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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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White skin bloches?

White skin bloches?

Several things..: If this is something new or sort of reccuring in warmer/summer months and fade over winter, occuring on chest/back etc..Likely tinea versicolor (fungus). Can be eassily treated, but reucurrence is common. Vitiligo (autoimmune), pityriasis alba (probable viral) are relatively common as well..Sometimes steroid injections/potent topicals can cause such as well.. Consult doc.. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dry spots on skin, spreading?

Dry spots on skin, spreading?

Dermatitis: You need to have a doctor lay eyes and hands on the rash for an appropriate diagnosis. Dermatologist are the skin doctors. ...Read more

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Dry red flakey skin on testicles?

Dry red flakey skin on testicles?

?fungal: More than likely this is a fungal rash (jock itch) but should be looked at by md if no improvement after treatment. ...Read more

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Does dry skin cause very tiny red dots, rash like on skin?

Does dry skin cause very tiny red dots, rash like on skin?

Well : Not usually. To diagnose a rash need to see it or take pictures try HealthTap for Doctors for diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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White spots on testicle skin causes itching?

White spots on testicle skin causes itching?

Need info: If your scrotum has itchy white bumps under the skin you may have inclusion cysts, infected hair follicles, etc. If the spots are on the skin and flaky you may have a fungal infection. Either way, your doctor should be able to help after an exam. ...Read more

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Skin red spots?

Skin red spots?

Too broad: Too broad a question. Anything from measles to bedbugs to petichiae, to allergic reaction. Please be more specific. ...Read more

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White patches of skin with itching?

White patches of skin with itching?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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Yellow roof of mouth with red spots. White tongue. Dry itchy skin all over. Chills. Bumps on pubic area. What std could this be?

Yellow roof of mouth with red spots. White tongue. Dry itchy skin all over. Chills. Bumps on pubic area. What std could this be?

Evaulation: What you describe can not be properly diagnosed and addressed over the internet. It requires a one on one evaluation by both a physician and a dentist. Please make some phone calls to your local health care professionals. ...Read more

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Itchy and dry skin?

Itchy and dry skin?

Try: Try taking lukewarm baths and applying 1% Hydrocortisone ointment within 3 minutes after getting out of bath or shower to your skin. ...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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My feet has brown dots under skin, an are dry flaking sometimes iching?

My feet has brown dots under skin, an are dry flaking sometimes iching?

See the podiatrist: Without a closer look at the condition, no one should make a definitive diagnosis but from what you describe this may be a type of fungal infection. Many conditions however can mimic fungus. Get it checked before you start applying over the counter creams which can sometimes make the condition worse. ...Read more

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Red flaky skin under eyebrow dry and itchy . Very small raised red patches under eye and corner of eye . It's itchy . Kindly help. ?

Red flaky skin under eyebrow dry and itchy . Very small raised red patches under eye and corner of eye . It's itchy . Kindly help. ?

Eczema : It's possible that you have eczema affecting your brows and corners of your eyelids. This condition can also affect other parts of your body, like behind your ears, elbows, behind your knees, etc. avoid your eyelids, but you may trial hydrocortisone 2.5% cream to the brows 2-3 times per day to see if you respond well enough. The eyelids require prescription grade ophthalmic ointment. ...Read more

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White flakey circular red rasheson butt.

Likely: A fungal infection, try lotrimin (clotrimazole) or another fungal cream, if it hurts may have superimposed bacterial infection and need antibiotics. My guess is that daily application of lotrimin (clotrimazole) for 4 weeks will do the trick. It will stop the growth as your skin grows it out, not immediate. ...Read more

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Can very dry skin cause red itchy bumps that look like bug bites? I'm getting sporadic red itchy bumps on face it's very dry and itchy!

Can very dry skin cause red itchy bumps that look like bug bites? I'm getting sporadic red itchy bumps on face it's very dry and itchy!

Yes: Skin that is very dry can develop irritation. The best treatment would probably be to use a cream that is both an exfoliant and emollient. I generally recommend either a lactic or a glycolic acid cream to help get rid of the dry, rough skin. http://www.OmahaCosmeticSurgery.com ...Read more

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I have a white spots and dry skin on it. And sometimes it become reddish. Whats d cause? How will it be cured? Skin has patches. :"(((

I have a white spots and dry skin on it. And sometimes it become reddish. Whats d cause? How will it be cured? Skin has patches. :"(((

White spots and dry: There are many causes for these types of symptoms. They need to be examined by a dermatologist to make a diagnosis. Can't answer your question without seeing the rash. ...Read more

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What to do if I have dry spots on face with ring of dry skin around them?

Ringworm: You likely have a fungal skin infection called ringworm. It would respond to Lamasil or Lotrimin, (clotrimazole) both over the counter medications. If this does not help see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How can I have dry skin and spots at the same time?

