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I have litle purple spots on my belly near my belly button what is the cause of this?

I have litle purple spots on my belly near my belly button what is the cause of this?

Need to be seen: Without a visual and more information it is hard to say. If they have been there for long time with no change and no other symptoms then less likely serious. If they are new, changing and/or related to any other symptoms like belly or back pain, wt loss or change in bowel habits they could be related to underlying condition. Either way you need to been seen by a medical provider to decide. ...Read more

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Why are my veins bursting under my skin? There is a big spot on my stomach that is red, purple, and black. It burns so bad

Why are my veins bursting under my skin? There is a big spot on my stomach that is red, purple, and black. It burns so bad

Leaky veins: Bruising from veins under the skin may arise from trauma or represent defective blood clotting due to platelet disorders, cancer, vitamin deficiency, toxins, speen or liver problems. See you doctor soon for an exam and lab tests. ...Read more

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I have a rash that started bright red and elevated bumps turned into blotchy purple spots but not pin pricks no other symptoms should I see a doctor?

I have a rash that started bright red and elevated bumps turned into blotchy purple spots but not pin pricks no other symptoms should I see a doctor?

You should: Any purple spots if they are bigger than 1-2 mm or more than 5-10 in number, raises questions about your blood having some problem. Unless these have have faded away and there are no new ones coming up, you should seek medical examination. ...Read more

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I have a spot on my spine that is very sore and along my right side from my back to my stomach my skin is painful to touch on the surface. No rashes or signs of other symptom. A little dizzy.

I have a spot on my spine that is very sore and along my right side from my back to my stomach my skin is painful to touch on the surface. No rashes or signs of other symptom. A little dizzy.

Checkup: Not sure what the spot is due to. The peripheral nerves run in a linear pattern along the back. The area you are describing corresponds to the Thoraic or mid back vertebra. The dizzy part is most concerning. Could be getting shingles, herniated disc. Vestibular involvement due to a URI. See a Doctor for checkup. ...Read more

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Brown spots on my tummy. Warts?

Can't say with this: Amount of info. These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more

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Hello I keep getting spots on my tummy with yellow heads and they don't itch and they keep spreading and take weeks to go fully?

Hello I keep getting spots on my tummy with yellow heads and they don't itch and they keep spreading and take weeks to go fully?

Spots on tummy: FFried ~ any derm condition is really difficult to give an opinion on unless one can see them. The fact that they go away with no treatment suggests a benign nature of the rash. Best is to get a doc to see it when present thanks ...Read more

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My daughter has white spots on her sidse an some on her tummy...They glow in the black light....An the doctors don't know what it is....?

My daughter has white spots on her sidse an some on her tummy...They glow in the black light....An the doctors don't know what it is....?

Possibly Fungus: Tinea versicolor which is a fungal infection as well as others often can glow with black light. Your doctor or you might want to try an antifungal cream and see if that works. Or even better get a KOH scrape of the spots to see if this really is fungus. ...Read more

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I am an african and my skin has dark spots on the tummy back, face and neck. I'm currently living in asia. Please help me, are there any natural remedie?

I am an african and my skin has dark spots on the tummy back, face and neck. I'm currently living in asia. Please help me, are there any natural remedie?

It depends: It depends on the cause. Please see a dermatologist where you are so you can get the right treatment. I want you to know that there may not be a treatment also. ...Read more

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I have itchy red spots on tummy, remedy?

I have itchy red spots on tummy, remedy?

Depends on cause.: These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more

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I've been quite nauseous. Tummy feels blown up. Little poo comes out with lots of air with wisps and black spots.

I've been quite nauseous. Tummy feels blown up. Little poo comes out with lots of air with wisps and black spots.

Need to see doctor: You could have an ulcer or other cause of stomach distress. The black spots could be blood so it is best to see a doctor as soon as possible for an exam. Until you get in you could take omeprazole for stomach acid and a probiotic. These may give you some relief until you can be seen by a doctor. ...Read more

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I have a very red very sore belly button I also keep getting little spots around the tummy area?

I have a very red very sore belly button I also keep getting little spots around the tummy area?

