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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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I have brown spots on both of my feet. My feet are not in any pain. The brown spots won't come off with anything. I didn't have the brown spots yester?

I have brown spots on both of my feet. My feet are not in any pain. The brown spots won't come off with anything. I didn't have the brown spots yester?

Many causes: Some dark skinned people just have pigmented spots on their feet. If you're certain they weren't there yesterday- they can due to viral infections, bacteria like Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever; but usually also have fever & swollen lymph nodes. (+50 other things like drug reactions, syphilis, or life threatening diseases like meningitis). If you're having fever/ headache/ body aches see a doc. 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 (clotrimazole) 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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I have Little brown spots in my both of my feet the don't hurt and I can't even fell them will they go away I just noticed them today.

I have Little brown spots in my both of my feet the don't hurt and I can't even fell them will they go away I just noticed them today.

See Spot Run....: These brown spots are generally caused by elements in the blood, leaking into the tissue, and staining it. Spotty increased skin pigment production can also be responsible. In either case, as long as there is no associated swelling, tissue breakdown or pain, there should be no problem. Clearly, if there is a concern do not hesitate to seek out a consultation with a primary care physician. Read more

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I have some though brown spots on my palms and one spot on my feet. It appeared some time ago and disappeared and now its back. What do I do?

I have some though brown spots on my palms and one spot on my feet. It appeared some time ago and disappeared and now its back. What do I do?

Dermatologist: A dermatologist is best qualified to examine you and make a diagnosis. Perhaps these pigmented spots are insignificant but without seeing them a physician is unable to advise you. Read more

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I have small brown spots on the tops of my feet and toes. They are no bigger than a pin head. Some are clustered together and others spread out. Help!

I have small brown spots on the tops of my feet and toes. They are no bigger than a pin head. Some are clustered together and others spread out. Help!

Spots on the foot: With spots on the skin it is hard to tell without seeing them. However, use the simple ABCDE test and if anything suspicious see your doctor. A: Asymmetry, can you draw a line in the center and make equal halves. B: Border, are they smooth or jagged. C: Color, is it more than one color? D: Diameter, is it larger than a pencil eraser? E: Elevation, is it raised when you run your finger over Read more

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Soles of feet have been swollen and sore feels tight and stiff. Skin is drying and now developed brown spots?? I have pain in my feet and cannot sleep

Soles of feet have been swollen and sore feels tight and stiff. Skin is drying and now developed brown spots?? I have pain in my feet and cannot sleep

See your doctor: First, you need to know if you have a systemic illness causing this. If not, your doctor may refer you to a podiatrist. Read more

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I have brown spots all over my legs, have become more over years. And now my ankles/feet seem to be very swollen and hurt to walk when I first wake up?

vein problem: If you are swelling a lot and there are pigmentation changes visible on your skin you should see a vascular specialist. This could be an early sign that your veins may have problems returning the blood back to your heart. Read more

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Brown spots on sole of feet?

Brown spots on sole of feet?

Should have them: Looked at too make sure they are benign lesions…. and that nothing is dangerous... Read more

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What do brown spots mean under feet?

What do brown spots mean under feet?

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. Have your feet checked out by a professional. 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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