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Hi — I traveled recently, and after the sunburn my arms have got white spots and sometimes itching happens badly. Pls suggest some home remedy.

Hi — I traveled recently, and after the sunburn my arms have got white spots and sometimes itching happens badly. Pls suggest some home remedy.

Cortisone Cream: YOu can also apply AloeVera.
In future do remember to wear Sun Screen and Avoid 11 to 2 Sun light for prolonged period. ...Read more

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An itch is an irritating sensation that causes one to have the urge ...Read more


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Ever since I started college again after a long time I started to have these white yellowish spots coming out on my arms, neck and it itches a lot.?

Ever since I started college again after a long time I started to have these white yellowish spots coming out on my arms, neck and it itches a lot.?

Reaction 2 somthing: If it's red and itchy, more than likely it's an allergic reaction to something (new skin care product, soap, detergent, fragrance, etc...) could be something else though, so should be checked and treated to give you relief. ...Read more

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My six year old son has a rash on his arms stomache and legs. It is red and itches the spots run together with very litt space in between what is it?

My six year old son has a rash on his arms stomache and legs. It is red and itches the spots run together with very litt space in between what is it?

Rash: From your descriptions it seems like either a contact or allergic dermatitis. But you can not diagnose rashes without looking at it. Since the rash is rather extensive you need to take him to his pediatrician or family doctor or dematologist. ...Read more

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I have dark spots under my arm and it itches sometimes.

I have dark spots under my arm and it itches sometimes.

Could be anything: This could be a simple fungal infection, dermatitis or something serious such as a melanoma. See your doctor for a proper skin examination / dermoscopy to get a definite diagnosis. It is difficult to tell what it is without having a good look at the spots ...Read more

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My eye itches and swells up, then white spots appear on the part of my eye above the eyelashes. What is happening?

My eye itches and swells up, then white spots appear on the part of my eye above the eyelashes. What is happening?

Eye itching: Eye itching & swelling which white spots above eyelashes: usually due to demodex or staphlococcus blepharitis. Consult with us to get Rx to help you get better faster. ...Read more

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I shaved my private area bald and now I have a smell and it itches like crazy and now there are white spots what does this mean?

I shaved my private area bald and now I have a smell and it itches like crazy and now there are white spots what does this mean?

Fungus or cysts: This could be a fungal infection or cysts. Iw old gently wash, blow dry and try an otc antifungal cream for 5-7 days. If it gets worse or does not improve schedule and appointment with your gynecologist. ...Read more

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I have this bruise like thing on arm and it has reddish brown spots around it. It doesn't hurt but itches and now I have a fever. What could it be?

I have this bruise like thing on arm and it has reddish brown spots around it. It doesn't hurt but itches and now I have a fever. What could it be?

Celluliltis of arm: Because of the fever go to your physician for evaluation and treatment You will likely require antibiotic therapy
If fever is above 101F best go to ER for immediate evaluation
Staph aureus, Group A streptococcus are common skin invading infecting organisms ...Read more

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Brown spot wit white spots in it is half dollar size been there 10months it sometimes itches and peels and won't heal fast it used to be dime size?

Brown spot wit white spots in it is half dollar size been there 10months it sometimes itches and peels and won't heal fast it used to be dime size?

Lesion: If you look at your skin and see something that you don't understand that is growing or enlarging or variable in coloration, you need to have it looked at by a dermatologist. No excuses. No hiding under your presumed assumption of what this lesion is. Go see a dermatologist! ...Read more

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I have two types of white spots on my penis but not on the head. No itches and pains Had it since young. Not circumcised, nvr had sexual intercourse?

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I have two types of white spots on my penis but not on the head. No itches and pains
Had it since young. Not circumcised, nvr had sexual intercourse?

May be inborn...: Clearly & clinically, these discolored spots on your penile skin could represent an inborn innocuous skin change as demonstrated in history — called vitiligo or leukodermia. Nevertheless, having a direct look is still the must for deducing right diagnosis for right care, which would be done nothing. More? Contact wwwlHealthTap.com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to login. ...Read more

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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?

