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White Spots On Arm Skin
Many causes possible: Without examining you it is not possible to say for sure. Vitiligo can cause what you describe along with some fungal infections (tinea versicolor). When you're surrounding normal skin naturally tans, the white spots don't, so they can appear brighter. See a dermatologist to help diagnose and propose a possible treatment. Sometimes this kind of problem can be permanent. ...Read more
I have white spots on my face and arms that seem to spreading. They are noticeable since my skin is tanned. What can I do to avoid them?
Skin color changes: Can come from several reasons. One could be a skin fungus which can spread and look like whiter spots than your normal skin. One remedy may be showering with selsum blue shampoo and let it sit on your skin for a couple if minutes. Another possibility is vitiligo (the michael jackson skin disease). This is a skin disorder where you start to lose the pigment cells called melanocytes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are these white spots on my skin? I am brown skinned. They don't look like vitaligo. Are on my arms as white spots & my chest as silvery patches.
See details: It is very impossible to be specific without being able to visualize the lesions. If you are concerned, see a dermatologist or your family doctor. ...Read more
I have small white spots, like points, in my skin.... Only in legs and arms... Can this be a bad sign, of something is happening with my health...?
White Spots: The most common cause of white spots on the arms and legs is guttate hyopmelanotic macules. this long name actually refers to a very simple condition-the flat little white spots that start showing up around middle age. they are smooth surfaced, slightly shiny and dont itch or hurt. they are entirely benign and dont become cancer or anything other than a decorative nuisance. they dont tan. ...Read more
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 had a tiny white spots in.my arms, in my back, and chest, what's the best cream should I use to cure this kind of skin problems?
Diagnosis needed: Without a clear cut diagnosis — it really isn't possible to advise you which medication would be effective. Take care. ...Read more
I had a tiny white spots in.my arms, in my back, and chest, what's the best cream should I use to cure this kind og skin problems?
What are these white spots on my skin? They are not small like skin poisoning, I've had them I would guess for a year now. There are like blotches gathered on my arms that are not the same color as the rest of my skin. What are these? How can I get rid of
It's hard to give you a definitive answer without really seeing them. That being said, they sound like they are most likely sun spots or age spots. If that's the case, I would highly recommend at least looking into kollagen.
http://aphroditereviews.com/kollagen-intensiv-review. ...Read more
Little white spots have just poped up under my skin on my arms and legs not itchy and don't hurt?
Hypomelanosis: If they are very small and very white, it is probably idiopathic guttate hypomelanosis — a scary name, but it literally means "little white spots of unknown cause." the good news is that it's harmless; the bad news is that there is no reliable treatment. If you think it might be something else, let a dermatologist look at it in person. ...Read more
White spots on black skin: on the shins, thighs, arms & stomach; what's the cause & what should I do? Help please!
Tinea Versicolor: Tinea versicolor is a common yeast infection of the skin that often affects adolescents and young adults. The term versicolor refers to the fact that it causes the affected skin to change color and become either lighter or darker than surrounding skin. The only way to tell for sure is to scrape the skin and look for hyphae under the microscope. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi I have these white spots on my skin. They are not itchy at all. They are on my arms, chest and stomach. Is there some kind ofcreame I can use?
Need diagnosis first: This rash needs 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
A few days ago I discovered white spots and areas where my skin color is fading, mainly on my legs & arms. My face also burns & body is slightly itchy?
Fungal: Skin lightening and itching may be due to a variety of reasons, some of the most common being fungal infections and eczema. Trying an OTC anti-fungal or steroid may help relieve these symptoms, lacking any other information. If the symptoms persist or get worse, please see a doctor promptly. ...Read more
My stepson fell over grazed his arm last week it has now spread a little is really red with little white spots what could this be?
Abrasion: Sometimes an abrasion is bad enough you can see the different layers of tissue, but it could also be signs of an infection. I recommend he sees his physician. ...Read more
Depends on the cause: 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