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My 17 year old daughter has developed irregular brown spots

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My 17 year old daughter has developed irregular brown spots on the bottom of both her feet. She is very athletic, not overweight. Any ideas?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Pauline replied 6 years ago.

Are these areas raised or flat?

Do they have the same texture as the rest of the skin, or do they feel thickened and rough?

Are you able to take a close up photo and upload the image?

Customer: replied 6 years ago.

Areas are flat.

 

Yes, they have the same texture. When you push on the areas they do not change color like normal skin.

 

She has no pain from the discolored areas.

 

I will forward photo in a bit.

Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Relist: I still need help.
Expert:  CamilleRN replied 6 years ago.
Welcome to JustAnswer Health...and thank you for your question. I am a verified Expert and am delighted to help you today. When the skin produces too much melanin it can cause areas that are darker than the normal skin color(can be anywhere on the body including the feet). Causes may include sun exposure, previous inflammation on the feet ( walking on hot tar road without shoes etc...), medication reactions, or endocrine disease( such as diabetes). I would recommend you let her Doctor look at it to determine if nay further investigation is recommended. I hope this information helps you, please let me know if I can help you further:-)
Customer: replied 6 years ago.

Pictures attached.

 

 

Expert:  CamilleRN replied 6 years ago.
Im sorry we cannot view or open attachments please upload them to a server such as photobucket or fileden and then send me the link... thank you.
Customer: replied 6 years ago.

I don't accept your answer.

 

picture attached.

 

 

 

 

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Customer: replied 6 years ago.
please open this to other experts
Expert:  CamilleRN replied 6 years ago.
I'm sorry, before reviewing your photos and being able to anser you, per your request, I opted out and the question has been open to other experts since yesterday. I wish you the best:-)