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A 35-year-old female asked:

My kid 8 years old started to have white spots on his back. two weeks ago, he had allergy, runny nose, red eyes. then i saw these white spots on his back. he took claritin for allergy and got better but the spots are still on his back. i am worried?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
White spots ?: Rash assessment often requires a direct exam if not a detailed description of location/texture/raised vs flat/ etc.. Without a better description or exam little can be offered as a diagnosis or suggested management. If these interfere with his ability to function or it spooks you have him seen.
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