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Dark Scaly Patches On Chest And Back
I have itchy red , scaly spots on my neck, back and shoulders and white blotchy spots on my back also?
Itchy red spot dz: There is no way to diagnose you on the internet. You need eyeballs attached to a dermatologist, who will be better able to evaluate and treat you. ...Read more
Red scaling rashes generally fall into the category of "eczematous", meaning "like eczema". Eczema, seborrheic dermatitis, allergic or irritant contact dermatitis, and some bacterial and fungal infections fall into this category. Red scaling rashes are often itchy and can ...Read more
Dark patches: You may have a fungal condition. Consult your doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more
The skin on my neck, upper arms, lower abdomen and back has areas of light and dark patches. My dermatologist said its white patch eczema. What is it?
I'm a fairly light skin black girl¬iced that on my back I have patches of dark skin forming it's small patches also 2 dark patches on my chest
Doctor can evaluate: Dark patches are hard to describe in words. A doctor's exam can help decide what spots on the chest and back might be. Spots can be "post-inflammatory", the residual effects of an earlier rash. Spots can be skin reactions with chemicals, leaving colored stains. They can be eczema (sensitive, dry skin), fungal infections (tinea versicolor), psoriasis (autoimmune disorder), pityriasis rosea, etc... ...Read more
Red spots all over my body mainly on the inside of my arms, shoulders, chest, and back. Patches that are red some raised and darken ovr time, itch ocas?!
Seek help ASAP: These could be signs of a serious condition. I would go to your local walk-in or emergency room to be evaluated. Good luck! ...Read more
Hard to tell: It would be very difficult to tell for sure what those spots are without seeing them, particularly in person. It could possibly be eczema, an allergic reaction to a soap, detergent, perfume, or jewelry, or even a fungal infection. I would recommend getting an in-person opinion from your doc, but in the meantime you can try some 1% Hydrocortisone cream on it to see if it helps the itching. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Spotted rash on stomach and some spots on arms the resemble fungas or ringworm...Small spots randomly on areas of stomach and couple on back side?
Pityriasis rosea?: Rashes are difficult to describe in words. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist can examine a peach spots rash to see what it might be. Sometimes rashes are related to viruses, allergies, medications, etc., but many times they are not. For odd rashes, skin biopsy may be done by a dermatologist. One should bring to the doctor a list of all medications used in the month before the rash appeared. ...Read more
Hi what can cause patchy bald patches on scalp excessive tiredness and itchy patches on skin then bright white pigmentation on legs
Not sure they are: All connected but you should have a thorough derm eval ...Read more
Rash-like, itchy, lumps/bumps. Mainly on back and neck. Starting to itch and rash on chest. Armpits itchy.
Allergic reaction: The severity of allergies varies and can range from minor irritation to anaphylaxis (shock) — a potentially life-threatening emergency. If your symptoms after starting a new medication, call the doctor who prescribed it immediately. If you are developing a breathing problems call 911. ...Read more
Damaged skin: With excessive tanning, the skin becomes damaged demonstrating irregular pigmentation with areas of hyperpigmentation and hop pigmentation, solar elastosis (lost elasticity), telangiectasias ( spider veins), and increased malignant transformation along with many other changes. ...Read more
I have red dots on my body after a while turning dry and scaly on top.Also red scaly patches in groin and underarm area.Could it be inverse psiorosis?
Not likely: Best see a dermatologist. Do not indulge in foolish speculation. ...Read more
I have a raised red bumpy rash on my upper arms chest and shoulder blades on my back. It doesn't itch some of them look pus filled. Im 35?
Tinea versicolor: This is most consistent with tinea versicolor (not tinea corporis or "ringworm") which is caused by a yeast species called malassezia. It starts in the scalp (where it is invisible), then spreads to neck, chest, & back. Treatment is an antifungal shampoo (nizoral, loprox, & others) + an antifungal cream (loprox, naftin, (naftifine) many others). Selsun blue does not work, despite what many web sites say. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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