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    If they're white spots that won't go away, they're totally normal. I have them too. Other spots that are be painful should be looked at by a doctor.

    I'm 15, and I've got stretch marks covering my hips (I've got "love handles" as some people say). I also have them on the tops of my legs(inside), my arms(top, inside), vaguely on my boobs, and on the crease on the underneath of my legs. I never get my legs out unless I'm on holiday, but i will never be seen with my hips out. I'm so self-conscious and it's ruining my relationship with my current boyfriend. I've been told before that the sun helps to fade them, but mine won't go. They're the worst on my hips, they start white and gradually fade into red, but the rest of the stretch marks on my body are just white. What can I do to get rid of them? They're ruining my life :c





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    my 6 year old daughter seems to be getting a few spots on her face. Raised red lumps rather than puss filled spots. Just one or two here and there. On her cheek below the eye and at the side of her mouth or on the nose. They come and go within a day or two. They dont seem to bother her at all. But they keep coming. Is it acne? is it eczema? is it a bite? or an allergic reaction due to food intolerane? Can anyone help me?





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    How old is she? If she is under six months and not showing any signs of distress or any other symptoms such as a fever or fussiness for no reason then it's probably baby acne but take her to a gp or walk in centre to rule out something more serious

    My 27 month old has a red blister looking rash on his face. He also appears to have sores inside his mouth, these are preventing him from eating (even though he is hungry). He has a temperature of 38 and a very faint rash on his hands and feet. Is this hand foot and mouth. Do I need to taking him to the doctor if it is? Any advise would be gratefully received. Thanks in advance.





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    Im 17 years old and I have got a red blood spots on the top of my moutb, my tonsils are all inflamed and yellow, I have a big ulcer on my lip, I went to on call doctors and they told me it was ceptic tonsillitis and have given me penicillin but I have now developing red spots on my hands and feet, skme have turned into blisters on my toes and painful. Could this be hands foot and mouth disease?





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    Hi, I am also 13 and have little white spots where my pubic hair is growing, and also on my penis, i heard after some researching it is nothing, but i would wait for a propper answer for a exspet, i am going to my doctor to ask but im sure its nothing

    Spots are certainly something all teenagers grumble at. They can be a nuisance! No worries , simply tell your parents that you feel your spots are bothering you and ask them to take you to the store or a chemist. You can get lots of spot creams these days so read the labels and find out which one suits you best! You can also get a type of face wash that you apply daily to prevent spots. Good luck!

    Well It Depends What colour they are And i Recommend You go see a Doctor and I had White bumps/Spots on my Penis i want to the doctor he gave me cream and medicine and it helped There all gone! Don't Feel ashamed it's just you!!! :) Hope i Helped!

    Hello I'm 15 years old (i mean young xD) and lately I've noticed a few small spots on my penis they are like milk spots and tried squeezing them but no luck so was wondering if anybody else has had them and had a solution for me? it would really help.





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    Yes I'm a 13 year old boy a I have the same conditions as you Could some one please help

    im 13 and i suffer from spots :/ they usually make me feel ugly:/ i always wear makeup to try and cover them. i even had a fringe put in so that they would be covered. i know its normal to get spots but sometimes people say things... any tips on how i can get rid of them?





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    Spots are certainly something all teenagers grumble at. They can be a nuisance! No worries , simply tell your parents that you feel your spots are bothering you and ask them to take you to the store or a chemist. You can get lots of spot creams these days so read the labels and find out which one suits you best! You can also get a type of face wash that you apply daily to prevent spots. Good luck!

    Also, a fringe can add to the spot problem. Dirt from your hsir will be passed onto your skin, and you could irritate it more.

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    I took my 4 year old to the doctors and he said it was eczma. I had seen this episode and remembered this condition as my childminder's daughter had it two years ago. My daughter's neck is progressively increasing in blister spots that develop into spots with hard white cysts inside. Thank you for your advice re: Manuka Honey products. I'm off to Holland & Barrets tomorrow asap to pick up the range. Thank-you thank-you thank-you!!!!!





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    my 5 year old boy has the spots around and in his mouth only, no spots on his hands and feet.. he has all the other symptoms...can it still be hand foot and mouth??





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    My boy had that for 2 days, then the rash appeared all over his body. Take him to the docs xx

    My daughter who is 2 and a half has had "Massive" tonsils but with no pain for about 6 months. i have no idea why and realise her body must be struggling to cope with something. Could this be related to allergy to egg? She gets a red blotches with white spots in middle when her skin has contact with skin, so goodness knows what is going on inside. I don;t feed her egg but neither do i omit it from within foods. Any suggestions or experience of this?





