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I have small red dots (not raised, don't itch) on my ankle/foot. Some go away others end up as permanent brown spots. I have two medium marks on ankle.?

I have small red dots (not raised, don't itch) on my ankle/foot. Some go away others end up as permanent brown spots. I have two medium marks on ankle.?

Veins: Hemosiderin stains secondary to veins and or ankle swelling. Not dangerous but one should watch for itching to start or increased swelling. Venous ulcer could start. Wear good compression hose or socks 20-30 mm Hg is fine. ...Read more

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My neck has brown spots, my chest is red and wrinkly, and my face has wrinkles, brown spots, and redness. Should I do fraxel laser or ipl?

My neck has brown spots, my chest is red and wrinkly, and my face has wrinkles, brown spots, and redness. Should I do fraxel laser or ipl?

See below: After an evaluation, your dermatologist will advise you on the treatment options and the benefits of each in your particular case.
You may even need both. Sunscreen is very important in prevention of future recurrence. ...Read more

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Acne like pimples on shoulders and back start red and after a while turn into brown spots that stays for ever... What could it really be?

Acne like pimples on shoulders and back start red and after a while turn into brown spots that stays for ever... What could it really be?

Acne: Especially at your age, acne is likely to resolve with some postinflammatory pigment that can stay around for months. You may try topical benzoyl peroxide until you're able to get seen by your physician. You'll probably need some systemic treatment if the acne is on your trunk. Remember that an antiobiotic should never be the sole treatment for acne. ...Read more

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I have these red brown spots all over my body. I have had them over 5 years. I honk it's Henoch-Schönlein. Can you die from this?

I have these red brown spots all over my body. I have had them over 5 years. I honk it's Henoch-Schönlein. Can you die from this?

Dermatologist: A dermatologist is best qualified to evaluate the eruption. I'm not aware of henoch-schonlein purpura, which is a vasculitis,lasting that long or causing a generalized eruption. In my experience it involves the lower legs and intestinal tract. I would start the evaluation by seeing the dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have notice a couple of brown spots appearing on my upper body. Some of it has changed to a red colour. It is like a red pimle. What is it please?

I have notice a couple of brown spots appearing on my upper body. Some of it has changed to a red colour. It is like a red pimle. What is it please?

Need too see it: Skin lessions are best diagnosed by seeing them. Location, distribution and color are important. You need to see a family medicine doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Brown spots with red squiggly veins on eyeballs?

Brown spots with red squiggly veins on eyeballs?

Hard to say...: These could be congenital ares of pigmentation or something more serious. Are they new or have they been there as long as you remember? See your eye doctor for an examination. ...Read more

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Red brown spots on feet but no itching and pain. It seems very bad.?

Red brown spots on feet but no itching and pain. It seems very bad.?

See podiatrist: Or dermatologist not enough info given to help make diagnosis or fact easier to diagnosis skin lesions by seeing them. ...Read more

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I have brown spots on my arms and it's spreading brown ring spots red in middle some are flat?

I have brown spots on my arms and it's spreading brown ring spots red in middle some are flat?

Spots: Brown spots can be due to various reasons. It's hard to diagnose without looking at rash. Can you re post the question with photos or see your doctor. ...Read more

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Dark brown thing is coming out of my vigina. When I pee is red with brown and a lot of little brown spots I guess and on my underwear is like creamy.

Dark brown thing is coming out of my vigina. When I pee is red with brown and a lot of little brown spots I guess and on my underwear is like creamy.

Infection, maybe STD: It sounds like you have some sort of genital infection. If you are sexually active, an STD is likely, e.g., gonorrhea, chlamydia, or trichomonas. See a doctor ASAP. Don't wait for Monday; do it tomorrow even if it means a visit to an urgent care clinic or emergency room. Ask your sex partner(s) if he or they have discharge or painful urination -- if so, they also need to be seen ASAP. ...Read more

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I've seen 2 doctors along with a dermatologist. I've had labs done etc. Still have dark red brown spots breaking out all over body going on 30 days?

I've seen 2 doctors along with a dermatologist. I've had labs done etc. Still have dark red brown spots breaking out all over body going on 30 days?

