How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask dermdoc19 Your Own Question
dermdoc19
dermdoc19, Dermatologist
Category: Dermatology
Satisfied Customers: 2779
Experience:  30 years practice in general and cosmetic dermatology
50983945
Type Your Dermatology Question Here...
dermdoc19 is online now

I have whitish marks under the surface of my skin predominately

Customer Question

I have whitish marks under the surface of my skin predominately noticeable on my arms and legs. They look like scars to some extent or white freckles but are not raised or sore just unsightly especially when I get a bit of a tan as my skin looks blotchy.

Could it be a fungal infection in my skin or just pigmentation changes as I have got older?
Any advice is appreciated?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 4 years ago.
This is Dr. David

it could be a fungal infection on the skin like tinea versicolor.

can you upload a photo of your skin to show the white marks?

Related Dermatology Questions