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Small freckle like red bumps on legs early sign of pregnancy?

Small freckle like red bumps on legs early sign of pregnancy?

Not a sign: This is not a sign of pregnancy. Check a pregnancy test if you are uncertain. There can be skin changes with pregnancy but most often they involve increase in pigmentation around the nipples and in the midline on the belly. ...Read more

Dr. Terri Washington
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Thyroid Diseases (Definition)

You can have problems with they thyroid making too much or too little thyroid hormone. You can also have problems with it being too large (goiter) of having nodules or cysts in it. There are also occasional thyroid cancers. Most thyroid problems can be easily diagnosed and treated ...Read more


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Could mole sized white spots be a sign of pigment loss?

Could mole sized white spots be a sign of pigment loss?

White spots: Pigment loss can lead to white patches, white dots, white spots. Sometimes these get better on their own, especially if they are small. Since these spots lack protective melanin, they can burn in the sun. Other causes of lighter skin would be bleaches and most common, spots of paint. ...Read more

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Dark very small black spots are the signs of vitamin a defeciency?

Dark very small black spots are the signs of vitamin a defeciency?

Floaters: What you are seeing may be floaters, which may be due to a variety of eye disorders (e.g., vitreous syneresis, posterior vitreous detachment, retinal detachment...Etc.). If you ever experience a shower of floaters or flashes of light, you should seek medical attention immediately. ...Read more

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Are yellow eyes always a sign of some liver problems?

Are yellow eyes always a sign of some liver problems?

Yes if new: Some people have a slightly yellowish tint to the whites of their eyes but this is constant and life long. If you have newly acquired yellowing it is almost always due to liver dysfunction with the accumulation of bilirubin in the tissues including the whites of the eyes. Your gastroenterologist should be consulted as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Are red spots in eyes a sign of high blood pressure?

Are red spots in eyes a sign of high blood pressure?

Not necessarily: Depending on the nature of the spots (are they blood spots or inflammation causing the blood vessels to be more apparent) it is less likely related to blood pressure. If the blood spots are in the retina in the back of the eye, however, there is a higher risk. See an eye doctor for a dilated examination, and have your blood pressure checked as well. ...Read more

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Are ridges in your nail a sign of thyroid problem?

Are ridges in your nail a sign of thyroid problem?

Nail change not thyr: Usually fingernail ridges are related to trauma of the nail matrix or bed. This may be of fungal origin. Ocassionaly this may be related to polish or an infection. Pulmonary conditions may have nail changes and skin diseases such as psoriasis or melanoma can cause nail changes. ...Read more

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Is having velvety skin a possible sign of liver problems?

Is having velvety skin a possible sign of liver problems?

Very unlikely: If you are diabetic, it is more of a sign of poorly controlled diabetes. If you are not, you need to see a dermatologist for it is difficult to comment on a rash unless a picture is available. A petechial rash may be more worrisome. ...Read more

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Could these brown spots on my penis be early signs of cancer?

Could these brown spots on my penis be early signs of cancer?

Penile cancer: Is quite unusual, and without an exam or picture, hard to tell what you mean by "brown spots". Check with your doc, urgent care or a urologist...Do not go to an er. This can likely be resolved with an expert look, if not a biopsy. ...Read more

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Do kidney problems cause brown spots on your body?

Do kidney problems cause brown spots on your body?

Usually not: There is a condition called neurofibromatosis associated with cafe au lait spots. These spots are large, more than 1 cm in diameter, flat, painless, numbering more than 5 on the body. Patients can develop blockages of the kidney arteries. This causes severe hypertension. If you have kidney failure you can develop nodularis prurigo, severe itchy lumps that darken after time. ...Read more

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Are white spots on my face a sign of pregnancy?

Are white spots on my face a sign of pregnancy?

Probably Not: Early pregnancy sxs can include: no period, breast swelling ; tenderness w darkened areolas, thin, white ; milky vaginal discharge, fatigue, ^ urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings or aversions, ^ sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings, ^ gas, insomnia, gagging more easily ; yawning. ...Read more

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Are bumps and red dots in my mouth a sign of cancer or something else?

Are bumps and red dots in my mouth a sign of cancer or something else?

Need for examination: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining the lesions. If the lesions have persisted for more than a couple of weeks, it would be prudent to see your doctor. ...Read more

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What autoimue dease shows sign of serve psoriasis but shows signs of step infection but has a nasty red dry rash which cause pain ?

What autoimue dease shows sign of serve psoriasis  but shows signs of step infection but has a nasty red dry rash which cause pain 
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Psoriasis: Psoriasis is itself an autoimmune disease. The other thing to keep in mind is having one autoimmune disease makes you more likely to have others. People with lupus, for example, often have schogren's syndrome or psoriasis or other autoimmune diseases. ...Read more

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Face getting darker, small red rashes under the skin that look like blood clot, muscle pain. Can this be early signs of psoriasis? Is there any test?

Face getting darker, small red rashes under the skin that look like blood clot, muscle pain. Can this be early signs of psoriasis? Is there any test?

See Your Doctor Now: Symptoms given do not point to a specific condition & is not consistent with Psoriasis: a genetic, immune related disease that causes thick scaly skin in specific distribution/joint pain in 30%. Labs given also non-specific. Description given of face rash may be petechial (low platelets) & with muscle pain could be viral. Further work-up is needed. See doctor now for correct diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more

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Are red ears a symptom of lack of sleep?

Are red ears a symptom of lack of sleep?

Possibly: Red ears indicate an increase in vascular flow and suggests that the control mechanisms of the autonomic (automatic) nervous system is compromised and unbalanced. Everything is connected to everything else ! ...Read more

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Are white flakey/clumpy spots on outer part of vagina a symptom of a yeast infection? Are there any other conditions that cause this?

Are white flakey/clumpy spots on outer part of vagina a symptom of a yeast infection? Are there any other conditions that cause this?

Usually yeast: This can be normal depending on where you are in your cycle, etc, but usually irritating, itchy, white clumps are a sign of a yeast infection. It's probably worth trying an over-the-counter treatment like monistat, but if it does not improve or you have pain, bleeding, fever, etc - see a doctor. ...Read more

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Dark spots and white bumps on underside of tongue, what could be the causes or conditions?

Dark spots and white bumps on underside of tongue, what could be the causes or conditions?

Many things: This could be thrush or normal pigmantation or something else go to your dentist and havehim or her take a look. ...Read more

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Are red eyes a possible sign of pneumonia?

Are red eyes a possible sign of pneumonia?

Well not usually: But if you have lack of sleep because you are coughing maybe that is cause eye redness. ...Read more

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VASCULITIS flare causing petechiae (legs & roof of mouth). Have new very thick purple veins under tongue/floor of mouth. That also part of flare? Thnx

VASCULITIS flare causing petechiae (legs & roof of mouth). Have new very thick purple veins under tongue/floor of mouth. That also part of flare? Thnx

No it is unlikely: Small vessel vasculitis often cause painful petechia or ecchymosis for skin most common in legs. For mouth is usually ulcer rather than enlarge vein. ...Read more

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Could the black circles around my eyes be a symptom of folic acid deficiency?

Could the black circles around my eyes be a symptom of folic acid deficiency?

Superficial blood: It usuallyrepresents superficial blood vessels. A vi peel can have a lightening effect on these circles within a week in any color of skin. ...Read more

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Red Spots (Definition)

One possibility for red spots is a collection of vessels in the skin and they are called hemangiomas. These can easily be treated. I usually will use ...Read more


Dr. Creighton Wright
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more