Symptom: Streaks

Streaks: The appearance of lines or streaks on the skin
Detailed cause information for symptom: Streaks:
  • Possible causes of symptom: Streaks (6 conditions)
  • Medical conditions causing symptom: Streaks (2 conditions)

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    Possible causes of symptom: Streaks: The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Streaks as a symptom. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.
    • Infection - can cause red streaks around the area of infection.
    • Lymphangitis - the name for the streaking through the lymph system around an infection site.
    • Pregnancy - can cause a darkening vertical line on the central abdomen.
    • Scabies - short fine grey lines
    • Acanthosis nigricans
    • Arsenic poisoning - causes white lines and horizontal ridges under nails.

    Conditions listing symptoms: Streaks: The following list of conditions have 'Streaks' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.


  • Cushing's syndrome ... reddish-blue streaks on the skin


  • Incontinentia Pigmenti ... spiral lines of small fluid-filled blisters

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