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Dark scaly patches

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What causes dark scaly patches on ankles?

i have dark scaly patches on my ankles for about 10 years not, they extend a quater way up my leg, now i notice those same patches on my thigh after taking my bath and not applying any cream. what ...
 

Having dark pink spots on face. Like scaly patches. Treatment?

Hello! For about the past 2 years I have started getting occasional dark pink spots on my face, irregular in shape, that sometimes sort of flare up into red, almost scaly patches. I had a PA tell me ...
 

Dry scaly skin on legs, dark patches on the back, using emollient soaps, diagnosed with Icthyosis. Cure?

there is no cure but still I want to manage it. Apart from this this dry skin condition has left dark patches on my ...Hi, I am having very dry scaly skin on my legs and back specially in winters, I've had a checkup ...
 

What causes dry, scaly, patches in pubic area?

......after I took the prescription for 2 weeks I appeared to not have any problems, or dry patches in my pubic area. I just had intercourse with a partner, and it appears that my pubic area has the dry, scaly ...
 

Suggest treatment for scaly plaques over scalp

patches of dandruff in hair.seems like peeling patches with my fingers to take it out.thick patches its around half head back side.and also white colour patches formed back side of hand elbow for both hands ...
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Suggest treatment for dark scaly patches in groin area and underarms

Hi Dr, I am 23, female, having dark scaly patches in my groin area and there is no irritation. on visiting a dermatologist, he has suggested me to use candid lotion, but still its not curing completely ...
 

Dark patch on knuckle, not itchy, same odor as rest of foot, scaly. Causes and treatment?

My right big toe has a darker patch on the knuckle. it s not particularly itchy and doesn t smell any different to the rest of the foot . slightly scaly , enough to make the crease in the knuckle more ...
 

What is the reason for dark skin in the back of neck and scaly patches between the breasts?

I dont know why. I also have a very dark neck on the back? And I have black itchy scaly patches between my breasts and I use lotriderm I used it for a week and it didnt work. Should I carry on using it ...
 

What causes scaly patch of skin on the earlobe with a painful lump?

I had a sort if flaky scaly patch of skin on my earlobe, it wasn t too big but when I tried peeling ... lump but it was too dark to see if there were anymore, what could this be? Shall I see my doctor? ...
 

Itchy skin rash, scaly patch on elbow, neck, skin darkening. Home remedies?

I ve been having itchy skin rash and it occurs every other month and it leaves my skin dark ... the itch right and i ve been suffering with it for at least a month and a half and now i got a scally patch ...
 

What causes dry and scaly patches on face?

I have weird scaly patches I get from time to time on my face. First it was 1 on the side of my forehead its just a cicular spot which is dry and scaly. Now I have one on the side of my cheek and bottom ...
 

What is the treatment for scaly patches on the eyelids?

I have had scaly patches on my eyelids. Until a couple of days ago, they have not hurt. Now ... these scaly spots from forming? Thanks so much for your guidance! K ...
 

Suggest remedy for dry scaly skin patch

I have a 2cm diameter dry/scaly patch of skin on my thigh, this feels like a scab when run my ..., it has been there since I got back off of holiday 2 months ago an I do not have any other dry patches ...
 

Eczema on my breast, pus, scaly dry yellowish patches, fusiwal, corbet G ointment, redness and itching

) for more than 8 yrs. pus comes out of it and sticks to my tee, scaly dry yellowish patches comes out ..., after the first bad eczema attack, the dark area around my nipples had increased in area, is that normal ...
 

What does dark and scaly skin indicate?

Hi, I ve been dealing with what I thought was ezcema, but it s taken on a differnt look and texture. My skin does not hold in mositure but has now turned dark to black in color with scales over parts ...
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My testicles are very itchy and is a patch of scaly skin on both testicles. What is the cause of this?
Hi, This may be a bacterial or fungal infection. Triple action cream containing antibiotic like neomycin and antifungal like miconazole will help in reducing the rash. Keep proper hygiene of the area too. Let me know if you have any further questions. You can contact me on my page http://bit.ly/1dYupT2 Wish you a good health.
 
Itchy scaly patches causing skin darkening on upper thigh and spreading.. Prescribed clomitzole not working in my opinion any suggestions on what could be???
Hi, As you had been prescribed Clotrimazole cream, it could be a fungal infection of skin.You may need oral anthistamines to alleviate itching and oral anti-fungal tablet weekly once for 4 weeks may cure the problem completely.Topical clotrimazole alone may be sufficient.Other possibility is a seborrheic dermatitis.Wear cotton clothes.Avoid bathing in common pool,sharing soap,towel and dresses
 
hi , i have a patch of scaly dry skin under my vagina ...not inside , just under directing towards my butt ... HELP !
thank you for query.it may be fungal infection.Please take following precautions.Use loose cotton clothes and inner wears.Keep area dry.Apply antifungals like terbinafine which is fungicidal.Once subsides use regularly antifungal dusting powders like candid or absorb powder to prevent recurrence.Maintaining moisture free area is most important to prevent recurrence.Dr Bharatesh Basti Dermatologist
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