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Doctor insights on: Freckles On Face

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How to treat freckles on face?

How to treat freckles on face?

Leave them alone: If you use a freckle remover, even from a dermatologist, you risk disfiguring yourself. Freckles are endearing, they're distinctively you, and a majority of your friends probably like them. Ask them. If you want them less prominent, avoid excess sunlight -- wise in any case. ...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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What are the creams suggested for removing freckles on face?

What are the creams suggested for removing freckles on face?

Bleaching creams: Hydroquinone at levels between 1-3% are available over the counter. ...Read more

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How i can I remove my freckles ony face?

How i can I remove my freckles ony face?

Freckles: You may want to try an over the counter 2% hydroquinone cream. If it does vanish go to a dermatologist to do a laser or chemical peel treatment. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of freckles on face?

How can I get rid of freckles on face?

I wouldn't try it: If you use a freckle remover, even from a dermatologist, you risk disfiguring yourself. Freckles are endearing, they're distinctively you, and a majority of your friends probably like them. Ask them. If you want them less prominent, avoid excess sunlight -- wise in any case. ...Read more

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I am 28yrs female. are freckles dangerous?i got new freckles on lips. before i have freckles on face , neck even on genetiles.

I am 28yrs female. are freckles dangerous?i got new freckles on lips. before i have freckles on face , neck even on genetiles.

Freckles: Freckles themselves are harmless. They usually arise in areas of sun exposure so I'm surprised you have now developed freckles on areas which are traditionally not exposed to the sun. If you are concerned you can seek out the help of a dermatologist. Best of luck. ...Read more

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During pregnancy, developed freckles on face n body.After 3yrs still have it!what can I do 2 get rid of them.Is using honey and lemon on face good 4 it?

During pregnancy, developed freckles on face n body.After 3yrs still have it!what can I do 2 get rid of them.Is using honey and lemon on face good 4 it?

Freckles: I doubt there is much you can do to rid your skin of freckles. Honey and lemon would have zero chance of making any difference to having freckles in your skin. ...Read more

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How to remove freckles from my face?

How to remove freckles from my face?

I'd urge you not to: If you use a freckle remover, even from a dermatologist, you risk disfiguring yourself. Freckles are endearing, they're distinctively you, and a majority of your friends probably like them. Ask them. If you want them less prominent, avoid excess sunlight -- wise in any case. ...Read more

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What can I do to remove or lessen the freckles on my face?

Sunscreen & Lasers: The first thing that you should do is start using hats and sunscreen spf 30 more frequently. The more that you protect yourself, the less issue that you should have with freckle recurrence and proliferation. To treat the freckles that you have, there are many different methods depending on your skin type. Certain lasers and bleaching creams are two options. See a plastic surgeon or dermatologist. ...Read more

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How do I get a good tan without getting freckles on my face?

How do I get a good tan without getting freckles on my face?

Oxymoron: "Good tan?" Nowadays, most of us are very conscious of the dangers of tanning, especially for fun. And if you're predisposed to freckles, you will have them show up on your face if you get into the sun. As one who's lost a close friend who was once a tanning buff to melanoma (he didn't see it on the back of his shoulder), I'd urge you to avoid recreational tanning and use sunscreen. ...Read more

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I notice two little white freckles on my face, what are they?

I notice two little white freckles on my face, what are they?

Not sure: you could have pityriasis alba, but I cannot be sure. You could also have post-inflammatory hypopigmentation, which results from a rash that resolves. While it does not seem serious, you might want to see a dermatologist. ...Read more