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how to get rid of light spots on skin

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Gillespie
41 years experience Ophthalmology
Dark spots from sun: Dark sun induced spots, best avoided. Treat with topical hydro quinone ointments available by prescription, laser skin or acid peels might be helpful ... Read More
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Dr. Marya Cassandra
20 years experience Dermatology
Combination Therapy: Combination therapy is the best way to get rid of dark spots. This means using a prescription retinoid and fade creams. Chemical peels and laser are a ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
38 years experience Dermatology
Sun Spots: Sun spots or tinea versicolor is a superficial yeast infection often seen in young adults especially in the hotter sunnier months. Otc creams such as ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
47 years experience Dermatology
Not really,only time: schambergs features vasculitis with blood products trapped underneath skin....eventually they begin to fade as the blood products become absorbed by t ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rose Merola
39 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Dark spots: Let your pediatrician look at the spots, if he/she calls them mongolian spots they will fade without any treatment.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Feola
31 years experience Internal Medicine
R/O T.VERSICOLOR: Tinea Versicolor is a fungal rash that presents in this fashion. You need an exam and discussion of treatment options.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
See derm: See dermatologist for evaluation and treatment of these lesions.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Red spots: Please make an appointment to see an eye doctor as early as possible!
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
14 years experience Infectious Disease
No: Tinea should be treated with selenium shampoo (high concentration selsun blue may work, but often it requires prescription strength) or topical antifu ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Asha Kamnani
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Lemon juice is natural and safe. It does not discolor your skin.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
Skin: Hydroquinone is still the main treatment but you should see your dermatologist to get the best therapy.
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