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What does it mean when you have moles and dark colored spots that itch?

What does it mean when you have moles and dark colored spots that itch?

Cant tell: Moles need to be evaluated in person.It is impossible to tell by description. A whole body exam is indicated if there any concerns, history of excessive sun exposure, or family history of skin cancer. ...Read more

Dr. Coyle Connolly
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Moles (Definition)

A mole (also called a nevus) is a localized overgrowth of pigment-producing cells (melanocytes) in the skin. Most moles are benign. However, these cells can become cancerous. This is known as melanoma, ...Read more


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What does it mean if I have these small white and skin colored bumps?

What does it mean if I have these small white and skin colored bumps?

SKIN COLORED BUMPS: WHERE ARE THEY LOCATED? HOW LONG HAS IT BEEN GOING ON? DO THEY ITCH? DO THEY HURT? DO THEY BURN? SEE YOUR DERMATOLOGIST ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have blood in your stool and itchy red bumps on skin?

What does it mean when you have blood in your stool and itchy red bumps on skin?

May not be related: Blood in the stool is abnormal and depending on bright red blood vs. Dark, tarry black stools may help doctor to know which part of the GI tract is affected. This should be checked out! a rash of itchy red bumps also has a number of possible diagnoses. Take a photo of rash if it seems to come/go so the photo can be shown to the doctor. These may or may not be related. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have black skin around white penis?

What does it mean if you have black skin around white penis?

Grip?: I think i know what you mean. If you usually use a tight grip around the base and rub vigorously when you're enjoying yourself alone, you'll get a dark ring around the shaft from iron pigmentation due to the microhemorrhages. It's nothing to worry about, and a majority of teens have this. Varying your technique will make this fade and make you a more versatile lover. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have yellow spots on your face?

What does it mean when you have yellow spots on your face?

Enlarged oil glands?: A few things that can be yellow: enlarged oil glands, seborrheic keratosis, xanthomas. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have bumps all over your skin and it itches?

May be hives: You may be having an allergic reaction. See your doctor for the correct diagnosis and get treatment. It may also be bug bites. See your doctor for the correct diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What does it mean when baby's are all red and have purple lips?

What does it mean when baby's are all red and have purple lips?

Depends on condition: Skin color in infants reflects circulation, oxygenation and hemoglobin saturation. Color is best observed when an infant is quiet. Red lobster like skin is a sign of plethora-due to high hematocrit concentration (high red blood cells vs volume of blood) and blood flow. Purple lips can be a sign of cyanosis-low oxygen saturation in the blood stream if your baby is in any distress/ill appearing. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have brown circles around your iris?

What does it mean when you have brown circles around your iris?

Could be normal: If you see this in both eyes, this is likely a normal variant, the way your eye pigmentation is patterned. If only in one eye, have an eye examination to get a proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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Any time I get tan I have spots appear quickly that are white on my back. Not really peeling but something else. What is it?

Don't know diagnosis: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have a stool with black spots in them?

What does it mean when you have a stool with black spots in them?

Possibly melena?: Dark-colored stools may result from iron supplements, foods you eat (like a lot of spinach), substances (like peptobismol), but most significantly suggests bleeding. When blood is denatured by acid in your stomach, as from ulcers, stools will turn tarry ("melena"). Blood may also be ingested from nose bleeds, bleeding gums... Persistent melena (without obvious cause) & symptoms warrants md visit. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have flat, red itchy spots on my palms? I think they may be burns.

What does it mean if I have flat, red itchy spots on my palms? I think they may be burns.

Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This could be many diseases. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have red spots on skin after scratching?

What does it mean if I have red spots on skin after scratching?

Dermatographism: Dermatographism means the ability to write on the skin. People with this form of chronic urticaria are sensitive to touch and pressure, as well as scratching. The areas of skin that are touched or scratched get a raised, red and itchy rash. While many people with chronic urticaria have some features of dermatographism, people with true dermatographism have pressure as the only trigger. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have red spots on your vagina?

What does it mean if you have red spots on your vagina?

Red lesions: Discoloration of the vaginal skin can be normal or a sign of an infection. If this is a new finding, an examination by an obgyn is recommended ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have red itchy bumps in my vergina?

What does it mean when you have red itchy bumps in my vergina?

Be seen: It could be several things, from small arthropods like lice, to infections if you have been sexually active. See your physician for an exam and diagnosis. ...Read more

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Does eczema cause white spots if you itch it alot? And how do I get the white spots back to normal? I have spots after the itch went away

Does eczema cause white spots if you itch it alot? And how do I get the white spots back to normal? I have spots after the itch went away

Not sure: dermatologic conditions are hard to discuss without seeing them. White spots can be a chronic SCAR from previously gouging the skin. These would be difficult to reverse. Changes in skin color also often occur with skin trauma. Difficult to reverse but less than scar. Not having the eczema (treating it) for a long time would be a first step. ...Read more

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Why do I have a light green colored bruise on my arm? Does the color mean anything?

Why do I have a light green colored bruise on my arm? Does the color mean anything?

Bruise: Normally as a bruise becomes more yellow/green that means it is diminishing. Be sure to keep an eye on the area and see a doctor if necessary. Best of luck! ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have white spots behind your eyes?

What does it mean when you have white spots behind your eyes?

Unclear: I'm not sure what white spots behind the eyes means. If you are seeing white spots, there are a number of causes, which an ophthalmologist can help identify. Of concerns is retinal or vitreous detachment, which can cause intermittent white spots in your vision. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you get red bumps all over you?

What does it mean when you get red bumps all over you?

See a dermatologist: The possibilities are almost endless. Have a dermatologist evaluate the issue. ...Read more

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itching (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more


Dr. Coyle Connolly
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Nevi (Definition)

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