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Red Spots

I have these white scaly spots all over my body sometimes they are red.After i take a shower you can really see them they are red and they would be where i didnt even know i had one they dont itch or anything i did have a couple that got scaly with alittle sore on it. It went away and left a purplish discolored round area under the skin I have went to the doctor she said it looked like ringworm gave me some creme there are so many after shower i would not be able to put creme all over them I am 42 years old with grown children no grandkids and i dnt work ringworm i doubt it i need help.

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One possibility that is coming to my mind is of tinea versicolor. Tinea versicolor is caused by a fungus that lives in the skin of almost all adults. Factors that can cause the fungus to become more visible include high humidity and immune or hormone abnormalities. Treatment involves topical and oral antifungal medicines. If the symptoms persist then a dermatologist’s evaluation will be the best.

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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I wanted to Thank you for answering so quickly I did look at some pictures of tinea versicolor.maybe i should'nt have  said red bumps mine are white under the skin scaley  they dont turn red till i get into hot shower then u can really see them and how many they are here and there all over none of them clumped together raised or itchy the scaley ones you have to look hard to see them only when in shower do they turn red and u can really see them they show up in places where u couldnt see a white one and a half hour or so the red disappears and u can only see the barely white scaley ones i hope i helped u understand it better its just weird thats all
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