2 Potential Skin Changes on Back Causes
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1.Benign Skin Growth
Seborrheic keratosis is a condition that causes wart-like growths on the skin. The growths are benign (not-cancerous) and look like stuck-on plaques.
Resolves with treatment
- Top Symptoms:
- constant skin changes, itchy rash, rash with well-defined border, abdominal skin changes, neck skin changes
- Symptoms that always occur with benign skin growth:
- constant skin changes
- Symptoms that never occur with benign skin growth:
- cherry red lower leg bump
- Wait and watch
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Psoriasis is a skin disease that causes itchy or sore patches of thick, red skin with silvery scales. The patches mostly affect the elbows, knees, scalp, back, face, palms and feet.
Psoriasis is a chronic condition. Often flare-ups come and go. In some cases, psoriasis goes away over time.
- Top Symptoms:
- itchy rash, red or pink, rough patch of skin, rash with well-defined border, painful rash, scaly rash
- Symptoms that never occur with psoriasis:
- fever, black-colored skin changes, brown-colored skin changes, blue-colored skin changes
- Primary care doctor
Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Skin Changes on Back
- Q.Any fever today or during the last week?
- Q.What color is the bump?
- Q.Do you have a family history of a rash called seborrheic keratosis?
- Q.Have you been feeling more tired than usual, lethargic or fatigued despite sleeping a normal amount?