Author Topic: Freckles  (Read 1198 times)

optnxo

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Freckles
« on: August 13, 2012, 12:07:21 PM »
Freckles are flat, pigmented spots on the skin, usually found in sun-exposed areas of the body.It is due to an increase in the amount of dark pigment called melanin and are not due to an increase in the total number of pigment-producing cells called melanocytes. They're more noticeable in the summer, more common in fair-skinned people. Freckles pose no health risk. But some cancers in the earliest stages resembles a freckle. See a doctor if the size, shape, or color of a spot changes, or becomes painful.

Causes:

-Exposure to sun
-Genetics

Treatment:
Freckles pose no health risk,they are harmless and no need to treat them.Avoid long exposure to sun, when you go out always wear a hat and suncreen with SPF 50 or higher. Some cancers in the earliest stages resembles a freckle. See a doctor if the size, shape, or color of a spot changes, or becomes painful, because lighter skinned people are more likely to develop skin cancer.Certain types of laser treatment are available to treat the freckles.
« Last Edit: August 14, 2012, 10:18:29 AM by optnxo »

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Re: Freckles (disambiguation)
« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2012, 01:32:43 PM »
How to differentiate between?
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Re: Freckles
« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2012, 11:31:03 AM »
Is there any lotion or cream to fade freckles?

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Re: Freckles
« Reply #3 on: August 24, 2012, 11:35:20 AM »
i think it is not so easy to fade freckles.Use a good sunscreen(SPF 50 or more) and eat a lot of vitamin C rich food or you can opt supplements.

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Re: Freckles
« Reply #4 on: August 24, 2012, 02:54:29 PM »
I think the skin to the woman is very important, pay attention to maintain their skin