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Dark skin behind knees and on knees

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What causes painful dark blisters behind knee?

behind my right knee. It has not been about four days since the blisters have appeared which are now apparently free of puss. The skin is very dark and painful. This cluster has not spread and I have not other ...
 

Suggest treatment for dark skin on knees and elbow

Hi, I have dark knees and elbow and would like to wear dresses which expose these areas. Can you pls advise what can be done to remove the darkness? ...
 

What causes itchy dark blotches on lower torso, thighs and behind knees?

What causes itching dark blotches on lower torso, thighs and backs of knees? ...
 

What causes dark hardened rough patch of skin on knee?

On my Knee skin, a small rough patch has come. Dark hardened skin. But its not itchy. ...
 

What causes sensitive skin in the knee fold?

The skin behind my knees, especially the left knee is so sensitive to the touch. Difficult to walk with pants rubbing the area. Constant pain and even sensitive to cold weather. Started today. ...
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Why is the skin behind my knees turning dark?

The skin behind my knees is turning dark. The skin is still smooth not raised or bumpy. It doesnt itch but it stings from time to time. I do have a job that requires me to sit and drive. Thought maybe ...
 

Dark patches behind knee, neck, thighs. Should i meet a dermatologist?

hi Dr. i am developing a weird problem. my skin is developing dark patches, behind my knees, on my ... could be the problem? i need to deal with this problem internally than just deal with the outer skin ...
 

Red, dry skin behind knees. Itchy, bleeding. Serious condition?

How can i treat pink to red blotchy dry skin behind the knees and opposite of the elbows where legs and arms bend. It clears up then comes right back and appears to be very itchy. Behind his knees ...
 

Stubborn dark red spot behind the knee cap, resembles a skin tag, bleeding around it on tugging. What could it be?

Approx. 2 weeks ago I noticed on the back of my leg, almost behind my kneecap, a dark red spot. At first I thought it was black, until I tried to pull it. It appears to be dark dried blood . It almost ...
 

Itchy eczema on inner elbow, behind knee. Using trimovate cream. How to prevent dark scars?

Hello there, I have some very itchy eczema on my inner elbow and behind my knee. At the moment ... to leave horrible dark marks if they do heal - my skin pigments very easily ...
 

Swollen knee, bruising, discoloration behind knee. Used methylsalicylate muscle rub. Permanent damage?

(like a healing bruise). also some dark discoloration around the back of the knee (after I had used ...Hi, I tripped and fell on my right knee. It swelled up the size of a baseball, immediately. Mild ...
 

What causes hard bump behind the knee?

I have a very odd bump beside my knee...it s on the inside. The skin on the outside is a little saggier than on my right knee. When I press down hard, there is a bump and it feels a lot different than ...
 

What causes itching behind knee?

I have been itchy on the back of my knee for at least a month. Until recently I didn t notice anything there until last week when I saw what looked like a bug bite. (slightly raised small area skin ...
 

Had keratin treatment on hair. Forehead discolored. Dark itchy skin discoloration on knee. Is this systemic?

is disclored and it looked like it had been sunburned with peeling dark skin. Of note behind my left knee I have a very dark itchy skin discoloration. It started about 8 months ago. I thought something bit me ...
 

Dark skin around mouth, eyes, knuckles and knees. Treatment?

Hi I am a 22 year old Indian and since my early childhood I have darker skin around mouth and eyes even my knuckles and knees are darker but I am distressed about the condition of my skin around mouth ...
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I have dark spots behind my knees (hamstring area)
Hi, Are they recent spots or have been there for sometime? Also, are they any painful or associated with other symptoms? Spots can represent several different conditions. Some are concerning and others need no further attention. an Image of this would help make the difference. Please, provide us with one for a more personalised information using premium services. I wish you well.
 
Have dark spot behind my knees (hamstring area) no pain or symtoms, no allergies or anything. Theirvjust spot likw the ones you get on your face skin bleaching?
Hi there. Go for it..the skin bleaching but take care not to cause any irritant contact dermatitis. If redness appears, desist!! Good Luck. Dr Praveen Rodrigues MD
 
A lump behind my right knee
Hi Lump behind the knee is generally due to popliteal cyst. You should get ultrasonography done for it and then should consult plastic and vascular surgeon to get it exise it. Get well soon. Thank you.
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