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White Spots On Lower Arm
Many causes possible: Without examining you it is not possible to say for sure. Vitiligo can cause what you describe along with some fungal infections (tinea versicolor). When your surrounding normal skin naturally tans, the white spots don't, so they can appear brighter. See a dermatologist to help diagnose and propose a possible treatment. Sometimes this kind of a problem can be permanent. ...Read more
Depends on the cause: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
My stepson fell over grazed his arm last week it has now spread a little is really red with little white spots what could this be?
Abrasion: Sometimes an abrasion is bad enough you can see the different layers of tissue, but it could also be signs of an infection. I recommend he sees his physician. ...Read more
Hi i have these small white spots on my arm i have just recently had sun burn what do u think they are?
Suspect: Tinea versicolor. See skin drGet a more detailed answer ›
I have this huge pimple like thing under my arm. it really stands out & has white spots on it. Am i requierd to go to an ER room ?
I have very small white spots on my arms. The do not itch or swell. They do spread on my arms and aren't contagious. What are they?
White spots: They could be anything. This is a case for your friendly neighborhood dermatologist! ...Read more
I have white spots on my face and arms that seem to spreading. They are noticeable since my skin is tanned. What can I do to avoid them?
Skin color changes: Can come from several different reasons. One could be a skin fungus which can spread and look like whiter spots than your normal skin. One remedy may be showering with selsum blue shampoo and let it sit on your skin for a couple if minutes. Another possibility is vitiligo (the michael jackson skin disease). This is a skin disorder where you start to lose the pigment cells called melanocytes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer