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Daughter has small brown spots on both feet, just came back from beach and has sun burn?

Daughter has small brown spots on both feet, just came back from beach and has sun burn?

What's the question?: 1) she has brown spots…….
2) she has a sunburn….
are you asking if the brown spots are the sunburn?
are you asking if the sunburn ail make brown spots worse?
can you rephrase the question? ...Read more

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What do small brown spots on the bottom of feet mean?

What do small brown spots on the bottom of feet mean?

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

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I notice small brown spots on very bottom of my feet what causes this and how do start attacting whatever is causing that to occur?

I notice small brown spots on very bottom of my feet what causes this and how do start attacting whatever is causing that to occur?

May need a doctor: If a person gets small brown spots on the bottom of his feet, sometimes they are warts. Other times they are a fungus. If fungus, twice a day over-the-counter lotrimin (clotrimazole) af for 2-3 weeks may solve the problem. If warts, a primary care doctor or dermatologist will likely have to freeze them off. A visit to the doctor can help get a diagnosis, and see if the spots aren't something else. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm 17 years old and just today I noticed small brown spots on the top of my foot?

What to do if I'm 17 years old and just today I noticed small brown spots on the top of my foot?

Spots: The first right thing to do is see your podiatrist as it could be broken vessels with blood leaking into the surrounding tissue or it could be a fungal infection. It is impossible to say without seeing the foot, which is exactly why you need to see your podiatrist. ...Read more

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I have small brown spots on the tops of my feet and toes. They are no bigger than a pin head. Some are clustered together and others spread out. Help!

I have small brown spots on the tops of my feet and toes. They are no bigger than a pin head. Some are clustered together and others spread out. Help!

Spots on the foot: With spots on the skin it is hard to tell without seeing them. However, use the simple ABCDE test and if anything suspicious see your doctor. A: Asymmetry, can you draw a line in the center and make equal halves. B: Border, are they smooth or jagged. C: Color, is it more than one color? D: Diameter, is it larger than a pencil eraser? E: Elevation, is it raised when you run your finger over ...Read more

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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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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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Brown spots on sole of feet?

Brown spots on sole of feet?

Should have them: Looked at too make sure they are benign lesions…. and that nothing is dangerous... ...Read more

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What do brown spots mean under feet?

What do brown spots mean under feet?

Many possibilities: It could be a fungal or bacterial infection. It could be bruising due to tight shoes or trauma. It could be a pigmentation of the underlying skin. It could be a skin disorder or melanoma, or it could be one of a number of many other possibilities. Have your feet checked out by a professional. ...Read more

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Why are there brown spots under the foot?

Why are there brown spots under the foot?

Many possibilities: It could be a fungal or bacterial infection. It could be bruising due to tight shoes or trauma. It could be a pigmentation of the underlying skin. It could be a skin disorder or melanoma, or it could be one of a number of many other possibilities. Have your feet checked out by a professional. ...Read more

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What causes brown spots on bottom of feet?

What causes brown spots on bottom of feet?

Many possible causes: 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 have brown spots on my feet?

I have brown spots on my feet?

I see Spots.: With not much to go on, there is not much to say. Consider, infection, such as fungal. Environmental, such as staining, dirt etc., could be remotely responsible. I think the best bet, however, involves a melanin hyperpigmentation issue. The nature of which can only be determined after a thorough evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes brown spots on the heels of feet?

What causes brown spots on the heels of feet?

Aging spots: These are typical normal aging spots located on the bottom due to small blood vessel capillary trauma over time. This is usually prevalent with diabetics, etc... If the spots are new and or itch or become raised, you need to see your podiatrist right away. ...Read more

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Can you get brown spots on your feet from smoking?

Can you get brown spots on your feet from smoking?

Yes: Melanosis, a darkening of skin from increased melanin production, has been reported in smokers. It is commonly seen more where nicotine has direct contact, like in the mouth and around the mouth, but can occur anywhere. If people stop smoking, they tend to fade away, but they don't always completely clear. See a dermatologist to be sure, especially if the areas have changed- rule out melanoma. ...Read more

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I have Little brown spots in my both of my feet the don't hurt and I can't even fell them will they go away I just noticed them today.

See Spot Run....: These brown spots are generally caused by elements in the blood, leaking into the tissue, and staining it. Spotty increased skin pigment production can also be responsible. In either case, as long as there is no associated swelling, tissue breakdown or pain, there should be no problem. Clearly, if there is a concern do not hesitate to seek out a consultation with a primary care physician. ...Read more

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I have brown spots on both of my feet. My feet are not in any pain. The brown spots won't come off with anything. I didn't have the brown spots yester?

I have brown spots on both of my feet. My feet are not in any pain. The brown spots won't come off with anything. I didn't have the brown spots yester?

Many causes: Some dark skinned people just have pigmented spots on their feet.

If you're certain they weren't there yesterday- they can due to viral infections, bacteria like Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever; but usually also have fever & swollen lymph nodes. (+50 other things like drug reactions, syphilis, or life threatening diseases like meningitis).

If you're having fever/ headache/ body aches see a doc. ...Read more

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What are these brown spots on my feet and shins?

Many possible things: You need to have them checked by podiatrist or dermatologist. Without physical examination it is difficult to answer because there are so many possible causes. Some very simple to some very serious. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Hello, I have 2 brown spots on my foot, they are not elevated or anything but when I press on them I feel a surge of pain in my foot.?

Hello, I have 2 brown spots on my foot, they are not elevated or anything but when I press on them I feel a surge of pain in my foot.?

Need exam: Your problem needs to be addressed by an in office visit to your physician so he/she can examen the area. ...Read more

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I have some though brown spots on my palms and one spot on my feet. It appeared some time ago and disappeared and now its back. What do I do?

I have some though brown spots on my palms and one spot on my feet. It appeared some time ago and disappeared and now its back. What do I do?

Dermatologist: A dermatologist is best qualified to examine you and make a diagnosis. Perhaps these pigmented spots are insignificant but without seeing them a physician is unable to advise you. ...Read more

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What are the rough dark brown spots appearing on my hands and feet?

What are the rough dark brown spots appearing on my hands and feet?

Keratosis?: These may represent stucco keratosis which is localized thickening of skin simi, ar to barnacles on a boat. Soak and use peeling cream with urea or lac 5. This will remove surface and improve appearance. If this disturbs you dermatologist can diagnose and remove ith minor procedure. ...Read more

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Child 5 years old has two round sore brown spots on the bottom of one foot. Should I be worried?

Child 5 years old has two round sore brown spots on the bottom of one foot. Should I be worried?

Tough to say: I am always overly cautious when it comes to children. There are certain characteristics that help doctors determine if the lesions are benign or not. I would have the child evaluated by a pediatric dermatologist just to be on the safe side. ...Read more

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I am completly healthy. But yet I have these brown spots on the sole and heel of both feet. I was recommended a biospy and it came. Back non cancerous?

I am completly healthy. But yet I have these brown spots on the sole and heel of both feet. I was recommended a biospy and it came. Back non cancerous?

Sounds good: So long as they're not cancerous, then you are at liberty to have them removed when and if you wish. If they're not bothering you then you can likely leave them alone. ...Read more

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My legs and feet hurt. Feel swollen. Have had brown spots for a couple years but the pain is increasing as far as the swollen part goes?

My legs and feet hurt. Feel swollen. Have had brown spots for a couple years but the pain is increasing as far as the swollen part goes?

Swollen feet: Swollen feet can be due to various reasons like fluid retention, heart failure, kidney failure, thyroid problems, medications, anaemia etc. Please see your doctor for examination and for definite diagnosis. ...Read more