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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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I have a friend who have boils spots on back an buttocks, some inflammed. Can u tell me how and y these come about?

I have a friend who have boils spots on back an buttocks, some inflammed. Can u tell me how and y these come about?

From bacteria: Most 'boils' are due to staphylococcus bacteria infecting the skin.Pus forms below the skin which swells to form a painful boil.Sometimes streptococci & pseudomonas may cause boils.Often the 'boil' can be cured by a special drainage procedure performed by your doctor.If the surrounding area is red & angry antibiotics are needed. If untreated the infection can spread to the blood & become dangerous. ...Read more

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Non-raised dark spots/pigmentation above & around the crack of the buttocks. Why is this & what can I do to make this fade/lighten? Very embarrassing

Non-raised dark spots/pigmentation above & around the crack of the buttocks. Why is this & what can I do to make this fade/lighten? Very embarrassing

Mongolian spot: is a common type of birthmark of darkly pigmented skin, (brown, gray, or bluish in color). Mongolian spots are frequently seen above and around the crack of the buttocks. Most are prominent at birth but fade with age. Persistent Mongolian spot can be covered with skin tone make-up, or can be removed with cosmetic laser surgery. These birthmarks are harmless and can be a source of family pride. ...Read more

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I have dark spots on my buttocks from Inflamed hair follicles, per my former dr. How can I prevent this and treat the discoloration? is benzamycin goo

I have dark spots on my buttocks from Inflamed hair follicles, per my former dr. How can I prevent this and treat the discoloration? is benzamycin goo

Prevent and treat: The key is clearance and prevention first ,as you noted. Benzamycin topical is good. Sometimes oral antibiotics are needed if severe.
Once resolved without new areas, you will see more fading of discolored lesions. Ask your doc about hydroquinone topical fade cream (possible option). Coco bean based or coco butter topicals can help naturally fade remaining marks ...Read more

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Yes have this rash on my buttocks for more than a month it look like little red spots does not itch but doc a cream for it and got worse !! Help!! ?

Yes have this rash on my buttocks for more than a month it look like little red spots does not itch but doc a cream for it and got worse !! Help!! ?

Try anti fungal: If you tried cortisone and the rash got worse, it probably is fungal in origin. Try OTC antifungal cream like Lotrimin (clotrimazole) for a week. See a doctor if no improvement. Feel better ...Read more

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Dark spots resulting from acne on buttocks staying for months, is jeans, polyester when working out is a cuz if this? I wear 100%cotton undies help!

Dark spots resulting from acne on buttocks staying for months, is jeans, polyester when working out is a cuz if this? I wear 100%cotton undies help!

Hyperpigmentation: Postinflammatory hyperpigmentation is a frequently encountered problem and represents the sequelae of various cutaneous disorders as well as therapeutic interventions. This acquired excess of pigment can be attributed to various preceding disease processes that affect the skin such as infections, allergic reactions, mechanical injuries, reactions to medications, acne. Use hydroquinone 4% an rx. ...Read more

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My husband has had bruises on his lower back legs and buttocks, they have been there in the spots for 3yrs now, what could it possibly be?

My husband has had bruises on his lower back legs and buttocks, they have been there in the spots for 3yrs now, what could it possibly be?

Maybe vasculitis??: If it has been there for three years it doesn't seem emergent. He should see a good internist for a thorough work up. ...Read more

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Hello. For about 3 months i have had an itchy rash mainly on the inner thighs. However some spots have appeared on my stomach and buttocks ?

Hello. For about 3 months i have had an itchy rash mainly on the inner thighs. However some spots have appeared on my stomach and buttocks ?

Hard to tell: Sometimes dry skin may cause this. Try applying a moisturizer on the area <3 mins after bathing on a daily basis . If not helpful, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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3.5month baby, dry patches in skin.patch has small spots.like goosebumps.appearing on the back,buttocks,hands legs.can feel the dryness.no irritation?

3.5month baby, dry patches in skin.patch has small spots.like goosebumps.appearing on the back,buttocks,hands legs.can feel the dryness.no irritation?

Dry baby skin: It does sound as if your baby has dry skin. Limit bathing to every other day or even every third day to increase moisture in the skin. An unscented creme like Eucerin would help. ...Read more

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Skin rashes mostly around my inner thighs n buttocks..there's a few tiny spots on my lower leg n arm..currently having yeast infection cuz of plan b..

Skin rashes mostly around my inner thighs n buttocks..there's a few tiny spots on my lower leg n arm..currently having yeast infection cuz of plan b..

Rash: Yeast infection is common is areas of the body that is moist like inner thighs, arm pits. See you physician. If it a yeast infection it will require antifungal topical medication and keeping the area dry. ...Read more

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I have a painful rash mostly on my buttocks & on my back under my bra band. I do have a few spots on my arms & legs aswell. They look like bug bites but are more sore than itchy. Not sure what may have caused them. I'm having a hard time finding infor

I have a painful rash mostly on my buttocks & on my back under my bra band.  I do have a few spots on my arms & legs aswell.  They look like bug bites but are more sore than itchy.  Not sure what may have caused them.  I'm having a hard time finding infor

Needs to be checked: It needs to be evaluated as the spots are persisting.Have you used any cream or ointment.See your doctor or a dermatologist
it could be a bug bites, skin infection like impetigo, sometimes the bug bites get infected as well. ...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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What dies it mean if I am seeing white spots?

What dies it mean if I am seeing white spots?

Get eyes checked: Get eyes checked to look for retinal issues. Might also be blood pressure dropping. Perhaps a non painful type of ocular migraine. ...Read more

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What are the white spots on my body that come and go?

What are the white spots on my body that come and go?

Yeast: If they are located on the back, chest or neck, there is a possibility that they are a yeast called tinea versicolor. Sometimes the shampoo selum blue can help clear them. ...Read more

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Little white spots on my ankles?

Little white spots on my ankles?

Skin plaques. : Probably nothing to be concerned about. Also, probably nothing to do about it. You could see a dermatologist to have it checked out. ...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