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Why Do I Have White Spots When I Tan
If you tan.In a tanning bed and then you start getting white spots on your back what does that mean?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
Is applying lemon juice on hands for getting rid of tan safe?are there chances of white spots on skin?
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?
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
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
Refraction: Possibly from fluorosis, although municipal water supplies in areas where ther's too much Fluoride usually reduce Fluoride content to safe effective levels. Most probably because the enamel rods in your enamel are somewhat convoluted rather than being perfectly straight. This causes light to be refracted differently and gives appearance of white spots. See your dentist for rx. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Why do I have white spots on and around my uvula? It does not cause severe pain, just a small amount when i swallow and i do not have a fever, or rash
Where? what? etc.: You didn't mention where you have them? What size? How many? For how long? Any other symptoms, either locally or the rest of your body. There is not enough information to even try to answer so general a question. Why don't you repost your question with more information. ...Read more
Doctor can check: Rashes are quite hard to describe and diagnose in words. A primary care doctor, a dermatologist, or a urologist will have to look at a penis rash in order to tell what it is. If an eczema rash, hydrocortisone cream helps. Some rashes are an allergy to something. Hydrocortisone also helps allergic rashes. If warts or some other infection, special treatments are needed. Some penis bumps are normal. ...Read more
Tonsillolithiasis: If your throat doesn't hurt or if you don't otherwise feel infected, these could be tonsillar stones, a condition called tonsillolithiasis - completely benign and of no real concern. ...Read more
Possibly: Hard to say without exam. See ENT doc to make sure. ...Read more
Go to Doctor: I am sure you do not need us to tell you, but if you are in pain and there is something wrong you go see your family physician. ...Read more
Normal variation?: Difficult to answer without an exam. In a non-sexually active teenager, white spots or small bumps on the penile shaft are usually just prominent sebaceous glands or hair follicles which are normal. If that does not appear to be the answer and you are concerned, recommend you see your doctor. ...Read more
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