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why do I have spots on my face

A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Sisto
36 years experience Breast Surgery
Insufficient info: but you probably need to see a dermatologist

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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Depends: Depends on what type of spot. Best to see a cosmetic dermatologist.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
What type of: facial spots are you referring to?
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Rid of Facial Spots: How best to get rid of facial spots depends on the appearance, color, cause, size, location and also your skin color. Are they flat, bumpy, red, brown ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marybeth Crane
26 years experience Podiatry
Normal or vascular: Red spots on your feet can be a normal part of aging or anything from dermatitis to insect bites. I would go have them looked at by your favorite derm ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Despain
36 years experience Dermatology
Lentigines: I think you are likely referring to lentigines (plural for lentigo) which are caused by the sun damage.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
37 years experience Dermatology
Many reasons: White spots denote loss of pigmentation form inflammation in most cases.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
See below: You need to provide more information. A description of the bumps, their location, etc.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dave Burns
45 years experience Dentistry
Call your MD: Sounds like you will need a workup and tests to better determine your issue.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a prope ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
That's the way it is: There are more sebaceous or oily glands in your forehead than in other parts of your face and body
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Hick
12 years experience Dermatology
Many possibilities: You could have adult acne, rosacea, sun damage or many other possible dermatoses.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Rash: Rashes are hard to diagnose--sometimes when you are looking at them. Impossible to diagnose without even seeing them. You need to see your doctor.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Brown spots: If those are freckles, they are normal, it's just your genetics. If it is something else, they need to be looked at to determine the cause thereof.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Rash on neck: You could be allergic to your shampoo or other hair products. You could be perspiring, you could have an infectious rash or you could have a rash seco ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Friedman
40 years experience Dermatology
Sun Exposure: Dark spots that have recently developed on the upper lip are usually due to sun exposure. They include lentigines, ephilids, and melanoma. Also, ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Could be: This could be several things. Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Cregger
14 years experience Dentistry
Get checked: May be an irritated taste bud, may be an irritation, either way this should be evaluated by a dentist and then possibly an oral surgeon if the dentist ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some ...: Do white spots look like millet? If so and without long foreskin-related inflammation, they most likely represent hyperactive sebaceous glands of hair ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
May be eczema?: Whitish spots on the face may be eczema (pityriasis alba), especially if it dryish and itching a bit. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist (skin d ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tonsils: Without being able to examine your tonsils, it is impossible to tell what it might be. Regardless, if you have symptoms or not, you should seek evalu ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
White spots: There are various reasons this could be occurring. Visualization of skin and history need to be done in order to make diagnosis and provide treatment ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
19 years experience Family Medicine
Nails: Are these spots on all your nails or just a few? If its on just a few nails and is in random positions its called Leukonychia, and it may be a result ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Depends on cause: if theis is due to repeated tanning and/or scarring, there may be few options for definitive treatment. Some practitioners have suggested skin needlin ... Read More

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