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I have itchy red , scaly spots on my neck, back and shoulders and white blotchy spots on my back also?

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

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I have itchy white lumps appearing on my thigh & lower back. What could they be?

I have itchy white lumps appearing on my thigh & lower back. What could they be?

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

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What are the raised brown spots on my legs?

What are the raised brown spots on my legs?

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 more

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What could the little white spots on my forearms, hands, and feet be?

What could the little white spots on my forearms, hands, and feet be?

Rash: Rashes and skin lesions are impossible to diagnose without seeing them. Please go be evaluated. ...Read more

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What could these white spots on my throat be?

What could these white spots on my throat be?

? Infection?: It may be related to a viral infection. For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test / culture. ...Read more

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Circle on spots on my neck that are red and itchy?

Circle on spots on my neck that are red and itchy?

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 more

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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?

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?

Most likely....: Dermatitis in these areas is most likely an allergic reaction, systemic. Perhaps a food. Early eczema or even psoriasis could also be the culprit. Please visit your dermatologist for a definitive diagnosis and proper treatment. ...Read more

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Black spots on my back and arms, what are they?

Black spots on my back and arms, what are they?

Medical evaluation: The black lesions on your arms will require direct visualization to make an accurate diagnosis. Biopsy might be required sometimes. I encourage you to have this evaluated by your physician or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have red spots on my chest an back also white spots on face an trunk?

I have red spots on my chest an back also white spots on face an trunk?

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 more

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What could have caused these blotches of red on my cheeks and rash on my wrist?

What could have caused these blotches of red on my cheeks and rash on my wrist?

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

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Little white spots on my ankles?

Skin plaques. : Probably nothing to be concerned about. Also, probably nothing to do about it. You could see a dermatologist to have it checked out. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Dermatitis: Sounds like you have some sort of dermatitis. Play detective and ask yourself if you changed anything lately, ..Soaps, detergent, etc? Get an examination, as skin dermatitis can really not be diagnosed over the computer and needs a visual examination and exam. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I white spots on stomach and spreading chest?

I white spots on stomach and spreading chest?

Hard to say: Could be a fungal infection like tinea alba or vitiligo (loss of pigment) or a reaction to a medicine or skin product. Other things could do it, too, including leprosy! See a doc and get it sorted out. ...Read more

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What are the raised brown spots on my back?

Dermatological eval.: There can be many causes. The only way to get an accurate diagnosis will be a medical evaluation. ...Read more

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I have brown spots on my arms and it's spreading brown ring spots red in middle some are flat?

I have brown spots on my arms and it's spreading brown ring spots red in middle some are flat?

Spots: Brown spots can be due to various reasons . It's hard to diagnose without looking at rash . Can you re post the question with photos or see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have red patchy rash on my torso back and front?

I have red patchy rash on my torso back and front?

Many possibilities: From just the basic description you provide it is not possible to give you a solid diagnosis. Anything from a contact dermatitis to a drug reaction along with many others are possible. I would recommend you have this evaluated. ...Read more

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Small red bumps some have a white head on them. Started on upper chest and now on arms. What could this be?

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

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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?

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

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Iam male 61 yrs. I have white spots on my leg chest and back. Pl suggest remedy. Thank you?

Iam male 61 yrs. I have white spots on my leg chest and back. Pl suggest remedy. Thank you?

Hard to say: Without seeing the "white spots" you are talking about. For all you know it could just be normal physiologic changes in the skin. But, if you are concerned, please consult with your physician. ...Read more

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I have white spots on my leg, arm, and hand. Is it possible to be sun damage? Should i be worried about ir?

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

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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.

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 more

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What do white spots in stool mean if there are no other symptoms? Is there cause for concern?

What do white spots in stool mean if there are no other symptoms? Is there cause for concern?

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

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My friend has a white spots on his skin! are those symptoms of cancer ?

My friend has a white spots on his skin! are those symptoms of cancer ?

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 more

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White spots on throat no other symptoms?

White spots on throat no other symptoms?

Spots on throat: It could be tonsil stones, yeast infections, cysts, growths or infections. See an ENT specialist. ...Read more

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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.

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

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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.

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 more

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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?

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?

Nonspecific: Your MRI lesions are possibly related to migraine, smoking, prior head injuries, and many other relatively benign events. If there is consideration for a vascular process causing your symptoms, get your internist involved, and perhaps even see a cardiologist. ...Read more

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Biopsy: might be lichen sclerosis. ObGyn is in doubt. Symptoms: severe burning redness lots of small veigns no white spots no scarring. Diff diagn?

Biopsy: might be lichen sclerosis. ObGyn is in doubt. Symptoms: severe burning redness lots of small veigns no white spots no scarring. Diff diagn?

You got your dx: If your biopsy sample was representative of the worst part of the affected area then you got your definitive dx; if your gynecologist doubts it he can discuss with the pathologist and ask for a review or second opinion ...Read more

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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

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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 more

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