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I have blotchy red spots on forearms. Is this because of tree pollen?

I have blotchy red spots on forearms. Is this because of tree pollen?

Contact allergies: It is possible that you could have urticaria or even a contact dermatitis from tree pollen. Not everyone reacts with the typical sneezing and itchy eyes. ...Read more

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I ve been suffering from 2 brown spots on forearm .. I used Nizoral (ketoconazole) cream and it turns to white my doc. Say it is vitiligo .. but how ??

I ve been suffering from 2 brown spots on forearm .. I used Nizoral (ketoconazole) cream and it turns to white my doc. Say it is vitiligo .. but how ??

It is fungal: The area was infested by a fungus which produced the dark pigment (melanin) and served as a sunblock. When you removed the fungus with Nizoral, (ketoconazole) the area underneath would look pale due to lack of sun exposure .This is called tinea versicolor. ...Read more

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I have six spots on my forearm and I have no idea what it is?

I have six spots on my forearm and I have no idea what it is?

Neither do we!: If you have skin lesions and you do not know what they are, please get them checked out. Skin cancers are serious and some more serious than others. Don't take the chance! be seen by your pcp or dermatologist and get diagnosed, give yourself peace of mind and and us too! ...Read more

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I have yellow spots on left forearm they are flat not raised . Its about a 3'"by 3" circle just notice them this morning.Its kindof spotty.?

I have yellow spots  on left forearm  they are flat  not raised . Its about a 3'"by 3" circle  just notice them this morning.Its kindof spotty.?

Needs to be seen: Most dermatology questions are best discussed with your doctor because they can see and examine the lesion. I would make an appointment with your family doctor. ...Read more

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I have spots on my forearm, like a rash, and it has faded slightly since yesterday, does that mean it cannot be scabies if it has gotten lighter?

I have spots on my forearm, like a rash, and it has faded slightly since yesterday, does that mean it cannot be scabies if it has gotten lighter?

Not sure: Scabies would have other symptoms besides the rash being on specific locations and extreme itchiness. For rashes, a picture is generally better than a thousand words, for which they can be diagnosed by a simple glance by an experienced physician. Feel better soon ...Read more

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My legs have been killing me lately. As well was i get random pain in weird spots like my forearm or the middle of my hands. What could cause this?

My legs have been killing me lately. As well was i get random pain in weird spots like my forearm or the middle of my hands. What could cause this?

Neurology Evaluation: There are many potential causes for the leg pain and other symptoms you are describing. Without a thorough examination and possibly other testing, the cause cannot be determined. The best specialist to evaluate this kind of symptom profile would be a neurologist. ...Read more