Very small white itchy bumps on half arm spreading fast around tinea versicolor patch.?

Keratosis Pilaris. It sounds like you have a condition called keratosis pilaris. This causes tiny, rough prickly bumps to form on the backs of the arms, the thighs, the buttocks and occasionally on the face. A mild exfoliating skin cream with 12% ammonium lactate used once to twice a day will smooth these areas out nicely. If you have itch, a mild cortisone cream from your doctor can help.

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Dry itchy white bumps on arm last summer grew into a big pigment less white patch. I thought it was tinea versicolor as it increased when in sun.?

Keratosis Pilaris. It sounds like you have a condition called keratosis pilaris. This causes tiny, rough prickly bumps to form on the backs of the arms, the thighs, the buttocks and occasionally on the face. A mild exfoliating skin cream with 12% ammonium lactate used once to twice a day will smooth these areas out nicely. If you have itch, a mild cortisone cream from your doctor can help. Read more...
Pityriasis Alba. The white rough plaque you are describing sounds like pityriasis alba. This is often seen on the face, arms, shoulders, and neck of young people, especially kids. It is a results of mild eczema and dry skin. Usually, with good moisturizing, it will lessen. However, it worsens in the summer because the area does not tan while the surrounding skin does, making it more visible. See a derm. Read more...

Red cluster of bumps on my palm itchy but kinda sore I have real sensive skin problems and I also tinea versicolor on shoulders and back?

See your doctor. Not enough info to be sure, any lesion in the palm or soles, should be checked for the sexual transmitted disease syphilis. It is rare but if risk factors are present should be checked. The tinea versicolor can be treated with anti-fungal but be aware that the discolorations may not improve for a long while even once the fungus is cleared. Read more...

I have tinea versicolor in the testicles and tip of penis. It gets itchy and dry. The doctor sent me a salycilic acid wash. Makes sense?

Yes. Give the prescribed treatment a try. 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. Read more...