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What is causing itchy red spots on body that started from ankles? Mosquito bites?

What is causing itchy red spots on body that started from ankles? Mosquito bites?

Could be...: ...Although it sounds like you may be experiencing an allergic reaction - possibly hives. You may be allergic to the bites. You may want to start by taking otc benadryl (diphenhydramine). If you are experiencing breathing problems, this can be an anaphylaxis - an emergency...Go to the er then! ...Read more

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I have red, scaly, itchy spots on the top of my feet and around my ankles and I can't figure out what it is?

I have red, scaly, itchy spots on the top of my feet and around my ankles and I can't figure out what it is?

First PMD....: First see your primary medical doctor. If they can't give you relief then they may refer you to a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have itchy red spots near my ankles. I also have them on my hands but there not itchy. What is it?

I have itchy red spots near my ankles. I also have them on my hands but there not itchy. What is it?

Chilblains: Could possibly be chilblain. A chilblain is a small, red swelling on the skin which can be very itchy and gradually becomes very painful. Here's a link to the mayo clinic: http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/chilblains/ds01091. Hope that helped! Please vote me up if you can, thanks and good luck! ...Read more

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Ii found 2 red spots by my ankle their are also itchy but I had eczema before can it be that?

Ii found 2 red spots by my ankle their are also itchy but I had eczema before can it be that?

Yes..: 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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My boyfriend has itchy red spots along leg&inner thigh. My ankle have been&theres1spot on bra line. Switched sheets&detergent last week. Opinion&thghts?

My boyfriend has itchy red spots along leg&inner thigh. My ankle have been&theres1spot on bra line. Switched sheets&detergent last week. Opinion&thghts?

They gotta sleep.: Without actually seeing these itchy red "spots", one cannot be certain. And understand that I am speculating. But you can look on the internet for pictures. Are you ready??? BEDBUG bites. Calm down. It's only an educated guess. ...Read more

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I have severe itchy spots on my arms, fingers, back of my knees/hands & ankles. After scratching I get white elevated nickle-sized spots. What is it?

I have severe itchy spots on my arms, fingers, back of my knees/hands & ankles. After scratching I get white elevated nickle-sized spots. What is it?

Most likely....: Dermatitis in these areas is most likely an allergic reaction, systemic. Perhaps a food.
Early eczema or even psoriasis could also be the culprit. Please visit your dermatologist for a definitive diagnosis and proper treatment. ...Read more

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Hi doc. I have these blistered spots appearing all over my body. Arms, fingers, legs mainly, ankle and toes. They're really itchy. What are these?

Hi doc. I have these blistered spots appearing all over my body. Arms, fingers, legs mainly, ankle and toes. They're really itchy. What are these?

Blisters?: If you truly have blisters (containing fluid which drains out when opened) then you need to consult you doctor ASAP because this may be a sign of a serious illness. If they are just small raised bumps which subside < a day, then they are likely hives (viral infection is a frequent cause)., then try antihistamine up to 4 x/day. If problem gets worse or >6 wks. See allergist.? drug reaction. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have itchy white spots on my tounge?

What should I do if I have itchy white spots on my tounge?

White itchy spots: See your general dentist or an oral surgeon for a definitive diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Yesterday I woke up with an itchy spot on my leg, just before my ankle. Today, there are two more.?

Yesterday I woke up with an itchy spot on my leg, just before my ankle. Today, there are two more.?

Flea bites?: Your description makes the itchy spots sound like flea bites, which often come in clusters and are often found on the lower legs. They are usually itchy and can even blister. However, there are many other possible causes, including chigger bites, eczema, plant contact dermatitis, fungal or bacterial infection, mosquito bites, etc., etc. ...Read more

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Hi I have small white spots on my knuckles. They are painless and are not itchy... I got hem around 3 weeks ago. .. Should I be worried?

Hi I have small white spots on my knuckles. They are painless and are not itchy... I got hem around 3 weeks ago. .. Should I be worried?

