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I have ash white spots on my body but mainly on my buttocks what could it be?

I have ash white spots on my body but mainly on my buttocks what could it be?

Need more info: Ash white spots may mean
Macules -- innocuous lesions

or

Any of these dangerous diseases
Gaucher Disease
McCune-Albright Syndrome
Neurofibromatosis
Silver-Russell Syndrome
Silver-Russell Syndrome
Tuberous Sclerosis
Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome

If you are healthy no other symptoms disease is less likely. ...Read more

Buttock (Definition)

The buttocks are the paired curved masses that make up our "posterior." each buttock consists of a layer of fat superimposed on the gluteus maximus ...Read more


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At the top of my bum crack I get/have an EXTREMELY itchy, circular, raised, rash with white spots. Have had it at least 6 times in 2 years, in the EXACT SAME SPOT!?

At the top of my bum crack I get/have an EXTREMELY itchy, circular, raised, rash with white spots. Have had it at least 6 times in 2 years, in the EXACT SAME SPOT!?

Pilonidal cyst: This could be pilonidal cyst have a surgeon or wound care specialist take a look. They can either remove this or locally treat for infection and or inflammation. Have this checked. ...Read more

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After getting a sun burn on my shoulders I have white spots what could it be?

After getting a sun burn on my shoulders I have white spots what could it be?

Loss of pigment: Repeated sun burns tend to result in areas of irregular pigmentation and areas of pigment loss. ...Read more

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I have little white spots on my skin they do not itch or burn or cause any pain. Could they be sun spots?

I have little white spots on my skin they do not itch or burn or cause any pain. Could they be sun spots?

Difficult to say: With just the brief description it is hard to say for sure. There is a condition called "idiopathic guttate hypomelanosis" that is very common and completely benign which can present as you describe. However, to be sure you should have your primary care doctor have a look. You may need to be seen by a dermatologist but probably is good to start with your main doctor. ...Read more

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Hi there, I went to Hawaii and had a bad burn on my thigh. It is painful a week later and has a few white spots. There's one red little bump/blister.

Hi there, I went to Hawaii and had a bad burn on my thigh. It is painful a week later and has a few white spots. There's one red little bump/blister.

Below: Keep the area in question moisturized and clean.
Do not "pop" the blister, let it resolve by itself
When the blister does leak fluid, then remove the skin on top, and clean the area. Then apply bacitracin over the area. ...Read more

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My dr ordered a m r i, found 20 white spots on my brain, he says its m s u think its what it is, ?

My dr ordered a m r i, found 20 white spots on my brain, he says its m s u think its what it is, ?

Not necessarily: If you have history of migraine, head injury, high blood pressure or merely taking a variety of meds, could be better answer (eg, microvascular angioplasty). Ms is best diagnosed based on history and physical exam. The MRI is used for confirmation and treatment decisions in part. Get neurological consultation. ...Read more

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White spots no my breasts?

White spots no my breasts?

Fungus?: This could be tine versicolor, vitiligo-loss of color or even lichen sclerosis. The treatment would vary. See doc for evaluation and treatment, . ...Read more

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What causes white spots on face?

What causes white spots on face?

Could be: Tinea versicolor or patchy loss of pigmentation ...Read more

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What is the white spots on my nails?

What is the white spots on my nails?

Can be fungal: Bright white spots on the nail, almost appearing as if you sprinkled powdered sugar on it can be a superficial fungal infection. If the nail is a normal thickness, this can be the one type of fungus that can respond to topical treatment. ...Read more

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White spots on nails are bad. Right?

White spots on nails are bad. Right?

White spots on nails: Leuchnychia or white spots on the nails are very common. Most of the time these are caused by some past injury to the nails which you you do not remember, or from pressure on nails when having manicure, or due to allergic reaction to nail polish or nail hardners. Sometimes rarely it may be syptom of a mild infection. ...Read more

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Why do I have white spots on my gums?

Why do I have white spots on my gums?

White spots on gums: May be normal stippling of gums. Would have to be seen to be sure or diagnose other condition. See: https://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Stippling_ (dentistry) ...Read more

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White spots on my balls is it herpes?

White spots on my balls is it herpes?

Scrotal spots: Most likely no. The common sebaceous cysts that are oil and dead skin cells that block hair follicles on the scrotum are often brought to my attention in my clinic.

If the spots become painful then you need them to be evaluated by a medical professional. ...Read more

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Would I get white spots after braces?

Would I get white spots after braces?

Only if...: Only if you don't follow instructions. White spots form from bacteria taking food debris, turning into acid, and the acid etches calcium out of the tooth enamel. If you keep your teeth spotlessly clean and don't eat foods that can dislodge your braces, you should be scar-free when your braces come off. ...Read more

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'my son has white spots on his tongue?

'my son has white spots on his tongue?

Possibly candidiasis: Candidiasis, sometimes called thrush, is a fungal infection that can cause white patches on the tongue. Usually these patches can be scrapped off and leave a bleeding surface. It is easily treatable with medication. Have your child evaluated by there pediatric dentist or pediatrician. They should be able to tell you if this is candidiasis. ...Read more

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What do white spots in my tongue mean?

What do white spots in my tongue mean?

Need more info: This could be normal taste buds. It could be the tongue needs cleaning, it could be an abnormal growth. Have your dentist take a look and advise you on what they actually see. ...Read more

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Why do I have white spots on my nails?

Nails: Are these spots on all your nails or just a few? If its on just a few nails and is in random positions its called Leukonychia, and it may be a result of an active lifestyle and minor trauma to the nailbed. ...Read more