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Why Do I Have Spots On My Face
What type of: Facial spots are you referring to?Get a more detailed answer ›
Rid of Facial Spots:
How best to get rid of facial spots depends on the appearance, color, cause, size, location and also your skin color. Are they flat, bumpy, red, brown, black, mixture? Many techniques exist. From lasers, ipl, liquid nitrogen, hyfercration, and surgical removal.
See a dermatologist or facial plastic surgeon for discussion of your options. ...Read more
My babys on clotrimazole for her white facial spots for 4 days now, don't seem getting any better, how long should I expect for it to dissapear!
Can take 1-2 weeks: But call your pediatrician with your concerns. This is a sign that the treatment isn't working, and it may be something else. ...Read more
Mireana coil is causing terrible facial spots every time I get my period. It's really bad. What can I do?
My babys on clotrimazole for her white facial spots for 1 week now, not getting better sees spots becomes whiter, what should I do, any test for my baby?
What's the best clotrimazole for my babys tinea/white facial spots? Dermotrim or candibec? Currently using candibec for 3days
See Spot...removed!: One of the best methods for easily removing brown spots on the face from excess sun exposure is the intense pulsed light laser or "IPL" for short. This laser produces visible and dramatic results with the first treatment. It will lighten spots and brighten the appearance of your face. This imparts a soft youthful look to the skin. The IPL is performed in 2-5 sessions approximately 2-3 weeks apart. ...Read more
That depends on: What they are. There are different causes for skin discoloration. Regardless of what it is from, use your sun screen (with high SPF) regularly. A dermatologist can assess and answer your question with confidence. Take care. ...Read more
Use ABCD RULE: It's best to see a dermatologist but a good rule of thumb is the abcd guidelines to assess the potential for a melanoma which would've the most concerning lesion. There are many benign conditions which can cause dark spots that do not otherwise need treatment such as a freckle (lentigines) or seborrheic keratosis (liver spot). ...Read more
Lumpy Spots: What you are describing sounds like acne vulgaris. Serious acne vulgaris is typically defined by the presence of nodules or cysts. Nodules are subcutaneous, are much larger, can be quite painful, and can sometimes last for months. They are characterized as large, hard bumps under the skin's surface, and scarring is common. If left untreated, nodules can sometimes leave an impaction behind. ...Read more
Can't diagnose: This can't be diagnosed without examination. Take care. ...Read more
See your doctor or: A dermatologist to have it evaluated.Get a more detailed answer ›
Skin check first.: First, get a skin check. We need to rule out, and specifically treat any precancerous or cancerous lesions. If there are none, then you can look at modalities like ipl, facial peels, and laser peels or laser resurfacing, to improve the brown/ age spots. Retinols and retinoids can be helpful to lighten brown/ age spots. The daily use of an antioxidant sunscreen, on exposed skin cannot be overstated. ...Read more
Depends on the: Cause of the marks. History & exam would be needed (at minimum) to make an accurate diagnosis and to make recommendations. ...Read more
Black spots on face: I can't tell from what you say, what kind of black spots you have. You can black oil stuck in the pores, and these tiny black dots are black heads, called comedones, and they are a form of acne. You can clear them with retin a, (tretinoin) which is rubbed on and unclogs the pores. Or, you can have flat black freckle like areas, which can be like stains, from the sun, or chemicals or burns. Retin a (tretinoin) can help. ...Read more
May be eczema?: Whitish spots on the face may be eczema (pityriasis alba), especially if it dryish and itching a bit. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist (skin doctor) should look at it if it doesn't go away with simple treatment. Sometimes the rash can be ringworm (a fungus) or some other disorder. Simple treatment of a spot may mean trying over-the-counter Hydrocortisone 1% cream, plus moisturizers. ...Read more
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