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If you tan.In a tanning bed and then you start getting white spots on your back what does that mean?

If you tan.In a tanning bed and then you start getting white spots on your back what does that mean?

Fungus?: You may have an early fungal infection, commonly know as ringworm. Don't forget that the person who used the tanning bed before you sweat just as much as you do. I always recommend the stand-up tanning booths to my patients that insist on tanning. ...Read more

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I have a condition my immune system is attacking my skin pigments and therefore have white spots where i don't tan what can I do to boost my skin pigm?

I have a condition my immune system is attacking my skin pigments and therefore have white spots where i don't tan what can I do to boost my skin pigm?

Depends: There are many causes of hypopigmentation including vitiligo and superficial yeast infections of the skin so therefore you should see your dermatologist to figure out what you have and the proper treatment can be initiated. ...Read more

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I had a sunburn and I started peeling it kind of stopped but some of my skin is tan and with white spots will it stay 4 ever?

I had a sunburn and I started peeling it kind of stopped but some of my skin is tan and with white spots will it stay 4 ever?

Not likely: Sunburns with peeling often will leave the skin with pigment alterations. Unless the sunburn was very severe, it is unlikely that the pigment discrepancy will be permanent. However, to give your skin the best chance to return to normal, please wear spf 30+ sunscreen to the areas. Any sunlight exposure on skin with pigment alterations will make it more likely to be long lasting or permanent. ...Read more

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Nails/hair are brittle too. Gums thinned &rims have lightened/few upper teeth have white spots& teeth turning a faint tan color. No cavities/perio?

Nails/hair are brittle too. Gums thinned  &rims have lightened/few upper teeth have white spots& teeth turning a faint tan color. No cavities/perio?

Systemic disease: It sounds like you may have something that may be more than a tooth problem. I would suggest seeing a physician and possibly a dentist who specializes in oral medicine for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Why do I have white spots on my foreskin?

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Why do I have white spots on my foreskin?

Here are some ...: Do white spots look like millet? If so and without long foreskin-related inflammation, they most likely represent hyperactive sebaceous glands of hair follicles, which are harmless & require no Rx at all. Nonetheless, without a direct look, a prefect Dx is hard to come by. So, seek professional evaluation & counseling timely. ...Read more

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Why do i have white spots on my nails?

Nails: Are these spots on all your nails or just a few? If its on just a few nails and is in random positions its called Leukonychia, and it may be a result of an active lifestyle and minor trauma to the nailbed. ...Read more

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Why do I have white spots on the vagina?

Why do I have white spots on the vagina?

I don't know: Best for you to get the white spots looked at by a dr. And diagnosed. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Why do I have white spots on teeth with braces?

Why do I have white spots on teeth with braces?

Acid: Bacteria that isn't removed from teeth converts foods into acids which etch the tooth surface, the start of a cavity. Comes from insufficient levels of oral hygiene or from improper foods partially loosening braces. Ask your dentist to consider for restorations. ...Read more