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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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It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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I have an itchy rash with dry white spots on my back and arms. What might it be? Thanks

I have an itchy rash with dry white spots on my back and arms. What might it be? Thanks

Many possibilities: Many possibilities include eczema or atopic dermatitis, tinea versicolor (fungal infection), psoriasis, pityriasis rosea, reaction to infection or medication (reactive erythema). See doctor or dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What are the signs of a fungal infection? My back and upper arm is so itchy and its having a white spots like a map

What are the signs of a fungal infection? My back and upper arm is so itchy and its having a white spots like a map

Depends on type: Candida/yeast is creamy white, tends to occur in skin folds, groin, under breasts. Tinea versicolor doesn't tan, has irregular borders, slightly scaly edges. Tinea corporis/ringworm starts as red spot that grows outward in ring shape; edge is raised, scaly; center appears normal. Vitiligo (not a fungus) is patches of hypopigmentation. Skin scraping & test for fungus by doc can be a start. ...Read more

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Little white spots have just poped up under my skin on my arms and legs not itchy and don't hurt?

Little white spots have just poped up under my skin on my arms and legs not itchy and don't hurt?

Hypomelanosis: If they are very small and very white, it is probably idiopathic guttate hypomelanosis - a scary name, but it literally means "little white spots of unknown cause." the good news is that it's harmless; the bad news is that there is no reliable treatment. If you think it might be something else, let a dermatologist look at it in person. ...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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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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Son has white spots on hands and fingers for about month. Now itchy rash on arms legs?

Son has white spots on hands and fingers for about month. Now itchy rash on arms legs?

Can't diagnose with: Available info. These lesions need 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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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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Red spots on arm an thighs. Almost a year with this itchiness. Help please?

Red spots on arm an thighs. Almost a year with this itchiness. Help please?

Skin: Consider common condition called atopic dermatitis or eczema. W/o seeing skin can't tell. Consult physician but in meantime use good moisturizer, non prescrition and safe- cerave cream available at most pharmacies. Dermatologist recommended. Use twice day. ...Read more

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Three days ago, I noticed a red circle on my arm, it's really itchy and it appeared on several more spots on the skin.

Three days ago, I noticed a red circle on my arm, it's really itchy and it appeared on several more spots on the skin.

Dermatologist is: Needed ASAP. Sounds like a tick bite, to be sure see a dermatologist SOON. In the States this could be a deer tick bite, not good but treatable in the early stages. ...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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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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Something bit me on my arm it was to spots and now it's one big spot and it's hot and itchy?

Something bit me on my arm it was to spots and now it's one big spot and it's hot and itchy?

Staph Cellulitis: You have a staph infection. This is urgent and needs attention at your physician's office today. Until proven otherwise this is the drug resistant form of mrsa. Please call your family doctor today. ...Read more

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I have itchy spots/lumps on arm, remedy?

Have to determine: What these spots are (li. E. Hives) to provide a remedy. ...Read more

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I have white itchy spots on my arms, not in full body but on some places. Please tell me what can I do?

I have white itchy spots on my arms, not in full body but on some places. Please tell me what can 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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Hello, for a year on & off I've been getting patches of itchy bumpy spots on my inner arms. I haven't used anything different or changed anything.

Hello, for a year on & off I've been getting patches of itchy bumpy spots on my inner arms. I haven't used anything different or changed anything.

Itchy Rash: Your rash sounds very much like eczema. However, to truly diagnose it you need to be seen and evaluated by a physician ...Read more

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I have an raised itchy red rash on my arm the size of a 10p piece. It has lots of little spots inside the area.

I have an raised itchy red rash on my arm the size of a 10p piece. It has lots of little spots inside the area.

Sorry but rash: Is impossible to help diagnose on this type of forum. We have a consultation service that makes use of a camera. Please use the HealthTap. Thank you. ...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