Please note, if the human body yellowish-pinkish spots rounded shape. A spot may be one, but very large ("parent metal"). Pay attention to the skin around the spots: if it is pink lichen need to peel and itch. However, these rashes do not require treatment and disappear by themselves after 1-1. 5 months, as they have a viral nature and may be a reaction, for example, a cold or hypothermia. As this type of lichen usually appears on the scalp, back and neck, limbs, watch for these body parts, if there are similar formations. Sometimes shingles can be placed in the mouth area.
If you noticed on the skin a reddish-bluish rash consisting of spots with a diameter of 2-5 mm, then he is suffering from lichen planus. A lichen usually appears in the folds of the elbows, on the wrists, forearms, feet and sacrum.
Look at the scalp, torso and limbs of a man. If the skin visible grayish-white scales, and one of the lesions of lichen is larger than the other, it is likely that you are suffering from ringworm. The spots usually have irregular shapes, but do not merge with each other. In advanced disease, the lesions may form crusts and pustules. Pay special attention to the scalp: when ringworm is clearly noticeable damaged hair roots in the outbreak of the disease.
If the person shortly before that had chicken pox or have contact with an infected with the virus patients, check to see if he had any symptoms of herpes zoster. One of the initial to strong, painful itchy skin on one of the sides of the body. After that usually appears rashes, spots, which increase rapidly and rose red. After a few days the spots turn into blisters filled with clear fluid. Their appearance may be accompanied by an increase in lymph nodes. In turn, the vesicles quickly dry up, and formed a crust disappears.
Ringworm, the fungal nature of pityriasis (multicolored) you can see on any part of the body especially on the chest, back and underarms. If a tanned person on the body of a pale spot, it may well be tinea versicolor. This form usually does not cause any subjective sensations and a person can for a long time to be sick, not noticing that his health is not all right.