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What are the white spots on my body that come and go?

What are the white spots on my body that come and go?

Yeast: If they are located on the back, chest or neck, there is a possibility that they are a yeast called tinea versicolor. Sometimes the shampoo selum blue can help clear them. ...Read more

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I have ash white spots on my body but mainly on my buttocks what could it be?

I have ash white spots on my body but mainly on my buttocks what could it be?

Need more info: Ash white spots may mean Macules -- innocuous lesions or

Any of these dangerous diseases
Gaucher Disease
McCune-Albright Syndrome
Neurofibromatosis
Silver-Russell Syndrome
Silver-Russell Syndrome
Tuberous Sclerosis
Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome

If you are healthy no other symptoms disease is less likely. ...Read more

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Hello, I have white spots on my body how could I know if its tinea versicolor?? I mainly have the spots on my butt.

Hello, I have white spots on my body how could I know if its tinea versicolor?? I mainly have the spots on my butt.

Dermatologist: Tinea versicolor is a fungus that has specific characteristics. A dermatologist can easily identify though a skin biopsy is definitive. ...Read more

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What are white spots that acure on your body? How can you remove them?

What are white spots that acure on your body? How can you remove them?

You cant: Keep surrounding skin lighter by sun avoidance. Vitiligo is more or less untreatable- it's what michael jackson had. Tinea versicolor is a fungus that makes its own sunscreen & can be controlled w anti fungals or by washing w dandruff shampoof. If so, eventually evens out on its own esp if you keep the sun off... ...Read more

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Lewis is a little dark and started getting white spots all over his body what caused this to happen?

See a doctor: You did not mention how old is Lewis and how long he has had the white spots. This information might be helpful but it still is going to be very difficult to come to a diagnosis without having them visually inspected by a physician, preferably by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have white spots on some parts of my body all time after masturbation my white spots becomes more white and new white spots also come.?

I have white spots on some parts of my body all time after masturbation my white spots becomes more white and new white spots also come.?

Well: I am not aware of skin blanching in patches after orgasm. R u sure these r related? Maybe other skin gets flush around areas of tinea versicolor? Look that up and use lotrimin (clotrimazole) on the white spots if that's it. ...Read more

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Hello I want to find out what are some white spots in my body. Drs. Have made a bio on my skin and dnt find nothing.so what else can I do?

Hello I want to find out what are some white spots in my body. Drs. Have made a bio on my skin and dnt find nothing.so what else can I do?

Spots vs bumps?: I assume you are asking about white skin discoloration, not bumps/pimple-like lesions. White discoloration results from a malfunction of your skin's normal pigment, melanin. For exampe, vitiligo results when melanocytes are destroyed spreading from spots to, often, big patches. Fungal infection/tinea versicolor or chronic UV exposure can also cause white spots. Continue working with Dermatologist ...Read more

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What can I do avout white spots om my face and body?

What can I do avout white spots om my face and body?

See a doctor: So you know what it is. Vitiligo is one condition and tinea versicolor is another. Some eczema can also look this way so you need to be seen to know exactly what it is to determine the best treatment. ...Read more

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I have white spots almost on my full body. I took many medicines soaps creams. But no use. Suggest me some good medicine.?

Good medicine: You really need to see a dermatologist so that you can understand what is going on and get the most appropriate medicine to treat the diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have white spots all over my body, im having this for 5 yrs. What lotion can I use ortreatment? I cnt use ointment bcoz of the large affected area

I have white spots all over my body, im having this for 5 yrs. What lotion can I use ortreatment? I cnt use ointment bcoz of the large affected area

? Vitiligo: It is hard to say if you have vitiligo or something called idiopathic guttate hypomelanosis. You need to see a dermatologist to make the diagnosis and treatment plan. ...Read more

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How to erase some white spots in our body caused due to tight cloths?

How to erase some white spots in our body caused due to tight cloths?

White spots on skin: Unfortunately there is no good treatment to get pigmentation to return if it is due to trauma. The pigment will usually return without treatment if the offending cause is removed. ...Read more

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After a month of sunburn I noticed that i have white spots on my arms and body. Some are large and without shape it does not itch. What can I do?

After a month of sunburn I noticed that i have white spots on my arms and body. Some are large and without shape it does not itch. What can I do?

