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What age do you stop getting freckles

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Freckles can fade with aging and new ones are not always forming. Use sunscreen to avoid letting them enlarge and become sun spots and sun damage.

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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zach Patrick
12 years experience Emergency Medicine
There is no problem: Despite what many cultures think, there is no medical basis for the thought of "lost powers" or "lack of potency". It is a normal, healthy, adult de ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Kallal
22 years experience Dermatology
Sun damage: Despite sunscreen use the sun will still cause darkening of freckles and sunspots known as solar lentigos. Many people notice that their sunspots are ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes: Yes. Smoking is bad. We've known this since at least the 1950s. You also know this, correct. Stop.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
African : African american or biracial babies tend to be very light when they are born due to a lack of melanin. Typically by 12 months of age their skin color ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
It depends: It depends on what is causing the spots. She should see a dermatologist for evaluation and treatment.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Rozentul
14 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: I am assuming you are buying this cream over the counter, in which case the only thing you should be worried about is potential allergy go the cream's ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Better ways than hys: A hysterectomy is not the only answer to your problem and may cause more problems for you. In this day and age we have medications like Depoprovera, o ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chris Oh
Dr. Chris Oh answered
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Hyperpigmentation: You probably have hyperpigmentation. You should see a dermatologist first to make sure it is not something else. Hyperpigmentation can be treated with ... Read More
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