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I have itchy red, scaly spots on my neck, back and shoulders and white blotchy spots on my back also?

I have itchy red, scaly spots on my neck, back and shoulders and white blotchy spots on my back also?

Itchy red spot dz: There is no way to diagnose you on the internet. You need eyeballs attached to a dermatologist, who will be better able to evaluate and treat you. ...Read more

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I've had like a red brown spot under my boob for awhile it's not itchy not scaly don't hurt it's mostly flat I recently got another one what is it?

I've had like a red brown spot under my boob for awhile it's not itchy not scaly don't hurt it's mostly flat I recently got another one what is it?

See your doctor: While flat lesions are generally less concerning, it is worthwhile for you to see a doctor to determine if that spot needs biopsy. skin changes that are round and symmetrical are more reassuring, but only a physical exam can help us know for sure. ...Read more

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My son has a round quarter-sized red spot on his upper thigh. It is itchy and scaly, but does not have a well defined outer ring.?

My son has a round quarter-sized red spot on his upper thigh. It is itchy and scaly, but does not have a well defined outer ring.?

Herals patch: Of pityriasis can look like this (see photo). Without seeing the lesion it is not possible to identify the reason for it. Please have him examined. ...Read more

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I've had these red itchy spots come up over the past week all over my body and some of them go scaly after a day or 2. any ideas what this could be?

I've had these red itchy spots come up over the past week all over my body and some of them go scaly after a day or 2. any ideas what this could be?

A selfie would help: This could be either psoriasis or eczema. A selfie of the area where some of these are located would be helpful in helping you out. If it persists you should see a dermatologist. Usually, psoriasis not is not itchy however eczema is. ...Read more

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Ihave 3 red oval spots on my thigh. The first one 2-3 months ago, red oval not itchy no scaly, doesn't hurt, 7 CM diameter, then two smaller appear?

Ihave 3 red oval spots on my thigh. The first one 2-3 months ago, red oval not itchy no scaly, doesn't hurt, 7 CM diameter, then two smaller appear?

Red Oval Spots: It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. Possibilities include: fungal infection, contact dermatitis, irritant dermatitis, psoriasis, viral, bacterial, eczema, systemic disease and others. ...Read more

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I have red, scaly, itchy spots on the top of my feet and around my ankles and I can't figure out what it is?

I have red, scaly, itchy spots on the top of my feet and around my ankles and I can't figure out what it is?

First PMD....: First see your primary medical doctor. If they can't give you relief then they may refer you to a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have a spot on my back about the size of a dime that is insatiably itchy. There is no redness, rash, or raised area, just an itchy spot. Cause?

I have a spot on my back about the size of a dime that is insatiably itchy. There is no redness, rash, or raised area, just an itchy spot. Cause?

Neurogenic: Nerves or trauma can cause an itch. Creams and oral. Mrdd are available and may need a biopsy seek your doctor for further evaluation and testing and possible treatments. I hope your feel better soon. ...Read more

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A tiny itchy spot on my scalp drives me nuts, hair is missing from it, I keep picking off the itchy scaly skin but it comes back, what could it be?

A tiny itchy spot on my scalp drives me nuts, hair is missing from it, I keep picking off the itchy scaly skin but it comes back, what could it be?

Fungus or-: The first thing I would have a doctor check for is a skin fungus by looking through a woods lamp or taking some scrapings. It could be psoriasis, eczema or actinic keratosis with the loss of hair being related to you picking at it. It would need to be seen. ...Read more

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Hi...im experiencing itchy, scaly and painful palms for the past 2 days...i also have redness, unpainful rashes all over my abdomen...rashes at the back?

Hi...im experiencing itchy, scaly and painful palms for the past 2 days...i also have redness, unpainful rashes all over my abdomen...rashes at the back?

Hard to diagnose: Unless visualized and touched. Please visit a healthcare provider as soon as possible for diagnosis and treatment. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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I have red itchy bumps on my back. There are only about 6-8 of them. They are all in the same spot. What could it be?

Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This way you can get the best treatment. ...Read more

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Sudden red spot on my back, skin is raised but not itchy?

Sudden red spot on my back, skin is raised but not itchy?

See a dermatologist: Dermatology, or the examination of skin is predominantly visual. There are many diagnoses that can be a red mark on the skin. Often times if it is not clear clinically the dermatologist will take a biopsy to aid in the diagnosis. Therefore, it is important to have that lesion examined. ...Read more

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I've had one small red blotchy spot on the inner underside of my thigh. Appeared months ago, went away. It came back 2 weeks ago but with itchiness.

I've had one small red blotchy spot on the inner underside of my thigh. Appeared months ago, went away. It came back 2 weeks ago but with itchiness.

Skin lesions: Always need to give a good description when speaking of skin issues. However I do think some over the counter hydrocortisone cream would help you. Try this for 2 weeks and see how you do. Remember skin rashes take a while to resolve ...Read more

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Had a small pale freckle on back. Seemed to get a spot under it. Over last 8 months it is now red, raised with purple, pink mottled appearance. Itchy?

Had a small pale freckle on back. Seemed to get a spot under it. Over last 8 months it is now red, raised with purple, pink mottled appearance. Itchy?

