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During this summer, 2 days ago. i got eczema. my skin is dry & peeling. & i have brown spots on my face. how do i get rid of it...please help.

During this summer, 2 days ago. i got eczema. my skin is dry & peeling. & i have brown spots on my face. how do i get rid of it...please help.

Who said Eczema: Make sure you have a dermatologist diagnose you. Brown spots on face can be sun damage or melasma to name a few. Dry peeling skin may be contact dermatitis, and not necessarily eczema. Sun damage can cause dry peeling skin. Get a good moisturizing sunscreen and a see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could take off brown spots on my face?

Can you tell me how I could take off brown spots on my face?

What are they: There are several methods of removing brown spots from the face. First make sure you see a doctor to make sure these are benign lesions. Intense pulse light treatments help ( photo facials). Some lasers like erbium will remove spots as well as the yag, alexandrite if suitable an q switched yag. Some chemical peels are good as well ...Read more

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I am 32 yrs old I am having pigmentation like brown spots on my face from the last 3 years .Pl suggest what should I do.?

I am 32 yrs old I am having pigmentation like brown spots on my face from the last 3 years .Pl suggest what should I do.?

IPL Lightens brown: Brown spots can be improved using ipl, fraxel dual, hydoquinone products such as. Obagi and also elure with melanozyme. Make sure you use sunscreens every day as the sun will bring them back. ...Read more

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I have these brown spots on my face that itches sometimes. It might be skin tags but i'm not sure. It started with 1 or 2 now I have about 10. Help!?

I have these brown spots on my face that itches sometimes. It might be skin tags but i'm not sure. It started with 1 or 2 now I have about 10. Help!?

Probably keratosis : This sounds as if these are seborrheic keratosis that can either be frozen or scraped off. Some docs may also use lasers for this. ...Read more

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I'm 29years old I have notice brown spots in my face, what can I do to help reduce it or prevent?

Sun screen: Most dark spots in the face are related to sun exposure. Wearing sunscreen everyday is the best way to prevent them. A moisturizer or foundation that includes a sunscreen saves time. If you have new moles these should be evaluated by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How do you permanently get rid of brown spots on your face?

How do you permanently get rid of brown spots on your face?

Several: Laser either q switch ruby or yag intense pulse light therapy ( fotofacials) erbium chemical peels a series ...Read more

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Best cream to remove brown spots on face? I had them zapped 5 years ago and it's back? Its so sensitive after that I don't want to do it again.Thanks

Best cream to remove brown spots on face? I had them zapped 5 years ago and it's back?  Its so sensitive after that I don't want to do it again.Thanks

Sun avoidance: I am sorry to hear about your facial spots.I don't believe any over the counter cream would treat your brown spots.I first advise you stay away from the sun and use a good sunscreen as a preventive measure. My mother had this issue and she just started to avoid direct sun light and use a sunscreen with good results. I would advise you speak to the dermatologist who did the zap treatment for help ...Read more

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What can a doctor do for brown spots on the face?

Solar lentigo: Solar lentigo - these are related to sun exposure and seen on areas of skin normally exposed to sunlight (e.g. Face, hands). They are benign lesions, less than 5mm in diameter but they may merge to form larger spots. The peak age used to be 30-50 but is getting younger with increasing sun exposure. Treatment is with liquid nitrogen or bleaching cream. ...Read more

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