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White Spots On My Calf Symptoms
I have itchy red , scaly spots on my neck, back and shoulders and white blotchy spots on my back also?
Itchy red spot dz: There is no way to diagnose you on the internet. You need eyeballs attached to a dermatologist, who will be better able to evaluate and treat you. ...Read more
Folliculitis? Heat?: Folliculitis is tiny pustules where the hair follicles are. Heat rash is related to sweating a lot, with or without "blocked" sweat glands or oil glands. Other times it's related to sports equipment friction, bacteria, moisture, etc... Being in a hot tub can lead to a "hot tub" rashes. Rashes are quite difficult to describe in words, so a doctor needs to look at the rash to make a diagnosis. ...Read more
Need more info: A picture is worth a thousand words. Brown spots could be many things, most of which are not serious. They could be sun damaged area called solar lintigo, If they are flat and many of them. . If raised or have a "stuck on" appearance, then they could be a benign growth called a seborrheic dermatitis. These should be checked by your family doctor or dermatologist to make sure is not serious ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hard to tell: It would be very difficult to tell for sure what those spots are without seeing them, particularly in person. It could possibly be eczema, an allergic reaction to a soap, detergent, perfume, or jewelry, or even a fungal infection. I would recommend getting an in-person opinion from your doc, but in the meantime you can try some 1% Hydrocortisone cream on it to see if it helps the itching. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have severe itchy spots on my arms, fingers, back of my knees/hands & ankles. After scratching i get white elevated nickle-sized spots. What is it?
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
Too many possible : There are just too many rashes that it could be. Have it seen by the doctor to find out what it is and how to treat it. ...Read more
Siri got 1 red spot on my pennis head and 5 red red spots on my hand, two red bumps on thigh and one ulcer on mouth ? Are these acute HIV symptms ?
Could be: See a dermatologist to get your final answer. ...Read more
I've been noticing red spots on my legs.As the week gone on amount of spots increased.They're are non itchy and dry.There are few spots on my stomach?
Small red bumps some have a white head on them. Started on upper chest and now on arms. What could this be?
Doctor can evaluate: Bumps may be conditions such as keratosis pilaris, eczema, comedones, or folliculitis. Each would have a different treatment, so a primary care doctor or a dermatologist can evaluate and give some recommendations. Rashes are hard to describe in words. Little white heads are more likely folliculitis. If recently using a hot tub, such a rash could be due to that. ...Read more
I have a bruise like spot on my calf that i saw a week ago. It's purple with white spots, it doesn't hurt, it isn't raised. Is it just a bruise?
Ecchymosis: A capillary or tiny vein probably spontaneously burst leaking a small amount of blood under the skin. As this blood collection slowly breaks down, it leaves these various colors which take days to clear. This is a painless,no serious process. However if multiple episodes occur in scattered locations blood counts and coagulation tests are recommended. Aspirin increases the fragility of blood vessel ...Read more
I have white spots on my leg, arm, and hand. Is it possible to be sun damage? Should i be worried about ir?
Tinea versicolor: It's possibly tinea versicolor. It's caused by a fungus, which blocks the sunlight from activating the melanocytes (pigment cells) in your skin. With sun exposure, the skin around it tans but the fungal area stays white. You'll need a doctor's examination for a diagnosis.http://www.aad.org/dermatology-a-to-z/diseases-and-treatments/q---t/tinea-versicolor. ...Read more
Numbness in left hand, bottom part of arm, bottom part of leg and left side of face.Mri showed white spots on brain, LP was negative for ms.
MS or not MS?: Iit is hard to find the cause of a symptom of tingling. The changes on your MRI could be related to your symptoms. When the LP is negative, it does not mean you do not have MS, but one must consider other causes, such as a virus of some kind, or other medical illnesses. It may help you to have some symptomatic treatment of your symptoms, maybe a nerve conduction study and a follow up mri. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: It is not feasible to know what the white spots are without examining the material. However, if you do not have any symptoms it is not likely to be any thing serious. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
I believe that my 4daughter has what is called geographic tonge. She had a circle in the middle of her tonge that is missing all of the little pinkish white spots. Has no other symptoms and has not noticed it her self. Should I take her in to the doctors
Yes: You should see your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation this way you can get the correct diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Probably not: Thanks for asking and glad your care. You and your friend can read up on tinea versicolor (photo folks), vitiligo, and guttate hypomelanosis. Most people with white spots have one of these three. Treating vitiligo and guttate hypomelanosis is very difficult, treating tinea versicolor is very easy if desired, and most people don't care about spots one way or the other. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tingling in on spot in my lower calfs for 3days no other symptoms and I have not had an injury only notice it when sitting or laying what could thisB?
Many: See your doc to decide. May just be Musculoskeletal ...Read more
My upper lip is swollen on both sides near the corners. When I look closely there are barely visible tiny white spots. 3 days w. symptoms.
Cheilitis: Cheilitis is the label applied to inflammation of the lips. When it occurs in the corners/angles of the mouth it is called angular cheilitis or angular stomatitis. It is fairly common. Nutritional (iron/B vitamins/folic acid) deficiencies are thought to be causes, as is allergy (contact with something irritating), & infection (yeast, staph, strep). I might suspect infection with the white spots. ...Read more
I have had intermittent swelling in my right calf as well as mild pain in one specific spot in my calf. Can symptoms of a blood clot be intermittent?
It is: Possible. Especially if it doesn't cross the popliteal space (behind the knee). ...Read more
I am congested and found white spots on my tonsils, have green and yellow snot but don't have any other symptoms of being sick. No pain or swelling.
Tonsil stones: Aka tonsilliths are calcified materials that form in the crevices of the tonsils, composed mainly of calcium, some phosphorus and ammonia(hence the odor--halitosis). The true cause of this nuisance is unknown, but it is often considered harmless. Simple removal with a currette or oral irrigation is often adequate to get rid of them. If u r concerned/bothered by it, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
White spots on mri, lumbar puncture negative no ms.Still have weak shaky episodes that come and go.Neuro suggested pots, can it cause these symptoms?
Small bumps around penis head and white spots on tongue: no painy. Wht's it? Is it dangerous? Is it aids symptoms? Had protected sex 1year before.
Biopsy: might be lichen sclerosis. ObGyn is in doubt. Symptoms: severe burning redness lots of small veigns no white spots no scarring. Diff diagn?
I have white spots on my tonsils with no fever. i have been like this for over a week and have no cold symptoms. Also have gallbladder pain
"Cryptic": tonsils is a name for tonsils with craters containing mucous and usually associated with frequent attacks of tonsillitis. You may need them removed!! See an ENT (Ear Nose Throat ) Specialist! The "gallbladder" pain is a whole different issue ..MORE INFO is needed about that.... Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more
I had b-hemolytic strep group a since 3 days my son 5 yrs had the same symptoms as mine and white spots on his throat should he take the same medicato?
Maybe, maybe not: Adults can take some medicines that are not safe for children, and a child's dose is almost always different from yours, especially at five. Your son may well have strep and probably needs medicine; call your doctor and ask what to do. Taking medicine prescribed for someone else is not a good idea. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have had a sore throat for the past three days with no other symptoms. There are no white spots or signs of strep throat. What should I do?
If you have white spots and a sore throat but no other symptoms, is there a time frame symptoms will start to show or is it something other than strep?
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