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Red Like Freckles Around 4 Year Old Eyes
A freckle is a small brown spot on your skin, caused by sun exposure. Use your abcde's to tell the difference between a freckle and skin cancer. A=asymmetry. B=border [irregular]. C=color [irregular]. D=diameter [larger than a pencil eraser]. E=evolving [change in color, size, height, new symptoms like bleeding, itching or crusting]. These are danger signs that ...Read more
My 5 year old has very small red spots all around his eyes they almost look like freckles but red !! Want can this be?
4 year old son seeing rainbow after looking at light. Eyes little red. History of allergies. Could allergy cause this?
I'm an african-american 21 year old female , i've noticed that i'm getting light spots around my month & under my chin what could this be?
Vitiligo: Vitiligo is a condition where melanocytes (cells in our skin that make pigment) stop functioning. Causes are frequently autoimmune or infectious. It can be highly concerning to the patient, but is not considered a risk to life and limb. I recommend seeing a dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Really bad dark circles (appears black, not purple) around eyes/extended down near ears so looks like a mask. Brown skinned. Had problem for years?
Melasma?: A centrofacial malar or mandibular distribution of muddy brown to Grey hyper pigmentation. Go to a Dermatologist for treatment options. The goal of the treatment is to fade the existing hyper pigmentation and prevent further pigmentation. There are many treatments available. ...Read more
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Hi. I just noticed some grey spots on my 3 1/2 year old daughter's white of the eye- and only on one eye. She is 1/4 black and 3/4 Caucasian.
Most are not serious: Most of the dark spots noticed on the white part of the eye are due to the same thing that causes freckles or darker spots on the skin. There are rarer occasions where these could be due to more serious conditions and so it would be good to have your child's doctor look at them at the next visit and if they change in size or color suddenly then referral to an eye doctor ...Read more
My 2 year old and 4 year old both have greenish disharge coming from their eyes & my 2 year old has some kind of rash all over him , any suggestions?
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4 yr old daughter wke up w/ stawberry mark, or bruise, perfectly round on middle of earlobe. Late forming birth mark or something else?
Strawberry mark: Have you gotten it evaluated by a md? If its a bruise, it's not normal and needs further evaluation. A strawberry nevus usually does not show up this late ( @ 4 yrs of age). ...Read more
My 4 month old son has small spots ( not milk spots) over one eyelid and under the same eye red and slightly swollen gets very fussy when i touch them?
Albinism? 1. light blonde hair 2. 4 months old 3. no signs of nystagmus 4. eyes looks violet 5. baby has had a small freckle on leg since birth
Unlikely: If the pediatrician has not said anything by this point then, my hunch is that it would be unlikely especially with your description of blond hair as opposed to White hair. I am also assuming the child has had at least one ophthalmological examination to this point. If they haven't said anything yet then, again unlikely. ...Read more
My 13 year old has had for 3 days these thin long elevated lines over and under her eyes , they're reddish pink purple and shes definetly not hight ?
Shiners: Is her nose stuffy? These can be allergic shiners and can happen with nasal allergies if she has nasal congestion. ...Read more
My 4 year old was out in the sun yesterday and now he has a rash all over his body. They look like red bumps with white circles around them?
Keep lubricates with: a mild ointment like Vaseline. Cool compresses will help pain and swelling and oral ibuprofen or acetaminophen may help the discomfort. Avoid further sun exposure or lipstick until healed. Some of the new lip products have sunscreen benefit, which is a good idea for the future. ...Read more
Perioral Dermatitis: Perioral dermatitis (pod) is a chronic papulopustular and eczematous facial dermatitis. It mostly occurs in women and children.The clinical and histologic features of the perioral dermatitis lesions resemble those of rosacea. Patients require systemic and/or topical treatment, an evaluation of the underlying factors, and reassurance. ...Read more
Im a dark skined 19 year old. Who recently starting to get white round spots on my body. My gums are uneven colored, and I've gray hair. What's wrong?
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