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

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My husband 67 has allergic rashes. His lower arms show red swollen itching spots. He takes 180 mg telfast daily. Can he increase dosage?

My husband 67 has allergic rashes. His lower arms show red swollen itching spots. He takes 180 mg telfast daily. Can he increase dosage?

Telfast: It is not advisable to increase the dose without medical guidance. Addition of other medications may be more helpful, you should have him see his doctor about them. ...Read more

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Iv had red itching spots wiv watery heads on covering my upper body (chest and arms) it's now spread to my legs feeling very tyerd and sick?

Iv had red itching spots wiv watery heads on covering my upper body (chest and arms) it's now spread to my legs feeling very tyerd and sick?

Doctor can evaluate: A primary care doctor can evaluate, as rashes are hard to describe in words. One possible cause of water-filled small blisters could be chicken pox. Chicken pox starts as small reddish spots, which form a very small fluid-filled blister in the middle of each spot. The small blister breaks easily when rubbed, releasing a tiny drop of clear yellowish fluid. Each spot then forms a small scab. ...Read more

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About five months ago I started itching on my arms and red spots came up I went the doctor they didn't know and now its spreading to my legs?

About five months ago I started itching on my arms and red spots came up I went the doctor they didn't know and now its spreading to my legs?

Itching on arms: Could be eczema, driness, or if you have a dog- fleas or bed bugs /scabies or allergies. Rarely related to liver/ kidneys or lymphoma. Consider moisturizer like Amlactin, antihistamines and/ or topical steroids if not too widespread. If they get infected may need antibiotics. Would follow up with doctor ...Read more

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Rash strd under arms, few red spots, spread there, then knees area and higher. Irreg spots grow to circle ctr lighter, some subside. No itching. Txs

Rash strd under arms, few red spots, spread there, then knees area and higher.  Irreg spots grow to circle ctr lighter, some subside. No itching. Txs

Pityriasis rosea: It's difficult to be certain without seeing your rash but pityriasis rosea is a common and harmless rash that is thought to be viral in etiology. It usually starts with a larger oval shaped red scaling plaque and within a week multiple smaller oval shaped lesions following the cleavage lines of the skin develop. This rash disappears by itself in 6-12 wks. Sunlight exposure may hasten resolution. ...Read more

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Small red bumpy spots on hands feet very itchy then dry blisters started feet then palms now arms and legs severe itching?

Red bumps on arms l: It seems like you have some kind of ongoing contact dermatitis and you need to be evaluated by you physician. If it was viral illness which can present like you describe, but that clears up without any tratment. In your case description you got spread to your arms with otching which makes me think it is some kind of contact or allergic dermatitis, you need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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White spots on testicle skin causes itching?

White spots on testicle skin causes itching?

Need info: If your scrotum has itchy white bumps under the skin you may have inclusion cysts, infected hair follicles, etc. If the spots are on the skin and flaky you may have a fungal infection. Either way, your doctor should be able to help after an exam. ...Read more

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Spot, itching in the bends of my arms?

Spot, itching in the bends of my arms?

Itch: You have eczema. Your dermatologist could give medication to help control problem. ...Read more

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I am itching all the time and I get these tiny white spots on my stomach. What is this?

Not easy to guess: If u want a correct diagnoses and good treatment. See a dermatologist. For evaluation and work up. ...Read more

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My daughter is 13yrs old, her "an-an"(white spots)are all over her face! It appears scaly&itching she says! What is the best&fastest treatmnt for it?ty!

My daughter is 13yrs old, her "an-an"(white spots)are all over her face! It appears scaly&itching she says! What is the best&fastest treatmnt for it?ty!

? atopic dermatitis: Without seeing the rash, it's hard to tell for sure, but I would suggest you first try 1% hydrocortisone cream combined with a moisturizer like aveeno (oatmeal) or curel
If not effective, would see your doctor or a skin specialist for definition of the rash and alternative treatment ...Read more