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I have black spots on my body and these are very itchy.

Hello I have this black spots on my body (back, legs, upper arms, chest ) growing from 1 inch to 3 inches diameter. The skin around the black spots turn red and the black spots actually become an open wound after some time because the dark skin gets hard and becomes like flakes Its itchy every time What do u call this condition and what do I do with it ?
Tue, 26 Apr 2011
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Dermatologist 's  Response
hi
u need to consult dermatologist
it may be drug reaction
,allergic reaction or viral infection.
dont take any medicine urself
as ur problem may increase by any medicine
for itching u can take tab cetrizine at night
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General Surgeon Dr. Swapnendu Sekhar Ghosh's  Response
welcome to healthcaremagic
from the description it is essential that you should immeadiately consult physician/dermatologist and take immediate treatment
it is rightly said drug reaction may be responsible ,may be something else .
physical examinations,investigationsand proper diagnosis will help in proper treatment
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