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Does your skin darken as we get older or just looks that way due to freckles?

Does your skin darken as we get older or just looks that way due to freckles?

May: Sun exposure over time will have an effect of causing born discoloration as well as formation of redness from dilated blood vessels. This is treatable with laser or lipl. ...Read more

Freckle (Definition)

A freckle is a small brown spot on your skin, caused by sun exposure. Use your abcde's to tell the difference between a freckle and skin cancer. A=asymmetry. B=border [irregular]. C=color [irregular]. D=diameter [larger than a pencil eraser]. E=evolving [change in color, size, height, new symptoms like bleeding, itching or crusting]. These are danger signs that ...Read more


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Only 17 my skin looks really old I have dark eyes and acne an blackheads I used to have really clear skin:( and be called good looking now I get ugly?

Only 17 my skin looks really old I have dark eyes and acne an blackheads I used to have really clear skin:( and be called good looking now I get ugly?

Your: are still your self. Acne is a common skin condition in the young. Topical medications like benzoyl perioxide or retinol or oral doxycycline and avoiding comedonic lotions may be helpful. See a dermatologist if no response ...Read more

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Basically i'm white but my face skin looks dark.It looks like a layer covers my face how can I clean my face and get white?

Basically i'm white but my face skin looks dark.It looks like a layer covers my face how can I clean my face and get white?

Mainly sunscreens: Normal people have whatever skin colors nature gives them, which ranges from very light to very dark. That means normal people don't need to get fairer (lighter) color. If a person doesn't want to darken due to sun exposure, the best cream is a skin moisturizer with sunscreen inside it. Avoiding sunlight will keep skin lighter, but one will need to take extra vitamin d if avoiding sunlight. ...Read more

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When i was little i was so fair but for sun rays i get dark skin only in my face can anyone please tell pme how can I get my old skin back naturally

When i was little i was so fair but for sun rays i get dark skin only in my face can anyone please tell pme how can I get my old skin back naturally

Sun damage: Most skin change comes from cumulative sun exposure over your whole life. It can cause hyperpigmentation or darkened skin and wrinkles. Using a daily moisturizer with a sunscreen and avoiding more sun may lighten the color over a few years of use. Dermatologists do have other treatment options. ...Read more

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Hi I'm a 15 year old male and I have something that looks like dry skin but might be ringworm, can I get your opinion?

Hi I'm a 15 year old male and I have something that looks like dry skin but might be ringworm, can I get your opinion?

Tinea corporis: Tinea corporis (ringworm) is a fungal infection of the skin generally characterized (intially) by a red raised round patch, followed by central clearing and an advancing border. Treatment is with topical antifungals. Salicylic acid is not a recommended treatment for ringworm. ...Read more

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My son 7yr old has what looks like a skin tag, on his eyelid. Where should i go to get it removed and is dangerous?

My son 7yr old  has what looks like a skin tag, on his eyelid. Where should i go to get it removed and is dangerous?

Pediatric Ophthal-: mologists, not optometrists, perform surgeries of the eyes & eyelids in infants & children. If it is a skin tag, it is not dangerous. Depending on your insurance, you will probably need a referral from his pediatrician or family medicine doctor. ...Read more