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    i have skin to skin problems with some but not all people i had allergy testing done at the hospital and i am allergic to parabens(hydroxybenzoate)found in any soaps medicines shampoos and some food like tomatoe ketchup.the only people i can safelty cuddle are my family as i dont buy anything with parabens in it so my family dont have it on their skin.check in your bathroom contaimers you will see menthy parabens propyl parabens ethyl parabens or the word hydroxybenzoate.avoid these and see do you get an improvement my skin gets red hot blotchy it burns and my eyes run when i come in contact with it.people who smell very strongly of aftershave or perfume affect me worst so i avoid strong smelling people when i am out and about.i am also allergic to base metals like copper which is in coins and keys!i take anti histamine every day

    im 13 and i get white discharge around my vagina and little white spots it gets itchy sometimes i would just like to know what it is ??





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    Hi my daughter is the same and has had it diagnosed at Lichen Sclerosis go and see your doctor, i know it is scary but they can help. Hope you get it sorted.

    its not foot & mouth...thats the one the animals get!!! its hand, foot and mouth, very easily spread through coughs and sneezes, the fluid from the spots, feaces...;-(

    Im 13 and i can feel stuff moving inside my bottom and i have white worms in my poo.....im really scared and dont want to tell my mum or dad because its embarrasing





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    Nothing to worry about at all. I had worms as a child and was horrified at the time. When I plucked up the courage to tell my Mum she didn't even bat an eyelid! We went to the doctor and I didn't even have to have an examination - because they're so common the doctor knew what they were immediately. I then got a prescription for tablets and the problem was gone in a week or so. Please don't leave this as it's not good for you - your Mum wouldn't want you to be suffering with this. I'm a Mum so I know! Good luck.

    Just tell them!

    Hi Kelly, we applied the neat tea tree on cotton buds and pads every night before bed for 10 weeks . Almost gave in and looking up ordering the dermAlly but we left it as the cores were all coming out the spots and we pulled the white cores out with our finger nails some spots bled a lot so put on a savlon plaster. Applied lots of savlon too when dry. Today more than half of the spots are gone and the rest are just surface type bumps but no cores so we are just dabbing them now an then with the oil I'm sure they will go . It did take a few months for us but it worked. Good luck I would try it and keep it up. My ones got very sensitive skin and it did got a bit red and dry but it, s fine now no problems at all. Think my son was as anxious to get rid so he was more than happy with us putting on the oil and helped with the cores even himself!! Don't think it was too sore either. Hope you have good results ASAP.

    Hi Kelly, we applied the neat tea tree on cotton buds and pads every night before bed for 10 weeks . Almost gave in and looking up ordering the dermAlly but we left it as the cores were all coming out the spots and we pulled the white cores out with our finger nails some spots bled a lot so put on a savlon plaster. Applied lots of savlon too when dry. Today more than half of the spots are gone and the rest are just surface type bumps but no cores so we are just dabbing them now an then with the oil I'm sure they will go . It did take a few months for us but it worked. Good luck I would try it and keep it up. My ones got very sensitive skin and it did got a bit red and dry but it, s fine now no problems at all. Think my son was as anxious to get rid so he was more than happy with us putting on the oil and helped with the cores even himself!! Don't think it was too sore either. Hope you have good results ASAP.

    I think i have worms, every time i do a poo i see white worm things in it and my bum is really itch and i have spots on it im only 14 HELP ?

    Hi I'm really embarrassed about this but I've been gettin really itchy inside my bum and wen i check its quite red and i can c little white dots is this worms and wot can i do 2 clear them up for good coz its not nice and never had this b4 i dnt wnt 2 go 2 my doctor plz help





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    did you find out what it was..you can. get over the counter pill for worms. ask your pharmacist

    Hey angie I wouldn't worry all you need to do is research some symptons and you can receive medicine over the counter of a chemist just make sure you wash your hand thoroughly and get under your fingernails because when you itch you bum the eggs get stuck under your nails and try not to itch you bum there not serve 1 in 3 people get it and is natural it may be a bit embarrassing but that's all you need to worry about really :)

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    My 2 year old son has a persistent rash of red spots around his mouth and nothing will shift it... ive had steriod cream from the doc, sudocrem, aveeno... its just getting worse.. help!!





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    They say you cant catch mouth ulsers but my 1yr old boy just woke with lots of mouth ulsers last week and im talking his mouth was covered and a week later as he was starting to eat and become a little better my 3yr old girl said her mouth was hurting and a day later her mouth was covered in ulsers.Its awful wouldnt wish it on any body.Doctors told me that u cant catch them but neither of my children ever had an ulser before let alone a mouth full.i counted 12 on my babys inner lip without what was on his tongue etc

    Hi please please help my daughter she is only 11 years an has white spots an her face take her to the doctor an he gives me steroid cream an it didn't help. i am so worried.





