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Hard White Spot On Face
Rash on face varies depending on the cause. Raised rash is one, which are palpable or felt by fingers. The different types of raised rashes are: papules (like a pimple), pustular (containing pus), vesicular (containing fluid like chicken pox), or a patch with margins such as in tinea. The nature of the rash gives us clues ...Read more
Multiple causes: THis is something that should be examined and if anything looks suspicious biopsied or removed completely. You didn't say how long it has been there or if it is changing in color and or size which is important to know. ...Read more
Almost anything: It could be an allergic reaction to something that touched your skin, or an irritant (non-allergic) reaction, or a fungal infection (ringworm), or any number of other things. A dermatologist needs to see it in person to narrow down the possibilities. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Small spot on my face beneath right eye looks like skin rash/irritated skin/sunburn. Anything i can put on it?
Lump on neck, lump on back of tongue, white spot on tonsil, red dots on tongue (look like large paepelle), white coating on tongue, ear/throat pain.
Doctor can check: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is "super sore", recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). Throat infections can occur along with tongue and ear symptoms. ...Read more
Visual DX: Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dr.'s exam can tell: A whitish spot might be eczema, especially if it is a bit dry or itches a bit. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist can look at it if it doesn't go away with simple treatment. Sometimes the spot can be a birthmark, ringworm (fungus), or some other disorder. Simple treatment of a spot (non-fungus, non-birthmark) means trying over-the-counter Hydrocortisone 1% cream three-times-a-day for a week. ...Read more
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
Had a spot on face which was white and hard when I finally squeezed the contents it was a solid but slightly squidgy white ball ?
Spot on face that i picked and went away but i kept picking the scab. Now the scab is hard and white, like hard skin. If i pick it, it comes back?
Bleaching/laser/peel: Unfortunately it is not that easy getting rid of dark spots/freckles, a genetic trait that is intensified by sun exposure. Otc bleaching cream such lustra (hydroquinone) may help. Chemical peels/laser treatments are more effective but often costly. You must minimize sun exposure otherwise it will re-darken. Of course, covering make-up provides instant improvement! consult doc if you want it permanent. Good luck. ...Read more
Freckles : Best option is to leave aloneGet a more detailed answer ›
See your doctor: It is appropriate to get an accurate diagnosis before proceeding with a treatment plan. See your doctor to get a diagnosis and a treatment plan. ...Read more
What is best cream for hyperpigmentation or dark spot on face? I have hyperpigmentation on my face and i don't like to use hydroquinon cream.
Hyq most effective: You can also have an ipl treatment. ...Read more
I have a dark spot on face about 10 years , i head a treatment one year in greeace and hear about 4 month (lytera) and nothing happens , what can do?
Unknown lesion: A "dark spot" on your face could be many things: a mole, a sunspot, melasma, skin cancer, a hemangioma, etc. From your question, i can't tell if the treatment you had was laser or they gave you a topical cream. In any case, your dark spot should be evaluated by a dermatologist who will diagnose your lesion and treat it appropriately. ...Read more
Topical steroid: First know why you have these dark spots on the face, Betnovate is a steroid cream, it may thin the skin. Do not use unless the examining physician tells you to do so. ...Read more
Rash spot on face for 2 months now have tried everything from anti tingle cream to hydrocorizone and nothing seems to make it go away. What is it?
See your doctor: If you have already tried over the counter treatments and have not seen a physician you probably need to be seen. If you have received prescription medications without relief, i would recommend a referral to a dermagologist (skin specialist) for further evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dx w malignant melanoma today..Surgery scheduled. Symptoms it has spread? Body check was negative. Small spot on face.
Husband has a fixed spot on face where 1 white hair follicle of thread like texture appears which is easy to pull out too. Any idea what this cud be?
In grown hair?: sounds like this is an in gown hair. If it is troublesome and you can remove the hair, you should do it. Clean the skin week before trying. If this does not work you should see a dermatologist. ...Read more
Can tiny flat pale red spot on face, only be a basal cell carcinoma? No bleed, no pit, at times some tiny flaky edges. Are there other possibilities?
Yes: Better see a dermatologist, hard to commit to a diagnosis, even provisionally, without good history, physical examination and possible biopsy, take care ...Read more