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I have white spots on my stomach and back. I applied daktarin but it seemed to have spreaded even more. What else should I do to cure it?

I have white spots on my stomach and back. I applied daktarin but it seemed to have spreaded even more. What else should I do to cure it?

What's the cause?: Read up in guttate hypomelanosis, vitiligo, and tinea versicolor. The last is the most common and it's extremely easy to treat if you wish (blue dandruff shampoo or ketoconazole). ...Read more

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I have white spots on my stomach and hips, ?

I have white spots on my stomach and hips, ?

? sun spots?: This may be a type of yeast infection of the skin surface called tinea versicolor. You can try an at home approach first...Apply Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo to scalp and body leave on for five minutes then rinse off, repeat daily until resolved. If the spots persist, consult with a board certified dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have little white spots in my stomach , what could this be?

I have little white spots in my stomach , what could this be?

Skin conditions are: Difficult to evaluate without actual picture. Common cause is skin fungus infection. Or it could be infection from something else. The direct cause is loss of pigment, it is unlikely that that this is a systemic dicorder but you need to show it to a skin doctor, a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have uveitis.. Would the white spots on my stomach and back have to do with my uveitis if so what is it?

I have uveitis.. Would the white spots on my stomach and back have to do with my uveitis if so what is it?

You might ask...: Certainly several type of uveitis can be associated with skin lesions. Skin problems are a common symptom of behcet's disease. Skin sores look red or can resemble pus-filled bumps or a bruise. The sores are red and raised, and typically appear on the legs and on the upper torso. Also hla-b27 associated uveitis can cause skin changes. Ask your ophthalmologist or consult with a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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I have eczema. Usually in the summer my skin tans fine, but this summer I have white sun spots on my thighs, upper stomach, arms, and chest. I heard s?

I have eczema. Usually in the summer my skin tans fine, but this summer I have white sun spots on my thighs, upper stomach, arms, and chest. I heard s?

Pityriasis alba: See a dermatologist. This can be post inflammatory pigment loss which will recover when eczema is controlled. Can also be pityriasis alba, vitiligo, tinea versicolor. See a dermatologist for best outcome. ...Read more

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I am itching all the time and i get these tiny white spots on my stomach. What is this?

Not easy to guess: If u want a correct diagnoses and good treatment. See a dermatologist. For evaluation and work up. ...Read more

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I been noticing white spots on my stomach and back, what can that be & would aloe vera gel help if it's a fungus?

I been noticing white spots on my stomach and back, what can that be & would aloe vera gel help if it's a fungus?

It is most: Likely fungal. Aloe vera will not help. You need an antifungal cream such as lotrimin (clotrimazole). Apply it daily for about 3 weeks. It doesn't kill fungus but stops its growth until the skin grows it out. If no improvement consider getting seen. ...Read more

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I white spots on stomach and spreading chest?

I white spots on stomach and spreading chest?

Hard to say: Could be a fungal infection like tinea alba or vitiligo (loss of pigment) or a reaction to a medicine or skin product. Other things could do it, too, including leprosy! See a doc and get it sorted out. ...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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Hi I have these white spots on my skin. They are not itchy at all. They are on my arms, chest and stomach. Is there some kind ofcreame I can use?

Hi I have these white spots on my skin. They are not itchy at all. They are on my arms, chest and stomach. Is there some kind ofcreame I can use?

Need diagnosis first: This rash needs to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more

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I have FAP and 2 intra abdominal wall Desmoid tumours, I had a ct scan which shows some white spots, what could they be?

Possible mets.: Patients with familial adenomatous polyps due to APC mutation gradually develop hundreds colorectal polyps.These may bleed, leading to blood in the stool. Should malignancy develops, this may present with altered bowel habit, or even metastasis to the liver or elsewhere. When the polyposis is associated with osteomas, fibromas, desmoids the condition is termed Gardner's syndrome. ...Read more

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I have some spots on my stomach that are scaly? What are they? What is it?

