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Doctor insights on: Round Rough Patches On Skin

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What is the intervention for a skin forming like a patch (round) that is red and rough to touch?

What is the intervention for a skin forming like a patch (round) that is red and rough to touch?

See doc - psoriasis: See family physician or dermatologist sounds like psoriasis. Many treatments available. Where is rash? Attach picture. Present how long? ...Read more

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Slightly lighter circular patch of skin on face. Have had it for years just curious what it is?

Slightly lighter circular patch of skin on face. Have had it for years just curious what it is?

Hypopigmentation: The lighter patch may be nothing or may be a sign of vitiligo, a fungal infection that lightens the skin. Easily treatable w/antifungal cream. ...Read more

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A leathery, circular patch of skin a half inch in diameter has been on the back of her thigh for a week. What could it be?

A leathery, circular patch of skin a half inch in diameter has been on the back of her thigh for a week. What could it be?

Beats me!: Without a picture and more details, it's hard to say what this could be. Did she get bitten by something, or scrape it? If she has no other symptoms, and it has only been there a week, watch for now and get seen next week if it is still there. Consider Healthtap Prime if you want to upload a picture and have room to give more details, if you want a more exact answer. ...Read more

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I have a patch of skin on the inside of my elbow that is very white, dry, and rough. It has been here for about 2 months and has not gone away.

Dry skin?: If over the elbow it may just be dry skin If over the elbow this is just an extensor surface easily and often presents as dry skin. The other concern would be a plaque of psoriasis. Needs to be seen by a derm doc and maybe biopsied. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Brown skin patches on neck that comes and goes away, They are usually round shaped and don't cause no pain at all. They usually appear during summer.

? Tenia versicolor: a sort of fungal infection of the skin, you can apply OTC clotrimazole cream 1 % on affected areas every night for at least 2 weeks, if no improvement see your doctor / dermatologist. better avoid direct sunlight exposure for protracted periods during treatment, best wishes ...Read more

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Small, round, light circular patch/discolour on the cheek. Looks brown when I wear make up. Slightly rougher texture than my skin. What could it be?

Small, round, light circular patch/discolour on the cheek. Looks brown when I wear make up. Slightly rougher texture than my skin. What could it be?

Need to see rash: Not being able to see the area in question makes it very difficult to give advice. You may want to consider an InBox Health Tap consultation where you can upload photos of the area. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have patches of rough, bumpy skin that bleeds if I scratch them on my leg. Could you tell me what it is?

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

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I have a growth on my ankle. There is a patch of rough skin on the top of it, and i can move it. There is no pain associated with it.

I have a growth on my ankle. There is a patch of rough skin on the top of it, and i can move it. There is no pain associated with it.

Cyst: I think you should have this area on your ankle evaluated by your pcp or foot/ankle specialist. Xrays would be of value, as well. There are a number of treatment options that range from benign neglect to removal of the cyct . Make an appointment asap. Good health -h-. ...Read more