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What causes brown patch skin on elbows and knees

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What is the cause of red spots?

I have one circular patch of dry skin on my upper thigh near my knee. Originally it itched. Then it was just red and dry. A smaller itchy spot appeared close to it. I haven t been able to go the doctor yet ...
 

What is causing pain and fatigue?

on both sides of collar bone & the inside of my elbows which sometimes throb. Every month I have regular ... that appears around my foot which leaves blue-red lesions then dry patches. Every month now I have suffered ...
 

What causes brown patches on hands and legs?

Two of my children ( and several neighborhood children) have developed brown patches on their hands ... unwashed dirty skin. Can you advise what this might be ...
 

What causes red patches on stomach?

I have a brown raised blister type mark that suddenly appeared on my stomach this morning. I noticed a red patch of skin which dissapeared and the next time I looked there was this arrow head shaped ...
 

What causes patches on chest?

, they are causing me no pain or discomfort, i feel like normal? does anybody have any idea what this could be ...over the last month or so i have noticed that on my chest just to the left patches have appeared ...
 

What causes psoriasis and is there any permanent cure?

hello.my daughter age 20 is suffering from psoriasis in very small patches in her elbows,finger knuckles, knee.she took ayurvedic medicine for 2 months.it started increasing.now a dermatologist has ...
 

What causes eyes to swell?

hi, my boyfriend has patches of dry flaky skin on his neck it seems to be in a circular form- it is not ring worm - it looks more like it is on top of the skin than inside.... it is also now on both his ...
 

What causes excessive sweating?

What does an elevated level of crp & alp indicate? The only symptom I have is sweating behind my knees and sweating inside my elbows at night. I also sweat during the day on my face and my back ...
 

What causes joint pain?

All my joints hurt my hip shoulder wrist elbows knees all most all of time about a year feels like ... a hard time getting up cause I hurt so mucht ...
 

What causes itching in the armpit?

Hello,I have been experiencing continuous itching in my right armpit since the last few months.Now a patch of skin there has turned very dry and bears a dirty appearance as if covered by dirt.When very dry ...
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What causes itchy rashes on thighs and buttocks?

of the knees. The rash is back, but different. Very dry, flaky red patches on the inner wrist and forearm, backs of the knees and the ankles. As I said before, I've always had sensitive skin and use soap ...
 

What causes freckles on face?

have brown spots on my skin, freckles.... have a sales job, even though have my car but still exposure to sun is there Please suggest a good sun block, some cream etc to reduce spots. Do i need to take ...
 

What is the cause and treatment for intertrigo?

So, this takes my skin-related questions to three now! Hopefully this is the last. 20 years ago, I had some skin infection in both inner thighs. This was attributed to the bad bathing water quality ...
 

What is the cause and treatment for trichotillomania?

Hello Dr. I am a Female 31 years old, I have bald patches on side ways and near forhead area. I had ... but I go back to same plucking again and that resulted into bald patches however am controlling myself ...
 

What is the cause and treatment for pompholyx?

under a deep layer of skin. They look slightly grey/silver. They eventually burst and leave behind patches of sore red exposed skin. Each little blister lasted around a week and after about 3months ...
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What can causes pimples on the head?
Hi, Pimples are caused by blocking of skin pores, and most often there is a secondary infection. Best wishes, Dr Sudhir Kumar MD DM
 
What deficiencies cause increased knee reflexes?
Elevated knee reflexes may be associated with conditions like: Thyroid and parathyroid dysfunction stroke hypocalcemia preeclampsia ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis - Lou Gehrig's Disease) High doses of some drugs, especially if you are on an SSRI [citalopram (Celexa), fluoxetine (Prozac), fluvoxamine (Luvox) , paroxetine (Paxil) and sertraline (Zoloft) Please discuss this with your doctor
 
What cause swelling behind knee. No pain or discomfort.
Hi Thanks for your query It could be the most common baker cyst,if it is normal(temperature) to touch and without fever. Take care Dr.chugh Orthopaedic surgeon http://bit.ly/drmchugh
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