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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 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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I have had my tonsils remved and have a itchy throat, wet cough, and white spots on the side of my throat in the back. What is this?

I have had my tonsils remved and have a itchy throat, wet cough, and white spots on the side of my throat in the back. What is this?

Ask an ENT: This may be normal healing if surgery was less than two weeks ago. Thrush is another possibility. Go back to your ent. See also http://www.Richmondent.Com/assets/downloads/ear-nose-throat/throat-mouth/tonsils-adenoids.Pdf. ...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 u pcp for evaluation. ...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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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