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Rough Patches On Skin
I have very dark rough patches of skin on my knees from where I crawled around when I was a baby. Is there any way to get rid of these?
I have hard/rough patches of skin that look like white ridges on my septum in my nose. It gets painful sometimes, not always. What could this be?
? Been on antibiotic: Usually cn in the mouth and throat but it could b what u have. C ur pcp 4 eval. Referral 2 ENT specialist if needed ...Read more
3 rough patches of skin on 1 thigh &1 on the other thigh, normal skin colour can't see them but can feel them, no discomfort, cud it be form of RA?
I've got rough patches of skin on both sides of my big toes and on the side of my little toe on my right foot. Is this a callus?
Sounds like it: You can file it with an emory board. ...Read more
I've recently noticed dry skin on my inner thighs,quite near to my genitals. It's white rough patches of skin. I'm too self conscious to go see a doctor. Should I just take anti fungal medicine & try home remedies?
Reassure: Don't ever be embarrassed or ashamed to ask a doctor a question or let them see something that is concerning you. It is the same as when teachers or parents tell you there is no such thing as a stupid question - all questions are good questions. White patches do not sound fungal to me, but it depends on your skin color, but you could try one and if no improvement, go see your doctor. ...Read more
Increasing number of rough dark patches of skin. 21 years old. Began 6 years ago. Had wart. Used duck tape to seal in medicine. Began. Now Spreading?
I have had two allergic reactions in the past week on my face and neck. Now the skin is rough, leathery, patches of skin almost burned off and twice a wrinkled as before.
I'm on a five day course of prednisolone and I daren't put anything on my skin, the
Moisturise it: Use simple, fragrance free moisturiser creams. It will get better soon after stopping of steroid cream. ...Read more
I have patches of rough, bumpy skin that bleeds if I scratch them on my leg. Could you tell me what it is?
Needs eval: Can’t diagnose with available information. Examination, history & possibly other testing would be needed to make an accurate diagnosis. Treatment would be dictated by diagnosis. ...Read more
I think my baby may have eczema because she has red patches of rough skin on her cheeks. What to do?
Find out for sure.: You know that commercial that goes, "do you want your doctor doing your job? Then why are you trying to do his?" don't try to diagnose and treat this yourself. Eczema on the face is relatively unusual in babies. It could be seborrheic dermatitis, an allergic reaction, a drug reaction, food allergy, or a host of other things. See your doctor, get a precise diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more
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