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Causes Of Itchy White Spots On The Right And Left Arms
I have white spots on my arms not in full body, in some places of arms and its very itchy. Please tell me what should I do?
Doctor can evaluate: Rashes are difficult to describe in words. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist can examine a white spots rash to see what it might be. Sometimes rashes are from an allergy to something, but many times they are not. For unusual rashes, a dermatologist will help. Causes of whitish spots include fungi (t. Corporis, t. Versicolor), eczema, autoimmune reactions, irritants, virus infections, etc... Read more
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 unknown cause." the good news is that it's harmless; the bad news is that there is no reliable treatment. If you think it might be something else, let a dermatologist look at it in person. Read more
Hi I have these white spots on my skin. They are not itchy at all. They are on my arms, chest and stomach. Is there some kind ofcreame I can use?
Need diagnosis first: This rash needs to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. Read more
A few days ago I discovered white spots and areas where my skin color is fading, mainly on my legs & arms. My face also burns & body is slightly itchy?
Fungal: Skin lightening and itching may be due to a variety of reasons, some of the most common being fungal infections and eczema. Trying an OTC anti-fungal or steroid may help relieve these symptoms, lacking any other information. If the symptoms persist or get worse, please see a doctor promptly. Read more
What are the signs of a fungal infection? My back and upper arm is so itchy and its having a white spots like a map
Depends on type: Candida/yeast is creamy white, tends to occur in skin folds, groin, under breasts. Tinea versicolor doesn't tan, has irregular borders, slightly scaly edges. Tinea corporis/ringworm starts as red spot that grows outward in ring shape; edge is raised, scaly; center appears normal. Vitiligo (not a fungus) is patches of hypopigmentation. Skin scraping & test for fungus by doc can be a start. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For a few weeks now, I've had itchy areas on my arms and legs. They start out as tiny little spots. Then I started scratching and they become red, itchy rashes. I have 2 places on my left arm, 1 on my right and behind both of my legs (knee area). What
Hi I have red itchy spots all over my shoulder blades and upper arms it's very itchy can you please tell me what is the cause of this thank you?
Many possibilities.: The 3 most common causes are viral illnesses, medications, and contact with something you're allergic to. If you've been sick, or recently started a new medicine or vitamin, or pulled weeds out of your yard over the weekend, that can give you some clues. Your best option is to see a dermatologist and get a proper diagnosis and treatment. Read more
I have some dark spots under my arms and under breast I'm really concern about what it could be cause is not dirt I shower good and it's not painful nor itchy is just dark spots/patches?
All of a sudden I've brocken out in red itchy spots all over my arms, legs, hips, back & head. Possible causes?
Get it evaluated: It is impossible to answer without be able to see the rash. Let your primary care doctor or a dermatologist take a look. Read more
I have a painful rash mostly on my buttocks & on my back under my bra band. I do have a few spots on my arms & legs aswell. They look like bug bites but are more sore than itchy. Not sure what may have caused them. I'm having a hard time finding infor
2nd time small spots on arm Scabbing over, left side only, same area as mnth ago. Slightly itchy. Spots last about week upper forearm. What can it be?
Rash: Without seeing a picture of it. No one would be able to tell you. Send a picture Read more
Fore arm, between point finger and middlefinger and also fore head I've been a little itchy in those spots. I have anxiety. Could this be the cause?
12 days ago I gave blood for my blood test. In one week after that, red, itchy spots were emerged in the region in my left arm in which I gave blood.?
Every now & then I find small dry spots on my arm very itchy sometimes. I keep them lotioned & clean. What causes this?
Could be eczema...: With skin conditions, its always hard to diagnose without a physical exam and thorough history. However, what you have could be eczema - basically translates to chronic dry inflammed skin. Sometimes it appears as dry patches of skin. Keeping your skin well moisturized will help this. Applying something natural like jojoba oil before getting out of the shower while skin is still wet might help. Read more
What could be the cause of sudden non itchy non painful slightly raised spots on face, neck and 1 arm?
Skin: Unfortunately there is no way to give you any kind of valid answer. There is not enough information here. In fact, skin eruptions are often very hard to describe and diagnose online. Skin troubles are best seen to diagnose. It can be very easy to diagnose when seen. If you are not having pain or itch this is most likely a minor problem and will go away. If this persists or worsens see doctor. Read more
What could cause petichiae rash on upper arms of 6 yo? Same exact spot both arms like a pattern. Got them at school. Said sweater was itchy? Worry?
Bug bite: Most such localized spots would be the result of some bug deciding to bit you & you body deciding it didn't appreciate the attention. Read more
Right arm swollen and red and purple rash like patch. Left arm itchy with similar small rash spot with small broken skin.?
These lesions: Will require examination to determine diagnosis accurately and to advise on care. Read more