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I have some strange spot on my skin, Few weeks, No

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Hello, I have some strange white spot on my skin
JA: How long have you been dealing with the skin issue? Have you noticed any major changes in your overall skin or nails recently?
Customer: Few weeks
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: No
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Is it possible to send pictures?
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
The white spots are located in the testicles' skin

Good afternoon, I am Dr Elliot. Please could you send some pictures?

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
File attached (MQQM6L5)
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
let me know if you need any additional pictures

Thank you. Are they itchy or sore at all?

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
a bit itchy

Okay thanks, ***** ***** is likely to be a fungal infection. The term would be Tinea Verrsicolor/colour depending on which spelling you prefer

It is caused by a fungal infection that already lives on the skin, it infects the melanin and alters the colour of the skin. Any fungal infection can also be itchy.

As it has only been present for a few weeks, I would use topical Clotrimazole which you should be able to buy from a pharmacy. Use this three times daily for 2 weeks. If by then there is no change, this will need to be examined further

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
thank you very much! do you know if it is transmissible with sexual activity?
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
ok thank you very much for the reference

No, if this is what I think, then no not transmissible and not a sexually transmitted disease

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Customer: replied 14 days ago.
sure, will give 5 stars