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white spots on my arms and legs

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
White spots: You may have a fungus known as pityriasis alba. See a dermatologistfor evaluation and treatment.

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
20 years experience Family Medicine
See a doctor: Possibly a fungal infection. This would need to be seen, as a few things can do this. I would take her to see a doctor.
A female asked:
Dr. Kevin Frey
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Needs evaluation: I would recommend seeing a dermatologist for a definitive answer. Hope this gets better for you!
A member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
44 years experience Dermatology
Hypomelanosis: If they are very small and very white, it is probably idiopathic guttate hypomelanosis - a scary name, but it literally means "little white spots of u ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
White Spots: White spots on your arms and legs can be caused by sun damage, a form of eczema called pityriasis alba, a fungal infection called tinea versicolor and ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
No: There is virtually no known heart disease that causes a white spotted rash. Impossible to diagnose your spots without seeing them but tinea versicolor ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Steven Koos
21 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Heat of shower: And standing can cause peripheral vasodilation and increased blood flow to the lower extremities - can cause slight drop in systolic blood pressure an ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: It is very impossible to be specific without being able to visualize the lesions. If you are concerned, see a dermatologist or your family doctor.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Can't tell: You need to be seen for proper management, wish you well
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
White Spots: The most common cause of white spots on the arms and legs is guttate hyopmelanotic macules.  this long name actually refers to a very simple condition ... Read More
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