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Old Age Spots On Hands
Ian getting red spots on my hands they say are kidney spots or old age they don't concern me but now t get big red spots when i scratch a lot
Bruising : As we age we tend to bruise easily and get red blotches on our hands and forearms. ...Read more
Age or liver spots typically refer to a skin lesion known as a solar lentigo. Typically this is flat, larger than normal freckles and contains darker pigmentation. Other age spots may refer to seborrheic keratoses that are dark, slightly elevated and are described as looking like grease paint. Both of these lesions are generally benign but evaluation by a ...Read more
Cover up age spots..: The most effective way I have found to cover up dark spots or age spots is to use a mineral powder like colorescience skin bronzing primer followed by a color matched pressed mineral or loose mineral powder. There are great treatments available to significantly improve or resolve age spots as well. Intense pulsed light (ipl) is one effective modality. ...Read more
See dermatologist: Do not apply liquid nitrogen.Get a more detailed answer ›
Use hand cream: Use hand cream , avoid exposure to sun and see your dermatologist. ...Read more
Age spots: Need pictures.. Not likely at your age. ...Read more
Can i prevent my age spots from getting any worse? I have recently began seeing age spots worsening on my face and hands. I know that this is due to many years in the sun and i now wear sunscreen every time i will be outside for an extended period of time
I : I would recommend you apply a broad spectrum sunscreen with at least spf 30 every day. In addition, consider using a combination of tretinoin cream with hydroquinone (prescribed by your dermatologist) or a facial system such as obagi which helps blend in discoloration of the skin. Another option would be to have a few of the darker age spots treated lightly with liquid nitrogen which can peel off the surface pigment or consider an intense pulsed light laser treatment. But most important, wear your sunscreen every day! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Doctor queried Down syndrome in my baby(72 hrs old). Echo test is ok, no short hand, no groove between toes, no white spots in eye, mother age 20, ears ok?
Any age mom: Ds can occur at ang maternal age but numbers climb a lot for older moms. If doc suspects some unusual issue it is best that s/he be up front about it and do appropriate screening or specific tests to define it.Proper diagnosis can either relieve you or make sure early treatments are started. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Options: If this is melasma there is no cure. You can use topicals or dermabrasions which will help to keep it in control. Treatment has to be ongoing. ...Read more
My grandmother is feeling intermittent weakness and pain in hand and knee joints..Are they symptoms of any problem or jst old age...P.S.- she is 80.
I am 61 years old and noticed age spots on my face. What is the best approach to get rid of them. Creams? Laser? Retin-a?
I'm 50yrs old/f. I noticed the appearance of brown spots(like freckles) in my face, arms&legs. Is this just a sign of old age or should I be worried?
Why do my toenails harden with age? My pinkie nail is much thicker than it was just ten years ago. Is this really because of old age?! i'm just 36!
Some dark black spots on my fathers hand...hi age is about 48..is it normal to have these things?
Hard to tell.: Without seeing these spots, it's impossible to tell. With age, many people develop spots on their skin. However, as one ages, the risk for serious skin cancers also increases. It would be best to have a dermatologist look at the spot. Good luck. ...Read more
Hi am akash.My age is 21.I have big white spots on both the thumbnails of the hands.What it indicates.I have problem of skin psoriasis also?
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