In the spring of last year, I discovered a tiny (maybe 1/8 inch)white circle on my arm. It was noticeable because it didn't tan. It had a smooth flat surface like dry skin, completely round, but had a defined slightly raised edge. After a few months of it being there, it hadn't changed size, so I didn't go to a doctor. I picked at it thinking it was a dry skin spot or something. When I got underneath it, it seemed to continue to several layers of skin. As soon as I got under the surface skin, the area turned a brownish color immediately. I put first aid cream and a bandaid on it; after a day or two, the area came off, and I now have a small scar from it.
Now, this spring has come around, and I have found two more, one on my wrist, and another on my leg. Since I haven't noticed them change size, I don't know how I could have gotten them without seeing it, except practically "overnight". I don't want to keep getting these, or scar from removing them...any ideas of what it could be?
To be honest, I don;t know exactly what you are describing. It could be a superficial fungus or eczema. I can't think of anything serious. I suggest applying 1% hydrocortisone, keeping the area moist, and otherwise leaving it alone ntil you see a doctor and get a definitive diagnosis.
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