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Itchy Age Spots
Age or liver spots typically refer to a skin lesion known as a solar lentigo. Typically this is flat, larger than normal freckles and contains darker pigmentation. Other age spots may refer to seborrheic keratoses that are dark, slightly elevated and are described as looking like grease paint. Both of these lesions are generally benign but evaluation by a ...Read more
My 2 sons ages 1and 8 and I have a rash these are about dime size spots that come in clusters and are itchy. They are not filled with anything what r?
Have noticed raised whitish 'spots' appear on my thighs and abdomen. Sl itchy. Do I have them because of my age?
Very likely: If these spots have increased in number as you age, it is possible that they represent benign seborrheic keratoses. These are areas of abnormal skin histology caused by the sun. They can be waxy brown in appearance but often appear as whitish raised plaques on the trunk and extremities. They can itch occasionally. If you are concerned, see your dermatologist. ...Read more
35yo female, brown age spot on breast & itchy.1st appeared & felt like a burn then turned brown on left breast. Also petite pois sized lump on bra line?
Eczema or psoriasis?:
How it to your doc or check on the 'net. These are different and are treated differently!
They can both be treated with topical medicines. See your doc and a good dermatologist if he/she is not sure! They are both treatable. ...Read more
As above: To be safe my advise is see your PCP for evaluation. ...Read more
This would require: In-person evaluation for accurate assessment.Get a more detailed answer ›
Not much: This might be an infection. See your gyn doctor. ...Read more
Need more info: There are lots of conditions that will do that. Need to know the time frame and temporal evolution of the bumps then pallor and size and texture would be most helpful. Pictures would even be better. ...Read more
Red itchy spots appearing all over body they do not hurt me when I touch them or scratch them they just itch?
More information: You have some sort of a hive or rash, but without more information it is impossible to say why. If it is still bothering you, see your physician. ...Read more
My son and I have small itchy spots that are all over our bodies. Could this be from the new laundry detergent?
Yes: Certainly possible along with possibilities of other allergic responses or insect bites. Anti-itching medication or lotion such as Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or calomine may relieve symptoms. Go back to the old detergent, wait several weeks and reuse the new to prove reaction or not. ...Read more
Hi I have two small white spots by my bottom, they are a little bit itchy and hard. But they won't pop! What are they?
Could be: They could be cysts or molluscum lesions. Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Hello, I've realised that for the past few weeks I've been getting spots around my body that are very itchy and I don't know what it could be?
Eczema?: This time of year the most likely thing is eczema, but rashes can be hard to diagnosis. You can try using a thick emollient twice daily all over and hydrocortisone cream on the rough or itchy areas. You should have your skin examined if you are not doing much better in 2 weeks. Itching itself can sometimes be a sign of internal illness, so lab work may also be warranted. ...Read more
Bumps ar not itchy they seem to leave a discoloration and pop up elsewhere. They start small and grow into mounds of sort then leave dark spots.
I've just woke up this morning and realised I have been getting spots around my body area that feel itchy. ... A lot on my lower back and on my body?
Allery, infection?: Need more information. See you family physician asap. ...Read more
Hi... M having lots of small red itchy spots. It's become dry n rinckled afterwards. Plz suggest. Number of these keep increasing day by day Thanks?
Ans: Well this rash does not seem to improve over time. Thus you would be best to see your doctor for diagnosis and treatment ...Read more
Several thoughts: May be a contact dermatitis including poison ivy or psoriasis (use otc hydrocortisone), fungal 'ring worm' or candidiasis (otc clomitrazole), folliculitis (may require rx antibiotics), or several other. What have you tried? Is anything helping? Is it worsening rapidly (see your Dr). If nothing helps, please see your Dr.. ...Read more
12 conditions: 12 different conditions are associated with cracked corner of the mouth. It is important to find the causes. Then therapy is based on that condition. ...Read more
This will likely: Require medical/ dermatological evaluation for an accurate diagnosis. Take care. ...Read more
What are these dry not itchy spots that are spreading on me. They're very small and are spreading.
Xerosis: The most common cause of itchy skin is xerosis. If you live in areas with low humidity, especially in the north where heat is used extensively, you may have a lot of xerosis (dry skin). Avoid the use of soap (especially dry brands), hot water, artificial fibers in clothes. Use plenty of thick moisterizer cream after bath. If that fails, time to see your doc. ...Read more