vision, those can be signs of retinal detachment requiring a visit to your eye md.

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I have small spots at back of neck/top of shoulder, do you know what they can be?

I have small spots at back of neck/top of shoulder, do you know what they can be?

No: If new could be irritated hair follicles, if old can be sun damage-need to be evaluated by a dermatologist.

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When I do shoulder exercises with weights I get red spots on them. What does this mean?

When I do shoulder exercises with weights I get red spots on them. What does this mean?

Acne mechanica: Pressure acne (if this is what it is; it resembles familiar face acne) is very common especially in guys who can bench a lot of weight. Be proud of what you've achieved, and consider topical Clindamycin for the affected areas.

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Tiny purple spots on anus, bumpy?

Tiny purple spots on anus, bumpy?

Ouch-it really hurts: External hemorrhoids are basically varicose-vein, and when thombosed (clotted) it sure can cause much pain in the _ _ _. This is easy excised in the office, if you r doc does it, which can relief your pain quickly. If not, topical steroid mixed with Lidocaine such as anapram can help quite a bit. Increase fibers and fluid, avoid straining, and minimize prolonged sitting. Consult doc. Good luck.

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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.

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Purple spots on my bikini line, what are they?

Purple spots on my bikini line, what are they?

Need to see: Diagnosing skin lesions is almost impossible without seeing them. You need to see your family doctor to diagnose them or a dermatologist.

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What could these purple spots on my face be?

What could these purple spots on my face be?

Would have to see: What the spots look like to know

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Tongue has purple spots on it, is this worrying?

Tongue has purple spots on it, is this worrying?

Purple spots: It might be blood clots or varicose veins. However, it should be clinically seen and evaluated by your dentist. Without personally examining you, we have no way of knowing what in fact it is and not all lesions are benign.

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I've been using aloe gel and the black spots still showed up on my shoulder?

I've been using aloe gel and the black spots still showed up on my shoulder?

Black spots: A big red flag goes up when patients say they have "black spots on their shoulder". See a doctor immediately for a skin exam to make sure these do not represent melanoma, a skin cancer. Learn about the ABCD's of melanoma here: http://www. Webmd. Com/melanoma-skin-cancer/abcds-of-melanoma-skin-cancer

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I gettin these white spots around my neck and shoulder during summer. It keeps coming back every year. What are these exactly and how do I treat them?

I gettin these white spots around my neck and shoulder during summer. It keeps coming back every year. What are these exactly and how do I treat them?

Tinea: Tinea Versicolor would be on the top of my list. A quick visit to your doctor and a course of anti fungal ointment- should solve your problem.

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What can cause purple spots on my face?

What can cause purple spots on my face?

Lesions: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes.

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What causes dark purple spots to come on arm?

What causes dark purple spots to come on arm?

Purple lesions: Recommend dermatologic eval to determine diagnosis and to formulate treatment plan.

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