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Skin problem.. Feeling itchy on the top half of the back with red/dark brownish spot, back of neck n chest.

Skin problem.. Feeling itchy on the top half of the back with red/dark brownish spot, back of neck n chest.

Can't diagnose: based on the information provided. Recommend an in-person evaluation so that this can visualized. A medical history is important and some times labs or even a biopsy may be needed for accurate assessment. Take care. ...Read more

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Dark gray brown spots on my exposed skin at 59?

Dark gray brown spots on my exposed skin at 59?

Marks of maturity: The technical name is "lentigo" (plural: "lentigines"), and they are caused by many short exposures to sunlight over many years. Dermatologists treat them by freezing them with liquid nitrogen, or vaporizing them with various kinds of lasers. ...Read more

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Hi I'm dark skin and I would like my face to be a light brown complexion like the rest of my body I suffer from dark spots what bleach can I use?

Hi I'm dark skin and I would like my face to be a light brown complexion like the rest of my body I suffer from dark spots what bleach can I use?

Skin color: A dermatologist can help you keep your skin healthy. Please focus on being neat and clean and a nice person. That has far more appeal than skin color. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I have brown skin naturally but I have two darker spots in side of my face , skin is weird in those two pots , can you suggest me a treatment ?

Hyperpigmentation: Postinflammatory hyperpigmentation (pih) is a frequently encountered problem and represents the sequelae of various cutaneous disorders as well as therapeutic interventions. This acquired excess of pigment can be attributed to various preceding disease processes that affect the skin such as infections, allergic reactions, mechanical injuries, reactions to medications, phototoxic eruptions, trauma. ...Read more

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After acne marks starts to disappear gradually .Will skin heal to its original complexion, skin tone.Or will the marks cause dark spots or brown skin?

After acne marks starts to disappear gradually .Will skin heal to its original complexion, skin tone.Or will the marks cause dark spots or brown skin?

Can do all: Acne can leave dark spots. If there is no true scarring then the skin will return to normal. You need to be on acne treatment that will prevent flares. See your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Dark spots on lower legs, brown pores, sometimes red. Even when i wax they are very visible. The skin is smooth, no bumps. What could it be? Thanks :)

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

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Omg, been using retin a (tretinoin) and hydroquinone for 1month. Brown spots are darker and skin is like wind burned. Help what do i do, so very sad and upset.

Omg, been using retin a (tretinoin) and hydroquinone for 1month. Brown spots are darker and skin is like wind burned. Help what do i do, so very sad and upset.

Excessive dryness: Applying an oil free hypoallergenic moisturizer after each cleansing with warm water and a gentle pH balanced cleanser can help prevent excessive dryness when using facial medications. Cetaphil and Ceravue are two examples. ...Read more

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I have brown spot on skin that appeared recently, what to do?

Brown spot: Sorry, but can't diagnose what this brown spot is without assessment. Would need to have an idea of that to make treatment recommendation. ...Read more

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What can cause a dark spot on skin?

Need to see: Diagnosing skin lesions is almost impossible without seeing them. You need to see your family doctor to diagnose them or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Found a dark colored splotch on my skin. It feels dry and its at a spot i normally itch. What can it be?

Found a dark colored splotch on my skin. It feels dry and its at a spot i normally itch. What can it be?

Needs examination. : Difficult to say based on a description. The only way to know is to have it evaluated by a physician. ...Read more