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White Spots On My Chest Symptoms
Rash on chest & back. Had a month now spreading but only those 2 areas. Small & scatter 20ish spots Pink not raised, Little itchy, 1/2 size of a dime?
Rash on chest not itchy or painful. Red, generally more round but not perfectly round, spots seem to by "dry" skin. Skin can be scratched off.?
Pityriasis rosea?: This is just a good guess. Could be other things. But if it's pr it will resolve on its own. However it could be other entities I would hate to scare you with here. Suggest a derm eval. ...Read more
Do you think using Aloe Vera & Vitamin E cream would be a help? For white spots on my chest and neck?
Won't hurt: But you can have this followed as this can be any number of issues such as vitiligo (if you have family hx, autoimmune problems), tinea versicolor (fungal infection), idiopathic guttate hypomelanosis (usually seen on sun exposed areas) or pityriasis alba (white in summer and becomes dry and reddish/scaly in winter - seen in teenagers) or Nevis depigmentosus (hair in discolored area is white) ...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!
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
I have little small white spots all over my back and chest the pop as I touch/scratch them what could this be they are getting worse I have about 80?
15 little white spots on chest after returning from holiday not a rash or itch but spots from nowhere should I go Docter?
See your doctor: There could be several causes of these white spots. It would be prudent to consult your doctor to find out the cause and plan the further treatment accordingly. ...Read more
Got a bad sunburn months ago, it started to peel & I peeled it before it was ready. Now I have tiny, white spots covering my chest that won't go away.
Sun damage: Those "white spots" are likely areas of low pigmentation brought about by damage to the melanocytes (cells that make pigment) from the sunburn. It may take a year for them to kick back in and for your skin to look normal color again. In the meantime, make sure you use sunscreen daily and pamper your skin in next few months with moisturizers and avoidance of irritants. ...Read more
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
Got a fairly severe sunburn, it started to peel & I peeled some skin prematurely. Now I have tiny, white spots covering my chest. Are these permanent?
No if care immediat: Sunburns are different types and not all people equal. The darker the skin type 6 are less prone and type one with least melanin pigment get the worst. Peeling is a natural hpmeostasis mechanics trying to get rid of dead epithelial cells and build new. I recommend keep area covered with sterile gauze and use topical antibiotics and silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) cream. You may need systemic antibiotics. See MD. Now ...Read more
White spots on back: I recently saw some water drop size white spots on my back and ignored them. They are multiplying, now on my neck, an chest. Help?
Ihave white spots that are lighter then my skin on my neck and chest spreeding fast. Can my pregnacy have anything to do with it?
Tinea versicolor: Check this image. If its tinea versicolor its easily treated w/topical or oral meds. As you are pregnant, i'd use a topical selenium sulfide preparation but only if its really bothering you. Its not a big deal to treat it after you are done w/the pregnancy. No big deal. ...Read more
What are these white spots on my skin? I am brown skinned. They don't look like vitaligo. Are on my arms as white spots & my chest as silvery patches.
Inadequate info: Your description is very vague. Skin diagnosis really needs a good examination. See your pcp or dermatologist. ...Read more
I have little white spots on my tonsils. Is it mucus? I have a possible chest cold like my mom. I have been coughing for about two weeks.
Possibly...: It sounds like you have an upper respiratory infection which could either be bacterial or viral. You may also have acute bronchitis which accounts for the "chest cold". You may have tonsillitis or even strep throat. You need to see your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. You need a physical exam and possibly a throat culture. Good luck! ...Read more
Hi, I have these white spots/patches on my back, upper chest, armpits, back knee. Thry aren't itchy but they have been there for several months now.
Need to see: A doctor who can examine these areas to make a diagnosis. ...Read more
I had a tiny white spots in. My arms, in my back, and chest, what's the best cream should I use to cure this kind of skin problems?
Diagnosis needed: Without a clear cut diagnosis - it really isn't possible to advise you which medication would be effective. Take care. ...Read more
I had a tiny white spots in. My arms, in my back, and chest, what's the best cream should I use to cure this kind og skin problems?
