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My 5 yo son has 3 white pimple-looking spots on his knee. Are these contagious and/or need treated?

My 5 yo son has 3 white pimple-looking spots on his knee. Are these contagious and/or need treated?

Hard to know: Really need to see them but could be molluscum, bites, infection of hair follicles, or a number of other things. If they have been there a while and haven't changed much i'd think more likely molluscum. ...Read more

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I was concerned about 2 reddish brown small spots appeared suddenly on different areas on my both knees they are not painful or elevated?

I was concerned about 2 reddish brown small spots appeared suddenly on different areas  on my both knees they are not painful or elevated?

Brownish spots on: two reddish spots on both knees. In a 21 years old girl. Could be just from pressure from something or something you came in contact with. See your Dr. ...Read more

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little itcy spots behind knee also my son has the exact same What could it be? We've just came back off holiday

 little itcy spots behind knee also my son has the exact same What could it be? We've just came back off holiday

Bites or mites: Itching behind the knee after holiday can be due to bites from something like sand fleas (would explain the location) or other bug bites. Less likely is something like scabies. If it does not resolve in a few days get it checked by your doctor. ...Read more

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Should i see a dermatologist for dark spots on my knees?

Should i see a dermatologist for dark spots on my knees?

Probably benign: Dark areas where weight is born when you kneel? Or dark skin behind the knees. These don't mean much. Can be due to pressure or rubbing. Usually not treated. ...Read more

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I have 6 spots on my left knee which itch a lot. Do you have any idea what they could be?

I have 6 spots on my left knee which itch a lot. Do you have any idea what they could be?

Get it checked: Are they new? Perhaps you have an allergic skin rash, or a local infection. Apply cool compress. to see if that gives some relief. I would not apply any medicines to the skin if there is broken skin, rash or blisters until you have been checked. The medicines might aggravate your symptoms or muddy up the appearance making accurate diagnosis impossible. Hope that helps. ...Read more