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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 recurring white spots on the genitals. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have had white spots on my genital area for the past one year. They are not bumps but just spots. They do not itch or smell. They are only just visible. After applying a cream such as Beclomin for prolonged periods, it goes away but once I stop, it starts to appear again.  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Majid Hanif

Answer: Hi, Welcome to This seems to be related to some atypical skin lesions that respond well to Beclomin (Beclomethasone and Miconazole nitrate) (attachment removed to protect patient identity). These can or cannot be sexually transmitted disease-related symptoms. It depends on proper eval...  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, and ...  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 condition called...  Read Full »

I have lesions on my ankle, wrist, and palm which appear on and off. What could it be?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 38 years old and I have a lesion on my ankle and thereafter some lesions on the wrist and the palm above the wrist. The lesions take two to three weeks to heal and new ones come after that. Now there is no lesion on the wrist and palm. I have lesions only on my ankles now. Ple...  Read Full »

Dr. Basti Bharatesh Devendra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read the query and can understand your concern. I have gone through the photos and details (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). It may be due to fungal infection or eczema. Please consult your doctor or dermatologist for further examination and man...  Read Full »

I have painful raised bumps on my biceps. What could it be?

Query: Hello doctor, I have some light brown raised bumps and I noticed this over the last two days that it has popped up on my bicep. This is new and very painful. What could it be? Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Dhepe Snehal Madhav

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. It is an allergic rash (due to superficial fungal infection P.Versicolar). I suggest you do the following: 1. Apply Kevon (Ketoconazole) lotion 20 minutes before bath for 20 days. 2. Use Ketoconazole soap for a bath fo...  Read Full »

I have clustered black spots around my biceps. What to do?

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 Madhav

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 »

How can I manage lesions on my body after taking 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 feel a bump in my skin on the leg. Could it be cancerous?

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 From 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 consis...  Read Full »

My 21-year-old daughter has had three mildly dysplastic moles. Is it serious?

Query: Hi doctor, My 21-year-old daughter has had three dysplastic moles. They are mildly dysplastic. In the interim between having her yearly body check and going in for stitch removal, she was picking at what she thought was a small pimple or ingrown hair on her hip. She could not really see it, so after...  Read Full »

Dr. Shanza Ikram

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through your case in detail and saw the picture (attachments are hidden to protect the patient's identity). It is good that you have already got the FISH (fluorescence in situ hybridization) test done, as one should be very careful in case of dysplastic mole...  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 Madhav

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 »

I had protected sex with a HPV positive woman, but I tested HPV negative and took the vaccine. Recently I saw dark lesions around my penis. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 46 years old, male weighing 198 pounds, and 74 inches in height. I have lesions growing around my genital. Four years ago I had protected sex and the woman said she has HPV. I tested HPV negative and I took three shots HPV vaccine. One year later I saw lesions growing around my p...  Read Full »

Dr. Madhav Tiwari

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. Please help me with a few details so that we can come to the bottom of your issue: Have you ever been confirmed to have HPV (human papillomavirus)? Where exactly on your genitalia are these lesions? Are they on the shaft, ...  Read Full »

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