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Doctor insights on: I Need A Cream For My Dark Spots In My Arms

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I have a white spots in my arms, neck ang back, what are these white spots?is there any cream can I use to make it disappear?

I have a white spots in my arms, neck ang back, what are these white spots?is there any cream can I use to make it disappear?

Possibly vitiligo: It is possible you are developing vitiligo but can't say for certain without a more in depth evaluation and visual of the spots. Please make a virtual consult appointment a we'd be happy to help. ...Read more

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I had a tiny white spots in.my arms, in my back, and chest, what's the best cream should I use to cure this kind of skin problems?

I had a tiny white spots in.my arms, in my back, and chest, what's the best cream should I use to cure this kind of skin problems?

Diagnosis needed: Without a clear cut diagnosis — it really isn't possible to advise you which medication would be effective. Take care. ...Read more

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I have spots on my arm, front and back body and on my arms. The dr. Has given me cream but not having any effect?

I have spots on my arm, front and back body and on my arms. The dr. Has given me cream but not having any effect?

Be more specific.: Sorry, we need more information. What do the spots look like? What is the name of the cream that didn't work? This could be anything from viral to drug allergy to an internal medical condition to a superficial fungus or yeast infection. Send us a close-up photo if possible. ...Read more

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I have white spot on my arm after I used hydrozole cream for too long. Is it possible that its from the cream?

From the cream possi: It is probably from the cream, as you have been us using for long time, it can cause changes in the skin including white spots.
Why have you been this combination cream for long time, it contains Hydrocortisone and clotrimazole. ...Read more

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I have dark under arms from shaving, any recommendations on how to lighten or get rid of the dark spots?

I have dark under arms from shaving, any recommendations on how to lighten or get rid of the dark spots?

Things to try: You may need to consider another form of hair removal- like waxing or electrolysis- because shaving often causes this. You can also try rubbing lemon juice on your underarms before you bathe and use moisturizer after. Deodorant use can also contribute to dark underarms, so cutting back there can help too. You can try a clay-based lightening skin mask from a beauty store or sandalwood and rose water ...Read more

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Why my 13 year old has dark marks in his arms and in one arm dark marks and two half inch white spots?

Why my 13 year old has dark marks in his arms and in one arm dark marks and two half inch white spots?

Long time or new?: If the dark marks haven't been there longer than a few months, this may be a sign of underlying medical condition--and a great opportunity to help his health by catching something early. White or pale spots may be a fungal infection (similar to ringworm) or other condition. Best bet is to have your doctor take a look. The doc may know immediately, or may refer you for specialist consult. ...Read more

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When I was in my last year of high school, I went from 140lbs to 240lbs in ~18 months. Dark scaly spots appeared under my arms. What is wrong?

See below: The dark scaly spots could be a rash known as acanthosis nigrans which can be seen diabetes, but without seeing it, it is difficult to say. Considering your weight gain and this rash, you may want to see your doctor to be screened for diabetes. ...Read more

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Dark spots on hair follicles on arms and sometimes have white stuff coming out. What are these and how do I get rid of these?

Dark spots on hair follicles on arms and sometimes have white stuff coming out. What are these and how do I get rid of these?

KP: If mainly on your upper arms, it's possibly keratosis pilaris. May want to consider applying am-lactin, lac-hydrin, or cerave sa a couple times a day (all are over the counter). ...Read more

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I have this rash on my neck, chest, back, arms, and on my medial epicondyle there everywhere there's a lot of them dark and light spots and its spreading!

I have this rash on my neck, chest, back, arms, and on my medial epicondyle there everywhere there's a lot of them dark and light spots and its spreading!

Dermatologist: I recommend that you be examined by your physician or a dermatologist for such an extensive rash. It could be due to a virus, allergy or autoimmune disease. ...Read more

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Are there any over-the-counter products proven to remove dark skin spots on face legs and arms?

Are there any over-the-counter products proven to remove dark skin spots on face legs and arms?

Hydroquinone: There are a variety of over the counter products that contain a bleaching agent called hydroquinone. My favorite is one called ambi that is usually around $10-15. Apply it 1-2 times daily for 2 months. If that does not lighten the spots up, you should stop using it and see a dermatologist for other options. ...Read more

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What are these brown small spots on my upper arms? Sunburn? Why arms are darker than my face and legs. How to get it normal like other body parts? The

What are these brown small spots on my upper arms? Sunburn? Why arms are darker than my face and legs. How to get it normal like other body parts? The

Need more informatio: Sun burn is possibility given the amount of sun exposure in your country, but a little more info re what size, duration, any itching or associated symptoms and preferably a picture would be helpful to provide more specific answer. ...Read more

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Dark spots appeared one on side of knee and then spread to arms and torso itchy skin?

Go to doctor: Unfortunately "dark spots" is extremely ambiguous and is not descriptive in any way, if this rash is spreading please go see your physician. ...Read more

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18 year old from India. Experiencing itchy bumps on my shoulders upper arms and chest. Since the past 6 months. My chest has dark spots for 2 years?

18 year old from India. Experiencing itchy bumps on my shoulders upper arms and chest. Since the past 6 months.  My chest has dark spots for 2 years?

Prickly heat: Possibly because of heat and moisture you may get itching and small bumps. Try to keep area dry and apply J&J baby powder or sandal wood paste. If not helpful get examined. ...Read more