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why do i get white spots on my skin after sun exposure?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Sun Spots: Sun spots are spots on the skin that occur after sun exposure. Sun spots can be dark or white. White spots can have several causes, and they all share one thing in common, they prevent melanin from being produced in that specific area of the skin, and therefore, cannot alter its pigment. In other words, the skin cannot tan in those small areas.
Answered on Jul 10, 2016
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