Not the same: These are two different problems. Aging spots are commom but not related to dry skin. Treat the dry skin. I recommend Cetaphil and Suave lotions. The Suave is non greasy. ...Read more

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I've dry skin all around my face where spots are. What can I use to treat this?

Dry Skin: You can try CeraVe Lotion which is over the counter. If CeraVe is not effective you can try OTC Cortaid (hydrocortisone) or Cortisone 10 . ...Read more

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Can you tell me how is it possible to have dry skin and spots at the same time?

Can you tell me how is it possible to have dry skin and spots at the same time?

Don't understand: what you are referring to by the term "spots". If you can resubmit with clarification - we may be of more help. ...Read more

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Red spots on the pslm grows bigger and has got white dry skin on top wha is that?

Red spots w/dry skin: On the hands, these most commonly would be eczema, psoriasis or fungal infection. Eczema and psoriasis are treated similarly however a fungal infection would get worse with eczema treatment. Please see your dermatologist for a more definitive diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Baby has dry skin and patchy spots of dryness in places on his head and body. Is this eczema? How should I treat?

Baby has dry skin and patchy spots of dryness in places on his head and body. Is this eczema? How should I treat?

Mgt: Your baby may have eczema. This can usually be managed by using Eucerin cream a few times a day to the affected areas. I would suggest avoiding long baths and a moisturizer prior to bedtime. Watch for any signs of foods as a possible trigger. ...Read more

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I have always had dry skin and suffered from eczema, but here recently I have had some spots pop up that are concerning me.

See Derm: If you are concerned, then best for you to see the Dermatologist skin Dr. to get the lesions evaluated, so you know for sure what they are and if they need to be treated in any way. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Mystomach has gotten spotty, given loporox but hasn't worked-it has spread now to my lower back, spots aren't itchy but can look like dry skin. Spotty?

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Mystomach has gotten spotty, given loporox but hasn't worked-it has spread now to my lower back, spots aren't itchy but can look like dry skin. Spotty?

Tine Versicolor: Possibly could be tinea versicolor. Often times this disorder can be treated with over the counter selenium sulfide shampoos, but in some cases may require oral medication such as ketoconazole to treat completely. Some rashes may look similar to tinea versicolor and if persistent may need to be evaluated by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Small pink spots are appearing under my arm and in my groin area dry skin on top what is this?

Maybe Candida: Impossible to tell what you have without seeing it an d examining you. The rash you describe, however, could be compatible with a mucocutaneous yeast infection. See your doctor and good luck. Have a happy holiday. ...Read more

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I have flaky dry skin spots on the head of my penis and they wont go away... no itch. But some mild pain?

I have flaky dry skin spots on the head of my penis and they wont go away... no itch. But some mild pain?

Many factors...: ...including: friction caused by rubbing against clothing, foreplay, intercourse or masturbation. Laundry detergents/lotions/different soaps. Eczema which can be treated with a steroid cream, OTC or prescribed. Could be a fungus, which may require prescribed topical cream. Use fragrance free mild soap, wear cotton underwear, use extra rinse in wash, use lubricant for sex, etc. See doc if persists. ...Read more

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I have this dry skin problem for a few years and now i'm just getting irritated by it. Dry spots on my chest and i keep bleeding from my back.

Are you certain it: is only dry skin? What have you received in terms of treatment? If you have not visited a family physician or dermatologist, I would urge you to give it a try. If you already have, then perhaps go back and see if he/she can suggest an alternative method of treatment. Sometimes trial and error works best for skin conditions. They are after all very personal. ...Read more

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I have spots on the insides of my thighs that itch like crazy! is it dry skin or could it be linked to my candida overgrowth? (i'm about 95% paleo)

I have spots on the insides of my thighs that itch like crazy! is it dry skin or could it be linked to my candida overgrowth? (i'm about 95% paleo)

See a dermatologist: Why candida overgrowth? There is always a reason. Beware of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) as it is a sleeping pill and will not reduce your itch. Claims for "paleo" diet do not make sense to scientists or physicians. You may have a type of intertrigo. Are you very heavy? ...Read more

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I scrubbed/shaved my pubic region tonight and I have white small crater dry spots on my pubic area.Dry skin? Also a big dark nodule? Perhaps ingrown

Generally okay: Likely you have dry skin from the shaving experience. A gentle moisturizer like eucerin or vaseline should help. Without being able to see the dark nodule, i can't really say what it is, but likely it is a birth mark that you haven't noticed before. ...Read more

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Spots of dry skin on forearms...itchy...I scratched them..and now they are red welts?

Dermatographism: When the skin welts up after scratching, it is call dermatographism. Antihistamine often helps control this condition. Sometimes dry skin can cause it as well and you may try applying a moisturizer to the area especially right after bathing to see if this helps. ...Read more