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Round Spot On Skin
Not sure: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more
1 yr old bb has a round spot on her back, skin surface looks eroded with a darker crust in the middle. area around the crust is wet and expanding?
Hard to say: If this is under the skin it is probably a trichilemmal cyst. ...Read more
Will a flat spot on a child's head, older than 2 years old, continue to minimize over time as their head grows? We were told our sons head would round
The practice of: putting babies to sleep on their backs has contributed to more "flat heads." Some have treated this with a helmut, usually at 4-12 months of age, though it is not clear this is more effective than trying to avoid lying on back during the day.As the child and his skull grows, the flattening will improve. It may not be perfectly symmetrical, but is not a cosmetic/social/brain development problem ...Read more
My son has a round spot on his head and is losing his hair in that area ..that area is dry flaky .. What can I do to help him?
My 11 month old stood up and hit her head (where the soft spot is) on my round glass table. Could this hurt her?
Maybe: The mechanism of injury you describe does not however suggest a risk for a serious head injury. If your infant responds with behavior suggestive of severe pain, significant local swelling or any change in behavior in the next 24 hrs it will be prudent to seek a consult for a proper evaluation. Take care ...Read more
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
I found a dark brown spot .5cm wide, perfectly circular, no raise in skin level on my baby toe. 100% it was not present 8days ago. Should i worry?
No: That doesn't sound overtly suspicious, however, it is entirely prudent to have that looked at as soon as possible. ...Read more
I wax bikini line - found a circular dark shadow/spot under skin. Ingrown hair? Something else? It just looks like a shadow, but can't see a hair.
Needs evaluation: It is impossible to tell you if this is normal or not in a virtual setting. You must see a MD to evaluate this spot if you are concerned, preferably a GYN. ...Read more
I noticed a round red spot on tongue. 1/3 of an inch, flat, seems like the skin is peeled off. It was fading but 2day I had oranges now it's red again?
What does a tick bite look like after 2-3 weeks? I have a round spot on my ankle that is pink and there is dry skin in a circle around the area.
I have a bald spot on my head that is round and seems to be getting bigger, also i believe that I have another one forming right above the first one.
Alopecia Areata: From your description, you might have alopecia areata (aa). You should see a dermatologist for evaluation for verification. Aa is an autoimmune disorder. Depending on the extent, your doctor may consider injecting steroid into the affect areas to reduce loss. ...Read more
I am experiencing skin rash (quality: red or bluish purple) . Looks exactly like a hickey. Not circular. 2 inches in length. Appears in random places on the body and disapears within 4 hours and appears in another spot. ?
Ecchymosis: Apply deep moist heat dailyGet a more detailed answer ›
Red semi circular spot on my leg at the calf. The size of a pea and has been there for months. The skin is slightly raised and scaly. What is it?
Ring worm: It could be ring worm. Ring worm is not a worm but a fungal infection. It can be treated with a cream. I suggest seeing your primary doctor for confirmation and treatment. Here are some images for comparison. http://insidetheclinic.com/does-ringworm-itch/ ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Circular bald spots on my head. Started as a single spot many yrs ago now increasing. Starts with a boil & itchiness then smooth shining skin.
A dermatologist will: give you a good answer. If it is alopecia he/she will help you deal w/it. Many others have done so successfully. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I received oral from a girl the other day and i noticed the next morning a dark (circular like) purple spot of the head of the penis. Hematoma?
Could be.: If it hurts like a bruise, that's probably what it is. ...Read more