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A 20-year-old female asked about a 19-year-old female:

my sister inlaw indoor tans a lot and shes starting to notice white patches popping up on her back and chest. what is this? is it a concern?

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Dr. William Lages
Rheumatology 68 years experience
Vitiligo: Vitiligo -white patches of pigment loss from the skin-occurs with too much tanning. She should stop, stay out of the Sun as much as possible, use SPF 30 or higher Sun screen, and see a Dermatologist.

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Last updated Oct 4, 2016

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