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White Spots On Arms
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
I have very small white spots on my arms. The do not itch or swell. They do spread on my arms and aren't contagious. What are they?
White spots: They could be anything. This is a case for your friendly neighborhood dermatologist! ...Read more
After a month of sunburn i noticed that i have white spots on my arms and body.Some are large and without shape it does not itch.What can i do?
Skin changes: It sounds like you need to visit a dermatologist. There is a possibility that you may have Tinea versicolor, which is a non-contagious fungus which causes light or dark circles which may coalesce into larger areas. It is important to wear sunscreen and avoid sunburn. Sun damage can lead to serious skin conditions including skin cancer. Remember to protect yourself from the sun. ...Read more
I have white spots on my arms not in full body, in some places of arms and its very itchy.
Please tell me what should I do?
Doctor can evaluate: Rashes are difficult to describe in words. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist can examine a white spots rash to see what it might be. Sometimes rashes are from an allergy to something, but many times they are not. For unusual rashes, a dermatologist will help. Causes of whitish spots include fungi (t. Corporis, t. Versicolor), eczema, autoimmune reactions, irritants, virus infections, etc... ...Read more
I have a white spots in my arms,neck ang back,what are these white spots?is there any cream can i use to make it disappear?
I have white spots on my arms and knees that come and go, for about a year now, it looks like blood is not circulating well. If I press on it they disappear and reapper straight away. Is it something I should worry about?
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 have a few small white spots on my arms and legs. Its white like milk. Saw a few new ones today. What could this be, and cause?
I have little white spots on my arms and red spots on my back/chest. They itch bad. Dr. Had me switch soaps and detergent but hasn't helped. Thoughts?
Eczema?: Consult dermatologist for skin patch testing.Get a more detailed answer ›
I used selsun for my white spots on both arms, but i left it overnight and now they are reddish.. what can i do doctor?
Is arm pain that happens when standing and lowering arms by side caused by bad circulation or heart related ? Also get white blotchy spots on arms.
I have these white spots all over my arms and legs but when I rub them they go away what do I do to make the go away for good it's embracing ?
Needs evaluation: I would recommend seeing a dermatologist for a definitive answer. Hope this gets better for you! ...Read more
Hi i'm 19 years old and I have white spots all over my arms and today i just found purple bluey spots on the back of my legs could you please help?
Spots: Perhaps we could help if you were to send a picture of those to us. Without that and getting more history from you, it's impossible to guess this one out. ...Read more
I've noticed a few white spots on my daughter's arms and legs (small & round), what could it be? She doesn't say it hurts, she's three years old.
I have white spots on both under arms and on chest and on tip of penis what could this be. I also get a rash like bumps that come and go but itch on inside of both arms?
White spots: There are various reasons this could be occurring. Visualization of skin and history need to be done in order to make diagnosis and provide treatment options. ...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 different 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