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White Spots On Chest
15 little white spots on chest after returning from holiday not a rash or itch but spots from nowhere should I go Docter ?
What are these white spots on my skin? I am brown skinned. They don't look like vitaligo. Are on my arms as white spots & my chest as silvery patches.
Got a bad sunburn months ago, it started to peel & I peeled it before it was ready. Now I have tiny, white spots covering my chest that won't go away.
Sun damage: Those "white spots" are likely areas of low pigmentation brought about by damage to the melanocytes (cells that make pigment) from the sunburn. It may take a year for them to kick back in and for your skin to look normal color again. In the meantime, make sure you use sunscreen daily and pamper your skin in next few months with moisturizers and avoidance of irritants. ...Read more
Got a fairly severe sunburn, it started to peel & I peeled some skin prematurely. Now I have tiny, white spots covering my chest. Are these permanent?
No if care immediat: Sunburns are different types and not all people equal. The darker the skin type 6 are less prone and type one with least melanin pigment get the worst. Peeling is a natural hpmeostasis mechanics trying to get rid of dead epithelial cells and build new. I recommend keep area covered with sterile gauze and use topical antibiotics and silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) cream. You may need systemic antibiotics. See MD. Now ...Read more
Do you think using Aloe Vera & Vitamin E cream would be a help? for white spots on my chest and neck?
Won't hurt: but you can have this followed as this can be any number of issues such as vitiligo (if you have family hx, autoimmune problems), tinea versicolor (fungal infection), idiopathic guttate hypomelanosis (usually seen on sun exposed areas) or pityriasis alba (white in summer and becomes dry and reddish/scaly in winter - seen in teenagers) or Nevis depigmentosus (hair in discolored area is white) ...Read more
Inadequate info: Your description is very vague. Skin diagnosis really needs a good examination. See your pcp or dermatologist. ...Read more
Have history of pe took chest xray last week saw white spots on lung now having chest pains across my upper chest?
Tinea Versicolor: White sun spots can be cause by a skin condition called tinea versicolor.Tinea versicolor is a common fungal infection of the skin that often affects adolescents and young adults. The term versicolor refers to the fact that it causes the affected skin to change color and become either lighter or darker than surrounding skin. Treatment can be with prescription ketodan. ...Read more
I have skin issues and i do not know what to do.
I hide it from my parents, i told my mom that I'm experiencing a skin problem but i don't have the courage to show her, it looks awful, like a white hard spots on my chest, sometimes it do i
Hi I have these white splash looking spots on my chest and shoulder some big and some are small light then my skin color. What could they be?
My 2 yr old has red bumps with white middle spots on his stomach, chest, and thighs. They don't bother him but have been there for 1 wk. What r they?
Sounds like molluscm: I'ts hard to do skin without seeing but these could represent a cousin of the wart called molluscum contagiosum. They come up in crops, can be bb sized or bigger & tend to develop a central dimpling. The kids aren't bothered by them until they start to shed in weeks to months when they can be itchy & get inflamed. U can just monitor for now or have them checked if you go in for any reason. ...Read more
I found some white spots on my back and shoulders, what should I do?
P.S. Today I noticed some small spots on my chest and neck!
I have little small white spots all over my back and chest the pop as I touch/scratch them what could this be they are getting worse I have about 80?
White spots on back: i recently saw some water drop size white spots on my back and ignored them. They are multiplying, now on my neck, an chest. Help?
Spots: Spots, skin lesions, rashes etc. are all unfortunately impossible to diagnose over the computer. It certainly sounds like you have some definite skin conditions that need evaluating, diagnosing , and treating. "Spots" can sometime be a type of Tinea Versicolor, but as stated, you need an exam. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Ihave white spots that are lighter then my skin on my neck and chest spreeding fast. Can my pregnacy have anything to do with it?
Tinea versicolor: Check this image. If its tinea versicolor its easily treated w/topical or oral meds. As you are pregnant, i'd use a topical selenium sulfide preparation but only if its really bothering you. Its not a big deal to treat it after you are done w/the pregnancy. No big deal. ...Read more
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