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Slightly lighter circular patch of skin on face. Have had it for years just curious what it is?

Slightly lighter circular patch of skin on face. Have had it for years just curious what it is?

Hypopigmentation: The lighter patch may be nothing or may be a sign of vitiligo, a fungal infection that lightens the skin. Easily treatable w/antifungal cream. ...Read more

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What is the intervention for a skin forming like a patch (round) that is red and rough to touch?

What is the intervention for a skin forming like a patch (round) that is red and rough to touch?

See doc - psoriasis: See family physician or dermatologist sounds like psoriasis. Many treatments available. Where is rash? Attach picture. Present how long? ...Read more

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A leathery, circular patch of skin a half inch in diameter has been on the back of her thigh for a week. What could it be?

A leathery, circular patch of skin a half inch in diameter has been on the back of her thigh for a week. What could it be?

Beats me!: Without a picture and more details, it's hard to say what this could be. Did she get bitten by something, or scrape it? If she has no other symptoms, and it has only been there a week, watch for now and get seen next week if it is still there. Consider Healthtap Prime if you want to upload a picture and have room to give more details, if you want a more exact answer. ...Read more

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Brown skin patches on neck that comes and goes away, They are usually round shaped and don't cause no pain at all. They usually appear during summer.

? Tenia versicolor: a sort of fungal infection of the skin, you can apply OTC clotrimazole cream 1 % on affected areas every night for at least 2 weeks, if no improvement see your doctor / dermatologist. better avoid direct sunlight exposure for protracted periods during treatment, best wishes ...Read more

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Small, round, light circular patch/discolour on the cheek. Looks brown when I wear make up. Slightly rougher texture than my skin. What could it be?

Small, round, light circular patch/discolour on the cheek. Looks brown when I wear make up. Slightly rougher texture than my skin. What could it be?

Need to see rash: Not being able to see the area in question makes it very difficult to give advice. You may want to consider an InBox Health Tap consultation where you can upload photos of the area. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have small round patches of very thick skin. They seem almost like scales. I also have eczema all over. This looks much different than the eczema.

Person 2 person eval: Can’t diagnose with available information. Examination, history & possibly other testing would be needed to make an accurate diagnosis. Treatment would be dictated by diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have noticed a patch of flat, light brown marks, close together and not circular in shape, on the skin of both my breasts. They do not itch or hurt.

I have noticed a patch of flat, light brown marks, close together and not circular in shape, on the skin of both my breasts. They do not itch or hurt.

Skin change : It may simply be tinea versicolor. A benign condition but I would still have a dermatologist or PCP take a look at the lesions to be safe. ...Read more

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My son has several round patches of driness on his skin in different places, they bumps a bit and change to reddish in contact with water.What are them?

My son has several round patches of driness on his skin in different places, they bumps a bit and change to reddish in contact with water.What are them?

Eczema: Eczema is a term for several different types of skin swelling. Eczema is also called dermatitis. It is not dangerous, but most types cause red, swollen and itchy skin. Factors that can cause eczema include other diseases, irritating substances, allergies and your genetic makeup. Eczema is not contagious. See the dermatologist for treatment. ...Read more

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