Dark spots spreading all over my body. What could be this ?
Like about 5 years ago I started to notice my neck having a few dark spots. I didn t really pay attention to it at the time and its started to get worse. I went to a few dermatologist and one said it might be tinea versicolor and another one said it was dermatitis . They took my blood and it was fine.They never gave me a sure answer but always gave me medication that never worked. Now its so bad, Its spreading all over my legs and arms. I don t understand what it is? Please help...
hi, I m Deanna. I have been suffering from acne almost all my life. Since the age between 10 or 11 until now. I ve been having whiteheads ,dark spots, pimples and blackheads all over my body such as my back, butt, upper arms,upper chest and face. I don t know what the cause is and i want answers why I ve been having this acne all my life. My mom believes it s hormone imbalance because I ve had problems having my period for months. I don t know if its because of my weight because I weigh 194 for my age(16 years old). From the age of 10 until now I m using Proactiv solution system which have made a huge difference to my face than in the past but, I still have blackheads, dark spots and etc. I just want to know if there is any type of soap or medicine i could put on my skin to get rid of the acne. Thank you.
i have lesions or blister that appears on my skin all over my body atleast one or two in a day they itch and sting and also feeling a crawly feeling itchy on breast ,hair,buttocks, arms , and stomach. when healed they become dark spots....also there filled with fluids and a bump that looks like a black head .....pcp dont know what it is? its definetely contagious
Hi, My brother was in portugal recently and when he came home he had itchy skin. over the past few monbths the itching has spread throughout the family. we all have itchy skin and when we scratch, red spots appear. scratching only makes the problem worse. some creams has relieved the itch however none have solved the problem completely. what could this be and what may be casuing it? thank you.
I believe I have tinea versicolor. I am trying to treat it. Anyways, I noticed that I have developed small dark brown spots about the size of an eraser overnight. They are on my back and possibly my arms. Just a few. I am 28 male. Are these just moles developing?
Hey i think i have tinea versicolor, i went to a doctor and he thought i have a iron deficiency, i have been taking iron , vitamin a tablets, but the red sports dont seem to go,i have 1 dot with a radius of 4mm around my thumb, another one near my middle finger, on my left hand i have a 1 cm radius near my pointer finger, and i got a 3 cm radius of a red spot on my crease of my arm, i also have some itching on my neck, where i am starting to grow hair, **im 15 year old
Can weed lead to Tinea Versicolor? I've been smoking weed for sometime now. Before when I got high I used to have similar problems to the ones I read about on this site. over the past year I started to get really sick to the point where my family sent for me to get medical treatment. I am currently back in my hometown and I've been diagnosed with HIV +. I've been taking treatment for about a little over six months now. When I first started treatment I didn't have any severe side effects. Its now six months later and I'm in much better health. Since I noticed my health getting better I started back smoking. That would be around January of this year. The paper that I smoke in is a brown paper as oppose to the white one that I used to smoke in. Shortly after the year started I realized I started itching and now I have a mild case of what I know it to be called "Tinea Versicolor." I was wondering if this could be from smoking weed or from smoking it in the brown paper. I've never had this problem before. I think it could either be a side effect of my medication, the difference in weed or the difference in the paper that I roll the weed in. These three things are the only different things my body has come into contact with since I moved back home. I really enjoy smoking (I smoke about one or two joints a day) but I'm wondering if this could be the cause of my newfound Tinea Versicolor? my doctor has prescribed a shampoo for me to use for only 3 consecutive days. I'm very self conscious and I would like my skin to clear up soon- do you think weed is the cause of this? Based on my research is does not have weed or smoking as a cause. Would smoking weed cancel out my treatment? (that is the pills i'm taking) I read that it could stem from a weakened immune system or imbalances in my hormones. I'm a bit confused since I've been taking treatment for about 6 months now I would like to think that my immune system is stronger instead of weaker.....please advise me
I have a large area of brown discoloration on my right upper arm. I have had it for approximately 20 years now and neither my GP or a skin specialist I visited could diagnose it. The nearest I have been able to find on the internet is tinea versicolor. I have tried everything and am currently drenching the area in apple cider vinegar several times a day and sleeping with antifungal shampoo spread directly on my arm and showering off in the morning. It's an absolute nightmare as now and again a red spot erupts on the discoloration and when it dries up and flakes off it leaves a dark brown spot which never goes away. Consequently my arm is starting to look like a leopards. I'm a 56 year old caucasian woman.