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Sudden Dark Spots On Hands
Dark spots: The most common dark spots on dorsal hands are seborrheic keratosis and lentigines. Seborrheic keratosis can itch. Dark spots on the palms can be erythema multiforme or syphilis or benign nevi. There are many other reasons for itchy dark spots, including contact dermatitis or hand eczema. Melanoma is unlikely if multiple dark spots all look the same, without an "ugly duckling.". ...Read more
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
I started noticing 2 brown spots on my hand and they got darker after days i work in the sun of course and i'm going to the docs tomorrow i need help.
Hard to tell.: Without seeing these spots, it's impossible to tell. With age, many people develop spots on their skin. However, as one ages, the risk for serious skin cancers also increases. It would be best to have a dermatologist look at the spot. Good luck. ...Read more
Evaluation: Unfortunately without knowing the cause of the spots, it's difficult to suggest an intervention that will help. Remember there are many reasons to have dark spots on the palms, it can be due to bruises, benign nevi(moles), fungus(tinea nigra) or even more concerning lesions. Your best bet is to get these spots looked at in person. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
On my hands I get white spots sort of total dark layer or can say patches in my hand when it gets exposed to sunlight y so?
I have noticed dark red spots on the palm of my hands and its itchy? What possibly could it be? I had noticed this earlier buy it went away...
I have little red itchy oozing bumbs on both sides of my hands. They are spreading to my fingers. I have dark itchy spots all over my body also. Help!
Red oozing bumps: You may have hand dermatitis which is a form of excema. It is made worse by washing your hands alot. You need to see a dermatologist to see if I am right and to have it treated with prescriptions creams. I cannot speculate on your other spots, unless you shower alot with a harsh soaop and do not use a moisturizer. You could also have folliculitis if some of the bumps look like pimples. ...Read more
Hello just last week i started getting two brown spots on my hand and it gotten darker i'm going to see a doctor tomorrow anyways but i want a head up?
See your doctor: You are taking the right steps by seeing your primary doctor who can send you to the proper specialist for your problem. Good luck. ...Read more
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