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21 Jul 2006

Skin problems
I have these white patches on my back. NOt painfull or anything. But a bit concerned, perhaps a symptom of lacking something else, maybe vitamins or irons.

Please advise
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skindoc

01 Jan 0001

Small white patches on the back may indicate a fungal infection. Fine scaling is associated with fungal infection. White spots may also apper in the wake of a preceding inflammation=red spots. Deficiency of iron/vitamins is not associated with white spots.
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