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I have brown spots on my back & chest due to acne. What can get rid of them? Ive had them all my life. Went 2 Derm & gave me trentinoin, doesnt work!

I have brown spots on my back & chest due to acne. What can get rid of them? Ive had them all my life. Went 2 Derm & gave me trentinoin, doesnt work!

Not treatable: Some of the spots are probably due to acne while others are probably solar lentigos. The acne marks fade after several months; the others are permanent. Watch your skin for signs of melanoma. If you still have acne, manage it. Use a sunscreen. Many of my students, make and female, have these spots; no one minds; they are relics of a vigorous youth. ...Read more

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I have these brown spots on my back and chest, what do I do?

I have these brown spots on my back and chest, what do I do?

Moles: Hi luis! there are a few reasons for brown spots. Simple moles are very common and can increase in number with age and sun exposure. That is usually the reason in young people, and other causes occur in older adults. If there is a mole which is larger, darker, growing in size, or multicolored then you should visit your primary physician or dermatologist. ...Read more

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Hi there, I have these light brown spots on my back which have grown into a large one 2/3 of my back and now apprearing on my chest. ?

Hi there, I have these light brown spots on my back which have grown into a large one 2/3 of my back and now apprearing on my chest. ?

Unknown : There are many entities with that description. Skin disorders have to be seen by a physician and best by a dermatologist. Could be nothing serious like pitiriasis versicolor, vitiligo , postinflmatory spots, or even cancers. ...Read more

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Are dark brown spots on back and chest caused by acne for 6 years permanent or can they be removed?

Are dark brown spots on back and chest caused by acne for 6 years permanent or can they be removed?

Will face eventually: These often take several years to fade. I hope your acne is being managed; especially when it is on the trunk, it usually requires systemic treatment. ...Read more

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Why am i getting a lot of brown spots on my arms , back of hands and chest area ?

Why am i getting a lot of brown spots on my arms , back of hands and chest area ?

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