Yeast infection??: Yeast like to grow in warm moist areas like a "belly button" (umbilicus) also in the groin. Axilla, vagina etc. Make an appointment with your family physician. If it is a yeast infection it is easily treated. The way to avoid this problem is after taking a shower dry the aforementioned areas well. I see this problem a lot and also recommend using a hair dryer to make sure the akin is dry, ...Read more

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What are liver spots? I have 5 pin head size dots on my chest/tummy and some on my back. Someone said could just be liver spots

What are liver spots? I have 5 pin head size dots on my chest/tummy and some on my back. Someone said could just be liver spots

Can only guess...: ...without an image. Understanding your underlying medical problems, exposures, risks would be helpful as well. Would ask that you allow a physician to examine your "spots" (whether in the office or via telemedicine), and go from there. Also, I see you have a history of shingles, which can recur. ...Read more

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I've been having white spots in my stole for about 4 days now I'm wondering what it could be. I've been feeling sick tummy pain and nausea and fevers?

I've been having white spots in my stole for about 4 days now I'm wondering what it could be. I've been feeling sick tummy pain and nausea and fevers?

See a doctor: Get examined and have your stools looked at in the laboratory. No point in just guessing about this. Sounds like you should be seen fairly soon. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have some red, very dry flaky spots all over my body. Mainly on arms, back, chest and tummy. They itch very little only when I get warm. They are no?

I have some red, very dry flaky spots all over my body. Mainly on arms, back, chest and tummy. They itch very little only when I get warm. They are no?

You may be!: Describing classical Pustular Psoriasis!

See a Dematologist as soon as practicable.
If this is the diagnosis, there are many NEW and effective ways to treat this condition ...Read more

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For days that I'm not able to do much tummy time with 5w newborn, how can I avoid flat spots while she's on the crib sleeping at night or napping?

For days that I'm not able to do much tummy time with 5w newborn, how can I avoid flat spots while she's on the crib sleeping at night or napping?

Tummy Time: Rotate her head from side to side while she is sleeping on her back. Also avoid putting her in swing or car seat for long periods of time. Still most important is to give her tummy time when awake and supervised. ...Read more

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What are causes of spots/boils? I get them on my bum, my inside thighs and yesterday got one on my tummy. I bath twice a day and eat healthy

See a dermatologist: There is a skin condition known as hidradenitis suppurativa that most commonly affects areas bearing sweat & sebaceous glands, such as the underarms, breasts, & inner thighs that can lead to similar lesions. However, given your history it seems unlikely. If you are using a loofah sponge it can lead to folliculitis, since these sponges are especially vulnerable to bacterial growth. ...Read more

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I have tons of little dark spots on tummy/inner thigh the spot has fine light hair follicle in it. I can pull the hair out w/ finger no pain. Help!

I have tons of little dark spots on tummy/inner thigh the spot has fine light hair follicle in it. I can pull the hair out w/ finger no pain. Help!

Don't pull: These are hair follicles and you need to see a dermatologist. Without a photo of the skin area involved, it is impossible to diagnose. I advise dermatology evaluation. Stop pulling out hairs. ...Read more

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My 14 mo. Old get red blotchy skin on her back/tummy when taking a bath? I tried using warm water w/no soap & it still happens. The spots go away after

My 14 mo. Old get red blotchy skin on her back/tummy when taking a bath? I tried using warm water w/no soap & it still happens. The spots go away after

Urticaria: Your child may be demonstrating urticaria (hives) because of exposure to the warm water baths. This is known as cholenergic urticaria. Try using cool to tepid baths instead of warm water baths. You may also give her one half teaspoon of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) before the bath if necessary. ...Read more

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Hi doc my son out of nowhere has red spots from his inner thigh and nappy region on his tummy up to his chest what can it be? Only noticed it today weather is kind of warm

Hi doc my son out of nowhere has red spots from his inner thigh and nappy region on his tummy up to his chest what can it be? Only noticed it today weather is kind of warm

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

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My son has rashes on his tummy, back, arms, and also has little red spots on his face. He has had the chicken pix vaccine. He has fever and bad cough?

My son has rashes on his tummy, back, arms, and also has little red spots on his face. He has had the chicken pix vaccine. He has fever and bad cough?

Viral rash: Chicken pox is not the only viral rash out there. Many other viruses cause rashes. And the fact that he was vaccinated is a point, but remember that 15% of kids will still get chicken pox despite the vaccine. ...Read more