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White Spots On Legs After Tanning
Tinea versicolor: A common skin fungus called tinea versicolor can prevent the sun from tanning those areas. If that is the case, treatment with a topical antifungal medication can eradicate the fungus. However, the whiteness will remain until your next sun exposure. It characteristically looks like white freckles. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have red little dots on my legs and purple spots after getting a little sunburn and going tanning, its been a week and they haven't went away...
Sunburn: It is UV Rays damage due to sun. Wait for 1 month unless getting worse and use sunscreen next time. ...Read more
I get red spots all over legs after sunbathing or using a tanning bed. They do not itch. What could this be? Is this normal
Irritation: The heat is affecting your hair follicles and causing the red bump. ...Read more
Got bitten by sand fleas in Roatan. Daughter's bites healing after 3 wks but leaving small white spots on legs. What can help keep them from scaring?
Must be seen: Your question cannot be evaluated without a photo or exam. ...Read more
Creams and ointments have gotten rid of the red scales, but leaves a bunch of white spots. Will self tanning lotions cover them?
Skin: Hard to give an answer based on your info. Suggest you see a dermatologist ...Read more
All the creams and ointments have gotten rid of the red scales but leaves a bunch of white spots. Will self tanning lotions cover them?
Please clarify: What condition was being treated? What treatments were used? Consider resubmitting with clarification. ...Read more
My friend she had some white spots on her both legs for almost 2 years. Now they are becoming bigger an emboss. But she doesn't feel anything. Help?
Might need biopsy: Any unusual lesion on the skin that changes should be evaluated by a dermatologist or surgeon to make sure that they don't need to be biopsied or removed. ...Read more
Possible fungus: Certain fungal infections of the skin often appear as white patches, particularly after sun or tanning light exposure as the affected skin does not darken as much as the surrounding skin. Over the counter and prescription medications are available for these types of infections. ...Read more
I notice I have white spots on my legs. It seems there are more than previous year. Can this be vidaligo?
I have white spots on my back. I use the tanning bed a lot. These spots have spread. But no irritation. Will selsun blue work?
I have these odd white spots that appear on the back of my legs and on my forearms if I sit/stand for too long. What could it be?
Can you take a close-up photo?
I am 53 years old and in the last year I've begun seeing many raised white spots on my legs. I am concerned with the appearance. Any idea of what they are and how to have them removed? Is there a health concern I should be concerned with? Thank you jeff
Very: Very difficult to tell without a clinical examination so I would see a dermatologist. Perhaps they are seborrheic keratoses, specifically the "stucco keratoses" variant. See a picture of a pigmented version at the link below. I hope that helps. ...Read more
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