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Tanning (Definition)

Tanning refers to attending exposing oneself to the sun, or a tanning salon, for the purpose of darkening the skin, for cosmetic reasons. Occasionally, tanning is for medical reasons to relieve some symptoms ...Read more


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Tiny white spots on my legs-are they from shaving, tanning, or both? How do I get rid of them?

Tiny white spots on my legs-are they from shaving, tanning, or both? How do I get rid of them?

Tinea versicolor: A common skin fungus called tinea versicolor can prevent the sun from tanning those areas. If that is the case, treatment with a topical antifungal medication can eradicate the fungus. However, the whiteness will remain until your next sun exposure. It characteristically looks like white freckles. ...Read more

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What are these spots and how do I get rid of them? They only appear when I use sunless tanning lotion. One pic is with sunless tan and one is without.

What are these spots and how do I get rid of them? They only appear when I use sunless tanning lotion. One pic is with sunless tan and one is without.

Request consult: By requesting a formal consult, you will be able to video consult or download pictures for a more complete evaluation and answer. We are unable to view records or pictures in this forum. Hope we can help you soon! ...Read more

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How do I get rid of white spots on my face ?

How do I get rid of white spots on my face ?

Depends...: ...On the cause. Pityriasis alba (literally "white spots") is common in children but unusual in adults. Tinea versicolor, a superficial yeast colonization, can occur on the face, and can create light spots. Vitiligo can occur on the face, but the patches are white, not merely lighter than surrounding skin. You really should have a dermatologist take a direct look and give you a precise diagnosis. ...Read more

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How do u get rid of white spots on your testicales ?

How do u get rid of white spots on your testicales ?

Don't: The small white "cysts" are nothing to be worried about-are very common and not usually dangerous. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of white spots on your skin?

What is the best way to get rid of white spots on your skin?

That depends...: ...On what is causing them. If you have a skin fungus such as tinea versicolor, an antifungal treatment will do the trick. If you have a skin conditon such as vitiligo there is no cure but a dermatologist may help slow down the pigment loss. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of white spots under braces ?

What can I do to get rid of white spots under braces ?

Restoration: White spot is area of decalcification where the bacteria you didn't clean off acid-etched your teeth. Your general dentist will need to help you with restorations. ...Read more

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Got white spots on face how to get rid of them mainly come out in the sun?

Got white spots on face how to get rid of them mainly come out in the sun?

White spots: These may be vitiligo spots or a type of fungal infection called tinea versicolor. Need to have your physician take a look at it as there are different treatments for these conditions. ...Read more

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My tounge is never pink it's always white. Also white spots some times what should i do to get rid of it?

My tounge is never pink it's always white. Also white spots some times what should i do to get rid of it?

You should see doc: There are many reasons why your tongue can be discolored. It is impossible to answer the question without a physical exam. Sometime spots need a biopsy, or scraping. Most of the time white spots are benign and can be normal, such as a geographic tongue, but someone should likely look at this especially if there has been a change. ...Read more

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