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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Unfortunately it: will be impossible to diagnose you over the internet since we cannot see your rash or your oral lesion. These findings could easily be related to an a ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bryan
31 years experience Dermatology
Hypopigmentation: White spots in sun exposed areas can be a form of chronic sun damage called idiopathic guttate hypomelanosis. It is common on forearms and lower legs ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Sun Spots: Sun spots are spots on the skin that occur after sun exposure. Sun spots can be dark or white. White spots can have several causes, and they all share ... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Hinkle
Specializes in Family Medicine
Skin Fungus: A skin fungus, tinea corporis, is a possibility. Especially if they occur on the back and chest. Also areas of old scars will not heal well. There are ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Rosenthal
35 years experience Pain Management
See MD immediately: I am not certain what is causing the problem but i recommend you get in to see a dermatologist immediately. The skin acts as a barrier to prevent org ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
49 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Decrease the chance of getting skin cancer; wrinkling and freckling would also be lessened.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
? Fungal infection: Or some other skin problem, you need to be examined, we can't guess what you have or give you diagnosis without more information, visualization and ex ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Sunblock moisturizer: Many people use over-the-counter moisturizers that contain sunscreen. Avoiding exposure to the sun will let skin lighten up. However, one should take ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Feinstein
52 years experience Dermatology
Sun discolored skin: The sun causes the formation of melanin in the skin, which makes the skin darker.If you are unhappy with the way your skin looks from too much sun, yo ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Sun protection: Skin grafts often will discolor when exposed to sun light due to the pigment producing cells (melanocytes). The melanocytes react by darkening the sk ... Read More

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