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Brown spot on finger, quit smoking, unhealthy diet, overweight, reason?

Hello Sir / Ma am I m 23 male and this last Saturday i noticed a tiny brown spot on my right index finger which appeared over night I tried to wash it away but it was of no use. Now today morning i noticed now there are 2 spots of same sizes. They don t hurt at all what could be the reason for this cause this is scaring the HELL out of me. I recently quit smoking (5 months back) and my diet is not that healthy and i m over weight could any of these be the reason ? I am attaching an image of my finger over here Please suggest something cause my finaly exam are on 31st but i Can t get my mind out of these brown spots Please Please suggest something. Thank You.
Asked On : Fri, 16 Mar 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Dec 2013
It seem that you have developed post inflammatory hyper-pigmentation or PIH. It is commonly seen after minor friction or trauma which you were not aware of. You can apply creams such as Azelaic acid, glycolic acid can be used to reduce the pigmentation under dermatological supervision.
Do not worry it is not related to any of the things with smoking part.
Answered: Wed, 20 Nov 2013
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