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If a sun spot turns red and itchy, may that signal that it may be cancerous? I have an appointment to see my derm but wondering if it is concerning

If a sun spot turns red and itchy, may that signal that it may be cancerous? I have an appointment to see my derm but wondering if it is concerning

Maybe: Any change in a pigmented lesion is cause for some concern, but it may simply have become irritated due to scratching or other trauma. Your dermatologist will know, probably just by looking at it. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have melasma? How will I know if the dark spot on my face is melasma or just a sun spot? .

How can I tell if I have melasma? How will I know if the dark spot on my face is melasma or just a sun spot? .

Melasma?: Melasma of the face is often in a butterfly pattern but may be spotty. If you only have one spot and it is growing, you need to see a dermatologist and get a biopsy. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have melasma? How will I know if the dark spot on my face is melasma or just a sun spot? .

How can I tell if I have melasma? How will I know if the dark spot on my face is melasma or just a sun spot? .

Hormone related...: Melasma, chloasma, and the "mask of pregnancy" are all terms for facial pigmentation that is increased by the use of estrogen (in pregnancy, of course, the estrogen comes from the placenta). There are some bleaching creams that can help to decrease this appearance. See your doctor or dermatologist if you are concerned. Lgromkomd. ...Read more

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I have this reoccuring itchy bug bite that appears on the same spot on my face It happens about once every month. What could this be? It lasts 30 m

I have this reoccuring itchy bug bite that appears on the same spot on my face It happens about once every month. What could this be? It lasts 30 m

Not a bug: Obviously not a bite. It lasts 30m [minutes? ] Recurring monthly in same spot suggests herpes or possibly acne, though itch is usually not prominent with either. ...Read more

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I have a few spot on my face and they are really itchy. What could they be?

I have a few spot on my face and they are really itchy. What could they be?

Hard to tell: They could be small patches of eczema or psoriasis. They could also be a fungal infection. A more detailed description or picture is needed. ...Read more

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A big red spot suddenly appeared on my face it is not itchy or bumpy?

A big red spot suddenly appeared on my face it is not itchy or bumpy?

Not sure and there: Are so many possibilities. Only ur dr can give u an accurate assessment. Take care! Http://www. Healthline. Com/health/rashes. ...Read more

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I've had an itchy spot on my face for about a week now that won't seem to go away. No redness but I see/feel some light bumps... What could it be?

I've had an itchy spot on my face for about a week now that won't seem to go away. No redness but I see/feel some light bumps... What could it be?

Allergy? Herpes?: It could be localized allergic req tion or a variant of herpes simplex.If it is mild you could try Hydrocortisone cream for 1-2 days. If it persists or gets worse see your doctor. ...Read more

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One white spot on penis head not around and looks like a wound and in the center not a deep hole. The spot itself is not a wound not itchy no pain?

One white spot on penis head not around and looks like a wound and in the center not a deep hole. The spot itself is not a wound not itchy no pain?

Need exam: It needs to get checked. It could be nothing significant vs could be something like syphillis chancre sore etc. Tell him to get checked. ...Read more

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I have a dark spot that is itchy near but not on the head of my penis is there a cream or something I can use?

I have a dark spot that is itchy near but not on the head of my penis is there a cream or something I can use?

DEPENDS: Upon what this is.

You might try a OTC cortisone anti-itch preparation but if not completely CLEAR in 5-7 days CHECK IT OUT with your PCP first (Primary care) whyo may refer you!

BTW I am sure you are aware that STD's may "look" like this AVOID sexual contact until you KNOW what it is!

Hope this helps! ]
Dr Z ...Read more

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4 year old was diagnosed with impetigo on his face and started cephalexin yesterday. He says its "itchy". What can I put on the spot to soothe it?

Cortisone: 1% hydrocortisone twice a day will do the trick. If he is really scratching, then you can even try a dose of benadryl (diphenhydramine) one teaspoon for him is fine, especially if scratching at night is a problem. Hope he is better soon! ...Read more

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Itchy, swollen, hard lump on the right side of the back of my head. There is no scales or liquid. Very itchy only on that swollen spot. What is it?

Itchy, swollen, hard lump on the right side of the back of my head. There is no scales or liquid. Very itchy only on that swollen spot. What is it?

Sebaceous cyst: I suspect you have an inflamed cyst. This may need to be opened and drained. Please see your trusted doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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Hi I been having red itchy spot all over my body and face for the past 6 months. I have gone to the my regular doctor and allergy doctor and nothing?

Hi I been having red itchy spot all over my body and face for the past 6 months. I have gone to the my regular doctor and allergy doctor and nothing?

