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Red rash and white spots on back?

Red rash and white spots on back?

See dermatologist: It is impossible to give specific advice without being able to visualize the rash. See a dermatologist. ...Read more

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My two yr old son has white spots on back of throat, little fever, not eating as well and not quite 100%. What could he have?

My two yr old son has white spots on back of throat, little fever, not eating as well and not quite 100%. What could he have?

Viral pharyngitis: Strep pharyngitis (throat) in children under age 3 is pretty uncommon. If he had a close contact with proven case of strep throat, strep screening would be warranted. ...Read more

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Can thrush leave white spots on back of your throat like strep throat?

Can thrush leave white spots on back of your throat like strep throat?

Maybe: Mainly the white spots are on the inside of the cheeks, but can be on the throat too, strep throat is different in that the spots are round and smaller, thrush is rather flakes, besides the soreness with strep throat ...Read more

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Can allergic rhinitis cause phlegm to irritate your throat & cause white spots on back of throat? & can phlegm discolor your tongue?

Can allergic rhinitis cause phlegm to irritate your throat & cause white spots on back of throat? & can phlegm discolor your tongue?

No: allergic rhinitis won't cause white spots on the back of your throat or discolor your to tongue, it can cause irritation of your throat from the post nasal drainage, if you have sore throat with the above symptoms better see your doctor, also you might be a mouth breather due to blocked nose, that can lead to discoloration of your tongue, better see your doctor to help you with the cough & insomnia ...Read more

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There's red spots on soft palate, yellowing where tonsils were and possibly white spots on back of throat?

There's red spots on soft palate, yellowing where tonsils were and possibly white spots on back of throat?

Mouth spots: Do you have any pain and/or fever? Do you feel very tired and worn down? If so, you might be experiencing strep throat. Have you recently engaged in oral sex? If so then you could also have an STD. Go to your doctor ASAP and get it checked out. Many common conditions once diagnosed can be treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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I have no tonsils but I woke up yesterday with a sore throat. Today much of the same. White spots on back of throat when I checked with a flashlight..

I have no tonsils but I woke up yesterday with a sore throat. Today much of the same. White spots on back of throat when I checked with a flashlight..

Acute pharyngitis: You have a 'sore throat' or what we call acute pharyngitis. Even though you don't have tonsils, you can still get 'Strep' as well as any other number of infections (viruses mostly). I would recommend going to a doctor to get a throat culture-then, you can get the best treatment once the cause is identified. Tonsils are actually part of the immune system, but sometimes they are removed-ask doc if Q ...Read more

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No sore throat just neck ache. Runny nose. Tiny white spots on back of uvula. One on tip of tongue went away with salt water. Looks like herpangina?

No sore throat just neck ache. Runny nose. Tiny white spots on back of uvula. One on tip of tongue went away with salt water. Looks like herpangina?

Please stop: Please stop trying to diagnose yourself. If you have Herpangina you would probably also have an acute fever. You can't see the back of your Uvula without putting a mirror behind it. Your symptoms suggest an infection, so go see your Family Physician. Let him/her do the diagnosis and treatment plan. You'll be glad you did. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of brown age spots on back of hands?

How do I get rid of brown age spots on back of hands?

See a dermatologist: Bleaching creams, peels or lasers can help lighten/remove these spots. See a board certified dermatologist. ...Read more

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Recurring petechiae spots on back of hands (doctor confirmed). Blood test a week ago showed normal platelets, normal PPT/INR. Alarming?

Recurring petechiae spots on back of hands (doctor confirmed). Blood test a week ago showed normal platelets, normal PPT/INR. Alarming?

Possible vasculitis: Petechiae may be blanching or non blanching. Ie goes away when you press on it and then returns when you let go vs. Not going away. Low platelets are a cause but not the only cause. Vasculitis or inflammation of the blood vessels may also do this. Normal platelets does not rule out this possibility. Its not normal to have petechial rash and needs workup with an internal medicine doctor ...Read more

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Mild sore throat w ear ache for a few days. Now, I have white spots on tonsils and orange spots on back of throat. No fever. Some sinus drainage?

Mild sore throat w ear ache for a few days. Now, I have white spots on tonsils and orange spots on back of throat. No fever. Some sinus drainage?

Sounds like a sinus: Problem. May not require antibiotics as usually don't give early unless meet specific criteria but there are comfort measures doc can provide for you. Feel better! ...Read more

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Taking doxycyclhycl and went outside and back is red and two white spots. Some is red and some isn't. Get hot feeling in hands and when I touch cold.?

Taking doxycyclhycl and went outside and back is red and two white spots. Some is red and some isn't. Get hot feeling in hands and when I touch cold.?

