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White Scaly Spots On Legs
I've been experience a rash on my legs for almost 3 months. It almost looks like little spots of blood under the skin. Not itchy, painful, or scaly.?
Hard to say:
Thanks for reaching out. With your description it could be an large number of things. Without being able to see it, unfortunately I can't narrow down the list. Here is some information on common conditions: http://bit. Ly/2s1B3H6
There is also a paid app called VisualDx that I use as a professional that is easy enough to use that you can almost self diagnose. Hope this helps ...Read more
Red semi circular spot on my leg at the calf. The size of a pea and has been there for months. The skin is slightly raised and scaly. What is it?
Ihave 3 red oval spots on my thigh. The first one 2-3 months ago, red oval not itchy no scaly, doesn't hurt, 7 CM diameter, then two smaller appear?
Red Oval Spots: It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. Possibilities include: fungal infection, contact dermatitis, irritant dermatitis, psoriasis, viral, bacterial, eczema, systemic disease and others. ...Read more
My son has a round quarter-sized red spot on his upper thigh. It is itchy and scaly, but does not have a well defined outer ring.?
Herals patch: Of pityriasis can look like this (see photo). Without seeing the lesion it is not possible to identify the reason for it. Please have him examined. ...Read more
I have a tiny white patch on my thigh since childhood. This light spot remains the same size over the years and is not scaly. Is it Tinea Versicolor?
What you described is likely an under-pigmented area that is otherwise normal. You may leave it alone.
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My son (6mos) 's left leg turns purple when crying loudly, after he stops it will be normal again but spots will left on his leg, should I worried?
Me neither.: Accurate diagnosis of skin problem can be dicey under the best of circumstances but, without more information, it's basically impossible. See your GP if the symptoms are bothersome or you're concerned. Best wishes. Dr. Anne. ...Read more
Diagnosis needed: Diagnosis is needed. Some dark spots are easy to identify and come with age. Others, represent a skin condition, such as melasma, which would require seeking the help of a dermatologist for treatments. ...Read more
Don't worry: They will fade over months to a year. There is no need to treat them. If the skin is dry, you can use a moisturizer. ...Read more
Must be seen: Your question cannot be evaluated without a photo or exam. ...Read more
Need dx first: These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more
Need a visual...: Unfortunately, without visualizing the "spots" I cannot comment. Please have someone look at them and then you can get a proper (and hopefully correct) answer. ...Read more
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Need pics: It would be nice to see some pictures of this purplish spots could be bruises could be a sign of early infection to be signs of vascular vein problems this post some pictures. Try adding an image through health tap. ...Read more
The cause of nummular eczema is unknown, but there usually is a personal or family history of:
it is relatively common, and most often occurs in the winter.
Several things may make the condition worse, including:
temperature changes, . ...Read more
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