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If a sun spot turns red and itchy, may that signal that it may be cancerous? I have an appointment to see my derm but wondering if it is concerning

If a sun spot turns red and itchy, may that signal that it may be cancerous?  I have an appointment to see my derm but wondering if it is concerning

Maybe: Any change in a pigmented lesion is cause for some concern, but it may simply have become irritated due to scratching or other trauma. Your dermatologist will know, probably just by looking at it. ...Read more

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How to clear white sunspots on the face?

How to clear white sunspots on the face?

DERM EVAL: It is important to be through and have a Derm EVAL . You need to be evaluated for VITILIGO an autoimmune skin condition vs Tinea VERSICOLOR a fungal infection. A good Derm can discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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How do you remove sunspots on your face?

How do you remove sunspots on your face?

That depends: There are lesions that are related to hormonal changes, sun exposure and genetics. Speak to your dermatologist. Hydroquinone or laser maybe your best bet. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of sunspots on your face?

How do you get rid of sunspots on your face?

Sun protection: Sun spots are typically exacerbated by sun exposure, hormones and stress and are more common in medium or darkly pigmented skin. Wear sun screen, hat and sunglasses to limit your sun exposure. See your dermatologist to discuss other treatment options such as topical hydroquinones, kojic, glycolic, retinoic or azelaic acids as well as laser therapy options. Stay out of the sun or it will come back. ...Read more

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Does "head and shoulders" really get rid of sunspots?

Does "head and shoulders" really get rid of sunspots?

No, Nope, No: Simple answer is no. Sunspots are very difficult to get rid of and are best treated with a combination of ipl (laser type) treatment and prescription grade skin care. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of sunspots on my face?

Multimodal: The best way is to treat with hydro quinine and retionoic acid for 4-6 weeks followed by superficial resurfacing with erbium laser. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of sunspots on my face?

How can I get rid of sunspots on my face?

See a skin doctor: Sunspots are due to sun exposure/damage. There are many options which need to be tailored based on your skin type, color, and area of the face involved. Chemical peels and lasers are good options and can be used alone or combined with topical whitening agents and exfoliants like retinoic acid. You should see a skin specialist to review your options. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of ugly sunspots on my face?

What can I do to get rid of ugly sunspots on my face?

Intense pulsed light: Intense pulsed light (photofacial) targets melanin pigment with green or yellow wavelengths. Of course, proper sunscreen protection spf 30 with uva coverage is primary. Lightening with arbutin (contains hydroquinone) interferes with melanin production and must be used carefully with pulsed supervised use. Have your physician rule out melasma if you are female, and wear a hat outdoors. ...Read more

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Why do I experienced itchy face?

Why do I experienced itchy face?

Depends: Cold exposure can do it; dry skin can; and (obviously) an allergic reaction can. For the first two, usually a moisturizer will help improve it. The allergy needs the triggering item removed to resolve--review what goes on your face (soaps, colognes, shaving, etc.)--if any new ones, stop for a couple days and see if feeling resolves. If not, try the moisturizer, then see dr if that fails. ...Read more

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What's wrong with my itchy head?

Have it looked at.: 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

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Head & skin has been really itchy why?

Head & skin has been really itchy why?

Lots of possibilitie: There are many possible reasons for your symptoms. The ones that you will need to be aggressive about and treat are lice or scabies. These are both infestations that feed off your blood and can be spread to others by physical contact. Lice in the scalp can often be seen moving on the hair shafts and nits are seen attached to the hair itself. Scabies has burrows often on the fingers and genitals. ...Read more