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Date of last update: 10/18/2017.

Forum Name: Dermatology Topics

Question: White Scaley Spots


 michalbugno2007 - Wed Sep 09, 2009 4:25 pm

I am 15 years old and during a trip to Europe i developed very itchy skin. Eventually it turned red with a white center (similar to picture 3). Originally I thought it was eczema or ringworm so i started using hydrocirtizone cream along with Lamisil (for ringworm). The patches have become less scaley and are now mostly white not the red/white pattern as before. I have this on both arms and legs. I have attached pictures.
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 Dr.M.jagesh kamath - Wed Oct 07, 2009 5:41 am

User avatar Hello,What you have now is post inflamatory hypopigmentation sequel to the allergic dermatitis.Application of vaseline should do and if it persists do consult a dermatologist.Nothing to worry.

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