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White patches of skin with itching?

White patches of skin with itching?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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Psoriasis (Definition)

An autoimmune disease that causes itchy, thickened, skin lesions on the skin, nail changes, and occasionally joint arthritis. ...Read more


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White patches and dark spots on face?

White patches and dark spots on face?

Difficult to tell: Skin issues are extremely difficult to evaluate without actually seeing the skin up close. As such, it is best for you to see your doctor or dermatologist if you are concerned about any ongoing skin spots. ...Read more

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White itchy spots on skin?

White itchy spots on skin?

Assessment will tell: These lesions would need to be examined, a history obtained & other tests may be necessary in order to diagnose them. Usually the lesions needs to be identified to determine the solution. ...Read more

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After treat baby ezema white patches what treatment for white patches?

After treat baby ezema white patches what treatment for white patches?

Moisturizer: Eczema is a chronic sensitive dry skin condition. It may come and go for several years. Using a good moisturizer (something without perfumes) frequently can help. When the dry skin flakes off, the skin underneath may not have as much pigment and may appear whiter. Using a good sunscreen (to protect the skin) and moisturizer will gradually improve the skin tone. ...Read more

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White flakey circular red rasheson butt.

Likely: A fungal infection, try lotrimin (clotrimazole) or another fungal cream, if it hurts may have superimposed bacterial infection and need antibiotics. My guess is that daily application of lotrimin (clotrimazole) for 4 weeks will do the trick. It will stop the growth as your skin grows it out, not immediate. ...Read more

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Red patches on skin that don't itch?

Red patches on skin that don't itch?

Manmany causes: See dermatologist to discuss treatment options. This could be several things. ...Read more

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Red rash with white bumps above lip?

Red rash with white bumps above lip?

Many possibilities: Many possibilities include eczema or atopic dermatitis, seborrheic derm, perioral derm, contact derm, rosacea, acne, candida or fungal infection, impetigo or bacterial infection. See a dermatologist or primary doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Dry scaly ashy patches on arms. What is it?

Dry scaly ashy patches on arms. What is it?

Need pictures: ? Psoriasis, is there a family history? Any other medical issues? Have you tried moisturizers? Limiting soaps? ...Read more

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Very small white itchy bumps on half arm spreading fast around tinea versicolor patch.?

Very small white itchy bumps on half arm spreading fast around tinea versicolor patch.?

Keratosis Pilaris: It sounds like you have a condition called keratosis pilaris. This causes tiny, rough prickly bumps to form on the backs of the arms, the thighs, the buttocks and occasionally on the face. A mild exfoliating skin cream with 12% ammonium lactate used once to twice a day will smooth these areas out nicely. If you have itch, a mild cortisone cream from your doctor can help. ...Read more

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White spots on testicle skin causes itching?

White spots on testicle skin causes itching?

Need info: If your scrotum has itchy white bumps under the skin you may have inclusion cysts, infected hair follicles, etc. If the spots are on the skin and flaky you may have a fungal infection. Either way, your doctor should be able to help after an exam. ...Read more

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Does syphillis cause redish spots that scab over with a white flaky scab?

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Does syphillis cause redish spots that scab over with a white flaky scab?

Here are some ..: An ulcerated lesion will heal in time either treated or not treated if the host survives. At the end of expected healing of the ulcerated lesion, a small light-colored scab can be seen and the syphilis evolves to its obscure stage if not effectively treated and followed. So, don't rely on one character alone to decide what it's, but always refer and correlate it with its whole course of manifest. ...Read more

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White pimples on chin or white herpes blisters?

White pimples on chin or white herpes blisters?

Testing: A herpes viral culture can determine if a rash is due to the herpes virus. A doctor can perform this if there is an active lesion. If there is no active lesion, a blood test can be performed to determine if there are antibodies against any recent or past herpes infection. ...Read more

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Red rash and white spots on back?

Red rash and white spots on back?

See dermatologist: It is impossible to give specific advice without being able to visualize the rash. See a dermatologist. ...Read more

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White bumps on legs, use hydrocortisone?

White bumps on legs, use hydrocortisone?

Hard to say: It is always hard to treat a rash without seeing it especially with such a limited description. How long has it been around? Is it weeping? Is it itchy? It could many different things but if it gets worse with Hydrocortisone then see your doctor. ...Read more

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Are white spots on penis contagious?

Are white spots on penis contagious?

Depends : That depends in what's causing them, and i can't figure that out from the description. However, if they're just flat white spots, they're probably not contagious. ...Read more

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White skin bloches?

Several things..: If this is something new or sort of reccuring in warmer/summer months and fade over winter, occuring on chest/back etc..Likely tinea versicolor (fungus). Can be eassily treated, but reucurrence is common. Vitiligo (autoimmune), pityriasis alba (probable viral) are relatively common as well..Sometimes steroid injections/potent topicals can cause such as well.. Consult doc.. Good luck. ...Read more

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What causes white patches on the skin?

What causes white patches on the skin?

White Patches: Psoriasis and vitiligo, may cause a light or white patch or other discoloration on skin. Treatment focuses on controlling the length and severity of flare-ups. See your doctor to make sure of the diagnosis. ...Read more

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