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A 23-year-old female asked:

i have small brown small spots on my upper arms and back what can they be?

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Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 41 years experience
Could be anything: But can't see them over the internet. Probably benign, but if you're concerned, ask your doctor to take a look at them.

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