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White blotches on arms, dryness, itchiness. Used selson blue dandruff. Suggestion?

Yes, I ve have these white blotches on my upper arms sinse I was 12 and now I am 16 and I still have them. They are spreading and have little white bumps that aren t raised and are dry during the winter. During the summer they stay white while the rest gets tan. When they are activated they turn red and rise and it forms a red circle patch and is itchy or burns, so I recently put Selson Blue dandruff shampoo on it and left that on all night for three nights. Now the skin is almost tight looking and some of the activities spots a little skin broke off. Now it s similar itchy and purplish. Help
Asked On : Fri, 1 Mar 2013
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Dermatologist 's  Response
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it look like polymorhic light eruption .
you must avoid sun light or any uv rays as it may increase your problem
better to consult dermatologist
you should apply sunscreen and topical steroid cream
for itching you can take antihistaminic medicine
i hope i answered your question
Answered: Sat, 2 Mar 2013
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