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Doctor insights on: Why Do I Have Spots On My Face

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Why do I have these scaly red spots on my face?

Why do I have these scaly red spots on my face?

Insufficient info: But you probably need to see a dermatologist ...Read more

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How do you cure small facial spots?

How do you cure small facial spots?

Depends: Depends on what type of spot. Best to see a cosmetic dermatologist. ...Read more

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What to do to get rid of facial spots?

What to do to get rid of facial spots?

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

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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

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Mireana coil is causing terrible facial spots every time I get my period. It's really bad. What can I do?

Mireana coil is causing terrible facial spots every time I get my period. It's really bad. What can I do?

Evaluation: At age 53 it is not likely that you still need a mirena (levonorgestrel). The link between acne and Mirena (levonorgestrel) is very weak so this may not be the true cause. Start with a dermatologist and discuss with your obgyn if your Mirena (levonorgestrel) can be removed. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Pityriasis alba: Your child may have pityriasis alba which is abenign skin condition. It is self-limiting and usually clears without treatment. It leaves no scars or damage to the skin and moisturizers seem to help. ...Read more

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What's the best clotrimazole for my babys tinea/white facial spots? Dermotrim or candibec? Currently using candibec for 3days

What's the best clotrimazole for my babys tinea/white facial spots? Dermotrim or candibec? Currently using candibec for 3days

White Facial Spots: White facial spots may be postinflammatory
hypopigmentation meaning that irritation of the skin can cause a decrease in pigment. Treatment would be to decrease any irritation and the use of Elidel (pimecrolimus) cream a prescription. ...Read more

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Ways of removing spots on my face?

Ways of removing spots on my face?

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

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What can I use for dark spots on my face?

What can I use for dark spots on my face?

Several options: First you need to have it looked at to make sure it is not anything suspicious for cancer. If it is hyperpigmentation topical hydroquinone/tretinoi (triluma) works well. Chemical peel or ipl (intense pulse light) works well also. ...Read more

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Will dark spots on my face ever fade away?

Will dark spots on my face ever fade away?

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

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I have spots on my face. How to remove them?

I have spots on my face. How to remove them?

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

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How can I get clear skin and no spots on my face?

How can I get clear skin and no spots on my face?

Try salicylic acid: Peels, topicals and see dermatologist for photo rejuvenation ...Read more

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Iv got dark lumpy spots on my face just appeared?

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

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What are these spots on my face? They have a foul odor.

What are these spots on my face? They have a foul odor.

Can't diagnose: This can't be diagnosed without examination. Take care. ...Read more

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I have some spots on my face what should I do any medicine?

I have some spots on my face what should I do any medicine?

Acne?: Most common "spots" on the face of an adolescent are acne lesions. There are many possible types of "spots" and the remedy is different for each type. A dermatologist will help you. ...Read more

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I’m experiencing lights spots on my face, haven’t been in the sun light due to incarceration for over two years is that the problem?

I’m experiencing lights spots on my face, haven’t been in the sun light due to incarceration for over two years is that the problem?

Not the spots: Spots are not a problem but you need to ensure that your food provides sufficient vitamin D. If you are not sure talk to your doctor about taking supplemental vitamin D.
Wish you good health! ...Read more

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What could these purple spots on my face be?

What could these purple spots on my face be?

Would have to see: What the spots look like to know ...Read more

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How to treat dark spots on my face?

How to treat dark spots on my face?

The treatment would: Depend on what the lesions are. You would need an in-person examination to make an accurate diagnosis. Take care. ...Read more

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What can cause purple spots on my face?

Lesions: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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What can I do for age spots on my face?

What can I do for age spots on my face?

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

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What could cause itchy, big spots on my face?

What could cause itchy, big spots on my face?

See your doctor: Your doctor will have to examine your skin personally to make the correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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Why are there flat red brownish spots on my face?

Are you referring to: Freckles or something else. A dermatologist should be able to identify these spots. ...Read more

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How can I disappear the red marks/spots on my face?

How can I disappear the red marks/spots on my face?

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

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How could I disappear the red marks/spots on my face?

How could I disappear the red marks/spots on my face?

Rosacea-telangiectas: Acne Rosacea causes redness of the central face. It is treated with prescription metronidazole cream and other agents. Telangiectases are dilated capillary blood vessels treated with laser. ...Read more

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I have black spots on my face how can I get clean skin?

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