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Why am I getting brownish patches on my face?

Why am I getting brownish patches on my face?

Hormonal changes: This is "melasma" of pregnancy caused by excess melanin pigment production by the skin cells under the influence of estrogen and Progesterone of pregnancy. This is similar to what happens when some women take birth control pills. There is also a genetic predisposition, and exposure to sun can make this worse. The condition often regresses after pregnancy is over. Skin lightening agents may be used. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of white patches on my face?

How can I get rid of white patches on my face?

That depends on : the cause. There is more than one cause for white patches on skin. A medical evaluation will help to determine the cause so that a specific treatment plan can be recommended. ...Read more

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I have big dry skin patches on my face. How do I get rid of theses ugly things?

I have big dry skin patches on my face. How do I get rid of theses ugly things?

See doctor: Since the patches are on your face, it is best to see doctor/dermatologist to get proper cream./med. ...Read more

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After washing or shaving i get itchy red patches on my face. What could this be?

After washing or shaving i get itchy red patches on my face. What could this be?

Many possibilities: Contact reactions to soap or shaving cream should be considered. Dermatographism is a condition where rashes are caused by friction on the skin in which case you would also get rashes on other parts of your body from friction. Cold temperatures can also cause hives in rare situations. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of red rash/patches on my face?

How do I get rid of red rash/patches on my face?

Depends on the cause: 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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What should I use to get rid of white patches on face?

Size may matter: You'll need to get a baseline evaluation done by your doctor to get a definitive diagnosis.Then, you'll have a better idea how it will be treated.If you're noticing the patches getting bigger, or such, you may need to see a dermatologist too. Vitilgo, 'ringworm; (fungal), or something else will be determined based on your medical history, and needs to be cleared from the inside out. See ur dr.1st. ...Read more

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I have capillaries showing in my face i have pale skin sometimes i get dry red patches why does this occur ?

I have capillaries showing in my face i have pale skin sometimes i get dry red patches  why does this occur ?

Possible rosacea: You might have rosacea. I would advise you to see a dermatologist for a difinative diagnosis, as skin problems are nearly impossible to diagnose when not seen in person. ...Read more

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Hi there I'm starting to get 2-3 different bald patches on my head some bigger than others I'm only 25 is this common for people my age?

Hi there I'm starting to get 2-3 different bald patches on my head some bigger than others I'm only 25 is this common for people my age?

Genetics: All depends on your genes. If you have other men in your family that are bald or balding then you likely are experiencing male patterned baldness. If you have other associated symptoms might be worth checking your thyroid level as well. Talk to your doctor about your concerns, there are products/procedures/medications that can limit hair loss if you catch it early enough ...Read more

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A got a white patch near my nose a brownish dot in the middle of the patch. i also noticed slight discoloration on my face but they are barely visible?

A got a white patch near my nose a brownish dot in the middle of the patch. i also noticed slight discoloration on my face but they are barely visible?

Difficult to tell: without seeing the area. You can send a picture of the area by clicking "Send Message" on any HealthTap concierge doctor profile, to start a text message consultation. healthtap.com/saurbornmd ...Read more

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Any one know how to get rid off brown patches on the face without using a chemical like hydroquinone?

Any one know how to get rid off brown patches on the face without using a chemical like hydroquinone?

Laser: Lasers and certain peels could be good easy solutions. If you're looking for a nonhydroquinone cream that you can use at home there are several with ingredients such as kojic acid that can also help. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a small red patch on penis head?

How can I get rid of a small red patch on penis head?

Yes or no, ...: Without further detail in history + a direct look at, it is hard to decide what needs to be done, maybe doing nothing or biopsy or removal, although clinically it may be foreskin-related or so-call erythroplasia of Queyrat (Bowen disease of glans penis), that is, in situ squamous cell carcinoma. To clarify such, go to articles listed in http://www.formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. Best wish... ...Read more

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When I get up in the morning and lean my head back and gargle with listerine, I spit out a brownish flem, does this mean i'm infected.?

When I get up in the morning and lean my head back and gargle with listerine, I spit out a brownish flem, does this mean i'm infected.?

Coffee drinker?: It's fairly normal for a bit of mucous (phlegm) to accumulate deep in the throat during the night. If you're a coffee drinker and like to consume your morning cup of joe prior to your listerine, it can 'stain' that brown. The heat from the coffee can loosen it up making it easier to come up when you gargle, but it'll still be brown. ...Read more

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Good afternoon Dr. Barry. I have a question for you about a problem I am having with my scalp. Everytime I go get a haircut at the barber shop, I end up having these red itchy and irritated patches of skin on the back of my head. Do you know what it could

Good afternoon Dr. Barry. I have a question for you about a problem I am having with my scalp. Everytime I go get a haircut at the barber shop, I end up having these red itchy and irritated patches of skin on the back of my head. Do you know what it could

I am not dr berry: Well I am not your dr berry. But sounds like your skin is getting a little razor burn. Must be going close to the scalp when you are getting shaved. Out some a and d ointment in and that should make you feel better. Also be sure the equipment is cleaned properly after each cutting. ...Read more

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I have a very uneven skin tone and mostly on my face area and i also do have a dark patch on the mustache area.. how do i get rid of it?

Vitiligo: You may have vitiligo and depigmentation. Would suggest visiting a dermatologist about treatment and possible clinical trials that are available. ...Read more

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Dark patches on head of the penis when it is flaccid but not seen when erect These dark patches are spreading to the meatus How to get rid of patches?

Dark patches on head of the penis when it is flaccid but not seen when erect These dark patches are spreading to the meatus How to get rid of patches?

Here are some ...: What you described assured the discoloration of glans penis in erection and flaccidity is harmless. Remember: our body is in its on-way process of constant change and adaption from inception to eternity. So there is no need to do something to it. If in doubt, see Doc to decide what you need, not just what you like. Best wish... ...Read more