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Scaly circular patches
A 23-year-old female asked:
What causes non itchy red scaly circular patches on arms, legs and back, but is not psoriasis ? skin on circular patches usually hardens and falls off
Dr. Robert Jacksonanswered
Dermatology 45 years experience
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. It's not possible to tell because there are many diseases that look the... Read More
5.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A female asked:
I have dry, scaly, white circular patches on the tops of my feet near the ankles. they are not red or itchy. appear at various times in the year.?
Dr. Jeffrey Kassanswered
Podiatry 30 years experience
It is always: Difficult to make a diagnosis without seeing a dermatological condition. Having said that, i would try moisturizing the skin. There are "drying condit... Read More
5.4k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 53-year-old female asked:
I have a scaly patch over my navel area.about 3 inched long.hsd it for a few months.not a bother until recently.the pain is now unbearable.
Dr. Susan Rhoadsanswered
Family Medicine 40 years experience
Unbearable pain?: It is very unusual to have unbearable pain in a small skin lesion. If you are putting anything on it stop. And if the pain is truly so severe, that ... Read More
2.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowmananswered
40 years experience
Details: It very difficult if you don't give details could be fungal infection, eczema or many other things. Does it itch.
4.9k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthyanswered
Obstetrics & Gynecology 36 years experience
Need pictures: ? Psoriasis, is there a family history? Any other medical issues? Have you tried moisturizers? Limiting soaps?
1.6k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfriedanswered
Dermatology 48 years experience
No: They will grow back. You need to treat the inflammation underneath initially with external medications such as tazorac, (tazarotene) taclonex, luxiq, ... Read More
6.3k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 29-year-old female asked:
I have a pink scaly patch on my scalp for a long time which has gotten bigger and will not go away what could it be?
Dr. Tony Trpkovskianswered
30 years experience
Patch : Scaly patches on the skin could be many different entities but on the scalp likely seborrhea or psoriasis or possibly fungal skin infection. I would s... Read More
4.1k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 16-year-old male asked:
I have patches of skin that are scaly on my face how do i treat them, i also have some dark and light patches on my face do you recommend any products?
Dr. Charles Talakkotturanswered
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Depends....: Hi there FShelton. I'm sorry to hear about your skin changes. If the patches of skin are scaly, I would assume they are dry and you may potentially h... Read More
1.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Alfreda jranswered
16 years experience
Psoriasis : Could possible be psoriasis. I recommend seeing your pcp or a dermatologist. Hard to say without seeing in person. Try using lotions and moisturizers... Read More
5.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Easternanswered
Dermatology 46 years experience
Too general.: There are so many causes of red, scaly patches that we cannot possibly give you an intelligent answer without more information. If this is a new devel... Read More
5.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
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