I have some spots on my stomach that are scaly? What are they? What is it?

Eczema: It could be eczema or warts, or an allergic reaction to something. Rashes are best treated in person so the doctor can see and feel to determine what it is. ...Read more

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I have darker skin spots on my stomach and back. I didn't use to have them .?

I have darker skin spots on my stomach and back. I didn't use to have them .?

Doctor can evaluate: Spots are hard to describe in words. A doctor's exam can help decide what spots on the tummy 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), psoriasis (autoimmune disorder), new moles, viral infections, etc... ...Read more

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I have a few random spots on my stomach and along my bra line that are itchy and appear dried out. They vary in size. ?

I have a few random spots on my stomach and along my bra line that are itchy and appear dried out. They vary in size. ?

Skin condition: Tough to diagnose skin conditions over the computer. Itchy dry spots may be a type of fungal/yeast infection like cadidiasis for example. Best to get them examined and diagnosed properly for the correct treatment. Good luck to you. ...Read more

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Brown oddly shaped raised spots on my stomach started to appear I am 26 years old and I am concerned what could cause this???

Brown oddly shaped raised spots on my stomach started to appear I am 26 years old and I am concerned what could cause this???

See your doctor: At your age skin cancer is unusual, but you never know. Most skin cancers have characteristic appearances. Your primary doctor should be able to look at it and make the call. Regardless of age a good rule of thumb is that if a skin lesion changes (itches, burn, bleeds, changes size or color) see your doctor. ...Read more

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When I got out of the shower I noticed multiply light brown spots on my stomach just on the left side it doesnt itch but im worried?

When I got out of the shower I noticed multiply light brown spots on my stomach just on the left side it doesnt itch but im worried?

I suspect: pityriasis versicolor. Click this -->http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/pityriasis-versicolor/Pages/Introduction.aspx
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I'm 16 and I have light brown spots on my stomach that appeared a couple of weeks ago and don't know what it is. Can you guys help me please?

I'm 16 and I have light brown spots on my stomach that appeared a couple of weeks ago and don't know what it is. Can you guys help me please?

Tinea Corporis: In the absence of other systemic symptoms, the spots could represent tinea corporis. Check out this link and see if they resemble your description: http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/ss/slideshow-scabies-overview. ...Read more

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I noticed some red pinpoint spots on my stomach, more noticeable when I'm in the sun but still they have been there persistently for a few weeks. Acco?

I noticed some red pinpoint spots on my stomach, more noticeable when I'm in the sun but still they have been there persistently for a few weeks. Acco?

Exam needed: A physician or dermatologist would have to examine these in order to make a diagnosis. These small red spots, if persistent and unchanged for that long, may be hemagiomas which are benign growths of tiny blood vessels called capillaries which are permanent. ...Read more

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I have dark spots on my stomach and back, they don't itch or anything like that but I have it for 2 year now how can I treat it ?

I have dark spots on my stomach and back, they don't itch or anything like that but I have it for 2 year now how can I treat it ?

Need diagnosis first: I am sorry but you will require examination to make an accurate diagnosis. Without diagnosis we would not be able to recommend specific treatments. ...Read more

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I noticed red spots on my stomach a week ago, now there are more and they are starting to itch?

I noticed red spots on my stomach a week ago, now there are more and they are starting to itch?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I had gotten brown spots( on my stomach and where my bra wire goes) two months after i had my daughter, they don't look dry or don't itch either.?

I had gotten brown spots( on my stomach and where my bra wire goes) two months after i had my daughter, they don't look dry or don't itch either.?

Bra rubbing?: Areas where a bra rubs can have some skin inflammation / irritation, after which there may be color changes. Darker spots are called post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, and lighter ones are called post-inflammatory hypopigmentation. Having any allergic reaction to some component of the bra can cause the same type of color changes. A doctor can check to see if that's what it is. ...Read more