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Have itchy dark spot on belly, knee. Used creams. What is wrong?

Hi. I have an itchy dark spot around my belly button that itches me once a day. I am not married and never been pregnanat. I have similar dark spots on my knee and forward but they are very tiny and unnoticeable and they don t itch me often. I have been using creams for the itching and even bleaching the areas but nothing seems is working. Thanks in advance for your assistance.
Asked On : Fri, 29 Mar 2013
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Hello dear,
thanks for the query.
It looks like you are suffering from a itchy condition of skin called as lichen planus.
It is a very chronic condition.
Although permanent cure is not possible but the symptoms can be controlled by using topical steroids.
Please meet a dermatologist and get a prescription.
Thank you
Answered: Sat, 30 Mar 2013
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Dermatologist Dr. Ilyas Patel's  Response
Hi, It seems that you are having prurigo mitis. Take steroids in tappering dose, antihistaminics. And apply midpotencu steroid cream. Avoid stress. Do not use soap during bath, you may use dettol liquid.still, you consult nearby dermatologist... Ok
Answered: Sat, 30 Mar 2013
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Ayurveda Specialist Dr. Packriswamy Sambangi's  Response
Welcome to HCM
Itchy skin can be caused by hundreds of factors.You can narrow down possible causes of skin irritation by the accompanying symptoms or the look of the skin.
Skin allergies may also cause itchy patches of skin .An allergy can caused by hundreds of factors.
Speak with an allergist or immunologist to determine whether you are suffering from skin allergy.
Answered: Tue, 2 Apr 2013
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