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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 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 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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I have been taking Aleve everyday for my knee now i notice brown spots on the bottom of my feet?

I have been taking Aleve  everyday for my knee  now i notice brown spots on the bottom of my feet?

Not the Aleve!: May be related to your foot pain, but not the aleve. Many rheumatic conditions can cause both. Who is treating your arthritis of your feet? ...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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2 brown spots bottom of foot since August. Could they be planters wart? They don't hurt and never did. Different size. No center. Only on left foot.

2 brown spots bottom of foot since August. Could they be planters wart? They don't hurt and never did. Different size. No center. Only on left foot.

Possibly a wart: A sudden appearing brown spot on the foot is most likely a wart however it could be a pigmented skin lesion some of which can be fatal like a melanoma. You need a medical doctor to see this and likely have a biopsy. ...Read more

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Brown spots in my toe nails that look like bruises. What could be the cause? Is it diabetic foot?

Brown spots in my toe nails that look like bruises. What could be the cause? Is it diabetic 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. If you are diabetic you have "diabetic feet". Have your feet checked out by a professional. ...Read more

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