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Doctor insights on: Sudden Black Spot On Skin Arm

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Black spot on skin be caused by a spider bite?

Black spot on skin be caused by a spider bite?

Possibly: A black eschar (dead tissue) can form in the middle of ulcerated skin. ...Read more

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Have painful black spot on my skin. Not bulgy or bumpy, the just skin darkens sometimes lentil size and the area becomes painful. Appears disappears?

Have painful black spot on my skin. Not bulgy or bumpy, the just skin darkens sometimes lentil size and the area becomes painful. Appears disappears?

Don't want to guess.: Recommend annual head to toe dermatologic evaluation. This might be a good time for total once over & to have these lesions assessed. Take care. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a black spot on my penis head?

What to do if I have a black spot on my penis head?

Penile lesion: Trauma? Recommend evaluation by your physician to determine diagnosis and to formulate treatment plan. ...Read more

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Black spot in skin where I was bite by spider?

Black spot in skin where I was bite by spider?

Spider bite: Take a picture and show to your Dr. If I knew where you lived I could help more. Get back with more information. ...Read more

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I have a black spot on the head of my penis, what is this?

I have a black spot on the head of my penis, what is this?

Get it checked: It is impossible to say what it is when we only know what you posted above. You must go to your doctor to have it checked. The most worrisome thing a black spot could be is melanoma. Have it looked at as soon as you can. ...Read more

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What do you recommend if I have a black spot on my penis head?

What do you recommend if I have a black spot on my penis head?

Penile lesion: Recommend evaluation by your physician to determine diagnosis and to formulate treatment plan. ...Read more

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My bfs Hair fel out wen 3 doctors found a black spot in head what is this please help?

My bfs Hair fel out wen 3 doctors found a black spot in head what is this please help?

Black spot?: I don't understand. It sounds like your boyfriend's doctor found a black spot on his head and then his hair fell out. Is that right? ...Read more

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On one side of each wrist I have a dark black spot with flakey skin, should I be worried?

Skin lesions: Recommend dermatologic eval to determine diagnosis and to formulate treatment plan. ...Read more

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Hi there, I have some black spot that looks like dead skin on my penile head. Is it something that I should worry about?

Hi there,
I have some black spot that looks like dead skin on my penile head. Is it something that I should worry about?

Here are some...: What your described is not enough to draw a conclusion; the logical things to do is collect detailed history, get right physical exam, & conduct needed test so to deduce right Dx for right Rx. To have these things done correctly, follow the instructions as described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby you gain much insight on how to handle them properly. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed to have psoriasis guttate. Now when it gets better, it left me black spot all over my skin. How to get rid all this spot? Thank you.

I was diagnosed to have psoriasis guttate. Now when it gets better, it left me black spot all over my skin. How to get rid all this spot? Thank you.

Dark spots with psor: If your psoriasis is now cleared up the dark areas are the pignentations left. These will clear over time. No real treatments. Leave them along and they should get better. ...Read more

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Hi, got a pea size hard lump on my lower back, had it a few years, it looks like it has a black spot in middle under skin, its grown over the years?

Hi, got a pea size hard lump on my lower back, had it a few years, it looks like it has a black spot in middle under skin, its grown over the years?

Cyst?: The cause is unclear as to what you are describing. If it has been there for years, it is less likely that is something of a significant nature. See the doc and have it removed.
Best wishes. ...Read more

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I got my wound debrided on monday, silversorb has been applied to aid in moist wound healing, since tues, there's a black spot over the skin near wound?

Hard to say: A black spot could mean the skin is dead in that area and there could be some type of infection there. However, it could be a spot where a little blob of silver oxidized and wouldn't be serious. You might be able to tell more by very gently trying to wash the area. If it comes right off, and the skin looks normal underneath, no worries. ...Read more

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My left thumb there's a tiny black spot at the bottom of the nail and cutical(skin). What can it be?

My left thumb there's a tiny black spot at the bottom of the nail and cutical(skin). What can it be?

