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Daughter 10, light skin. Summer time get white spots in the face. What would you recommend?

Daughter 10, light skin. Summer time get white spots in the face. What would you recommend?

Sunscreen: The white areas on her face likely represeent pitiriasis alba, a benign skin condition that involves such areas that do not take up sunlight as well as the surrounding skin.The tanning produced by more summer sun will amplify the difference between the involved skin and the normal skin next to it.Liberal use of a good sunscreen will reduce the effect of the sun. ...Read more

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My face has developed pink and white spots after bring in the sun. Why is this and when will it go away?

Sun damage: This is due most likely to sun damage. If you are not compulsive about using sun screens it will only get worse. Take better care of your skin and the damage can heal over time. ...Read more

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What can I do avout white spots om my face and body?

What can I do avout white spots om my face and body?

See a doctor: So you know what it is. Vitiligo is one condition and tinea versicolor is another. Some eczema can also look this way so you need to be seen to know exactly what it is to determine the best treatment. ...Read more

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I have white spots on my face what can I do about them ?

I have white spots on my face what can I do about them ?

May be eczema?: Whitish spots on the face may be eczema (pityriasis alba), especially if it dryish and itching a bit. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist (skin doctor) should look at it if it doesn't go away with simple treatment. Sometimes the rash can be ringworm (a fungus) or some other disorder. Simple treatment of a spot may mean trying over-the-counter Hydrocortisone 1% cream, plus moisturizers. ...Read more

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What could be causing white spots on my back, neck and face?

What could be causing white spots on my back, neck and face?

Possibly fungus: You may have tinea versicolor. Apply selsun blue shampoo to skin, leave on for a few minutes, then rinse off in shower. Do this 2-3 times per week for a month to help treat the fungus. The color will take time to get back to normal, but the treatment will prevent the condition from getting worse. ...Read more

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Since one month i m getting white spots on my face .... I don't know what is happening can u give me some suggestion to cure it it is dry and i m blac?

Since one month i m getting white spots on my face .... I don't know what is happening can u give me some suggestion to cure it it is dry and i m blac?

Possibly vitiligo: You should see a dermatologist to see if you truly have vitiligo. You may need to have some blood tests done since thyroid problems can also be associated with this.Although treatment can be difficult it is certainly worth a try. ...Read more