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White Spots On Clitoris
My clitoris is red and has two white spots on it. I just had a baby two months ago and have been bleeding off and on since. What is wrong?
Need more info: And a physical exam. Go and see your ob/gyn doctor and get appropriately diagnosed. Cannot do this over the internet. ...Read more
Cherry hemangiomas: These could be cherry hemangiomas. You should see your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. ...Read more
I have tiny spots on my clitoris and my vagina won't stop itching I've never had unprotected sex so what could this be?
Bacterial vaginosis: The most common cause of vaginal itching is bacterial vaginosis, it is not a sexually transmitted disease (STD). Another common cause is yeast infection, again not an STD. Both are easily treated but it is not always easy for a woman to tell which she has. A diagnosis can be made by looking at vaginal secretions under a microscope to guide treatment. Using OTC yeast medicine will make BV worse. ...Read more
2 red spots where the line of the vagina starts above the clitoris in between the line red, itchy and both in exact spot in opp sides? Shaving caused?
I have reddish yellow spots on the clitoris and a dark spot on one of my vaginal lips. I'd like to know i'd this is an infection.
See your doctor: Anything pigmented like that should be directly observed by a doctor. ...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!
VisualDX: Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read more
Several Causes: White spots on skin have many causes. In folks older than 40, the main cause is sun damage called " idiopathic guttate hypomelanosis". It happes mostly on the forearms and shins. Other causes include vitiligo, postinflammatory hypopigmentation, medication or chemical leukoderma, and finally hypopigmented mycosis fungoides (a type of skin lymphoma). I would have you see a dermatologist. ...Read more
White spots on the s: There are as many causes of white spots on the skin as there are patients that have them. Everything from fungi to genetic or unknown causes can make white spots. Various depigmenting disorders can also make them. There's no way to tell you what's causing yours unless you see a dermatologist and have the diagnosis made. ...Read more
Here are some. ..: Do white spots look like millet? If so and without long foreskin-related inflammation, they most likely represent hyperactive sebaceous glands of hair follicles, which are harmless & require no Rx at all. Nonetheless, without a direct look, a prefect Dx is hard to come by. So, seek professional evaluation & counseling timely. ...Read more
As above: To be safe my advise is see your PCP for evaluation. ...Read more
A number of: Possibilities. You would need an actual exam for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more
Depends: You need to have a dilated retinal exam by an eye doctor, sooner rather than later. ...Read more
There are a few different things that could be going on here:
- chronic/recurrent bacterial infections with non-strep bacteria
- viral infections (such as mono)
- tonsilliths - also known as "tonsil stones" these are little pieces of food that become lodged in the folds of the tonsil. Like an oyster, the tonsil becomes irritated and coats these pieces in mucus until the pop out on their own (those are the "white spots"). They can sometimes cause soreness and bad breath.
If this continues to be a chronic problem, you may want to see an otolaryngologist (ear, nose and throat doctor) for a more in-depth exam, throat cultures, and to possibly consider having your tonsils removed if other therapies are not working. Good luck! ...Read more
White Spots: White spots on the skin can be caused by many skin conditions: Tinea Versicolor which is a yeast, vitiligo which is a depigmenting disease, eczema which can down regulate pigment, ideopathic Guttate hypomenanosis which is usually cause by sun damage, and other skin conditions. See your dermatologist for a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Where on your: Thighs. Are they itchy? Is there any redness, for how long? ...Read more
This could be viral, herpes for example.
It could be fungal, especially since it is white.
Herpes should form blisters that break open and are painful.
This should of course be visually examined by your doctor.
An anti fungal cream might be tried first.
The best course would be to swab this and test for viral and fungus. ...Read more
It is possible that: You are referring to montgomery glands on the areolas. ...Read more