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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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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