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are white spots on your skin from sun exposure and birth control harmful?

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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Don't know : I cannot think of any particular white spots caused by birth control pills or sun exposure. Fungal infection spots don't tan and stay lighter than the surrounding skin, but they are not "benign" and need to be treated. You need to be seen to make sure there is nothing going on that needs to be treated.
Answered on Sep 3, 2012

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