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Red Spots Sign Of Thyroid Problems
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
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
What autoimue dease shows sign of serve psoriasis but shows signs of step infection but has a nasty red dry rash which cause pain
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
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