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A few days ago I discovered white spots and areas where my skin color is fading, mainly on my legs & arms. My face also burns & body is slightly itchy?

A few days ago I discovered white spots and areas where my skin color is fading, mainly on my legs & arms. My face also burns & body is slightly itchy?

Fungal: Skin lightening and itching may be due to a variety of reasons, some of the most common being fungal infections and eczema. Trying an OTC anti-fungal or steroid may help relieve these symptoms, lacking any other information. If the symptoms persist or get worse, please see a doctor promptly. ...Read more

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Got a sunburn that left white spots & was told melanocytes were damaged.How can I speed up the recovery & have my skin tone looking normal/even FAST?

Got a sunburn that left white spots & was told melanocytes were damaged.How can I speed up the recovery & have my skin tone looking normal/even FAST?

Cant: You can not speed up the process the melanocytes ar e either in shock in which case the pigment issues will resolve in time or they dies in which the white spots are permanent. Avoid repeat sun insult to the area ...Read more

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White spots on black skin: on the shins, thighs, arms & stomach; what's the cause & what should I do? Help please!

White spots on black skin: on the shins, thighs, arms & stomach; what's the cause & what should I do? Help please!

Tinea Versicolor: Tinea versicolor is a common yeast infection of the skin that often affects adolescents and young adults. The term versicolor refers to the fact that it causes the affected skin to change color and become either lighter or darker than surrounding skin. The only way to tell for sure is to scrape the skin and look for hyphae under the microscope. ...Read more

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Help please! i'm having white spots on my skin, do I have vitiligo?

Help please! i'm having white spots on my skin, do I have vitiligo?

There are: many, many causes for white spots, including common fungal infections. Check w/your doctor. ...Read more

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I've got white spots like my skin is dry on my penis?

I've got white spots like my skin is dry on my penis?

Needs an exam: Some conditions that can cause such problems include Psoriasis, Lichen Planus, Seborrheic Dermatitis, Lichen Simplex, and Lichen Sclerosis. Pre-cancerous lesions can also occur on the privates. A dermatologist can diagnose the problem, although sometimes a biopsy is necessary to determine the cause. There are treatments, once the cause is determined. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of white spots on your skin?

That depends...: ...On what is causing them. If you have a skin fungus such as tinea versicolor, an antifungal treatment will do the trick. If you have a skin conditon such as vitiligo there is no cure but a dermatologist may help slow down the pigment loss. ...Read more

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Tiny black bugs white spots in kitchen window & counter top?

Dr Pest Control: Most likely benign, but need better description. Call a pest control company. ...Read more

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What can I do about white spots on my skin of my arm? It appears brighter when i'm in the sun.

What can I do about white spots on my skin of my arm? It appears brighter when i'm in the sun.

Many causes possible: Without examining you it is not possible to say for sure. Vitiligo can cause what you describe along with some fungal infections (tinea versicolor). When your surrounding normal skin naturally tans, the white spots don't, so they can appear brighter. See a dermatologist to help diagnose and propose a possible treatment. Sometimes this kind of a problem can be permanent. ...Read more