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?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
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.
4014 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Oct 4, 2016
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
$15 per month
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.