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White Patches On Arm And Belly
I have white patches on both my arms. They have been there for about 4 months. I am now noticing the same white patches on my belly. Hypopigmintation?
Hard to know: A common presentation for Tinea versicolor (fungal infection), but other possibilities exist and a physical exam and interview may be necessary for diagnosis. Treatment can involve topical selenium sulfide, topical zinc pyrithione, or topical otc antifungals. Can take weeks to resolve with treatment and the pigment change can persist for much longer after fungal infection eliminated. ...Read more
Non stop itching of the entire face brusing in patches 10 little bruises in that area lump in arm below shoulder both shoulderspainf, back/abdomen pai?
Go see a doctor: With multiple symptoms and bruises at unusual places, please go see a doctor asap. ...Read more
The skin on my neck, upper arms, lower abdomen and back has areas of light and dark patches. My dermatologist said its white patch eczema. What is it?
My brother has developed red oval flaky -itchy patches on his arm, leg, back, abdomen, scalp, ear and eye lash, genitals. Can this be psoriasis?
I have dry white patches & small red bumps that started on r. Forearm several weeks ago but have now spread to other arm & stomach. It doesn't itch.?
Need an exam: You need a physician to look at the lesions to make a diagnosis. Impossible to give you answer without picture. ...Read more
My husband has white patches on his arms, neck, back of the neck, and is starting to get them on his stomach. They are severely itchy. I have tried everything benedryl pills and cream and hydracortiso?
Sounds like it might: Be tinea versicolor, look it up and see if it looks like it, if yes you can try OTC selsun shampoo to body for 20min and wash off once a day for 7 days, if not clearing you need prescription from dermatologist ...Read more
I have many small skin patches that are uncoloured all over my arms and legs. I do not have any on my stomach and back which is a bit strange.?
Differentials.: Without seeing the rash it could be tinea versicolor or pityriasis alba. These have different treatments so you likely want to see an MD to get the correct diagnosis first. ...Read more
My baby has a red bump on his stomach and some white dry patch looking spots on the back of his arm. It doesn't look like eczem I can send pictures if necessary
It may be a fungal or bacterial infection, amongst many other things including eczema. Regardless instead of sending a picture, you should take the baby in to see his doctor. Rashes can be harmless or dangerous, it's very difficult for a mother to know, therefore a medical professional should be the one to make a diagnois or suspected diagnosis after an examination in his/her office. If necessary a dermatologist (skin doctor) can be consulted.
Best of luck. ...Read more
I have been breaking out all over face neck arms and stomach. I also have a patch of itchy dry skin on my back shoulder and another small patch on arm?
Sounds: It sounds like you have eczema. Please see a dermatologist for treatment and to confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more
I have a rash on my breasts that's itchy & looks like a patch of small bug bites. They've spread to the top of my stomach, neck&arms. What could it be?
Is it an allergic reaction to something? I'm 20 and these last couple of days I've gotten a break out mainly on my stomach and arms. They are little bumps that are itchy and I've had some small red patches on my upper arms and sometimes on my shoulder. I
I have itchy rashes on arms, thigh, stomach and back. It's small bumps and when scratched (i think), turn into a "patch of wrinkled skin". What is its treatment?
Uncertain.: You need to see a dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
No easy ways.: There's no such thing as natural spot fat loss. You need to lose weight in general ; a certain % will be abdominal fat. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. To tighten ab's do crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge ; “bicycling” exercise on your back. Engage in regular aerobic exercise. >. ...Read more
Well without seeing: It could be many things. Typically I diagnose with history and physical and sometimes biopsy. So make appointment with dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment ...Read more
How o loose belly weight my arms and shoulders n back are thin only I need to loose my belly weight?
Stress reduction: Belly fat is usually due to excess stress of some sort (e.g. psychological stress, food stress), stress from toxins or subtle infections, hormonal imbalance, excessive exercise etc. Important initial measures include stress reduction in form of meditation, restorative yoga, tai chi. Cut down sugars and refined starch, processed foods, gluten & animal dairy, 7-8hr sleep, decr toxic exposures. ...Read more
What are some exercises to lose upper arm and belly fat fast? Are there any exercises that are more effective than others? I've lost 44 lbs so far.
Your weight loss to date. Spot fat loss does
not occur naturally. By losing weight in general a certain amt will be ab ; arm fat. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. To tighten ab's do crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge ; “bicycling” exercise on your back. Get regular aerobic exercise. >. ...Read more
For several months I have skin that is flaking off despite not feeling dry to the touch. It started on my abdomen and is now primarily on my arms?
Well: To diagnose a dermatologic condition a Dr. Needs to exam you consult Healthtap with photographs or face-to-face with primary care doctor ...Read more
Spot fat loss does: Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general a certain amt will be ab ; arml fat. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. To tighten ab's do crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge ; “bicycling” exercise on your back. Get regular aerobic exercise. Tone arms w standing biceps curl w dumbbells, . ...Read more
Nickel maybe: It's common for people with nickel allergy to have an itchy rash near the belly button (umbilicus) due to the snap on blue jeans or belt buckle. Similar rash on wrists can be due to watches, bracelets, etc. A dermatologist or allergist can assess for contact dermatitis including to nickel with a skin test called a patch test. ...Read more
Diet and exercise: Exercise 5-6x/wk with cardio workout and at 2-3 days of strength training to help tone up. ...Read more
CarefullyChooseFoods: Agree with dr. Hossain. At the same time, the foods which most rapidly ↑ body fat are not fat but sugars (especially fructose) & carbs, less so proteins (both stimulate insulin+amylin release), & least of all natural unprocessed fats, animal & plant. Also quantity. Study: "stossel debunking food myths", "how the government makes you fat", "lustig fatchance", gary taubes, peter attia md, nusi. Org. ...Read more
Diet ; exercise: There's no such thing as natural spot fat loss. You need to lose weight in general ; a certain % will be abdominal ; arm fat. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. To tighten ab's do crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge ; “bicycling” exercise on your back. Engage in regular aerobic exercise. ...Read more
I am 40 yrs old, putting up weights gradually, specially arms, chin and belly portion gathering more fat, any pills or medication can help me?
Eat less and exercis: Unfortunately there is ni magic pill to make you lose weight though you can be assured that billions are being spent to find such treatments. You are eating more calories than you are burning so you are gaining weight. I suggest that you download an app and carefully record how much you are eating for one month, I mean everything, and then calculate how many calories you are taking in. ...Read more
I've been feeling pain in my left arm, jaw, and abdomen recently. While these pains are minor I'm wondering if it's something I should worry about.
Many possibilities: It depends on the onset, duration, progress, provoking or relieving factors, and associated symptoms and/ or illness. It is always prudent to see your doctor when in doubt. ...Read more
My 4 year old has a green discoloration on her skin. Mostly on her right side under her arm and in her belly button. She is in great spirits though.
No reasons: Did she painted herself?Get a more detailed answer ›
Hi, I have lumps on my arm, abdomen region, lower-back, thighs and recently I found out the number of lumps increased. Low temperature too every evenin?
Lumps: Your lumps may represent lipomas or fatty tumors which are benign. Your low teperatute is not related. For a definitive diagnosis see a dermatologist ...Read more