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How do I clear up a very spotty back? 

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Dr. Robert Kwok
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In brief: Skin docs like spots

Dermatologists enjoy checking spots.
There are many kinds of spots, most of which are ok, but a few are skin cancers. Light colored spots can be a fungus infection (tinea versicolor). Sun damage causes freckles and other spots. Moles can be there at birth, but more appear later. At a skin doctor's office, spots may be frozen off, scraped off, lasered off, burned off with chemicals, etc...

In brief: Skin docs like spots

Dermatologists enjoy checking spots.
There are many kinds of spots, most of which are ok, but a few are skin cancers. Light colored spots can be a fungus infection (tinea versicolor). Sun damage causes freckles and other spots. Moles can be there at birth, but more appear later. At a skin doctor's office, spots may be frozen off, scraped off, lasered off, burned off with chemicals, etc...
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