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Doctor insights on: White Scaly Spots On Legs

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My 3 year old daughter has white scaly spots on legs?

My 3 year old daughter has white scaly spots on legs?

Pityriasis alba: Might be pityriasis alba which is a form of eczema that occurs in children as white scaly patches. It's a dry skin problem. Frequent moisturizing helps. ...Read more

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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.?

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.?

Purpurin: You might have benign pigmented purpura which is a harmless problem where the small capillaries leak a little blood. No therapy is needed for this harmless condition. ...Read more

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What could a white scaly spot be on my skin (leg) that is about 1/8 inch diameter?

What could a white scaly spot be on my skin (leg) that is about 1/8 inch diameter?

Hard to say: Hi
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

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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?

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?

Ring worm: It could be ring worm. Ring worm is not a worm but a fungal infection. It can be treated with a cream. I suggest seeing your primary doctor for confirmation and treatment. Here are some images for comparison.
http://insidetheclinic. Com/does-ringworm-itch/ ...Read more

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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?

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

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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.?

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

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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?

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?

Birth mark: What you described is likely an under-pigmented area that is otherwise normal. You may leave it alone.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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I have these spots on my leg and I don't know what they are?

I have these spots on my leg and I don't know what they are?

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

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What I have brown spots on my leg?

What I have brown spots on my leg?

SEVERAL possiblities: You need an exam by dermatolgist (or knowledgeable pcp) who can distinguish: melanoma, dysplastic lesions, freckles/ sundamage (solar lentigo) or benign seborrheic keratoses. ...Read more

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How to remove the dark spots in my legs?

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

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Please describe these spots all over my legs?

Please describe these spots all over my legs?

Skin condition: 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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Why do I get brown spots in my legs?

Why do I get brown spots in my legs?

I don't know.: These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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How can I remove age spots on legs?

How can I remove age spots on legs?

See dermatologist: Quin, . Cream, cryotherapy, nothing if you conk' mind them, they are not dangerous. ...Read more

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Why do I have brown spots on my legs?

Why do I have brown spots on my legs?

Wouldn't be able: To accurately diagnose this with this amount of info. These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Dark large skin spots on arm and leg?

Dark large skin spots on arm and leg?

Skin spots: Several possibilities. Best to have a dermatologist take a look. ...Read more

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I've got dark spots on my legs and ankles what does it mean?

I've got dark spots on my legs and ankles what does it mean?

Too many options: This could describe normal "age spots" to brusing to varicose veins to melanoma (not likely) to a systemic disorder.
Best bet. See you doctor and sleep well knowing what this really is. ...Read more

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Remedy for baby's dark spots in legs got from insects bites?

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

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What is the cause of tiny white spots appearing on your legs.

What is the cause of tiny white spots appearing on your legs.

Must be seen: Your question cannot be evaluated without a photo or exam. ...Read more

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Why do I have flat brown spots all over my back and upper leg?

Hard to say: Without seeing them, but sound like benign spots called keratosis thst are a result of sun exposure and come out as you get older. ...Read more

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What to do if I have brown spots in between my legs please help!!?

What to do if I have brown spots in between my legs please help!!?

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

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I have these brown freckle like spots all o ver my ankle and leg atra?

I have these brown freckle like spots all o ver my ankle and leg atra?

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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I have red spots on my. Right leg with green in the center. What can it be.

I have red spots on my. Right leg with green in the center. What can it be.

See a dermatologist: Skin lesions must be seen and examined in order to be accurately diagnosed. Sorry, but cannot do this over the internet. ...Read more

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Can cellulitis look like just red / brown raised spots without my leg being all red?

Can cellulitis look like just red / brown raised spots without my leg being all red?

Unlikely: Typically not- that sounds more like a rash. Cellulitis tends to be more of a diffuse redness of the affected area. ...Read more

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I'm scared I have super dry spots all over my body even between my legs. It's itchy?

I'm scared I have super dry spots all over my body even between my legs. It's itchy?

Dry spots: Dryness of skin can be due to environment, lack of oil in the diet, or a skin condition, or if itchy from low B 12. Please see you doctor for a proper diagnosis and help. Please avoid any skin lotion containing alcohol. That will dry the skin more. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Why am I getting like dark spots on my legs they look like purple I don't know am worry?

Why am I getting like dark spots on my legs they look like purple I don't know am worry?

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

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I have dry itching round spots that are only on my legs for 2 weeks what could these be?

I have dry itching round spots that are only on my legs for 2 weeks what could these be?

Eczema: The cause of nummular eczema is unknown, but there usually is a personal or family history of:
allergies,
asthma,
atopic dermatitis,
it is relatively common, and most often occurs in the winter.
Several things may make the condition worse, including:
dry skin,
environmental irritants,
stress,
temperature changes, . ...Read more