A 34-year-old member asked:
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i have oily skin/pores & brown spots like on my chin also. will sunscreen work or will it just block the sun but side effect irritate my skin ?

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Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Sunscreen: Sunscreen will help prevent the dark spots from becoming darker due to sun exposure but doesn't have therapeutic value with regards to shrinking pores or reducing oiliness (other products are available for this). Hypersensitivity to sunscreens is a real issue, but choosing one that is labeled for sensitive skin can possibly prevent adverse reaction. Good luck!
Answered on Nov 28, 2014

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