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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?

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

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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?

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?

Yes: By your description it does sound like Guttate Psoriasis. The flakes tend to be more greasy rather than dry. Itching however is not a prominent feature. Another possibility is Seborrheic Dermatitis He should see his doctor for a more definitive diagnosis ...Read more

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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.?

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

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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?

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

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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.?

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

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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

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: 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

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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

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

Hives: Sounds like hives which are red, raised and intensely itchy lesions that look like a mosquito-bite. Topical Hydrocortisone can help as can the use of oral non-sedating antihistamines in a slightly higher dose than the once daily (usually twice daily is started). ...Read more

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What is an easy way for me to lose belly fat and arm fat fast?

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

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I have small bumps on my face liegs arms and belly why?

I have small bumps on my face liegs arms and belly why?

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

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How o loose belly weight my arms and shoulders n back are thin only I need to loose my belly weight?

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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

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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.

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.

Congratulations on: 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

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Howcan I burn belly fat and also loose fats on my arms?

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

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I have alergic skin on my arm and legs and on my belly button?

I have alergic skin on my arm and legs and on my belly button?

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

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What approaches work best to lose arm, belly, and thigh fat?

Diet and exercise: Exercise 5-6x/wk with cardio workout and at 2-3 days of strength training to help tone up. ...Read more

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What are some easy way to lose belly, arm and leg fat quite quick?

What are some easy way to lose belly, arm and leg fat quite quick?

Spot fat loss does: Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some will probably be abdominal, arm & leg fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy & be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. ...Read more

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What is causing smell around my belly button and on both my arm pits?

What is causing smell around my belly button and on both my arm pits?

Bacteria: Bacteria emit the odors. Wash the areas really well with soap and water, and try to keep these areas dry and free of any moisture. Antiperspirant can help with the arm pits. ...Read more

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How do I lose fat from arms belly n thighs in an easy way? Plz suggest

How do I lose fat from arms belly n thighs in an easy way? Plz suggest

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

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Which exercises/diets to do/try to get rid of belly fat and arm jiggle?

Which exercises/diets to do/try to get rid of belly fat and arm jiggle?

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

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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?

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

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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.

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

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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?

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