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White spot on white of eye?

White spot on white of eye?

Pingueculum: The most common spot seen on the eye is a whitish to yellowish spot on the nasal or temporal side of the cornea - a normal structure termed a pingueculum. It is highlighted if the eye gets red. It is benign and not a problem.. If the eye is persistently red, or the vision is down, or the eye hurts, see your ophthalmologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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White dots under eyes?....Signs of aging?

White dots under eyes?....Signs of aging?

Hard to say: Without examination, it is hard to say what you are referring to , see your eye doctor. ...Read more

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White spots on tonsils means?

White spots on tonsils means?

Infection/mucous: Could be an infection, especiaaly if there is pain or discomfort, or it could be mucous in the tonsil crfypts. Best to see your otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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White patches and dark spots on face?

White patches and dark spots on face?

Difficult to tell: Skin issues are extremely difficult to evaluate without actually seeing the skin up close. As such, it is best for you to see your doctor or dermatologist if you are concerned about any ongoing skin spots. ...Read more

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Are white dots on moles normal?

Are white dots on moles normal?

Yes, but: You need to have the moles looked at. "mole" is a generic layman's term that covers a lot of different diagnoses that a dermatopathologist might use to identify a skin growth. Some of these "moles" are caused by melanocytes ("nevi") and someare not. Ones called "seborrheic keratosis", are very common, have small cyst-like spaces filled with old skin cells that appear as white dots. Ask your doc! ...Read more

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White itchy spots on skin?

White itchy spots on skin?

Assessment will tell: These lesions would need to be examined, a history obtained & other tests may be necessary in order to diagnose them. Usually the lesions needs to be identified to determine the solution. ...Read more

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Black dots on white of eye mean anything?

Black dots on white of eye mean anything?

Black dots: Black dots on the white of the eye can be many issues. Causes include foreign bodies, nevii, congenital pigmentation, oculodermal melanosis, topical medications, primary acquired melanosis, melanoma, or other issues. See an eye doctor. ...Read more

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Red rash with white bumps above lip?

Red rash with white bumps above lip?

Many possibilities: Many possibilities include eczema or atopic dermatitis, seborrheic derm, perioral derm, contact derm, rosacea, acne, candida or fungal infection, impetigo or bacterial infection. See a dermatologist or primary doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What are white spots on tonsils?

What are white spots on tonsils?

White spots on tonsi: Commenest cause of white spots on the tonsills is streptocaccal infection.But it can be caused by infectious mono nucleosis, some time white food particles may be stuck in the tonsillar crypts. ...Read more

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Are sunburned little white spots on shoulders normal?

Are sunburned little white spots on shoulders normal?

No: This probably is tinea versicolor which is a infection caused by a yeast-like organism which lives on the skin. Sun exposure can active an infectiion which causes bleaching of the skin. ...Read more

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What causes white spots on teeth?

What causes white spots on teeth?

White spots on teeth: White spots on teeth are usually areas of the enamel that are hypo-calcification, or less calcified then the surrounding tooth structure. This may have happened when the tooth was forming or on the external enamel surface. External hypo-calcification from retention plaque bacteria around the gums, or even from improperly cleaning orthodontic brackets. It can be fixed with composite fillings. ...Read more

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Tiny white bumps with white substance on face during stress?

Tiny white bumps with white substance on face during stress?

Milia?: It's hard to know without seeing it, but check out the fairly good photos here from this website: http://www.Skinsight.Com/adult/milia.Htm. ...Read more

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White spots on cornea since childhood?

White spots on cornea since childhood?

Brushfield spots: Brushfield spots are a collection of bits of connective tissue seen frequently in children with downs syndrome but is also seen in normal children. ...Read more

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Red rash and white spots on back?

Red rash and white spots on back?

See dermatologist: It is impossible to give specific advice without being able to visualize the rash. See a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Getting white spots on the skin?

Getting white spots on the skin?

Several Causes: White spots on skin have many causes. In folks older than 40, the main cause is sun damage called " idiopathic guttate hypomelanosis". It happes mostly on the forearms and shins. Other causes include vitiligo, postinflammatory hypopigmentation, medication or chemical leukoderma, and finally hypopigmented mycosis fungoides ( a type of skin lymphoma). I would have you see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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