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Itchy White Spots On Knees
Hi,i have these white spots/patches on my back,upper chest,armpits,back knee..thry arent itchy but they have been there for several months now.
Need to see: a doctor who can examine these areas to make a diagnosis. ...Read more
I sometimes get a bunch of weird itchy spots on the side of my knees and all over my elbows, what could these be?
I have dry, itchy red spots on my skin that turn white. They're really bad on the back of my knees. What is this?
Eczema?: By location and symptoms, it sounds like eczema. When it goes away, it sometimes leaves lighter patches. Treated by cortisone creams and prevented by moisturizing the skin better, eczema is very common. Dry climate (winter) can worsen. Moisturize well--creams, not lotions. The color will return if it is eczema. ...Read more
Red itchy spots on shins, elbows, behind knees & neck. No one else in home is afflicted. What is it and how do I get rid of it?
See your physician to get checked for accurate diagnosis.My guess is tinea corporis which is a fungal infection of the skin .It causes an itchy, red, often ring-shaped rash in these warm, moist areas of your body.
It is common in people who sweat a lot, as do athletes. It usually respond to topical anti fungals creams. ...Read more
Me and my partner have both got really red itchy spots appeared mine are around my knee and on right arm and partners am over his shoulder and arms?
See below: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more
My 7 year old son has a cluster of red itchy spots around his right knee which is starting to spread to his thighs, shins and feet. What could it be?
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
Red spots with a white centre on my hands, elbows, feet and knees, they are very itchy, what could this be?
Dermatitis: Dermatitis, or inflammation in the skin can cause this pattern. Eczema (atopic dermatitis) can do this, and the rash associated with gluten allergy (celiac sprue) called dermatitis herpetiformis can also do this. Hives can present similarly as well. Erythema multiforme is rare, but can appear this way and eventually makes little "target" lesions. A dermatologist should be able to diagnose you. ...Read more
Very small purple bruises like blood spots on back of knee, quite itchy. Could it be an insect bite as i have been cutting in bushes?
Itchy spots: It could be but if symptoms persist or worsen get examined ...Read more
My 7 year old son has red itchy spots on his knees thighs and top of feet and it seems to be spreading to his stomach and bottom what is it ?
From your description appears like allergic spots. But check to make sure he does not have any insect bite marks.
Try topical Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) by mouth. If not subsiding try steroid cream 1% or 0.5% (tiny amount). If both not helping consult physician. ...Read more
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?
4 yr old son has non-itchy rash for 10 days on knees, elbows, wrists. Rash is raised and started as spots but now joining. Gp said coxsackie not sure.
I have a reoccurring itchy rash/red bumps, not in the same spots. Started on back, then gone quickly. 3 months later to foot, then gone. Then arm, and gone. Now knee, almost gone. What could it be?
Thank GOD: Its gone be happy, if comes back see an allergist and or dern M.D. ...Read more
For a few weeks now, I've had itchy areas on my arms and legs. They start out as tiny little spots. Then I started scratching and they become red, itchy rashes. I have 2 places on my left arm, 1 on my right and behind both of my legs (knee area). What
I have just developed a painful rash around my knee; one huge painful itchy spot while I've noticed lots of small ones around it, what could this be?
White itchy spots: See your general dentist or an oral surgeon for a definitive diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
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
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
I just noticed white spots on my neck, they are not painfull not itchy but I am scared will that spot continue to my back, right now they are only on neck?
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
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
There have been white spots on my upper body since july. They just started turning red. It's dry but not oozing and it just started to get itchy.
As above : To be safe my advise is see your PCP for evaluation. ...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
I have red and white spots on my soft palatine uvula, it's very itchy and irrating . What could this be?
I have white spots on the backs of my hands that I noticed after being in the sun. They seem to be spreading and my hands are itchy, ?
Derm: You should see your dermatologist to get the correct diagnosis and therapy. ...Read more