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Not sure: Some with darker complexions can have areas of pigmentation in the mouth particularly on the gums next to teeth. The old mercury dental amalgams could leave a gray area on the tissue next to the tooth. Melanoma can occur in the mouth but rarely. I suggest you see ENT for evaluation. ...Read more
Cauterized Scars: This is a difficult question to answer without knowing the exact depth of the cauterization and why the face was cauterized. Any injury involving the full thickness of the skin should leave a permanent scar. If the outer layers of the skin were cauterized, theoretically there should be minimal scarring. ...Read more
Depends: If it is simply sun-damage, some topical treatments or some laser treatments may a good option. However, if the lesion is concerning for melanoma, it needs to be biopsied. Melanomas are screened by the abcd's: a-asymmetry; b-irregular borders; c-different colors; d-diameber >6mm (size of pencil eraser). If you notice a mole with these characteristics, get it checked out asap. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Hyperpigmentation: There is no real way to tell you what those spots are because I do not know your racial variant or your tendency to have color in the skin as well as how goes you and your family heal from minor ones. You need to see a dermatologist and get an opinion so that these lesions might be able to be helped. ...Read more
DARK SPOTS ON BACK: Do these spots itch? How long have you had them? How dark are they? If they are tan, it may be a condition known as tinea versicolor. I would need a picture and a little more of a history. Male or female? Age? Tinea versicolor is relatively easy to treat, although very often it can recur and last for years. It is also mildly contagious, but not serious. ...Read more
Yes: This postinflammatory pigmentation should be gone about two years after you stop having acne. All acne can be well-controlled with today's rx's. If it bothers you, you may try a quinone bleach; most people will not think it's anything to be concerned about, but rather something distinctive to you. I hope that your primary acne problem is being managed as it should be. ...Read more
Difficult to tell: Skin issues are extremely difficult to evaluate without actually seeing the skin up close. As such, it is best for you to see your doctor or dermatologist if you are concerned about any ongoing skin spots. ...Read more
Dermatologist helps: A primary care doctor can check to see what the patches are all about. If needed, a dermatologist can help also, especially if some skin lightening creams might be used. If there is something causing the darkening, such as acne spots that turn dark, or dry sensitive eczema patches that turn dark, or even tinea "ringworm" that turns dark, then the doctor will first treat that primary disorder. ...Read more
See your doctor.: It's hard to know the definite diagnosis without the lesions being seen. It sounds like they could be secondary to a bacterial infection or an irritation from something. The dark spots sound like they are the scars left from the inflammation. These should fade eventually, but could take quite a while. So, if you are still concerned, please see your doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more
Will tazorac (tazarotene) help remove remove dark spots on my face? I have small scars from ingrown hairs I've removed in the past.
Several Causes: White spots on skin have many causes. In folks older than 40, the main cause is sun damage called " idiopathic guttate hypomelanosis". It happes mostly on the forearms and shins. Other causes include vitiligo, postinflammatory hypopigmentation, medication or chemical leukoderma, and finally hypopigmented mycosis fungoides ( a type of skin lymphoma). I would have you see a dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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