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    Hi, I'm 16 and ever since I was 11/12 I haven't been able to pull back my foreskin. I feel no pain when peeing or master-bating, but the tip of my penis looks red and there are white-ish bits on the inside of my foreskin near the tip. I think I may have some sort of infection? But I've had it for 4 years. Could you help me please?





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    Hi Marley. You are OK. Just pull it back regularly, give it a good wash and all will be well. Hope this helps.

    Hi it's Marley again, you say I'm fine. Will I ever be able to pull my foreskin back? Could you tell me how I could do this the easiest way possible?

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    Hi my daughter of 6 has 5 on her lips 3 in the upper inside mouth at 2 round the sides .i rang the doctors and they said it's tonsilitious because I said her glands are up . He then prescribed me penicillin and it is nearly all gone with nothing really working ... Olsers are still there and tonsils still swollen . At my wits end as she won't even have liquids like ice cream now as she's complaining of the pain in her teeth too ...... Help please





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    Hi ,my son went through exactly the same.They gave him penicillin and the had and allergic reaction to it!My friend said she used corlum pellets and they really help! Good luck,hope she gets better soon.

    My daughter has exactly the same thing. She also had fever and was in so much pain. Antibiotics were not working. After numerous visits to the doctors ,blood tests and mouth swabs it was confirmed she had a nasty virus called gingivostomatitis. It was a 10 day contagious virus. Only contagious through saliva. So if you share cups, kiss etc. perhaps this is what your child had. Might be Worthing reading up about it cause doctors said once they have this they are then very prone to getting cold sores and mouth ulcers from here on. This all happened back in January 2014 and now (March 2014) we have had her on medication for more ulcers but they have cleared up quickly.

    my daugther is 10 and since christmas has had a corner of her mouth that keep peeling when the dry skin is flacked off the skin underneath is red and shiny. my mother suffers from psoriasis and thats why i'm thinking she has it to.she also has dry spots on her face.has any one got the same





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    Hi there I know what your going through, my 13 year old daughter is in hospital right now having an eanema, she hasn't been to number 2 for 12 days and now can't wee either I assume the poo is so big inside her it's squashing her bladder, she takes movicol everyday which works for about a month then she gets compacted ad has to go to hospital, she was referred to a specialist who keeps an eye on her, as for secondary school I wrote to them and they give her a toilet pass so she doesn't even have to ask to go she can just leave without question, she does have quite a lot of time off as I absolutely won't send her if she is stuffed full of laxatives, she has lost a stone quite quickly due to this she also gets a white tongue and her breath smells quite bad the docs said that's because it is basically poising her when its still inside her, I'm afraid I can't give any advise we just plod on and know that we have to go to the hospital every now and then and get her sorted, she's like a different child when she's been. Drs that says its psychological are absolute morons. Just keep pushing to see specialist Good luck xxxx Erin

    I have 4 mouth ulcers one on my tounge one on the right side of my mouth on the bottom set of teeth, one on the left side of my mouth on the bottom set of teeth and one at the top of my mouth, I havent eaten anything for 3 days I am so hungry but I cant chew and it hurts to swallow any sagestions on what I can eator do to get rid of them PLEASE HELP!





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    I get really bad mouth alcers to , I find soup is easy to to have for dinner, aswell as smoothies in the morning.

    I have mouth ulcers all my life. I was diagnosed with coeliac disease a few years ago and they improved for a while. But I still get them a lot of the time even down my throat. My tongue has a white coating on it and if I eat sugar or yeast they gets very bad. I have no taste and it is very difficult to eat or talk. Has anybody a cure as I cannot put up with them any more.





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    Sorry to read about situation Nuala. I too have had ulcers all my life (10's of years :-) ) until recently, they became intolerable. They were huge and I too could not eat and frankly, I was a pain to be around. After various doctors and private specialist appointments, I found my fix. Its a steroid called Dermovate by Glaxo (the active ingrediant is clobetasol propionate). I had tried other steroids but they were not as effective. Its not meant for internal use but I am assured that if its used sparingly and only in the most severe cases, its OK. I started on it over a year ago and I would guess that these days, I use it very rarely (once a month ish). Its an almost instant fix. If I have a painful ulcer one night, I'll apply a small amount and the follwing morning, its much much better. What used to take 3 or more weeks to clear can now clear in a few days. I would imagine your doctor will not prescribe it but a specialist should know about it and other steroids which could help you. I'd go back your doctor and look for a referral to a specialist. Good luck

    Hi,my name is Adriene,my daugther is 20 months old,she fall down and bump her mouth and her front teeth, they go inside her gum,i took her to the dentist but they say there is nothing they can do. I need to know if there is anything somebody can do,to help my baby, she has just started to talk now. She can't brush her tooth properly now because she fells pain, befor this was her favorit thing, she used to brush her tooth 3 to 5 times a day. Please help!!





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    probely when she is older she can have a brace ask your dentist but at the moment i dont think u can do much right now

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