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I have itchy spots on my legs ;arms and back.The spots

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Hello! I have itchy spots on my legs ;arms and back.The spots are small and red but in the night time is start teribly itchyng and then they became big and white.
Please let me know whot from this spots.I can require picture.Thank you
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Hi. The photo would be very helpful if you can post it on this pageYou can use the paper clip icon on this page or you can post it on Imageshack, Photobucket or Snapfish and give me the link
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Hello d-r Chip!

I wen yestarday to my GP he give me tablets Atarax 25 mg and Dermol 200 shower emollent.The spots still itching to mach but i sleap from the tablets now.The spots and itching make very nervoss and depress.I will be apprishied for respond .Many thanks

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Krasi--this is called keratosis pilaris.
Nothing serious and what your doctor gave you should work for it but another treatment would be laser therapy by a dermatologist
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Is that contagious ? Can someone from my family -my husband or my little boy can catch from me?

Thank you

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
No, it's not an infection and not contagious

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