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dry white itchy patches on skin

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
45 years experience Emergency Medicine
Psoriasis: especially if the flaky patches are red underneath and favor the joint surfaces.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Rash: Numbular psoriasis would be a thought.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Tough to say: Rashes are very hard to diagnose over the computer, as described, it could be a type of fungal infection like tinea versicolor, but you really need a ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See doctor: If you can get hold of some hydrocortisone cream, try it for a few days to see if this helps . If not, see your doctor.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tara Passow
39 years experience Dermatology
Depends on location: The spots could be a form of eczema. In my experience the medication works better in an ointment base for this type. If the fucicort is a cream you co ... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. A. tarig Ahmed
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Picture: If you could send a picture that would help diagnose it.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
24 years experience Dermatology
Hard to say: This could be something very simple like xerosis (dry skin) that is getting larger because of scratching. This could also be something fungal or eczem ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Monib Zirvi
20 years experience Dermatology
Multiple causes : Dry patches in the skin can be seen in conditions such as pityriasis alba and other rashes. Pityriasis alba is a sign of sensitive skin and causes dry ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jaiprakash thakor Jairam
Specializes in Healthcare Professional
Diagnoses: No uploaded pics so difficult to say.Can be anything from contact dermatitis to eczema.Have it seen to.All I can say in meantime is keep it well moist ... Read More

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