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Having dry skin and white spots on every part of the body. Concerned

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Dear DR. I am a fair skin black woman that has little white spots almost a every part of my body.These spots sometimes look dry and they fall off,leaving white spots.
Posted Sat, 13 Oct 2012 in Skin Hair and Nails
Answered by Dr. Sudarshan 2 hours later

Thanks for writing in.

White spots on the body can be vitiligo,IGH,tinea versicolor,Seborheic dermatitis.

Also I would like to know are these spots itchy?

Are they scaly?

What is there appx size?

Since when you have them ?

Are they permanent or keep changing?

Can you upload good quality photos of the affected area.

Photo can be helpful to predict the condition.

Anticipating your response.


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