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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I have a yellow spot on my thigh that's about three inches long. It doesn't hurt and I didn't bruise myself, because my bruises usually turn blue. It appeared thhis morning. The only thing out of the ordinary that happened is that on Saturday I got a puncture on the sole of my feet on the same leg. Any suggestions?
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am Dr. xxxxx
User :   Hi
Doctor :   I am reading your messages
Doctor :   Please give me a couple of minutes
User :   ok
Doctor :   are you fair skinned?
Doctor :   What is your age?
User :   my leg is
User :   im 24
Doctor :   Do you remember that anything deeply pressed over the same spot for long time
Doctor :   Hello are you with me?
User :   yes
User :   not that i remember
Doctor :   When was the puncture wound on the sole?
User :   that was nothing
User :   i copied that
User :   by accident
Doctor :   Can you tell me exactly where is the yellow spot on the thigh?
User :   inner top of thigh
Doctor :   Can you pinch over it and you feel pain?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Can you see the blush after you pinch?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok, I think this is not worrisome
Doctor :   You have normal charecters of a skin
Doctor :   and the yellowness is only incidental
Doctor :   IT should go off soon
Doctor :   in a day or two
User :   OK
User :   what caused it?
Doctor :   An unnoticed pressure over it during your daily activities
Doctor :   like sitting on a chair with desk
User :   so its like a bruse
Doctor :   I think so
User :   ok thanks
Doctor :   Do you still have doubts?\
User :   oh whats the best way to get rid of a wort
User :   no doubts
Doctor :   Wart is better to leave it alone, if you want to remove it cosmetically, cautery
Doctor :   cryotherapy
Doctor :   are the procedures
Doctor :   Many of them come back
User :   hmm
User :   its on my thumb and rather annoying
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   If it is small, you can leave it
Doctor :   If it is large, you can get it removed
Doctor :   and pray that it should not reappear
User :   whats the cause and will it spread?
Doctor :   The cause of warts is physical or sexual contact
Doctor :   with a person who is infected
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