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What causes white patches on the skin?

What causes white patches on the skin?

White Patches: Psoriasis and vitiligo, may cause a light or white patch or other discoloration on skin. Treatment focuses on controlling the length and severity of flare-ups. See your doctor to make sure of the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What could cause dry patches of skin on a 2 year old?

What could cause dry patches of skin on a 2 year old?

Infantile Eczema: You should consult your pediatrician, in all likely hood it is infantile eczema and can be easily treated with miosturisation and mild steroid cream. ...Read more

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Dry patches of skin on my 2 year old. What is it and what causes it?

Dry patches of skin on my 2 year old.  What is it and what causes it?

Possibly eczema: Could be a number of things but most likely is a mild case of eczema. Eczema is often inherited and is more commonly seen in families with allergic rhinitis, allergic conjunctivitis , dry skin and asthma. I would first suggest trying non-drying cleansing bars such as dove and moisturizing the skin immediately after bathing with eucerin or a similar cream. Call your doctor if not improving. ...Read more

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What causes expulsions to come out of your pores and leave your skin white splotchy patches ?

What causes expulsions to come out of your pores and leave your skin  white splotchy patches ?

Probably a comedo: A comedo is a clogged hair follicle in the skin. Keratin (skin debris) combines with oil to block the follicle. A comedo can be open (blackhead) or closed by skin (whitehead) and occur with or without acne. If you are extracting the debris, then there can be a little temporary injury that leads to the white splotchy patch. If it doesn't clear up, see a dermatologist. Good wishes:) ...Read more

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Hello, I use to use a jell name Neoprone jell to bleach my skin but it left some white patches on my skin, what is the cause for that?

Hello, I use to use a jell name Neoprone jell to bleach my skin but it left some white patches on my skin, what is the cause for that?

Bleaching: Bleaching creams are very sensitive, and unless definitive "UNIFORMITY" of application can be guaranteed, which is nearly impossible, there is always the chance of different areas appearing to be "splotchy." In African Americans, the results will be even more noticeable. See the Dermatologist for professional input at this point. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Two small black dots found on skin. Each about 1mm diameter and about an inch apart. Both have a red patch about 4mm diameter. Cause for concern?

Two small black dots found on skin. Each about 1mm diameter and about an inch apart. Both have a red patch about 4mm diameter. Cause for concern?

Insect?: Possible insect/spider bite? Would seek medical attention if redness spreads, or it becomes more painful, or if not resolving within a day or two. ...Read more

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Brown skin patches on neck that comes and goes away, They are usually round shaped and don't cause no pain at all. They usually appear during summer.

Brown skin patches on neck that comes and goes away, They are usually round shaped and don't cause no pain at all. They usually appear during summer.

? Tenia versicolor: a sort of fungal infection of the skin, you can apply OTC clotrimazole cream 1 % on affected areas every night for at least 2 weeks, if no improvement see your doctor / dermatologist. better avoid direct sunlight exposure for protracted periods during treatment, best wishes ...Read more

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What causes dark itchy patch on th skin?

What causes dark itchy patch on th skin?

Uncertain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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