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Freckles on arms

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Miranda
Plastic Surgery 21 years experience
Hard to say...: There are a variety of things that can cause freckles/pigmentation to appear on the skin such as certain medications, sun exposure, genetic predisposi... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
A Verified Doctoranswered
Emergency Medicine 47 years experience
No: This suggests a dermatological condition that could indicate another illness. You should be examined.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 31 years experience
None: True Freckles can not be removed with over the counter medications.
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
A Verified Doctoranswered
29 years experience
Freckles: There is no OTC product that will removes freckles which are sign of sun damage. She needs to have a dermatologist check her for skin cancer before wo... Read More
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 58 years experience
Save your money: You are going to be disappointed. If there is a significant issue, see a dermatologist.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 30 years experience
Likely, yes: But would visit a dermatologist to make sure.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Harmless nevi: It sounds like he has nevi or birth marks. These are usually benign like freckles. However, if he has six or more nevi on his body he should be evalua... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
General Practice 54 years experience
Unknown: You are probably worried about melanoma. No doctor worth his salt is going to guess about this based upon a few words of description. See a dermatol... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ham
Ophthalmology 28 years experience
YES: IPL works great in the hands of a skilled person!
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darrell Herrington
Family Medicine 35 years experience
You're old!: Just kidding, but there will be many such skin lesions that appear over time. Many are associated with history of sun exposure. Your doc should be c... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Basil Harris
Emergency Medicine 24 years experience
Dermatology evaluate: With fair skin and freckles, i'm glad you are aware of changes of your skin. The lesions you describe do not sound suspicious for cancer but a dermati... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
It could : Take3 months for the skin color to return to normal unless you scratched them you could have permanent scarring
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