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Hi I have small white spots on my knuckles. They are painless and are not itchy... I got hem around 3 weeks ago. .. Should I be worried?

Hi I have small white spots on my knuckles. They are painless and are not itchy... I got hem around 3 weeks ago. .. Should I be worried?

White spots on hands: Do you have exposure to chemicals or foliage? Could be contact dermatitis or eczema. Alternatively could be fungal, though that is less common. Would try over the counter topical steroid cream, if that does not work consider anti-fungal. Should moisturizer daily. F/u w/ doctor ...Read more

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I have white spots on my leg, arm, and hand. Is it possible to be sun damage? Should I be worried about ir?

I have white spots on my leg, arm, and hand. Is it possible to be sun damage? Should I be worried about ir?

Tinea versicolor: It's possibly tinea versicolor. It's caused by a fungus, which blocks the sunlight from activating the melanocytes (pigment cells) in your skin. With sun exposure, the skin around it tans but the fungal area stays white. You'll need a doctor's examination for a diagnosis. Http://www. Aad. Org/dermatology-a-to-z/diseases-and-treatments/q---t/tinea-versicolor. ...Read more

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I have been having small blisters on my fingers. It is gone now but now I have small white spots on the palm of my hand. Should I be worried?

I have been having small blisters on my fingers. It is gone now but now I have small white spots on the palm of my hand. Should I be worried?

May be related: The white spots may be related to the blisters on your fingers. There are many different things that can cause that type of rash. If it persists, you should have the rash checked. ...Read more

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I'm 38 weeks and noticed my acne getting out of hand and it looked infected so I put a bit of hydrogen peroxide on my face, and noticed white spots?

I'm 38 weeks and noticed my acne getting out of hand and it looked infected so I put a bit of hydrogen peroxide on my face, and noticed white spots?

Acne: The hormones in pregnancy make acne much worse for a lot of women. There are many over the counter acne facial washes and topical medications that may help. Hydrogen peroxide is not one of them that will help. After delivery you should see improvement as the hormones return to normal levels. A dermatologist post partum can offer other treatments as well. ...Read more

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Numbness in left hand, bottom part of arm, bottom part of leg and left side of face. Mri showed white spots on brain, LP was negative for ms.

Numbness in left hand, bottom part of arm, bottom part of leg and left side of face. Mri showed white spots on brain, LP was negative for ms.

MS or not MS?: Iit is hard to find the cause of a symptom of tingling. The changes on your MRI could be related to your symptoms. When the LP is negative, it does not mean you do not have MS, but one must consider other causes, such as a virus of some kind, or other medical illnesses. It may help you to have some symptomatic treatment of your symptoms, maybe a nerve conduction study and a follow up mri. ...Read more

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Doctor queried Down syndrome in my baby (72 hrs old). Echo test is ok, no short hand, no groove between toes, no white spots in eye, mother age 20, ears ok?

Doctor queried Down syndrome in my baby (72 hrs old). Echo test is ok, no short hand, no groove between toes, no white spots in eye, mother age 20, ears ok?

Any age mom: Ds can occur at ang maternal age but numbers climb a lot for older moms. If doc suspects some unusual issue it is best that s/he be up front about it and do appropriate screening or specific tests to define it. Proper diagnosis can either relieve you or make sure early treatments are started. ...Read more

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What causes skin to turn red and if forms like red spots and it burns a lot but it mainly stays around my left hand around the knuckles?

What causes skin to turn red and if forms like red spots and it burns a lot but it mainly stays around my left hand around the knuckles?

Eczema: Usually a rash like this is eczema. Frequently limited to the hands and sometimes associated with exposure to solvents / detergent or metals. ...Read more

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What causes white spots on face?

What causes white spots on face?

Could be: Tinea versicolor or patchy loss of pigmentation ...Read more

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What could cause white spots on nipples?

What could cause white spots on nipples?

Several things: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What causes white spots to form on toenails?

What causes white spots to form on toenails?

Think nail fungus: What you are describing sounds consistent with a nail fungus, or onychomycosis. See a podiatrist or dermatologist to talk about your treatment options. They may include medication, laser, or surgical options (if severe). ...Read more

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What causes white spots in the top part of arm?

Dermatitis: Depigmentation can occur for many different reasons. A dermatologist would have to examine these to see what is going on and what is the likely cause. Go and be seen. ...Read more

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What causes white spots underneath your fingernails?

What causes white spots underneath your fingernails?

