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whats this!?

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RebeccaRHY1 Sat 09-Apr-16 23:24:38

So This just appeared on my back a week or so ago. Its raised and dry and flaky.. Doesnt itch or hurt or anything.. What could it be? And why would it randomly appear
Thanks

RebeccaRHY1 Sat 09-Apr-16 23:25:35

Oh its probably between 1-1.5 centimetre circle

MaureenMLove Sat 09-Apr-16 23:36:29

How old are you? The reason I ask is that I've got a couple. Went straight to the GP, he assured me it was my age! Bastard! Every single time I've been in the last few years, he tells me it's an age thing. Git is only about 30 too! grin

Room101isWhereIUsedToLive Sat 09-Apr-16 23:47:15

It looks like eczema to me. Could be wrong though.

RebeccaRHY1 Sun 10-Apr-16 00:01:30

Im 29
I thought maybe exzema too but the rest of my skin isnt dry and it doesnt itch like eczema would?!?

MaureenMLove Sun 10-Apr-16 00:13:07

Oops, that's me told! Obviously 29 is a fabulous age and I'm sure your not a git like my doctor! grin

Seriously though, I do have exactly the same and he told me it was nothing to worry about. Even gave me some websites to look at with the proper name of them, but I can't remember what it was.

Ikeatears Sun 10-Apr-16 00:23:18

Google guttate psoriasis. Have you had a sore throat recently?

AuditAngel Sun 10-Apr-16 00:31:55

I also thought Psorasis, although I haven't heard of that type of psoriasis

MissSmiley Sun 10-Apr-16 00:37:55

Impetigo?

MummySparkle Sun 10-Apr-16 00:40:24

I was going for psoriasis too - DP often has pitches like that on his back

AJ279 Sun 10-Apr-16 00:47:38

I have psoriasis and it looks exactly like this- i have a lot more than that but it can sometimes form from a cut or scratch if you've had any damage to the skin in that area?

MaureenMLove Mon 11-Apr-16 16:02:32

Did you see the doctor about this Rebecca? Just interested in the outcome really. smile

Tingitangi Mon 11-Apr-16 16:11:06

Looks like impetigo to me. You need to get to the Doc either way.

elvislives2012 Mon 11-Apr-16 16:11:14

sebhorreic (sp) wart?

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