It depends on size: If it is tiny, you can watch it for any further growth. Unless it is changing in size and color, it may not be anything. Keep an eye on it for 4-6 months and watch if it changes or not. ...Read more

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My daughter had what looked like a blackhead on her back. Under the black spot was an ant. Could there be more ants under her skin.

Ant: Yes, regrettably there could be more ants under her skin.
You must see your daughter's doctor.

This is becoming an increasing problem and the earlier you get control of this the more important it is.

Please keep me posted. ...Read more

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I had painful pink/reddish spot below head of penis. The next day this spot turned blackish. Four days later the black spot scab off. What do I have?

I had painful pink/reddish spot below head of penis. The next day this spot turned blackish. Four days later the black spot scab off. What do I have?

Scab?: It sounds like you just had a break in the skin for some reason that developed a scab. Think back to what might have caused this. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I am asian. I have a black spot on my penis head. I do not feel any irritation or kind of pain from it. It appears to be under the skin. Please advise?

I am asian. I have a black spot on my penis head. I do not feel any irritation or kind of pain from it. It appears to be under the skin. Please advise?

A lentigine?: What you described seems suggestive of harmless hyperpigmented macule, called lentigine, which is commonly seen in the penis or elsewhere on the body, is entirely benign, and needs no Rx. So, just watch it for next one year to see any change in its size, color, or level; if unchanged, that it is and is innate. Of course, if still in doubt, see Doc timely. Best wish... ...Read more

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I have a small black spot under my skin on my chin. It doesn't appear to be infected. It's noticeable though. I think it's an ingrown hair but have?

I have a small black spot under my skin on my chin.  It doesn't appear to be infected. It's noticeable though.  I think it's an ingrown hair but have?

Let the expert: Your doctor decide (diagnose) what it is, see your doctor to make sure is not a serious lesion like melanoma, also if you want it to be removed for cosmetic reason, will make arrangements ...Read more

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Flesh colored pus came out of a spot in my skin that is red with a black spot. What could it be? Skin cancer maybe?

Time: Depends on hoe long you had the spot of dis colored skin. Could be abscess. Best to be checked by your physician right away. ...Read more

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I have medium-sized black spot on my penis head and smaller of end of foreskin. don't know why or how to get rid. I am cuircumsized.

I have medium-sized black spot on my penis head and smaller of end of foreskin. don't know why or how to get rid. I am cuircumsized.

Watch: It may be best to leave the spots alone. These may be moles and like moles anywhere else, examine these periodically, if the spot doubles in size, develops a nodule, changes color, bleeds or ulcerates, see a doctor.
For good health — Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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My husband has a tick bite with a really bad burning feeling and black spot under the skin where he pulled the tick out. Could he have Lyme disease?

My husband has a tick bite with a really bad burning feeling and black spot under the skin where he pulled the tick out. Could he have Lyme disease?

Lyme disease: It is most likely that he has local irritation or residual tick particles causing pain. Lyme disease usually presents days to weeks after a tick bite many forms such as bright red rash, weakness, joint pain, fever or headaches. ...Read more

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In the crease of my right leg -upper inner thigh; a black spot / skin has developed from around 1 month it doesn't itch and is not a lump. Help pleas

Get it examined: A board certified dermatologist will examine the lesion for atypia and perform a skin biopsy if warranted. Continue to perform monthly self skin examinations and don't forget to apply sunscreen daily. ...Read more

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I've had a black spot on my gum for about 6 months and now it is getting a very small sore about the size of a pin head on it is it cancer?

I've had a black spot on my gum for about 6 months and now it is getting a very small sore about the size of a pin head on it is it cancer?

Show it to a Dr: Any black spot that is changing in color or growing in size needs to be checked by a medical or a dental professional(in your case). There is a small but real chance that it could turn into a melanoma, a type of Cancer. So get it checked...you may need a biopsy done if it is growing in size or dimensions. ...Read more