Hives? Eczema?: Both can be helped even if they can't be cured.
Treatment really depends on the diagnosis. If its hives then sympathize with how frustrating this can be but chances are they will go away eventually. If it's eczema a patch test can determine if it's due to contact dermatitis. If you have no diagnosis then a biopsy may be indicated. Best of luck to you. ...Read more

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I am a black male and have a very itchy scalp with a patch in my head that won't stop itching I have shaved my hair and that same spot still bothers?

I am a black male and have a very itchy scalp with a patch in my head that won't stop itching I have shaved my hair and that same spot still bothers?

Itchy scalp: It may be a little bit of a yeast/fungal infection. That can happen on the scalp, or anywhere on the body. Try an anti-fungal cream twice a day for 2 weeks (something with clotrimazole or miconazole, for example). Avoid steroid creams as they can thin the skin and affect the color over time. If the anti fungal cream doesn't help, go see a doctor. ...Read more

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I have a small white raised spot on the head of my penis. Its not itchy or sore. What coukd it be?

A wart?: Particularly if you mean the skin tone referred to as "white, " but may be even if looking like snow-white. No pain/itch can go with that as well. Should get it checked in case you are at risk of sharing it, or if anything else may have been shared with you! (be safe, use condoms!). ...Read more

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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.

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

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My wife's back "upper part" is almost full of itchy bumps, she just got them suddenly, also a big spot on her chest and some red bumps on her face.

My wife's back "upper part" is almost full of itchy bumps, she just got them suddenly, also a big spot on her chest and some red bumps on her face.

Hives: Thisis an allergic reaction most likely. As long as she has no breathing problems or loss of blood pressure these are hives. You can try bendryl but you will need to see your doctor. Look for exposures like a new medication, a food, now fabrices, new chemical exposures, infection = the list is very long and often we can not discover the cause. We call this urticaria. ...Read more

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I notice like 4 bumps like Fordyce spot close to mu penis head urinary spot, what can itbe? No itchy, little and raised skin, no color changes

I notice like 4 bumps like Fordyce spot close to mu penis head urinary spot, what can itbe? No itchy, little and raised skin, no color changes

PPP: Pearly penile papules, sometimes called tyson's glands. Can come and go, be more prominent at times than others. They are benign, normal and no need for concern. Most prominent in uncircumcised penises. You can always take and send a picture for our review ; confirmation. It would not be sexting ; would be for medical review and you remain anonymous. ...Read more

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I am using epiduo on my face and back and I was cleansing with aftican black soap now I have a big itchy dark spot on multiple spots on my back... What could it be? And what type of soap could I use best with the epiduo for my body acne?

I am using epiduo on my face and back and I was cleansing with aftican black soap now I have a big itchy dark spot on multiple spots on my back... What could it be? And what type of soap could I use best with the epiduo for my body acne?

Post inflammatory: Post inflammatory hyperpigmentation is a common and normal response during the healing process. When traumatized skin heals, redness, followed by dark discoloration often occurs. With time, the site will usually resume normal coloration to match the surrounding skin. Hypoallergenic noncomedogenic soaps and moisturizers may help (check the sensitive skin section of the pharmacy). ...Read more

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Itchy scalp, left swollen occipital and behind the right ear node and now sensitive light brown spot on left top of head today.?

Itchy scalp, left swollen occipital and behind the right ear node and now sensitive light brown spot on left top of head today.?

Swollen lymph nodes: Lymph nodes often swell in response to infection or inflammation. These gland may feel tender behind the ear or beneath the angle of the mandible. You may also feel tenderness beneath the chin. If the light brown spot has been sensitive for a short period, it will likely resolve on its own. It may simply be an abrasion or pustule. Give it time. If it fails to resolve, see derm doctor ...Read more

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I got 1 red bumpy swollen & itchy spot that look like a mosquito bite but then got a white head & next thing I knew I got 8 more on my legs. Help!?

I got 1 red bumpy swollen & itchy spot that look like a mosquito bite but then got a white head & next thing I knew I got 8 more on my legs. Help!?

Ant bites?: Looks like they could be fire ant bites (recall if you were bare footed outdoors)
You may take OTC Loratadine once a day for the itching and apply Caladryl or Calamine to the foot, as well as cold compresses. ...Read more

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3/4 red spot on the head of the penis, it'snot painful, itchy. I had a oral sex a year back but I had vrdl & HIV test, all negative 3 times. Scared!

3/4 red spot on the head of the penis, it'snot painful, itchy. I had a oral sex a year back but I had vrdl & HIV test, all negative 3 times. Scared!

STDs: You need to show these lesions to a doctor to have them appropriately diagnosed. If this turns out to be just anxiety you might want to chat with a psychotherapist. ...Read more