Skin biopsy: Ask your Dermatologist if he would think a skin biopsy would be helpful. Is a simple procedure with local anesthetic (like at the Dentist). Takes a little 3-4 mm of your skin with a sterile instrument and sometimes needs to put 1 stitch, sometimes not necessary, but gives a great amount of information. ...Read more

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I am experiencing skin rash (quality: bumpy, red or bluish purple, ring shaped). Brown spots on arms?

I am experiencing skin rash (quality: bumpy, red or bluish purple, ring shaped).
Brown spots on arms?

Can't diagnose with: This 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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I had a tattoo 2 months ago. The last 3 weeks it has some red and brown spots around it. No itching no swelling. What should I do to get rid of them?

I had a tattoo 2 months ago. The last 3 weeks it has some red and brown spots around it. No itching no swelling. What should I do to get rid of them?

Local reaction: Hello and welcome to HealthTap, would you be able to share a picture, please inbox me 3 different views with close up. This appears to be local reaction but I would like to confirm it for treatment purposes. Thank you! ...Read more

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Can I use clotrimazole cream on my FACE to fade away hyperpigmentation (red and brown spots) caused after folliculitis??

Can I use clotrimazole cream on my FACE to fade away hyperpigmentation (red and brown spots) caused after folliculitis??

NotScienceWon'tHurt: Wow!! I've never heard of that! Try it & let me know if it works! As long as you're not allergic to it (try a small patch test on your inner elbow first), it probably won't hurt. There's info out there where people talk about it but that's not really very scientific. In fact, certain fungal skin infections can cause changes in pigmentation that will resolve with treatment. But who knows, just try it ...Read more

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Brown spots on hands little pink dots appearing as well?

Brown spots on hands little pink dots appearing as well?

Can't say what it is: These lesions would need to be examined, a history obtained & other tests may be necessary in order to diagnose them. Usually the lesions needs to be identified to determine the solution. ...Read more

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I have two brown spots on the head of my penis. I had it sence I was likttle and there is a little whit dot bump on it to, i also masterbate alot.

I have two brown spots on the head of my penis. I had it sence I was likttle and there is a little whit dot bump on it to, i also masterbate alot.

It : It is unlikely that the brown spots you are describing have anything to do with frequent masturbation. If they have been present since you were a child, the odds of it being something serious are very slim. The spots may represent common skin moles, or even skin follicles. If you are concerned I suggest you bring this matter to the attention of your doctor.
Good luck. ...Read more

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I have brown spots appearing on my body what could it be, what to do?

I have brown spots appearing on my body what could it be, what to do?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Why do I get brown spots on my skin?

Brown spots: One cause for brown spots on the skin are solar lentigines (AKA liver spots/ age spots). These are caused by increased melanin pigment in the skin. They can increase with age. The best way to avoid them is by avoiding sunlight and using a high SPF sunscreen. ...Read more

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How could I get brown spots on my skin?

How could I get brown spots on my skin?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What does brown spots on your nuckles mean?

Very little: Most of the time this means very little. May be "age spots" Not serious as a rule but if just came up and getting darker, need to see your doc. If you lay out in the sun or tanning both, need to look into having your skin checked for sun related skin cancer. ...Read more

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Why do I have brown spots on my fingertips?

Don't know.: These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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What are the raised brown spots on my back?

Dermatological eval.: There can be many causes. The only way to get an accurate diagnosis will be a medical evaluation. ...Read more

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What if my baby has brown spots on his body?

What if my baby has brown spots on his body?

Brown spots?: There are many causes of hyperpigmentation. For example, Mongolian spots are common and nothing to worry about. Cafe au lait spots may need to be followed. Ask you pediatrician — since they can actually see the "brown spots" you are referring to they are in the best position to give them a name and let you know the significance. Internet "guessing" is likely only going to cause undue anxiety. ...Read more

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What does brown spots on your underwear mean?

What does brown spots on your underwear mean?

May be spotting of: Blood or other vaginal discharge. If toward the back of underwear — it could be fecal smearing. ...Read more

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What causes small flat brown spots on areola?

What causes small flat brown spots on areola?

Sound like normal: Areas of pigmentation. This can also occur with a pregnancy and remain afterward. Why are you concerned?
Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more