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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
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
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.
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
Scalded the top of my hand with boiling water! it's super red, darker red in some spots and i can see where blisters are going to form, what do I do?
Cold compresses: Sorry to hear. Apply cold compresses to the area. After about 20-30 minutes, check the blisters to see if they are getting worse. It sounds like a second degree burn. Get topical silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) and apply to blisters and dress it with sterile dressing. Deroofing blisters may need a doctor to examine first. Hope this helps. ...Read more
I had some sun spots on my arm and hand. 4 days,ago my Dermatologist removed them with liquid nitrogen.. Now the are darker and blistering, and some are darker and flat.. is this normal healing? How long will they take to go away?
Under 2 weeks: IT Is normal for the areas to blister become darker and look almost like bloody blisters, In the course of a week they will darken dry and in most cases peel off. It can take a solid 2 weeks for the areas to clear. Just keep them clean and don't pick at them ...Read more
Bruise?: Sounds like a bruise, but it cannot be diagnosed here. If it persists or recurs, seek care with a physcian. ...Read more
So my moms hand has this one dark spot on it where there was a hole in her glove and she says it itches really bad ?
Need more details: But given what you have said, i suspect she was working outside with gloves on, and now has a spot where there was a hole in the glove and the spot itches. With those assumptions, i would suspect contact dermatitis, perhaps something like poison ivy or poison oak. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have got a dark spot on the back of my right hand. I've just seen it today. My skin ccolour is not white. I just put a hand cream that i always use.
Will a dark spot remover OTC for under the eyes work to remove redness on my hand caused by psoriasis?
A 1x4 inch red spot appeared on my knee overnight; the next day same color appeared on 2/3 of the back of my right hand. They quickly turned dark brown and have stayed that way for a week. I have appt with derm in 2 wks. No other symptoms. Any ideas?
Dermatologist: It's a good idea to consult a dermatologist in case more lesions appear in the future, but I wonder if these spots could have been caused by a bite from some sort of insect even though there was no itching.If no other skin spots appear a systemic cause is unlikely. ...Read more
Plz help, i had some skin replaced from forehead due to contact with nail. Now there are heavy dark spots there. How to get rid of it?
Dark spot: See ENT or plastic surgeon. May need excision of site or corticosteroid injection. ...Read more
I've got two tiny dark spots under my big toenail, around it the nail is red and there's pain when pressure is applied, what could it be?
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