White Spots Nails: Difficult to answer without seeing these. It sounds as if it might be a harmless superficial fungous infection. Or, perhaps, from a nail cosmetic you may be using. See a dermatologist if you are worried about them. ...Read more

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What cause white spots on the skin after sun exposure?

What cause white spots on the skin after sun exposure?

Hypopigmentation: White spots in sun exposed areas can be a form of chronic sun damage called idiopathic guttate hypomelanosis. It is common on forearms and lower legs as small white dots. No real treatment exists. If this does not sound like what you have, see your doctor to check it out. ...Read more

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What causes little white spots under your fingernails?

What causes little white spots under your fingernails?

Leukonychia: Milk spots on nails are usually harmless & related to nail trauma (such as biting nails). Other causes can be Iron, zinc or protein deficiency, lead or arsenic poisoning, renal failure, cirrhosis, pneumonia, heart disease, psoriasis or marked psychological stress. ...Read more

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What are the common causes the white spots on my nails?

What are the common causes the white spots on my nails?

Injury, fungi, lo zinc: There can be many causes but the most common are injury, nail fungus and zinc deficiency. See http://www. Md-health. Com/white-spots-on-nails. Html
; http://drlwilson. Com/articles/zinc. Htm. ...Read more

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I have white spots on 7 of my fingernails, some on more fingernails than others. What underlying diseases could cause this?

I have white spots on 7 of my fingernails, some on more fingernails than others. What underlying diseases could cause this?

Very unlikely.: White spots on nails are normally due to everyday sorts of trauma, such as knocking your nail against a hard surface. They disappear over time. In the rare instance that they don't, a superficial fungal infection may be present, and that would require the attention of a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have a white spots and dry skin on it. And sometimes it become reddish. What's d cause? How will it be cured? Skin has patches. :" ( ( (

I have a white spots and dry skin on it. And sometimes it become reddish. What's d cause? How will it be cured? Skin has patches. :" ( ( (

White spots and dry: There are many causes for these types of symptoms. They need to be examined by a dermatologist to make a diagnosis. Can't answer your question without seeing the rash. ...Read more

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Does eczema cause white spots if you itch it alot? And how do I get the white spots back to normal? I have spots after the itch went away

Does eczema cause white spots if you itch it alot? And how do I get the white spots back to normal? I have spots after the itch went away

Not sure: Dermatologic conditions are hard to discuss without seeing them. White spots can be a chronic SCAR from previously gouging the skin. These would be difficult to reverse. Changes in skin color also often occur with skin trauma. Difficult to reverse but less than scar.
Not having the eczema (treating it) for a long time would be a first step. ...Read more

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What causes white spots on the brain?

What causes white spots on the brain?

? MRI report: Presume you had an MRI, and radiologist noted lesions in brain white matter. Generically, these can be due to smoking, hypertension, hardening of small arteries, aging, prior head injury, migraine, arteritis/ vasculitis, and multiple sclerosis, amongst the more common causes ...Read more

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What causes white spots on teeth?

What causes white spots on teeth?

White spots on teeth: White spots on teeth are usually areas of the enamel that are hypo-calcification, or less calcified then the surrounding tooth structure. This may have happened when the tooth was forming or on the external enamel surface. External hypo-calcification from retention plaque bacteria around the gums, or even from improperly cleaning orthodontic brackets. It can be fixed with composite fillings. ...Read more

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What could cause me to have small white. Spots on my skin?

What could cause me to have small white. Spots on my skin?

White Spots: White spots on the skin can be caused by many skin conditions: Tinea Versicolor which is a yeast, vitiligo which is a depigmenting disease, eczema which can down regulate pigment, ideopathic Guttate hypomenanosis which is usually cause by sun damage, and other skin conditions. See your dermatologist for a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Just notice that there're many white spots under foreskin, 10-20 or so, it seems they bumped up recently, didn't cause any discomfort?

Just notice that there're many white spots under foreskin, 10-20 or so, it seems they bumped up recently, didn't cause any discomfort?

Here are some. ..: If causing no discomfort and having no change in size & number, leave them alone and watch for next 30 day or so. If remaining unchanged, leave them alone indeed. But, seek a professional inspection if still mentally bothering you to ensure if they are foreskin-related or something else. .. ...Read more

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Does anal hemorrhoid cause white spots?

Does anal hemorrhoid cause white spots?

Not sure: Where you see the white spots, but no this is not the usual presentation of hemorrhoids. White spots can be any number of things so best to get your doctor to examine and diagnose and treat if needed. ...Read more