My ten year old son has developed lots of small brown spots that look like moles under his armpits.They don't itch.Has anyone experience of this? He also has a mole like mark on his arm that comes and hoes as a result of a tic bite.
From the symptoms the possibility of pityriasis rosea needs to be ruled out. The other possibility is of viral infections. Pityriasis rosea is a common human skin disease which presents as numerous patches of pink or red oval rash. The rash may be accompanied by low-grade headache, fever, nausea and fatigue and itching. Topical and oral steroids are needed. Water, sweat, and soap may cause irritation and should be avoided in the disease. Topical zinc oxide and calamine lotion are useful for pruritus.
It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your dermatologist. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.
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