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Skin dry and itchy.. And brown spot on cheekbone.

Skin dry and itchy.. And brown spot on cheekbone.

Eczema????: See a dermatologist. Meanwhile try a ceramide cream. Eucerin and Aveeno, (oatmeal) among others, make them. ...Read more

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Skin problem.. Feeling itchy on the top half of the back with red/dark brownish spot, back of neck n chest.

Skin problem.. Feeling itchy on the top half of the back with red/dark brownish spot, back of neck n chest.

Can't diagnose: based on the information provided. Recommend an in-person evaluation so that this can visualized. A medical history is important and some times labs or even a biopsy may be needed for accurate assessment. Take care. ...Read more

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Is it normal in healing process of fungal infection between breasts, the red itchy rash turns into brown spot? Will it turn into usual skin color?

Is it normal in healing process of fungal infection between breasts, the red itchy rash turns into brown spot? Will it turn into usual skin color?

Generally: With time the skin color may return to normal, but there are instances when , since some of the inflammatory cells take up pigmented damaged tissue, that the area may remain darker than the surrounding area. Ask anyone who has had hematomas (blood collections in tissue), in which the uptake of iron by macrophages results in permanent dark areas. Not in everybody, but some. ...Read more

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Small reddish brown splotchy spots on top of both feet.. Not raised nor itchy and under skin. No pain or anything, just looks concerning. Any ideas?

Small reddish brown splotchy spots on top of both feet.. Not raised nor itchy and under skin. No pain or anything, just looks concerning. Any ideas?

Rashes: rashes and skin lesions are tough to diagnose over the computer if not impossible. Have the area looked at by your Dr. to get an official diagnosis and assure it is not something that needs to be treated. ...Read more

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Asian female tan skin has Brown and black spots in area inside both ears and behind, Itchy,1yr 4 Doctors say Eczema, Steroids only work temp, ideas?

 Asian female tan skin has Brown and black spots in area inside both ears and behind, Itchy,1yr 4 Doctors say
 Eczema, Steroids only work temp, ideas?

Need more history: Since the causes can be many, a detailed history and exam are needed to make a diagnosis, and a better recommendation on management, to prevent future recurrence . ...Read more

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If wen you get even a lil bit itchy in one spot, &you go crazy to the point of broken skin. Will this be considered a disease?

If wen you get even a lil bit itchy in one spot, &you go crazy to the point of broken skin. Will this be considered a disease?

Itchiness: This in and of itself will not be considered a disease but the broken skin can lead to infection if u fail to put neosporin or skin protectant. Now if u scratch a lot out of nervousness this could be considered neurotic excoriation which is considered a 'disease'. ...Read more