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White Skin Spots On Face
Hydroquinone: There are a variety of over the counter products that contain a bleaching agent called hydroquinone. My favorite is one called ambi that is usually around $10-15. Apply it 1-2 times daily for 2 months. If that does not lighten the spots up, you should stop using it and see a dermatologist for other options. ...Read more
Hydroquinone: A very common treatment for unwanted pigment is hydroquinone. However, remember that even if it works you still have to use sunscreen. The dark spots can come back if you don't. Retinoids can also help to fade skin pigment but they can also be a little irritating and cause some peeling. Seeing a dermatologist will help you come up with the right treatment for you. ...Read more
I have tiny brown spots on face and mainly on nose which get increase over time. Some sites on my head have very less hairs?
Hypopigmentation: Many people get hypo pigmentation after inflammation. This can be a form of scar or it may be temporary reduction in melanin production. The rash may be folliculitis if it happens in areas of hair growth. This is generally treated with topical antibiotics. See an MD to confirm that this is what the rash is. ...Read more
Hi I am javed, my son is 5 months old and he is suffering with dry itching skin and erosion which bleeds, white spots on face, please help.
My face started burning and itching and now I have white skin spots what is this? I had a skin biopsy tenia vs vitiligo and they said I had vitiligo
Vitiligo: Vitiligo alone usually does not cause itching or burning sensations. It appears that you're having some low grade inflammation of or allergic reaction to facial skin. Could it be a reaction to shaving, shaving cream, soap or cologne? Are you applying any ointment or cream on your face which could be the culprit? If symptoms persist, go back to the dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
My face started burning and itching and now I have white skin spots what is this? I had a skin biopsy tinea vs vitiligo and they said I had vitiligo
My daughter has little red spots on her arm. The size of a small eraser head looks like a small burn but it is red with small white skin on top no pain?
This is difficult to: Diagnose without seeing it. I would recommend bringing her to her doctor to have it checked out. ...Read more
I am ttc however since coming of yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) in january my skin is worse lots of spots on face back and chest. What can I do benzoyl peroxide isn't enough?
Multifactorial: If benzoyl peroxide has worked for you in the past consider advancing to benzoyl scrub along with mandelic peel and toner. A visit to an experienced skin care professional may be educational and help determine the most effective plan. Nutritional choices are also very important. Acne is often better controlled on a low glycemic and low dairy diet. Start a prenatal vitamin for micronutrients. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
Depends: One of the most common cause is sebaceous hyperplasia which is a benign overgrowth of a glad on the face. They are usually small and raised. Another possibility are xanthelasma which are just fatty deposits under the skin most commonly around the eyes. ...Read more
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