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Small White Spots On Legs
I have a few small white spots on my arms and legs. Its white like milk. Saw a few new ones today. What could this be, and cause?
Small, white, round spots on legs n arms after swimming under the sun for 1/2 hour daily for 1 month. Cause for concern? Treatment needed?
I have small white circular spots on my legs , mostly below the knee . What do they mean. Coz they have increased these past few months ?
I have small white spots, like points, in my skin....Only in legs and arms...Can this be a bad sign, of something is happening with my health...?
White Spots: The most common cause of white spots on the arms and legs is guttate hyopmelanotic macules. this long name actually refers to a very simple condition-the flat little white spots that start showing up around middle age. they are smooth surfaced, slightly shiny and don’t itch or hurt. they are entirely benign and don’t become cancer or anything other than a decorative nuisance. they don’t tan. ...Read more
I have small white spots and one bigger one popping up on my arm and legs. Is this of any concern? I am a dark skinned African American 26 years old.
See answer: Likely not a concern. The more common conditions that cause white spots in a dark skinned individual are: Idiopathic Guttate Hypomelanosis, Pityriasis Alba, Tinea Versicolor and Vitiligo. Check Google Images for the above to see if one matches your skin. If needed an online consultation at Health Tap may be helpful. You can upload images of your skin. Hope this was helpful for you. ...Read more
I've noticed a few white spots on my daughter's arms and legs (small & round), what could it be? She doesn't say it hurts, she's three years old.
My daughter just had an MRI with 3 small nonspecific white spots on the brain. But no other syms of ms. She had numbness in legs but was due to hern.Disc shown on lower MRI ?
Nonspecific: Small bright spots are frequently seen on MRI of the brain, increasing with age. Sometimes there are features that are suggestive of demyelinating disease (ms), but otherwise they are usually considered nonspecific. Anything that affects the tiny blood vessels in the brain can cause these bright spots (e.g., migraines, diabetes, hypertension, vasculitis). See a neurologist if you are worried. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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