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What would 12 white spots on brain and nerve damage in both arms and both hands and wrists and facial numbness in a 44 year old femal indicate?

What would 12 white spots on brain and nerve damage in both arms and both hands and wrists and facial numbness in a 44 year old femal indicate?

Possibly MS: These are possible signs and symptoms of multiple sclerosis. Especially in a female of this age. It depends what the "spits" look like. Vision changes are also common in this situation. ...Read more

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Had full body bone scan had mottled white spots on hands wrists and feet legs black on my upper spine and a big black spot on the side of my face?

Had full body bone scan had mottled white spots on hands wrists and feet legs black on my upper spine and a big black spot on the side of my face?

Need more info...: And I advise waiting for the official radiologist or nuclear physician report. What is seen on the technologist screen is not of the same quality as the physician interprets.

Also, some physicians read them where lighter means more radioactivity, and others where black does, so your description cannot be accurately commented on. ...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?

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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I have been having small blisters on my fingers. It is gone now but now I have small white spots on the palm of my hand. Should I be worried?

I have been having small blisters on my fingers. It is gone now but now I have small white spots on the palm of my hand. Should I be worried?

May be related: The white spots may be related to the blisters on your fingers. There are many different things that can cause that type of rash. If it persists, you should have the rash checked. ...Read more

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I'm 38 weeks and noticed my acne getting out of hand and it looked infected so I put a bit of hydrogen peroxide on my face, and noticed white spots?

I'm 38 weeks and noticed my acne getting out of hand and it looked infected so I put a bit of hydrogen peroxide on my face, and noticed white spots?

Acne: The hormones in pregnancy make acne much worse for a lot of women. There are many over the counter acne facial washes and topical medications that may help. Hydrogen peroxide is not one of them that will help. After delivery you should see improvement as the hormones return to normal levels. A dermatologist post partum can offer other treatments as well. ...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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Doctor queried Down syndrome in my baby (72 hrs old). Echo test is ok, no short hand, no groove between toes, no white spots in eye, mother age 20, ears ok?

Doctor queried Down syndrome in my baby (72 hrs old). Echo test is ok, no short hand, no groove between toes, no white spots in eye, mother age 20, ears ok?

Any age mom: Ds can occur at ang maternal age but numbers climb a lot for older moms. If doc suspects some unusual issue it is best that s/he be up front about it and do appropriate screening or specific tests to define it. Proper diagnosis can either relieve you or make sure early treatments are started. ...Read more

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I have two red spots on my wrist they are not painful and go away for awhile when I press on them. I haven't had these since birth.?

I have two red spots on my wrist they are not painful and go away for awhile when I press on them. I haven't had these since birth.?

Red spots: Haha ~ if a red spot disappears when you press on it it means it is made up of tiny blood vessels and thesis called an angioma. Don't pick at them because if you break them open they bleed profusely. If you are concerned see a dermatologist thanks ...Read more

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I have these spots on my wrist and arm that are dry that won't go away its been a month. Lotion and hot water burn them. They're red?

I have these spots on my wrist and arm that are dry that won't go away its been a month. Lotion and hot water burn them. They're red?

Can't diagnose: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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I have these small brown spots to be specific only two on my wrist and it doesn't hurt or anything and I just recently got it?

I have these small brown spots to be specific only two on my wrist and it doesn't hurt or anything and I just recently got it?

Unsure/unseen: The 2 spots need more explanation and very difficult to say without seeing them. If not painful, no bleeding or other injury to the area it could be a normal little skin change but most important is to watch them closely and if remain and get bigger or sore then see a health professional to evaluate the area. Hope this is helpful and all goes well. ...Read more

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Light brown skin spots on my wrists?

Light brown skin spots on my wrists?

Sun Protection: These brown spots are in sun exposed area and are generally pre-cancerous lesions or actino keratosis. Using sun block and wearing a hat would be helpful to reduce their occurance. If the area begins to enlarge then have it evaluated. ...Read more

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I have some bumpy red spots on both my wrists and other parts of my body for a while now. They are sometimes itchy. What could it be?

I have some bumpy red spots on both my wrists and other parts of my body for a while now. They are sometimes itchy. What could it be?

Allergies: Your symptoms sound like it might represent an allergic dermatitis. It may be from a personal care product, soap, perfume, laundry detergent, fabric softener, or even a food you ate recently. It the rash is really bothersome, see your physician for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have small almost scar like spots on the undersides of both wrists but have had no injuries. They are faded in color like old scars. Any ideas as to?

I have small almost scar like spots on the undersides of both wrists but have had no injuries. They are faded in color like old scars. Any ideas as to?