White spots on hands: Do you have exposure to chemicals or foliage? Could be contact dermatitis or eczema. Alternatively could be fungal, though that is less common. Would try over the counter topical steroid cream, if that does not work consider anti-fungal. Should moisturizer daily. F/u w/ doctor ...Read more

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I have itchy white spots on the tip of my tounge. They come and go about once a week to every 2 weeks. What is wrong with my tounge? I have pictures

I have itchy white spots on the tip of my tounge. They come and go about once a week to every 2 weeks. What is wrong with my tounge? I have pictures

Relax; Cool It!: The tongue responds to trauma such as hot or cold liquids, hot peppers, and caustic drinks. Avoid these incidents and you will have less "bumps". ...Read more

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I have white spots in the foldings of my thighs next to my private area on scratching them they turn brown they're not itchy and not red?

I have white spots in the foldings of my thighs next to my private area on scratching them they turn brown they're not itchy and not red?

Need to Visualize: Have a healthcare personnel look at the lesions to determine the nature of it. Your primary care provider or GYN doctor will be of great help. Be sure to get STD screening while there. ...Read more

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I get a itchy bump on my ankle randomly. Its just one bump, always in the same spot and it itches really badly. Should I be concerned about it?

I get a itchy bump on my ankle randomly. Its just one bump, always in the same spot and it itches really badly. Should I be concerned about it?

Itchy on ankle: May be bite or eczema or folliculitis- infection. If it resolves spontaneously with no effects I would not be too worrried. But can f/u w/ doc urgent care when it occurs to get a more accurate diagnosis ...Read more

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White spots grows on my foreskin of my penis and does not pain or itchy. Its been a week. It spreads to other places but it does not seems to worsten.

White spots grows on my foreskin of my penis and does not pain or itchy. Its been a week. It spreads to other places but it does not seems to worsten.

Vitiligo or fungus: White spots can be due to a fungal infection or a condition called vitiligo. This is due to loss of cells or loss of mechanisms that create the dark pigment. Please make an appointment with your doctor to make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Itchy white spots around bulb don't know what it is?

As above: To be safe my advise is see your PCP for evaluation. ...Read more

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What will I do when I have white spots on my back and its very itchy?

What will I do when I have white spots on my back and its very itchy?

See a dermatologist: Itchy white spots could be many things, including hives (urticaria), irritant contact dermatitis, fungal infection, scabies, or skin cancer. You need to be examined and evaluated by an experienced physician, preferably a dermatologist. While waiting for your appointment, you could try otc antihistamines like zyrtec (cetirizine) or topical 0.5-1% Hydrocortisone cream. ...Read more

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I have a little white spots on my pubic area and I don't know what they are? Sort of itchy and irritating

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I have a little white spots on my pubic area and I don't know what they are? Sort of itchy and irritating

Here are some. ..: Are you a pubic hair shaver? Do you see a hair in the center of the white spot? If so, they're overactive sebaceous glands, which may be itchy at times, but may be further irritated by shaving. If the hairs are present, they could be sebaceous glands or scabies... But without a direct look, it's hard to come up an accurate impression. So, see Doc timely for confirmation and Rx as needed. ...Read more

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I have white spots on my arms not in full body, in some places of arms and its very itchy. Please tell me what should I do?

I have white spots on my arms not in full body, in some places of arms and its very itchy. Please tell me what should I do?

Doctor can evaluate: Rashes are difficult to describe in words. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist can examine a white spots rash to see what it might be. Sometimes rashes are from an allergy to something, but many times they are not. For unusual rashes, a dermatologist will help. Causes of whitish spots include fungi (t. Corporis, t. Versicolor), eczema, autoimmune reactions, irritants, virus infections, etc... ...Read more

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I have white spots/lumps on the sides, heels and soles of my feet. They are extremley itchy and have only appeared over the past couple days.?

I have white spots/lumps on the sides, heels and soles of my feet. They are extremley itchy and have only appeared over the past couple days.?

Athletes Foot: You have athletes foot, common in teenagers and people who are physically active, use public showers, and/or sweat in their shoegear. Recommend treatment with an over the counter antifungal, like Gold Bonds medicated foot powder/spray, or Tinactin (tolnaftate) powder/spray/cream. This will clear up your problem in 10-14 days if used as directed on the label. ...Read more