I have little white spots on my arms and red spots on my back/chest. They itch bad. Dr. Had me switch soaps and detergent but hasn't helped. Thoughts?
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Have history of pe took chest xray last week saw white spots on lung now having chest pains across my upper chest?
Need to view films: Normal and abnormal shadows are present on an x-ray. Actual viewing of films required to evaluate. ...Read more
I noticed two flat brown/white spots, size of finger nail, in the center of my chest. Can Melanoma be flat and just appear on skin?
Hi I have these white spots on my skin. They are not itchy at all. They are on my arms, chest and stomach. Is there some kind ofcreame I can use?
Need diagnosis first: This rash needs to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more
I have had a really bad headache the past few days. Just checked my BP and it 165/111 hr 81. Chest tightness and seeing white spots flicker in my eye?
Go to the ER: Your BP isn't that high but your symptoms are what are most disturbing. You should be evaluated tonight. ...Read more
I have chest pains and I'm spitting out a lot of phlegm with some blood on it. My tonsils have some white spots on them and I don't have a cough.?
I have white spots on both under arms and on chest and on tip of penis what could this be. I also get a rash like bumps that come and go but itch on inside of both arms?
Two year old has pimple like bumps on chin and looks like a light rash on chest and back. No fever, no symptoms. What could it be?
Rash: Difficult to know without seeing it. 1 possibility is that it may be staph or strep on his chin, called impetigo with a more generalized rash that often accompanies it. If this is the case he requires antibiotics to protect particularly his kidneys. Have the rash examined and get a confirmed diagnosis to help with his care. All the best in getting this sorted out. ...Read more
7f rash on chest 101fever white patches on swollen tonsils slight sore throat. Light cough. Could it be strep throat and or what r the symptoms?
Scarlet Fever: A sore red throat with or without white patches, fever, enlarged lymph nodes and fine red sandpaper like rash to the face or trunk is suggestive of Scarlet Fever (strep throat with a rash). Many viral infections can present similarly, so appropriate testing would be warranted prior to treating with antibiotics. ...Read more
Montgomery Glands: The skin of the nipple has modified oil (sebaceous) glands that lubricate the nipple called montgomery glands. Cysts can develop when these get blocked; rarely, these get infected and need to be lanced. Bottom line: no pain/no drainage/no worries. ...Read more
Areolar skin glands: They are probably montgomery tubercles, which are areolar glands that help provide lubrication to the nipple and are more pronounced in pregnancy. If its something new, or you're having abnormal discharge or pain, you should probably get it checked out by your doc just to be on safe side. ...Read more
Montgomery Glands?: Small bumps with white material inside are likely montgomery glands. ...Read more
Hi I've got white spots around my areola and don't know what they are and my boobs are very tender can you help me please?
Skin is tough issue: He would need a consultation which you may obtain here at healthtap, and he would need to provide several high-quality photos. ...Read more
Hey I have been having trouble the last 3 days my right nipple is very sore and I noticed there's 2 little white spots on it should I go to hosp?
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So I got my tubes cut tied an burned 3 years agi the other day I noticed my boobs were swollen an my areola was itchy an had white spots on them I squ?
I'm noticing my breasts have been swelling there are little white spots on my nipples, the skin underneath my breast is hurting a bit. What is this?
I have a cough at night, I smoke. Also white spots on tonsils strep neg. Lung cancer? What do they do to test for it
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Strep test was negative but lung x-ray showed bronchitis. Is that what's causing my throat to be sore with white spots? Dr prescribed augmentin
Maybe: If the spots were there before the augmentin, then very likely. If they appeared after starting the antibiotic, it may be oral thrush. If you are prone to vaginal yeast infections after taking antibiotics, then thrush is even more likely. If your throat does not get better by the time you finish the augmentin, I would recommend you go back to see your Dr. ...Read more
Scalp itching. Painful in 2 areas. Itchy neck and vaginal itching. Underskin lump on earlobe & 3 spots on ear & swollen tragus on other ear. Noticed black dots on nails&small rash on chest. I'm iron deficient & also taking lansoprazole.
Dermatologist: Your cluster of symptoms points to a systemic disease condition. Recommend that you consult a dermatologist promptly. ...Read more