A 21-year-old female asked:
i tan easy and i noticed some patches of skin that didn't tan , why ? do i need to make an appointment to get it checked out?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Mohammed Parvez answered
13 years experience Internal Medicine
Avoid tanning: First of all, please avoid tanning as it can damage the skin. And yes, please contact your doctor to get the spots evaluated.
Answered on Mar 13, 2014
Dr. Ryan Phasouk answered
17 years experience Family Medicine
Tinea Versicolor: Tinea versicolor is a common fungal infection of the skin hallmarked by patches of discolored or hypo pigmented skin. Check the link out! take great care! http://www.Uptodate.Com/contents/tinea-versicolor-the-basics?Source=see_link.
Answered on Mar 14, 2014
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