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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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A member asked:
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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Larson
41 years experience Ophthalmology
Tetracycline antibio: Tetracycline as a class of antibiotics can cause sun sensitivity and rach.
A member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Don't know : I cannot think of any particular white spots caused by birth control pills or sun exposure. Fungal infection spots don't tan and stay lighter than the ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
They will lighten: If you avoid further exposure.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Friedman
40 years experience Dermatology
Sunscreen and Niacin: In order to lighten the skin effectively after sun exposure, it is important to use a broad spectrum sunscreen every day. Applying a topical cream wi ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Avoid sun: Avoid sun and use sunscreen.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Physical sunblock: The use of a good quality physical sun block that blocks out both UV A and UVB rays. The skin will still tan but to a much lesser extent. The physical ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Carter
44 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Not likely: Topical Isotretinoin is well known to cause photosensitivity (easy burning) from bright sun light exposure. This will cause temporary redness and sor ... Read More
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