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Brown spots appeared on finger. What could this be?

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I had a brown spot to appear on my finger on the palm side what could it be, I am african american
Posted Fri, 26 Oct 2012 in Pigmentation Problems
Answered by Dr. Sudarshan 2 hours later

Thanks for writing in.

Ive seen the photo .It can be a eczema, post inflammatory hyperpigmentation, melanocytic nevus ,malignant melanoma etc.

Also before going ahead I would like to know-

It it itchy?painful?

Since when you have this?
Is it stationary or increasing in size?

Is there any other symptoms that you have?
Are you on any medication?

Answer the above questions to help you better.

Anticipating your reply.

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