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Skin Conditions White Scaly Dry Spots On Feet
I have red spots on my penis that are dry and scaly looking. They are on the head and the shaft. What could it be? Is psoriasis possible on that area?
Noticed a few red spots on my elbow last night. They don't itch but other wise look like bug bites. Are there any skin conditions that ca do this?
Insect bites: Most likely an insect bite; being localized on an elbow, we should not worry about anything! ...Read more
I have plantar warts, back acne, chest acne, spots, and stretchmarks. What can I do to treat all these ugly skin conditions?
I have had several biopsys done for various skin conditions 3 moles Atypical and one place on my temple was Excoriated Actinic Keratosis. Recently after all these I had two spots (Arm and Neck) come back saying compatible with a connective tissue dis?
Likely unrelated but: ...what's your question & how can we help you? ...Read more
Lichen keratosis + other underlying skin conditions. Solitary lesion removed. Diff. Colors spot changes arms and chest. Hydrating cream. What to do?
Not enough info: A Dr needs to look at it to see exactly what the problem is you are trying to describe ...Read more
I been getting like rash spot on my feet what can I use or can recomend for the rash its dry scaly & itch?
Scaly feet: The common causes of malodorous, dry, scaling feet is fungal infection, which may be aggravated by poorly ventilated foot wear. Your body's natural level of sweating is also a factor. Finally, your skin may be sensitive to certain materials in foot wear, like leather, tanning chemicals, or latex. ...Read more
War of the worlds.: Although there are several conditions that can account for dry and scaly feet, the common fungal infection, or athlete's foot, tops the list. When the conditions are right, a fungus infects the skin. As the infection increases, the skin begins to crack. The cracking can then allow bacteria to invade the tissues. The odor is from the dead and dying bacteria and fungi. ...Read more
I have a rash or something on the side of my foot, its red and thick dry and scaly. What could it be?
I have rash on top of both feet its scaly dry & itching kind of looks like eczema but never had it. Have rash for over 1 month?
See a doctor: You should probably see a doctor if it has been over a month. ...Read more
I only saw one scaly dry area on temple & then Doctor said actinic keratosis and another spot on nose. How can Dr. See this and what is Diffuse AK?
Actinic keratoses: Actinic keratoses are small scaly patches of skin usually seen on the face and usually only on ageing skin (more common after age 50). These lesions are pre-malignant and is large enough should be removed. The doctor usually makes this diagnosis by viewing the lesions and then biopsying them. Diffuse actinic keratoses (diffuse AK) is a condition where there are multiple AK lesions on the body. ...Read more
I been noticing red spots on hands and all over my body not really notable and hands and feet are dry like dead skin also my stomach is bloated?
May not be related.: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that could cause itching. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Apply moisturizer: If it doesn't go away see podiatrist as it may not be a simple dry spot. ...Read more
Very painful spot on my foot the skin is dry/cracked at the spot and it looks black underneath the skin what is this?
Suspicious.: Any skin lesion, on the foot or not, that is dry, painful and has a black color is to be considered suspicious. It is a simple matter to have it examined by a professional to begin the process of identification. ...Read more