Skin changes: It sounds like you need to visit a dermatologist. There is a possibility that you may have Tinea versicolor, which is a non-contagious fungus which causes light or dark circles which may coalesce into larger areas. It is important to wear sunscreen and avoid sunburn. Sun damage can lead to serious skin conditions including skin cancer. Remember to protect yourself from the sun. ...Read more

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I have white spots on my arms not in full body, in some places of arms and its very itchy. Please tell me what should I do?

I have white spots on my arms not in full body, in some places of arms and its very itchy.
Please tell me what should I do?

Doctor can evaluate: Rashes are difficult to describe in words. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist can examine a white spots rash to see what it might be. Sometimes rashes are from an allergy to something, but many times they are not. For unusual rashes, a dermatologist will help. Causes of whitish spots include fungi (t. Corporis, t. Versicolor), eczema, autoimmune reactions, irritants, virus infections, etc... ...Read more

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When I was 2 yr old I got burned with nitric acid since that time white spots are spreading all over my body .need a specialist doctor on acidic rec.

When I was 2 yr old I got burned with nitric acid since that time white spots are spreading all over my body .need a specialist doctor on acidic rec.

Be examined by derma: It would be best that you be examined by a dermatologist to determine the cause and treatment for the worsening white spots on your skin. ...Read more

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A few days ago I discovered white spots and areas where my skin color is fading, mainly on my legs & arms. My face also burns & body is slightly itchy?

A few days ago I discovered white spots and areas where my skin color is fading, mainly on my legs & arms. My face also burns & body is slightly itchy?

Fungal: Skin lightening and itching may be due to a variety of reasons, some of the most common being fungal infections and eczema. Trying an OTC anti-fungal or steroid may help relieve these symptoms, lacking any other information. If the symptoms persist or get worse, please see a doctor promptly. ...Read more

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Body temp 98.8 and sore throat, on Amoxacillin for 4 days. Had white spots on throat, but they have diminished. Am I getting better?

Body temp 98.8 and sore throat, on Amoxacillin for 4 days. Had white spots on throat, but they have diminished. Am I getting better?

Sounds like: You had strep tonsillitis that is responding to treatment with amoxicillin. I don't think you can expect much better results from proper medical treatment. ...Read more

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Had full body bone scan had mottled white spots on hands wrists and feet legs black on my upper spine and a big black spot on the side of my face?

Had full body bone scan had mottled white spots on hands wrists and feet legs black on my upper spine and a big black spot on the side of my face?

Need more info...: And I advise waiting for the official radiologist or nuclear physician report. What is seen on the technologist screen is not of the same quality as the physician interprets.

Also, some physicians read them where lighter means more radioactivity, and others where black does, so your description cannot be accurately commented on. ...Read more

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I had fever, body aches, cough and throat pain. In 2 days I saw white spots on my tonsils. I took amoxicilin. 2weeks later still cough and spots.?

I had fever, body aches, cough and throat pain. In 2 days I saw white spots on my tonsils. I took amoxicilin. 2weeks later still cough and spots.?

Ineffective: This can be a mixed infection not sensative to the ampicillin. Call your prescribing physician immediately to also ensure that this is not a sign of something else. ...Read more

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What are the white spots on my tonsils?

What are the white spots on my tonsils?

Tonsils: The white spots could be a sign of an infection, but you should be sick with sore throat, difficulty swallowing, fever, etc. If you feel fine, but have white spots, this is usually tonsilloliths-white concretions that form in the crypts or crevices of the tonsils. It is a harmless condition, but can be annoying due to some discomfort and sometimes halitosis. Good oral hygiene can sometimes help. ...Read more

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What are the white spots on your teeth?

What are the white spots on your teeth?

Fluorosis: White spots on teeth can be from excessive floride intake during childhood. See dentist for treatment! ...Read more

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What are the white spots inside my baby’s mouth?

What are the white spots inside my baby’s mouth?

Thrush: Those white spots in your baby's mouth can be thrush. This is an infection with a fungus called candida that is common in babies. It causes white plaques on the tongue and mouth that can occasionally bleed. An oral anti-fungal medicine can help eliminate the infection, especially if it makes it uncomfortable for your baby to feed. ...Read more