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What could the little white spots on my forearms, hands, and feet be?

What could the little white spots on my forearms, hands, and feet be?

Rash: Rashes and skin lesions are impossible to diagnose without seeing them. Please go be evaluated. ...Read more

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When I sit down and my feet are flat on the floor they turn purplish red and they have white spots.

When I sit down and my feet are flat on the floor they turn purplish red and they have white spots.

Circulation disorder: A common problem in young women called Raynaud's, for an unknown reason the blood vessels constrict and cause these symptoms. You should protect your feet with thick socks and don't walk barefoot or smoke. ...Read more

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I have white spots/lumps on the sides, heels and soles of my feet. They are extremley itchy and have only appeared over the past couple days.?

Athletes Foot: You have athletes foot, common in teenagers and people who are physically active, use public showers, and/or sweat in their shoegear. Recommend treatment with an over the counter antifungal, like Gold Bonds medicated foot powder/spray, or Tinactin (tolnaftate) powder/spray/cream. This will clear up your problem in 10-14 days if used as directed on the label. ...Read more

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My daughter when standing up has white spots on bottom and sides of feet some are bubbled out. What could this be?

My daughter when standing up has white spots on bottom and sides of feet some are bubbled out. What could this be?

This may be circulat: This may be normal and related to her normal physiology of how her blood flow goes to the feet. Sometimes we see little fat pads that can do this. Your physician can help clarify this ...Read more

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My son has a bunch of white spots on the bottom of his foot and he says they sting bit don't itch. What is thid?

My son has a bunch of white spots on the bottom of his foot and he says they sting bit don't itch. What is thid?

Allergy: Sounds like an allergy to something he stepped on but clearly if it doesn't resolve please take him to dermatologisist ...Read more

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What causes white spots on the surface of nails, hands & feet, that buff off?

What causes white spots on the surface of nails, hands & feet, that buff off?

White spots on nail: There are different possible causes for the condition you describe. A topical form of fungus is one possibility. Your doctor or a dermatologist can look at it and culture it to determine if it a fungus. ...Read more

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Had full body bone scan had mottled white spots on hands wrists and feet legs black on my upper spine and a big black spot on the side of my face?

Had full body bone scan had mottled white spots on hands wrists and feet legs black on my upper spine and a big black spot on the side of my face?

Need more info...: And I advise waiting for the official radiologist or nuclear physician report. What is seen on the technologist screen is not of the same quality as the physician interprets.

Also, some physicians read them where lighter means more radioactivity, and others where black does, so your description cannot be accurately commented on. ...Read more

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My daughter has a fever, white spots on her tonsils bad breath a very itchy rash everywhere but worse on the soles of her feet and hands what is this?

My daughter has a fever, white spots on her tonsils bad breath a very itchy rash everywhere but worse on the soles of her feet and hands what is this?

See your doctor: Fever, rash (typically sandpaper like), headache, vomiting and sore throat may be an indication that your daughter has strep throat. It's caused by group a strep. Sometimes people miss the sore throat and maybe even the fever. After the rash you may get peeling of the hands and feet. If you think you might have scarlet fever, see your doctor soon for a strep test and evaluation. ...Read more

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I have brown-reddish spots on my feet? It doesn't itch and it's been there for years now.

See a doctor: There are several things this may be.
It should be examined and possibly have a biopsy done of the area. ...Read more

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I have a couple of tiny small back spots on my feet. They make the area around them sensitive and hurt. Should I be worried?

I have a couple of tiny small back spots on my feet. They make the area around them sensitive and hurt. Should I be worried?

From the description: This may be a wart, but I would have to see a picture to confirm. Hence, I recommend a visit to your doctor. ...Read more

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I have brown spots on my feet?

I have brown spots on my feet?

I see Spots.: With not much to go on, there is not much to say. Consider, infection, such as fungal. Environmental, such as staining, dirt etc., could be remotely responsible. I think the best bet, however, involves a melanin hyperpigmentation issue. The nature of which can only be determined after a thorough evaluation. ...Read more

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What are these brown spots on my feet and shins?

Many possible things: You need to have them checked by podiatrist or dermatologist. Without physical examination it is difficult to answer because there are so many possible causes. Some very simple to some very serious. Best of luck! ...Read more

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For a few years I have had episodes where certain spots on my feet feel very hot, like a warm sensation. What could this be?

For a few years I have had episodes where certain spots on my feet feel very hot, like a warm sensation. What could this be?

Nerve entrapment: If you wear high heeled shoes, or run/exercise a lot and are active, you may be inserting too much pressure on your nerves. Nerve pain is often described as sharp, shooting, burning, hot sensation. See a podiatrist or doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Why do I have red spots on my feet?

Why do I have red spots on my feet?

Normal or vascular: Red spots on your feet can be a normal part of aging or anything from dermatitis to insect bites. I would go have them looked at by your favorite dermatologist or podiatrist especially if they are changing or spreading. ...Read more

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How come I get random numb spots on my feet?

How come I get random numb spots on my feet?

Numbness: Is associated with nerves. May want to see a neurologist and have nerve conduction study run. Also rule out diabetes. ...Read more

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Hi doc... Here is my problem. I've been seen a dark spots on my feet and im watching it for a months. And it seems like they grow more and more..

Hi doc... Here is my problem. I've been seen a dark spots on my feet and im watching it for a months. And it seems like they grow more and more..

See a doctor: Without being able to examine you and see what these dark spots may be, it is hard to say. If they are in fact growing and changing, then you should see a doctor and get examined. ...Read more

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There are red spots on my feet that are not itchy, help?

There are red spots on my feet that are not itchy, help?

Red Spots: Could be caused by so many different things that an exam by your doctor would be best. ...Read more

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What is red spots on my feet and swollen toes a sigh of?

What is red spots on my feet and swollen toes a sigh of?

Dermatologic: It certainly looks or sounds like a dermatological condition. Condition such as tinea pedis or athelets foot can produce these symptoms. Getting an x-ray is important to rule out fracture or osseus manifestations. But see a dermatologist or podiatrist. ...Read more

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For a while I have noticed freckle like spots on my feet and ankles, I cannot say if they are red because I'm of caribbean decent is there any answer?

For a while I have noticed freckle like spots on my feet and ankles, I cannot say if they are red because I'm of caribbean decent is there any answer?

Circulation disorder: It could be a condition we call hemosideran deposits. These can be the result of chronic venous insuffiriency. The red blood calls can leak out of the veins and get into the layers of the skin. Almost all is re-absorbed by the body, but the pigment remains behind - kind of like a tattoo. This is a very oversimplified answer. See a podiatrist or vascular surgeon for more details. ...Read more

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I'm scared. I have spots on my feet and my lip that swell and usually disappear within a night's rest but return sometimes a few weeks later. Help?

I'm scared. I have spots on my feet and my lip that swell and usually disappear within a night's rest but return sometimes a few weeks later. Help?

Hives, angioedema: These may well be hives and angioedema. At times they are allergic or nonallergic reactions to something internal or external, but often there is no apparent cause. An allergist is best qualified to evaluate and advise you about these symptoms. Antihistamines may be recommended for prevention or when you are symptomatic. ...Read more

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My feet are swoollen and have dark spots on my feet.? And I get dizzy if I get to sitting. I also get bad headache.

My feet are swoollen and have dark spots on my feet.? And I get dizzy if I get to sitting. I also get bad headache.

Circulation problem: This sounds like a circulation problem to your feet that causes the swelling and therby the dark spots. This will also lead to the dizziness and headaches. You would be best to see your physician right away for a definitive diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more