Spots on the skin refer to various skin lesions or abnormalities that can appear as different types of marks, discolorations, or growths on the skin’s surface. These spots can have various causes and appearances, and some may be harmless, while others might require medical attention.
Here are common types of spots on the skin and their potential causes:
- Age Spots (Liver Spots)
- Moles (Nevi)
- Pigmentation Disorders
- Skin Tags
- Cherry Angiomas
- Keratosis Pilaris
- Skin Cancer
Ways you can conquer skin spots:
These treatments can help reduce inflammation, redness, and itchiness.
If the spots are related to sun exposure, using sunscreen and protective clothing can help prevent further damage.
Laser or Light Therapy:
For some skin conditions like age spots, sunspots, or certain birthmarks, laser therapy or light therapy may be used to target and reduce the appearance of the spots.
This is a simple procedure in which a healthcare professional removes certain types of spots using a sterile tool after applying local anesthesia.
If you notice new or changing spots on your skin or have concerns about any skin abnormality, it’s essential to consult a dermatologist or healthcare professional for a proper evaluation and diagnosis.
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