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A 41-year-old member asked:

Help please! i'm having white spots on my skin, do i have vitiligo?

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Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 42 years experience
There are: many, many causes for white spots, including common fungal infections. Check w/your doctor.
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A 18-year-old female asked:

What is the difference between white spots and vitiligo spots?

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Dr. Ivy Fisher
Pediatrics 45 years experience
white spots are generally smaller and appear in 1 or a few areas. It can be segmental of focal. Vitiligo can be segmental pr focal but stays in 1 side of the body. Mucous membranes inside the mouth and nose can occur. premature whitening or grey of the hair, eyelashes,, eyebrows or beard can occur.
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A 38-year-old member asked:

What does white spots on my skin mean?

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Dr. Joseph Bark
Dermatology 50 years experience
White spots on the s: There are as many causes of white spots on the skin as there are patients that have them. Everything from fungi to genetic or unknown causes can make white spots. Various depigmenting disorders can also make them. There's no way to tell you what's causing yours unless you see a dermatologist and have the diagnosis made.
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A 38-year-old member asked:

I'm curious as to what are these white spots on my skin?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
A number of: possibilities. You would need an actual exam for an accurate diagnosis.
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