Photosensitivity: Doxycycline is one of those medications that make you very prone to skin reactions to sun exposure (photosensitivity). Even a little sun exposure can set it off, and it doesn't need to even be the part of the skin that was exposed, although it is more common to these areas. Try to avoid direct sun while on the med and use sunscreen. If really intolerable, talk to doc about possible change in med. ...Read more

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My skin recently got white spots (wit vlekke) on the back of my hands. Mostly on the thumb and in between my fingers. Should I let it be checked out at the GP?

My skin recently got white spots (wit vlekke) on the back of my hands. Mostly on the thumb and in between my fingers. Should I let it be checked out at the GP?

While skin spots: Hello, more information would help (any similar spots elsewhere? Family history of such? Completely white, or just less color than normal skin?), but I suggest you have these evaluated. Most likely causes would be a post-inflammatory process (trauma?), but vitiligo should be ruled out. ...Read more

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I have small white spots under the head of my penis, on the rim. I also have some under the rim when I pull back my foreskin? Pearly penial papules? I'm a virgin, and have warts on my hands. Help!?

I have small white spots under the head of my penis, on the rim. I also have some under the rim when I pull back my foreskin? Pearly penial papules? I'm a virgin, and have warts on my hands. Help!?

Indeed PPP: Not to worry. These are often mistaken for genital warts. You have pearly penile papilla and not hpv warts. If you are sexually active please see your local doctor to discuss your risks of std's. Good luck and be safe. ...Read more

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Walked to shop walking back went dizzy Excessive sweating and seeing white spots hands shaking all of a sudden what could this be?

Walked to shop walking back went dizzy Excessive sweating and seeing white spots hands shaking all of a sudden what could this be?

Dizzy: Exersional dizziness is in common in young and there can CE several reasons. Will need assessment by physician as a detailed history will be important to rule out anything sinister. ...Read more

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Had full body bone scan had mottled white spots on hands wrists and feet legs black on my upper spine and a big black spot on the side of my face?

Had full body bone scan had mottled white spots on hands wrists and feet legs black on my upper spine and a big black spot on the side of my face?

Need more info...: And I advise waiting for the official radiologist or nuclear physician report. What is seen on the technologist screen is not of the same quality as the physician interprets.

Also, some physicians read them where lighter means more radioactivity, and others where black does, so your description cannot be accurately commented on. ...Read more

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I have white spots all over all my fingernails, multiple spots on every one and they continue to mulitply and come back, even when the nail grow out! I?

I have white spots all over all my fingernails, multiple spots on every one and they continue to mulitply and come back, even when the nail grow out! I?

Be gentle to nails!: This article is great because it discusses different nail issues. What you describe, leukonychia, is thought to be due to injury of the nail bed. Years ago, nutrition was the suspect, from dietary zinc to calcium. http://www. Express. Co.uk/life-style/health/190755/Nails-Facts-everyone-should-have-at-their-fingertips ...Read more

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I have some white spots in the nails in my hands. Some times I have and others not. What can it be?

I have some white spots in the nails in my hands. Some times I have and others not. What can it be?

Trauma: Localized injury to your nails can cause white spots to appear later. If there aren't too many, or if all the nails are not involved relax, and try to avoid localized trauma.
If there a re a lot of white lines, see your doctor, to be evaluated for a more serious problem. ...Read more

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What could the little white spots on my forearms, hands, and feet be?

What could the little white spots on my forearms, hands, and feet be?

Rash: Rashes and skin lesions are impossible to diagnose without seeing them. Please go be evaluated. ...Read more

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What causes white spots on the surface of nails, hands & feet, that buff off?

White spots on nail: There are different possible causes for the condition you describe. A topical form of fungus is one possibility. Your doctor or a dermatologist can look at it and culture it to determine if it a fungus. ...Read more

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I have white spots on my leg, arm, and hand. Is it possible to be sun damage? Should I be worried about ir?

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

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My dad suddenly acquired white spots on his hands and arms, they look to losing pigment, what is this?

Vitiligo: Depigmented skin with loss of all pigment is an auto-immune disease known as vitiligo.
See your internist for screening blood test for anemia and thyroid associations. ...Read more

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I have been having small blisters on my fingers. It is gone now but now I have small white spots on the palm of my hand. Should I be worried?

I have been having small blisters on my fingers. It is gone now but now I have small white spots on the palm of my hand. Should I be worried?

May be related: The white spots may be related to the blisters on your fingers. There are many different things that can cause that type of rash. If it persists, you should have the rash checked. ...Read more

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What std causes red and white spots on palms and burning sensation on palms of hands?

What std causes red and white spots on palms and burning sensation on palms of hands?

Probably no STD: Syphilis can cause a skin rash that involves the palms and soles, but unlikely to cause burning; and syphilis is rare in women in your part of the country. Probably this is something other than syphilis or any other STD. But STDs wouldn't be on your mind if you weren't at risk, so get tested. Play it safe and see a doctor for diagnosis and possible treatment. Good luck! ...Read more