Doctor insights on:
White Patches From Eczema
The term eczema is broadly applied to a range of persistent skin conditions prominent symptoms include dryness and recurring skin rashes that are characterized by one or more of these symptoms: redness, skin edema (swelling), itching, crusting, flaking, blistering, cracking, or bleeding. The cause of eczema is unknown but is presumed to be a combination of ...Read more
My 4 month old has dry white patches on his face & lately he's been rubbing his face a lot. Could it be eczema? What should I do?
I suffer from eczema and find I always get white skin patches on my skin. I got dark colour skin so it shows. Is there anything I can do to prevent this?
I have mild eczema but recently my skin around the elbow region has discoloured in white patches and i'm brown skin colour. Why is this?
Could be...: Dry, scaly, discolored patches on legs could definitely be eczema. See your primary doctor to confirm. In the meantime try applying twice daily moisturizer like Vanicream to area and OTC hydrocortizone cream to see if lesions resolve. May need a prescription strength steroid cream if more severe. ...Read more
Patches of eczema on neck back and shoulders. Some skin has turned white.Have used some low strength cortisone cream but doesn't go away. Autoimmune?
Small white patches on face and neck. Since 20 days. Is it eczema or tinea ? What is the cure? I'm 20 years old and obese.
Could be either: Please see your dermatologist. He/she can do a scraping of the scaly part (without cutting the skin) and look at it under the microscope. Fungal organisms can be seen relatively easily that way. ...Read more
I only have mild eczema. I get white patches (discolouration) on my arms and legs every summer. Why is this? And what's the best treatment.
Discoloration: Whenever the skin becomes inflamed or irritated it will heal lighter in color or darker in color. This is because the melanocytes produce pigment and transfer their pigment granules to the keratinocytes. Usually the color evens our after a season or two. The best treatment is to prevent the inflammation from the eczema by the use of topical medications prescribed by your doctor or dermatologist. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- I am getting white patches inside my mouth from lip biting
- What will happen if you squeeze patches on your skin from eczema?
- Eczema white patches on skin
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- White patches on skin from sun
- Eczema white patches
- White patches in your mouth from smoking marijuana
- White patches eczema face
- Talk to a dermatologist online