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I have lots of age spots on my arms and legs. Are there any home remedies available to lighten or reduce the appearance?

I have lots of age spots on my arms and legs. Are there any home remedies available to lighten or reduce the appearance?

Age spots: I know of no effective home remedies to lighten or reduce their appearance. Particularly if due to sun exposure, I would first make sure to be evaluated by a dermatologist to make sure there are not more concerning skin issues, before focusing on the use of products that will lessen on lighten these age spots. Topical creams and laser or light treatments can be very beneficial. ...Read more

Age Spots (Definition)

Age or liver spots typically refer to a skin lesion known as a solar lentigo. Typically this is flat, larger than normal freckles and contains darker pigmentation. Other age spots may refer to seborrheic keratoses that are dark, slightly elevated and are described as looking like grease paint. Both of these lesions are generally benign but evaluation by a ...Read more


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Had a cortisone shot 4days age and have had a breakout of blood spots on both arms?

Had a cortisone shot 4days age and have had a breakout of blood spots on both arms?

See below: That is unusual---it could be a reaction to the corticosteroid or if lidocaine/xylocaine if it was used. You need to let your doctor who performed the injection what happened. ...Read more

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I'm 50yrs old/f. I noticed the appearance of brown spots (like freckles) in my face, arms&legs. Is this just a sign of old age or should I be worried?

I'm 50yrs old/f. I noticed the appearance of brown spots (like freckles) in my face, arms&legs. Is this just a sign of old age or should I be worried?

You're old!: Just kidding, but there will be many such skin lesions that appear over time. Many are associated with history of sun exposure.
Your doc should be checking this yearly. ...Read more

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Do age spots darken?

Possibly: Yes they can but you must consult a doctor to make sure it is not undergoing a malignant change. ...Read more

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What causes age spots to form?

Aging: See pcp or dermatologist particularly if black colored irregular or raised. ...Read more

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Is there a home remedie for age spots?

Is there a home remedie for age spots?

Age Spots: When apple cider vinegar is mixed with onion juice and applied directly to the skin, it can help you to get rid of age spots and sun spots.
Finely chop or blend an onion, and use a strainer or cheese cloth to squeeze and extract the juice.
Take one part of apple cider vinegar and one part of onion juice and mix them together.
Dab a cotton pad into the solution and apply it directly to age spot. ...Read more

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How can I remove age spots on legs?

See dermatologist: Quin, . Cream, cryotherapy, nothing if you conk' mind them, they are not dangerous. ...Read more

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Will sunblock prevent me from getting wrinkles and age spots?

Will sunblock prevent me from getting wrinkles and age spots?

Decrease: This varies with color of skin, more common in lighter individuals. But it will decrese Accutane updated sun damage to lessen age spots and fine wrinkling which develops over time. A diet rich in antioxidants found in fruits and vegetables decrease sundamge from inside. Also avoid smoking which ages your skin. ...Read more

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What technique does a dermatologist use to get rid of these age spots?

Age spot removal: There are lots of ways to get rid of age spots. Remember that sun eposure worsens them and no matter what you do, wear sunscreen! Before lasers were widely available many docs would use a series of chemical peels and prescription lightening creams. Now lasers or ipls work very well to target the excess pigment and as I like to say, "cook it".
The spots get darker for a bit, then flake off. ...Read more

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What can I do to permanently get rid of age spots on my face and prevent more from appearing?

What can I do to permanently get rid of age spots on my face and prevent more from appearing?

Erasing age spots.: Age spots are usually caused by sun damage. The most common treatments for this include topical creams, laser resurfacing, and intense pulsed light treatments. All of these treatments can be effective depending on the skin type and the severity of the sun damage. Using sunscreen and avoiding prolonged sun exposure will prevent more from appearing. ...Read more

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What types of facials are there that will remove the age spots from my forehead and cheekbone area?

What types of facials are there that will remove the age spots from my forehead and cheekbone area?

Several options: Lightening brown spots can be done with topical lightening creams such as a hydroquinone or with ipl (intense pulses light) treatments. Both of these can be included in a facial or photo-facial to reduce brown pigments and create a more uniform complexion. It is important to see a physician for an examination of the spots before proceeding. ...Read more

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How can I fade age spots?

How can I fade age spots?

Several options: Lightening brown spots can be done with topical lightening creams such as a hydroquinone or with ipl (intense pulses light) treatments. Both of these will reduce brown pigments and create a more uniform complexion. It is important to see a physician for an examination of the spots before proceeding. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can age spots start from the age of 11?

Can age spots start from the age of 11?

Dark spots= common: If by 'age spots' you mean freckles (dark flat spots) then early sun damage can cause them at 11 years old. Another 'age spot' is a raised darker lesion called a 'seborrheic keratosis' and are very common on sun exposed areas after 20-30 years old. Also it is said we make 10 new moles (congenital nevi) per year! The risk of melanoma goes up with early/prolonged sun exposure. Use sunscreen please. ...Read more

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My son is 15 and has age spots, is it normal?

Age spots?: Don't know what you mean by age spots. Do you mean freckles? Sun block is very important in children to prevent future problems with premature skin aging and skin cancer.
Sun screen every day!!! ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: age spots?

Solar lentigos: Age or liver spots typically refer to a skin lesion known as a solar lentigo. Typically this is flat, larger than normal freckles and contains darker pigmentation. Other age spots may refer to seborrheic keratoses that are dark, slightly elevated and are described as looking like grease paint. Both of these lesions are generally benign but evaluation by a professional is also encouraged. ...Read more

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Can teenagers have age spots on their face?

Yes, sort of: So called age spots or liver spots are usually due to skin damage from ultraviolet light, generally from the sun. See this site for more info.
http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0002126/. ...Read more

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Age spots on skin? What exactly are age spots?

Age spots on skin? What exactly are age spots?

Age spots: The term ‘age spots’, or lentigines, refers to the brownish spots that, over time appear on your face and body as a result of overexposure to the sun. As we age our skin is subjected to more and more sun damage. ...Read more

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