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A 18-year-old female asked about a 18-year-old male:

I'm black & white, i have patches of tiny white dots that come and go on my body. they do not hurt.is this because i'm bi-racial? skin pigmentation?

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Dr. Robert Grieco
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Tiniaversicolor: There is a type of very mild fungal skin infection called tinia versicolor. It causes patchy loss of pigment mostly on the trunk. It may be slightly flaky. It is easily treated with topical treatment such as selsun blue. Also topical and oral anti-fungal treatment. Your pcp should be able to treat this.
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