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Dr. Andrea Brand
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Dr. Ellen Turner
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Will hsv2 leave brownish spots where the lesions were? Or scabies, had lesions on my inner thighs and healed but left brown spots where they were..

Will hsv2 leave brownish spots where the lesions were? Or scabies, had lesions on my inner thighs and healed but left brown spots where they were..

Yes.: The process you are seeing is actually called post inflammatory hyperpigmentation. It is a common occurrence whenever there is a lot of inflammation caused by infection or infestation. It is not permanent, but will fade with time back to the normal color. Use spf30 or higher sunscreen on the areas to fade the spots more quickly. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Jackson
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I have a cluster of small brown spots under my skin on my thigh. Why?

I have a cluster of small brown spots under my skin on my thigh. Why?

Can't tell: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. Has to be physically seen. ...Read more

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Dr. Joyce Fiedler
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Two weeks ago I had these light brown spots on the back of my legs but not on my thighs in the sun the spots turn more noticeable what r they?

Two weeks ago I had these light brown spots on the back of my legs but not on my thighs in the sun the spots turn more noticeable what r they?

Skin discoloration: They could be hypopigmented areas, which means a lack of melanin or possibly a fungal infection. Neither are serious conditions. You may want to try an antifungal cream like clotrimazole twice daily for a week. If no resolutions, get an evaluation. Be sure to wear sunblock SPF 30 or greater when outdoors. Avoid sunbathing and reapply sunblock frequently. ...Read more

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What is Brown spots after periode?

What is Brown spots after periode?

Likely: left over old blood being cleaned from the uterus. Take care. ...Read more

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I have brown spots appearing on my body what could it be, what to do?

I have brown spots appearing on my body what could it be, what to do?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Richard Feinstein
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Skin is lightly browning and getting small brown spots. Is that worrisome or just i'm getting older?

Skin is lightly browning and getting small brown spots. Is that worrisome or just i'm getting older?

Old age freckles: Long term exposure to the sun can cause dark discoloration, and also dark smaller flat lesions. These are lentigines, or senile freckles and occur in many people on sun exposed skin, like face, hands and forearms. They are found mostly in older people just because they have had many more years of sun exposure. You need to block the sun, and can try retin a or glycolic acid, and also a skin bleach. ...Read more

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How could i get brown spots on my skin?

How could i get brown spots on my skin?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What might cause reddish/brown spots on my skin?

What might cause reddish/brown spots on my skin?

Many possibilities: There are many things that may cause a discoloration of the skin. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections and cancer can cause a discoloration of the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash or a discoloration of the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I have brown spots appearing on my body what could it be?

I have brown spots appearing on my body what could it be?

Brown spots: Rather than guessing - encourage you to be evaluated by a physician or dermatologist. Recommend head to toe skin evaluation by a dermatologist annually. Take care. ...Read more

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