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Why do I have brown spots on my legs?

Why do I have brown spots on my legs?

Wouldn't be able: to accurately diagnose this with this amount of info. These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Why do I have brown spots on my fingertips?

Don't know.: These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Why do I get brown spots on my skin?

Why do I get brown spots on my skin?

Brown spots: One cause for brown spots on the skin are solar lentigines (AKA liver spots/ age spots). These are caused by increased melanin pigment in the skin. They can increase with age. The best way to avoid them is by avoiding sunlight and using a high SPF sunscreen. ...Read more

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Why do I have brown spots on fingers?

Why do I have brown spots on fingers?

Can't say: These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Why do I have brown spots on my neck and chest?

Why do I have brown spots on my neck and chest?

Need derm consult: If they r long standing could b 'birth marks', if new u need 2 c a dermatologist. No good image available. ...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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Why do I have dark spots on my upper lip?

Why do I have dark spots on my upper lip?

Sun Exposure: Dark spots that have recently developed on the upper lip are usually due to sun exposure. They include lentigines, ephilids, and melanoma. Also, certain medications may increase the number, intensity, and distribution of the dark spots. Routine use of a broad spectrum sunscreen will reduce the appearance of these lesions. ...Read more

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What I have brown spots on my leg?

What I have brown spots on my leg?

SEVERAL possiblities: You need an exam by dermatolgist (or knowledgeable pcp) who can distinguish: melanoma, dysplastic lesions, freckles/ sundamage (solar lentigo) or benign seborrheic keratoses. ...Read more

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Why do I have white spots on my foreskin?

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Why do I have white spots on my foreskin?

Here are some ...: Do white spots look like millet? If so and without long foreskin-related inflammation, they most likely represent hyperactive sebaceous glands of hair follicles, which are harmless & require no Rx at all. Nonetheless, without a direct look, a prefect Dx is hard to come by. So, seek professional evaluation & counseling timely. ...Read more

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Why do i have white spots on my nails?

Nails: Are these spots on all your nails or just a few? If its on just a few nails and is in random positions its called Leukonychia, and it may be a result of an active lifestyle and minor trauma to the nailbed. ...Read more

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Why do I have purple spots on my tongue?

Get checked: May be an irritated taste bud, may be an irritation, either way this should be evaluated by a dentist and then possibly an oral surgeon if the dentist cannot determine why it is there. ...Read more

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I have these brown spots on my back and chest, what do I do?

I have these brown spots on my back and chest, what do I do?

Moles: Hi luis! there are a few reasons for brown spots. Simple moles are very common and can increase in number with age and sun exposure. That is usually the reason in young people, and other causes occur in older adults. If there is a mole which is larger, darker, growing in size, or multicolored then you should visit your primary physician or dermatologist. ...Read more

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Why do I have blac spots on my tonsils?

Why do I have blac spots on my tonsils?

Tonsils: Without being able to examine your tonsils, it is impossible to tell what it might be. Regardless, if you have symptoms or not, you should seek evaluation of an ear, nose and throat specialist so that you can be evaluated and treated properly. ...Read more

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Why do I have a dark neck and brown spots on my neck?

Why do I have a dark neck and brown spots on my neck?

Acanthosis nigricans: Acanthosis nigricans can look like a velvety darkening of the neck with thickened skin folds and increased skin tags. This can be seen with obesity and Insulin resistance, so go to a doctor to have this evaluated. ...Read more

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If I have white spots on my skin, do I have vitiligo?

No: Depends on the site, size and other factors, if really bothersome, see a dermatologist ...Read more

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Why do I have red bumps on my lowerback?

Why do I have red bumps on my lowerback?

Don't know: 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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I have white spots on my face what can I do about them ?

I have white spots on my face what can I do about them ?

May be eczema?: Whitish spots on the face may be eczema (pityriasis alba), especially if it dryish and itching a bit. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist (skin doctor) should look at it if it doesn't go away with simple treatment. Sometimes the rash can be ringworm (a fungus) or some other disorder. Simple treatment of a spot may mean trying over-the-counter Hydrocortisone 1% cream, plus moisturizers. ...Read more

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Why do I get red bumps on my forehead?

Why do I get red bumps on my forehead?

Many possibilities: You could have adult acne, rosacea, sun damage or many other possible dermatoses. ...Read more