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White spots in back of elbow (size of 0.5cm x 1.5cm) 2week duration?

White spots in back of elbow (size of 0.5cm x 1.5cm) 2week duration?

Psoriasis : Or other similar condition comes to mind. Otherwise any answer is a guess without a picture or without being able to feel the texture of the skin lesion. Start by seeing a family doctor or internist. See a dermatologist is the problem persists and your doctor's diagnosis is "skin rash". ...Read more

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I have itchy reddish spots on both inner elbows, what does this mean?

I have itchy reddish spots on both inner elbows, what does this mean?

Allergic dermatitis?: If its recent and itching most common is atopic dermatitis , try some steroid creams for few days. If not improving see s dermatologist. ...Read more

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Had for i week of reddish /brown flat spots rash? Above my elbow on forearm. Id say bout 5 spots , what can it be ?Is it danger ? No other symtoms

Had for i week of reddish /brown flat spots rash? Above my elbow on forearm. Id say bout 5 spots , what can it be ?Is it danger ? No other symtoms

Pretty rash: Based on your observation over time, doesn't seem likely to be dangerous. You didn't note that they are painful, itch, are raised or fluid filled or blanch on pressure. With the limited location - something came in contact with your skin cells - and they've responded mostly by changing the amount of pigment. Take a picture -- leave them alone unless get new signals - and compare in 1 week/mo. ...Read more

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What causes small bruised like dark round spots in the pit of my arm by the elbow?

Platelet check: Although you note specific spots on just your elbow you may need blood tests. Sometimes patients with low platelets from idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura presents with low platelets and they have these really small dots in skin. ...Read more

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I have a itchy rush on inner sidw of wrists elbows and top of my torso. It is hardly ever in all mentioned spots at the same time. Would it be allergy?

I have a itchy rush on inner sidw of wrists elbows and top of my torso. It is hardly ever in all mentioned spots at the same time. Would it be allergy?

Rash: The rash could be due to anything from contact dermatitis skin irritations, eczema, certain skin infections or psoriasis. With out a thorough history and exam it is difficult to assess. You should see your pcp or dermatologist for further evaluation and management. ...Read more

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I have 2 red smooth quarter sized spots on my left backside upper arm and one red smooth spot on my right arm by my elbow what is it?

I have 2 red  smooth quarter sized spots on my left backside upper arm and one red smooth spot on my right arm by my elbow what is it?

Tricky: dermatologic conditions are hard to discuss without seeing them. I go with the process occurrring (which could be infection or insect mediated) and the location to give clues. Bites, ringworm, even syphillis are possible. many other possibilities i Psoriasis if it has scaley parts is possible; eczema if itchy. Reactions if you've had an exposure at JUST those locations, but those seem less likely ...Read more