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Spots: Introduction

Spots: The occurrence of spots. See detailed information below for a list of 140 causes of Spots, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Spots

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Spots: Symptom Checker

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Spots Treatments

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Spots: Animations

Medications or substances causing Spots:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Spots as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Spots: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Spots may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Spots

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Spots: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Spots

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Spots: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Spots

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Causes of Spots listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Spots as a symptom include:

Definitions of Spots:

Diseases in which skin eruptions or rashes are a prominent manifestation. Classically, six such diseases were described with similar rashes; they were numbered in the order in which they were reported. Only the fourth (Duke's disease), fifth (ERYTHEMA INFECTIOSUM), and sixth (EXANTHEMA SUBITUM) numeric designations survive as occasional synonyms in current terminology.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Detailed list of causes of Spots

The list below shows some of the causes of Spots mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Spots?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Spots. Of the 140 causes of Spots that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 1 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 6 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 133 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Spots:

The following list of conditions have 'Spots' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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  • Kaposi's Sarcoma ... dark spots, reddish-purple spots, ulcerating spots, red-purple spots on arms, brown spots, red-purple spots in mouth, red-purple spots on legs


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Causes of Spots Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Spots based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    What are the alternative names for Spots:

    Rash, Cutaneous eruption, Dermatosis, Exanthema, Nonspecific skin eruption, Skin lesions (miscellaneous), Skin rash
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Spots:

    Medical Conditions associated with Spots:

    Acne (65 causes), Sores (467 causes), Rash (1165 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes)

    Symptoms related to Spots:

    Skin rash (461 causes), Skin ulcers, Skin color changes (2348 causes), Skin pigmentation (78 causes), 5-Azacytidine, Abacavir, Acetylcysteine, Acipimox, Albendazole, Allergic contact dermatitis, Allopurinol, Altretamine, Amiloride, Aminoglutethimide, Amiodarone

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