Posted by Fred on August 01, 1999 at 17:46:09
My daughter woke up this morning with sveral very bright yellow spots on her arms. They looked like yellow accent marks from a yellow marker but they were not.
Posted by Derm M.D. ASR on August 02, 1999 at 09:58:46
No diseases that I know of produce the kind of yellow spots you describe. Peculiar pigmentation usually reflects exposure to external dyes of some kind. You were on the right track to think of magic marker. If that doesn't work, perhaps further thought may reveal the source of the color. If nothing obvious comes to mind, or if the spots proliferate or change, you ought to take your daughter to her doctor.
Keywords: pigmentation, spots, Rockoff
Disclaimer: The information provided in this forum is presented for general educational purposes only. Specific questions you have pertaining to your health should always be directed to your personal physician.
Copyright 1994-2017MedHelp International.All rights reserved. MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.