Time4ADermatologist: Today is Sunday. Tomorrow, call a local dermatologist and have it looked at. Any "mole" that's changing like that needs immediate attention (by 'immediate' I mean within a week or so,).It's not an emergency but needs to be looked at and probably a sample taken for microscopic examination. Also to look for any similar lesions elsewhere (sometimes they're hidden), and to check your overall health, etc ...Read more

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Skin problem. Feeling itchy on the top half of the back with red/dark brownish spot, back of neck n chest.

Skin problem. Feeling itchy on the top half of the back with red/dark brownish spot, back of neck n chest.

Can't diagnose: Based on the information provided. Recommend an in-person evaluation so that this can visualized. A medical history is important and some times labs or even a biopsy may be needed for accurate assessment. Take care. ...Read more

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My son has a spot on his back where he got bit by a tick its a big welt and is red around it he say its itchy what can I do?

My son has a spot on his back where he got bit by a tick its a big welt and is red around it he say its itchy what can I do?

See doctor: A tick bite can transmit a number of infections, like Lyme disease. It wold be prudent to see a doctor to ascertain if prophylactic antibiotics are warranted. ...Read more

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Itchy red spot on lip, peels off and cycles again. Last year it spread from up lip to lower but suddenly disappeared;after months is back. What is it?

Itchy red spot on lip, peels off and cycles again. Last year it spread from up lip to lower but suddenly disappeared;after months is back. What is it?

Herpes sore: Whenever there is a lesion on the lips that comes and goes and leaves a red site it is most likely herpes simplex sore. It is a virus that is transmitted from person to person and stays in the person and gets reactivated by stress. ...Read more

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I got a sunburn about a week ago and it peeled away baby leaving my back red but one spot is itchy and has small red bumps, can anyone tell me what it?

I got a sunburn about a week ago and it peeled away baby leaving my back red but one spot is itchy and has small red bumps, can anyone tell me what it?

Knee pain: There are so many causes for knee pains, since this is going on for long time, you need to see your 1ry care physician for evaluation & work up with possible referral to an orthopedic or rheumatologist. Good luck ...Read more

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When I Pull Back On My Penis Foreskin, There's A Red Itchy Stinging Spot, and clear ish liquid on it.

When I Pull Back On My Penis Foreskin, There's A Red Itchy Stinging Spot, and clear ish liquid on it.

Need more info...: For a 21-y-o gentleman, most likely this spot is long foreskin-related. So, keep up local hygiene, watch, and see if it will resolve timely since herpes-related blisters are multiple at the same site if recurring. However, in reality, it is hard to give a right diagnosis for right care without a direct look at it. How to? Follow steps in
http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. Best wish... ...Read more

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What is this red round itchy scaly patch on the neck and nape. Tried clotrimazole. It subsides but then goes back. What causes it? How to cure it?

What is this red round itchy scaly patch on the neck and nape. Tried clotrimazole. It subsides but then goes back. What causes it? How to cure it?

Steroid cream?: The only way of diagnosing a skin lesion is to have a doctor look at it. But an itchy scaly patch sounds like it could be eczema or psoriasis. Using a steroid cream would help if it was. ...Read more

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Pale orange/red spot appeared on my shoulder months ago which never went away. I've noticed more on my shoulder blade. Not itchy or painful. Circular.

Pale orange/red spot appeared on my shoulder months ago which never went away. I've noticed more on my shoulder blade. Not itchy or painful. Circular.

See dermatologist: A picture can tell us more than words when it comes to rashes. This sounds odd based on the coloration you describe and it sounds like it is enlarging. I would seek dermatology consult ...Read more

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Chickenpox 8 yrs ago left with scar turned Pink red firm small itchy spot lower back dermatologist in a week but can a old chickenpox scar itch?

Chickenpox 8 yrs ago left with scar turned Pink red firm small itchy spot lower back dermatologist in a week but can a old chickenpox scar itch?

Yes but at age 34?: Was the chickenpox or was it shingles. At age 34 which was eight years ago I wonder if it really was chickenpox. The old scar Can itch. Let's see what the dermatologist says ...Read more

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My wife's back "upper part" is almost full of itchy bumps, she just got them suddenly, also a big spot on her chest and some red bumps on her face.

My wife's back "upper part" is almost full of itchy bumps, she just got them suddenly, also a big spot on her chest and some red bumps on her face.

Hives: Thisis an allergic reaction most likely. As long as she has no breathing problems or loss of blood pressure these are hives. You can try bendryl but you will need to see your doctor. Look for exposures like a new medication, a food, now fabrices, new chemical exposures, infection = the list is very long and often we can not discover the cause. We call this urticaria. ...Read more

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Itchy red spot on back of knee. Bite or blood clot?

Depends: It is unlikely a blood clot but it may be a skin rash or a bite. If it does not resolve see your doctor for the correct diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have raised red itchy bumps that come and go in the same spot (left lumbar) over and over. I have associated back pain in that same spot What is it?

Bumps: This sounds like herpes which recurs in the same location. Sometimes the location is the thigh or back although this is less common. You can have a viral HSV culture done of the fluid in the bumps to confirm. ...Read more