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Quarter Size Brown Spot On Skin
Light brown flat spot on right side of head near hairline not perfectly round but kinda symetrical about the size of a pencil eraserwhat could it be?
Nevus?: Sounds llike a brown nevus, or what people call a "birthmark". It sounds like it is flat, small and does not have discoloration or different colors or dark colors in it. These are all good characteristics and you should not worry about this lesion too much. However if it grows over time, if color changes, if it becomes raised, then consult physician. ...Read more
What could be causing intermittent localized pinching head pain on the left side? Spot is the size of a quarter and slightly tender to the touch.
Warm soaks to area 5-6 times daily
if pain increases see a doctor. ...Read more
Does the red, dry, bumpy spot on the back of my 3 month old sons head need attention? I noticed a red circle about the size f of a quarter on the back of my 3 month olds head after his 2 month check up. It stays dry, and it it raised a bit and it's seems
What could cause a quarter sized tingling spot on back of head? Could it be related to the fact that I'm sleep deprived?
Infected pimple healed weeks ago & skin closed, but still a quarter-sized, slightly swollen, slightly painful red/purple spot (no open skin). Need Dr?
Healing Inflammation: The redness/purpleness of a healed abscess (skin infection) can take a few months to resolve. The skin will remain firm, slightly tender and have a purple/red color for some time after the infection itself has healed. This is the scar tissue healing and settling. If the area back tracks and get swollen, hot and tender again, you will need to see a doctor. Hang in there. ...Read more
Noticed 1 quarter sized bald spot on my head. This is the 3rd time in the past 10 years hair grows back. I only get one bald spot not multiple.
Alopecia Areata: See a dermatologist if you want help. It is an autoimmune condition. ...Read more
Our 12 yr old son, has a quarter size red spot just to the right side of his right nipple. It feels like a hard pea size lump just under the skin.
Get eval: Always best to get lesions checked out, as your description of the area does not make any probable diagnoses "pop-up." and lesions are almost impossible to DX over the computer. Good luck. ...Read more
About a month ago I had noticed two little brown spots about half the size of a pencil eraser but is flat like my normal skin is, opinions?
Picture: It would be helpful if you could show me a picture. ...Read more
My tsh is 1.13 but loosing hair in quarter size spots on head. Past similar problems corrected with up adjustment of levothyroxine.
Women in particular have persistent issues with hair loss despite appropriate thyroid doses, particularly when also post menopausal and aging.
Hose ever, there are scalp conditions that can affect your hair follicles in a patchy distribution, so I suggest you discuss this with your doctor and possibly a Dermatologist if needed. ...Read more
I noticed two flat brown/white spots, size of finger nail, in the center of my chest. Can Melanoma be flat and just appear on skin?
Dermatologist question about brown spots on my legs... I am getting brown spots on my legs that are up to the size of a dime. They are circular or oval shaped, are very slightly raised have a rough texture. If I run my fingernail sideways along my skin I
Sounds like seborrhe: Ic keratoses. I would see dermatologist for annual check up and they can discuss how to remove or leave if they are benign and just SK's ...Read more
Brown spot: Sorry, but can't diagnose what this brown spot is without assessment. Would need to have an idea of that to make treatment recommendation. ...Read more
I spot twice a month but its brown and I get shrp pain on my left side I get light head sometimes
May be infection: It may be pelvic infection, you should have it checked before it gets worse. ...Read more
See details: It is difficult to say without being able to visualize the lesion. See a dermatologist if you are concerned. ...Read more
Not sure: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more
I have a bump on head, it seems to be the starting spot of my headaches. Its been changing size over last 6months. Should I be nervous?
I have a dark brown spot by my neck. I'm not outside much. I exercise a lot, take good care of my skin, and yesterday felt a spot on my neck?
Have it seen: Go see your doctor to look at it and make sure it is taken care of properly. Majority of these are benign and no problem; some need to be taken off. ...Read more
I have a brownish blemish on skin that started out as a raised pinkish crusty spot. Its under the skin now and a brownish color. It won't go away.
See a doctor: Rashes are very different and require a in person evaluation to accurately diagnose and treat. ...Read more
See a Dermatologist: Please, please, please. If you have a changing brown spot anywhere on your skin, please have a professional look at it. It may save your life. ...Read more
See you doctor: You should see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more
I hit my head and now I have a tender spot it hurts when I touch it. Its soft and the size of a penny?
That is not: Uncommon for a soft tissue injury. Hopefully it will resolve soon. Take care. ...Read more
I have a brown spot on the shaft of my penis and I'm wondering what it is. Its right next to the head and flat?
A small light brown spot appeared under my skin on the top of my thumb and I don't know where it came from. Should I be concerned about this?
This is a tiny hematoma (collection of blood/bruise) due to unnoticed injury. You should take a photo and attach to a question for Health tap Prime...or get it checked out oif it does not go away in a few weeks!
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more
I've had a indented spot in my pubic area for about a month and a half now it is the same color as my skin about the size of a pea. Any ideas?
Atrophoderma: Atrophy is where there is a loss of tissue. Derma (or dermis) is the tissue below the skin surface. Atrophoderma could result from from having had an inflammed cyst (for instance) that has resolved and caused a localized loss of the tissue below the skin. ...Read more
I have a tangerine sized spot on my abdomen. The surface skin is whitish and shines and there is thickness under it. There is also slight reddening?
Sorry, but this one: Can't be properly assessed via this format. Recommend dermatological evaluation. Take care. ...Read more