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Forum Name: Dermatology Topics
Question: Small brown spot on ankles
|Lrak - Wed Apr 01, 2009 6:31 am||
Hi Hope I am in the right forum
About 2 years ago I started getting small brown spot on my ankles, there were not allot in the begging but have got more and more.
They are not itchy and not painful, just worried why they are appearing.
The other problem I have is itchy feet, only on the top and if I pour ice cold water on them the itchiness goes away slightly.
Can anyone help here please?
|John Kenyon, CNA - Wed Apr 22, 2009 7:49 pm||
The abrupt appearance of small brown spots such as you describe can be caused by a number of things but there is very little specific information available, and the best thing would probably be to have a dermatologist look at these. The itching relieved only by pouring on of ice water only makes this more unusual and also seems one more reason to have this looked at directly, which is, unfortunately, the advice most often offered in this topic, as specific appearance of lesions is very critical to corrrect diagnosis of many dermatological problems.
I hope this is helpful. Good luck to you.
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