Atypical Skin Lesions

Atypical skin lesions are a mole-like appearance on the skin, which usually requires immediate medical attention, as the presence of these lesions may point to skin cancer or melanoma.

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I have two cherry angiomas on my stomach. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,I have a question about cherry angioma. I just noticed two cherry angiomas on my stomach and wanted a professional opinion. My father had a large cherry angioma on his chest, similar to a pimple. I am currently taking the following medications.1. Alprazolam.2. Pristiq. 3. Carvedilol.4. ...  Read Full »

Dr. Dilip Kumar Meena

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. Cherry angioma is a noncancerous (benign) skin growth made up of blood vessels. They are common skin growths that vary in size and can occur almost anywhere on the body. Cherry angiomas usually develop on the trunk an...  Read Full »

Why am I having brown color patches on my hands?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a patch on my palm of a brown or tan color that feels leathery and a bit thicker than the same patch on my other hand. I am scared that it is acanthosis nigricans. It is dry. It is not itchy. Sometimes, when I lean on it, it turns a bright red for a day or two. I have similar tan c...  Read Full »

Dr. Dhepe Snehal Laul

Answer: Hello, Welcome to As per the image attached (attachment removed to protect patient's identity), it is acute eczematous dermatitis characterized by red scaling plaques or dry lesions. Differential diagnosis can be allergic contact dermatitis, atopic dermatitis, photoeczematous dermatit...  Read Full »

How can I manage the worm-like lesions on my face and upper extremities after taking the tablet Ivermectin?

Query: Hello doctor,I have had a cyclical facial rash, seborrheic dermatitis, and rosacea for one and a half years. My dermatologists had ruled out fungal and bacterial infection and prescribed the tablet Ivermectin. After taking the tablet, I developed lesions on my face and upper extremities that have a ...  Read Full »

Dr. Shubadeep Debabrata Sinha

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Demodex mites are present in healthy individuals and may have a pathogenic role only when present in high densities. It may clinically not be apparent, but it may multiply rapidly under favorable circumstances, leading to the development of different pathogenic condi...  Read Full »

I have many clustered black spots around my biceps that appeared randomly ten years ago. What is the remedy?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had a bunch of black spots clustered on my arm around my bicep area for years, and it randomly appeared about ten years ago. I never knew what it was and would like to ask if there are any solutions to this issue?   Read Full »

Dr. Dhepe Snehal Laul

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It is PPD (pigmented purpuric dermatosis). I suggest you consult a specialist and use the following medications with their consent. Apply Venusia Max cream (Dimethicone, Shea butter, and Glycerine) twice daily for 20 days. Moisturize the area frequently. Apply Tenova...  Read Full »

My friend has lesions in the neck that look like smallpox and burned skin. What can it be?

Query: Hello doctor,My friend has some smallpox on his neck. It looks like burned skin. What can it be?  Read Full »

Dr. Dilip Kumar Meena

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. You did not mention the duration of the condition or symptoms if any. Clinically it looks like Paederus dermatitis (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity), a condition caused by an irritant reaction to some insect known as rov...  Read Full »

I can feel a bump in the skin where I dropped a weight lifting tool on my leg. Is it a cancerous condition?

Query: Hi doctor,I have misplaced a weight lifting tool on my leg while working out in the gym. I have attached the picture. Is it a cancerous mole? Should I be concerned?  Read Full »

Dr. Dilip Kumar Meena

Answer: Hi,Welcome to the image attached (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity) it is difficult to diagnose a skin condition without palpating (touch). Because palpation is required to make sure it is superficial or hold it between the fingers to determine the solid consiste...  Read Full »

What causes red, raised, scaly, and non-itchy rashes all over the body?

Query: Hi doctor, I have had skin rash all over my body except my face, neck, palm, and sole for four months. The rashes appear as a raised red nodule of 1 to 3 mm in size initially and slowly go flat and scaly. It is non-itchy but can be easily felt on touch. I initially thought it is due to my soap, a...  Read Full »

Dr. Dilip Kumar Meena

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. As you have attached only a single picture, it is difficult to diagnose (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity). It is always better to examine multiple lesions. I guess you might have an inflammatory skin con...  Read Full »

Does a long-standing skin lesion indicate skin cancer?

Query: Hi doctor,My daughter is very pale with blond hair and light grey eyes. She does not get any tan. She has a skin lesion on her chest, which developed over the last ten months. She also has swollen lymph nodes in her neck. What do you think this can be? She has no pain or itching, and the lesion is j...  Read Full »

Dr. Dilip Kumar Meena

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand the concern. After seeing the photograph (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity), I can give you some differentials, and you will still need a biopsy finally to rule out or confirm it. The differential, in this case, can be angiokeratoma and...  Read Full »

What could cause freckles with spider veins and honeycomb pattern in arms and legs?

Query: Hello doctor, What could cause small light brown lesions that look like freckles but are infact crusts? If pulled bleed a lot despite being very shallow and usually always a dark hair like protrusion from the center. Accompanied with many spider veins, and very shallow blue-green veins. Making a ho...  Read Full »

Dr. Sneha Mariam Varghese

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have seen the attached image and read your history (attachment removed to protect patient identity), from that I understand what you may be having Is folliculitis lesions, that is, infection of the hair root follicle, although I could not appreciate any such lesi...  Read Full »

What is the possibility of pink spot on skin be cancer?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 22-year-old female. I have found a pink spot on my skin that resembles melanoma a little. I was wondering if I can send pictures for you to look at and let me know if it looks like that?  Read Full »

Dr. Vikas T. Talreja

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through the picture and blood investigations that you sent. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). This lesion is asymmetric and presents irregular borders and irregular distribution of the pigmentation presents border irregularity, color varia...  Read Full »

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