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.
  • Go back-and-forth until satisfied
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Elliot Ruff Your Own Question
Elliot Ruff
Elliot Ruff,
Category: Medical
Satisfied Customers: 2882
Experience:  GP at Whitstable Medical Practice
108371854
Type Your Medical Question Here...
Elliot Ruff is online now

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

This answer was rated:

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 8 months ago.
Is it possible to send pictures?
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
The white spots are located in the testicles' skin

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

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
File attached (MQQM6L5)
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
let me know if you need any additional pictures

Thank you. Are they itchy or sore at all?

Customer: replied 8 months 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 8 months ago.
thank you very much! do you know if it is transmissible with sexual activity?
Customer: replied 8 months 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

Please could you kindly rate my response, this allows me to be credited for answering your question, thank you

Elliot Ruff and 4 other Medical Specialists are ready to help you
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
sure, will give 5 stars