Skin creases: Perhaps they are the creases of skin at your wrist. In general for skin issues, if it doesn't itch, bleed, hurt, or increase in size, then usually, it's nothing to worry about. If it spreads, itches, or otherwise bothers you, go see a doctor. If not bothersome, give it a few days and see what happens. Maybe try a dry skin cream if it is itchy. ...Read more

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I woke up today and found small brown spots in a cluster, about 3 inches big, on my forearm near my wrist. This literally happened overnight. Diagnosis?

I woke up today and found small brown spots in a cluster, about 3 inches big, on my forearm near my wrist. This literally happened overnight. Diagnosis?

Impossible to tell: For sure without actual examination. But if is sudden onset and localized to a 3 inch area, it is most likely something that happened to your skin locally. For example, contact dermatitis, insect bite, local irritant. If it spreads to other areas of the body, you must look to systemic disorders. Go to dermatologist if it persists. ...Read more

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What causes very tiny pimples-like spots around the wrist?

What causes very tiny pimples-like spots around the wrist?

Dermatologist: This could be several things, such as lichen planus, verruca plana, or other conditions. Would need more detail as to size, pattern, color, appearance, timing of these 'pimples' to make better guesses. You may want to see a primary care doc or better, a dermatologist, to evaluate accurately. ...Read more

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Red spots on hands, wrists and arm. Help! What could it be?

Red spots on hands, wrists and arm. Help! What could it be?

Need more info: How big are they? Do they itch? How long have you had them? As much as more info may help me help you, though, the best thing for skin problems is to have them looked at. See your doctor, or go to an urgent care if worrisome. ...Read more

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Found red spots on hands, wrists and arm. What could it be help?

Found red spots on hands, wrists and arm. What could it be help?

Tough to say: The computer is not the best palce for diagnosis, especially with rashes. Rashes can be caused by an allergic trigger (something you ate, came in contact with) or a virus or a bacterial infection, etc. See your dr. For a visual inspection of the rash and the proper diagnosis, that way the treatment will be geared to help you best. Good luck. ...Read more

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Ever since october last year, I've gotten these itchy red spots. They started at the base of my wrist and has spread. Now it's all over. What could it?

Ever since october last year, I've gotten these itchy red spots. They started at the base of my wrist and has spread. Now it's all over. What could it?

A rash for 4 months: What are you waiting for? See a DR if you can. Is cost an issue? If it is, find a free clinic. Your description lacks enough detail for any kind of guess. ...Read more

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I have a itchy rush on inner sidw of wrists elbows and top of my torso. It is hardly ever in all mentioned spots at the same time. Would it be allergy?

I have a itchy rush on inner sidw of wrists elbows and top of my torso. It is hardly ever in all mentioned spots at the same time. Would it be allergy?

Rash: The rash could be due to anything from contact dermatitis skin irritations, eczema, certain skin infections or psoriasis. With out a thorough history and exam it is difficult to assess. You should see your pcp or dermatologist for further evaluation and management. ...Read more

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What could cause hot spots? (usually on wrists, stomach, or legs) to happen? (hot 2me, not to touch)

What could cause hot spots? (usually on wrists, stomach, or legs) to happen? (hot 2me, not to touch)

Hot spots: This is very unusual. If the hot spots are symmetrical then perhaps you are having some type of peripheral neuritis. If this continues it is best if you see your physician for an examination to determine the cause. ...Read more

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I went to the doctors thursday I have swelling in random spots on my body like fingers wrists lips they have me medicine now I feel worse?

I went to the doctors thursday I have swelling in random spots on my body like fingers wrists lips they have me medicine now I feel worse?

Go back to doctor: You may have been misdiagnosed, may be having an allergic reaction to medication you were given, or have now developed a new illness. Go immediately since if this is allergy you may be at significant risk. Good luck. ...Read more

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I got a small tattoo on my wrist one week ago. Has slight redness around and few little spots of infection. What can I apply to this?

I got a small tattoo on my wrist one week ago. Has slight redness around and few little spots of infection. What can I apply to this?

Infected tattoo: You should speak with the person who did your tattoo. Polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) can help but make sure this is expected behavior. ...Read more

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I am in my second day of dealing with standard sleep related wrist drop. Numbness is gone, replaced with soreness in some spots. Sign of healing?

Perhaps: Most of these wrist drops recover over 3-4 weeks, unless there is inner nerve damage to axon, which instead might take months. If no better by 4 weeks, suggest EMG study. ...Read more

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I have a rash of red spots on the back of my right wrist that rarely itches. It's been there for several years and has pretty much stayed the same?

I have a rash of red spots on the back of my right wrist that rarely itches. It's been there for several years and has pretty much stayed the same?

Could be anything...: ...From a fungal infection to any one of several skin tumors. Only a dermatologist can tell you exactly what it is after a direct examination, and possibly a biopsy. ...Read more