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White Spots On Ankle Diagnosis
Sometimes I have white spots below the ankle on back part that appear and dissapear themselves in some minutes or hours. The other part may become dark?
Piezogenic papules: This may be due to a non problematic and noncancerous problem where the fat globules in your foot coagulate and become whitish in appearance. When you are off of your foot, they will dissappear. Nothing to worry about. ...Read more
I have a red rash with white spots on my ankle and it's sore and itchy, I was wondering if you had any suggestions on what it might be?
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Hard to say: Without seeing the "white spots" you are talking about. For all you know it could just be normal physiologic changes in the skin. But, if you are concerned, please consult with your physician. ...Read more
My son has a bunch of white spots on the bottom of his foot and he says they sting bit don't itch. What is thid?
Allergy: Sounds like an allergy to something he stepped on but clearly if it doesn't resolve please take him to dermatologisist ...Read more
I have white spots on my leg, arm, and hand. Is it possible to be sun damage? Should I be worried about ir?
Tinea versicolor: It's possibly tinea versicolor. It's caused by a fungus, which blocks the sunlight from activating the melanocytes (pigment cells) in your skin. With sun exposure, the skin around it tans but the fungal area stays white. You'll need a doctor's examination for a diagnosis. Http://www. Aad. Org/dermatology-a-to-z/diseases-and-treatments/q---t/tinea-versicolor. ...Read more
Hi, my father is a sugar patient since 20 years, he never took insulin, only sugar medicines, running smooth life, now in the age of 65+ he is having white spots under his foot skin, its like that these white dots are having white or transparent fluid, it
Numbness in left hand, bottom part of arm, bottom part of leg and left side of face. Mri showed white spots on brain, LP was negative for ms.
MS or not MS?: Iit is hard to find the cause of a symptom of tingling. The changes on your MRI could be related to your symptoms. When the LP is negative, it does not mean you do not have MS, but one must consider other causes, such as a virus of some kind, or other medical illnesses. It may help you to have some symptomatic treatment of your symptoms, maybe a nerve conduction study and a follow up mri. ...Read more
Possible iron: Deposition in the skin escaping from broken blood vessels. ...Read more
Not too.: Spots on the skin can be very difficult to identify without actually seeing them. A high quality photograph would do. A description as to how long have you had them. Are they raised. Are they painful or itch. These are all necessary comments needed to be offered. ...Read more
Stasis dermatitis: This could be small drops f blood in skin. This can come from varicose veins. If however they are of recent onset they could represent a condition called vasculitis which is an allergic reaction to a drug, or possible underlying infection. Either way see a doctor for evaluation. It is difficult to remove the color of changes from varicose veins. ...Read more
There are small dark greyish spots on my ankle which doesn't itch nor grow, its just dry. Am I supposed to be worried?
Without seeing a pic: It is hard to know exacdtly. Often times when there is swelling around the ankles people develop something called venous stasis dermatitis. This is from the heme in the iron leaking out of the blood vessels and staining the skin. Usually these reddish areas coalesce and form bigger areas. If this is what you have elevation, compression and restriction of salt in diet is good. ...Read more
I have had these small brownish red spots around my ankles for about a week now. Should I be concerned?
Sure: See your doc so he or she can make sure this is nothing motr serious. Many benign things can cause this so can several uncommon and some serious conditions. Never ignore dermatological manifestation of internal disease which I hope it is not the case here. ...Read more
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