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I had a check up to check the white spots at my back like a map but the dr said that it was not a fungal infection, they examine my back by scraping a ?
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Dr. Traci Buxton
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In brief: Skin sample
There is a type of skin rash called tinea versicolor which causes white patches to appear on the skin.
Fungal skin rashes are typically diagnosed by collecting a skin sample and looking for the fungus under a microscope. Another common white skin rash is called vitiligo, which may be what your doctor diagnosed. Please call your doctor's office if you have any questions or concerns.

In brief: Skin sample
There is a type of skin rash called tinea versicolor which causes white patches to appear on the skin.
Fungal skin rashes are typically diagnosed by collecting a skin sample and looking for the fungus under a microscope. Another common white skin rash is called vitiligo, which may be what your doctor diagnosed. Please call your doctor's office if you have any questions or concerns.
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