Dermatology Community
Urticaria pigmentosa
About This Community:

This forum is for questions regarding Dermatology issues, such as: rashes, acne, birthmarks, skin infections, rosacea, and general skin care.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Urticaria pigmentosa

My son just turned 2.  Every time he has been to the doctors in the last year, I have asked about this birth mark like spot on his left arm.  The problem with this brown spot is that sometime it quickly turns read and develops white raised spots within the main red mark.  After a little while the redness will fade and probably within an hour the white raised spots will disappear.  He does not get white spots or red spots anywhere else on his body.  Recently it looks like his brown mark has started to grow a little bit.  The doctors are baffled and one thinks that it could be Urticaria pigmentosa expect for the hive like white spots only occur within the mark.  Does this skin condition sound like Urticaria pigmentosa or is there something else that this could be?  Thanks for your help.
Related Discussions
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Dermatology Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
469720_tn?1388149949
Blank
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm-treatable... Blank
Oct 04 by Lee Kirksey, MDBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
The 3 Essentials to Ending Emotiona...
Sep 18 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Control Emotional Eating with this ...
Sep 04 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Dermatology Answerers
995833_tn?1375604252
Blank
maatson
Other
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
PMDER1
San francisco, CA
209987_tn?1418913008
Blank
tschock
AB