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I have white spots/patches under the skin on my palms and arms. What could it be? The palms look like salami meat sometimes.

I have white spots/patches under the skin on my palms and arms. What could it be?  The palms look like salami meat sometimes.

Blotchy hands: It is normal to have intermittent spots/blotches/patches in your palms. They are usually caused by unequal circulation in the skin due to variable state of constriction and dilatation of the veins. ...Read more

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How to cure white skin patch?

How to cure white skin patch?

Difficult...: Dark patches can often be helped with medicine such as topical steroids or hydroxyurea, which can decrease pigment in the area. Unfortunately, once pigment is gone, in most cases it will not come back. Conditions such as vitiligo can be particularly challenging. Most people find make-up or even tatooing are more effective than "medical" treatments. ...Read more

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Red patches on skin that don't itch?

Red patches on skin that don't itch?

Manmany causes: See dermatologist to discuss treatment options. This could be several things. ...Read more

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Light skin patches on wrist, what is this?

Light skin patches on wrist, what is this?

Many things: You should definitely see your dermatologist as this can be many things from eczema, to fungus, to pityriasis alba, to vitiligo. A quick visit with your derm will let you know and get you on the correct medicine to treat it. ...Read more

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What should be done when skin gets alergetic having patches,ruff skin??

What should be done when skin gets alergetic having patches,ruff skin??

See a dermatologist: What is "alergetic"? Begin with a precise definition of the problem. This is obtained by a visit with a skin expert. ...Read more

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Shiny patch of skin on my penis?

Shiny patch of skin on my penis?

Please see: Please see a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Red patch on the skin. It itches.

Red patch on the skin. It itches.

Find the cause: There are a number of causes for a localized rash that itches- ranging from contact dermatitis to local fungus infections to poison ivy - the list goes on. See your physician for an evaluation and appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What causes dark itchy patch on th skin?

What causes dark itchy patch on th skin?

Uncertain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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My inner thighs have patches of grey skin. What is it and what is the cause?

My inner thighs have patches of grey skin. What is it and what is the cause?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more