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white dry patches of skin on knees or elbows

A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Atopic dermatitis: Sounds like atopic dermatitis. This is often related to allergies which you seem to have.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Difficult to know: A chronic rash is difficult to diagnose without more information about you and visualization of the rash. A Virtual consult may help. With the infor ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Taylor
38 years experience Pulmonology
Try a: combination of Aloe vera, Vaseline and moisturizer. Aloe Vesta is a popular brand. Apply 3-4 x a day. If not better, please see a dermatologist or ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Seward
21 years experience Dermatology
This : This does sound like possibly atopic dermatitis, which is common form of eczema seen in children. I would consider using cerave hydrating cleanser (g ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Voron
50 years experience Dermatology
See below: Possibilities include fungus infection, yeast infection, or a condition known as seborrheic dermatitis.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Not sure they are: All connected but you should have a thorough derm eval
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
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
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Uncertain.: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/c ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. PHILLIP KIM
14 years experience General Practice
Need an exam: Rash would need an exam. But can be viral if red small dot on the palms or soles, but hard to tell from your description. Have a doc take a look.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Rash: You may have pompholyx or dyshidrotic eczema. Consult a dermatologist for active therapy.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a prope ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Red spots on palms: Some of the causes of red spots on your palms include dyshidrotic eczema (pompholyx), contact dermatitis, atopic dermatitis, fungal infection, psorias ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Dark patches: You may have a fungal condition. Consult your doctor or a dermatologist.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Penile dermatitis: There are too many possibilities to make an educated guess. Most genital rashes are not STDs, and this doesn't sound like one. Best to see a doctor so ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
See a doctor: It is hard to determined what the patches are by description and without a look if I need to guess it could be seborrhea keratosis a benign skin condi ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
18 years experience Dermatology
Difficult: Hard to answer without more details and seeing the area....In general dry and or sensitive skin can cause red patches on the neck. When the occur, see ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carol Jacobs
Specializes in Pediatrics
Side effect?: Your medication lists Retin A (tretinoin) and Tretinoin - both can cause drying of the skin and redness. The skin around the eyes is very thin and sen ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. MARTIN Girling
35 years experience Wound care
Fungal: Most likely tinea pedis. Athletes feet with what is call Id reaction on hands. Penis prob not related. Don't use ivory soap it is pure soak and drys s ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
See dermatologist: Can be many things. See a dermatologist for evaluation.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: Could be a dermatophyte. Do you have scaling of your feet and between your small toe/ ring toe?
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Hagler
80 years experience Geriatrics
Dyshidrosis: See a dermatologist this week. Use topical 1% hc lotion for now.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Pityriasis alba: This is related to dry skin. Use a cream for dry skin soon after water immersion. Be patient. It is likely to improve in future.
A female asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
Rash: We would need to see the rash to help diagnose it. Suggest a visit with your doctor or virtual consultation.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a prope ... Read More

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