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what causes yellowish spots on face?

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Dr. Danielle DeHoratius
18 years experience Dermatology
Depends: One of the most common cause is sebaceous hyperplasia which is a benign overgrowth of a glad on the face . They are usually small and raised. Another possibility are xanthelasma which are just fatty deposits under the skin most commonly around the eyes.
Answered on Dec 18, 2019
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