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What are freckles?

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Small brown spots that appearing on the skin mostly seen in those areas that get sun exposure are known as freckles.


People with lighter complexion as well hair color are more affected by freckles.[1]



- Can be treated by a doctor
- Requires proper diagnosis
- In rare cases, laboratory tests or imaging should be performed
- If it is short term, then it will resolve within a few days or weeks
- To remove them permanently, consult a well-certified dermatologist

Freckles are not harmful. Freckles can affect any individual. They are genetically transmitted. So if anyone of your parents was affected by it, you will have a higher risk of getting affected by it too.


Natural environment also plays a vital role in increasing the risk for appearance of freckles. They do not have any underlying causes. Freckles are formed as a result of overproduction of a pigment called melanin. They are formed due to stimulation of UV radiation.



Symptoms:


People may experience:
Pain areas: in the abdomen.
Gastrointestinal: diarrhea and appearance of blood and mucus in stool
Most common: change in skin colouration along with shape, loss of weight and appearance of moles.


Treatment:


Self-care: Protect your skin from sun exposure, avoid prolonged exposure to sun.
Medication: Retinoid creams are used topically to lighten freckles and improve the damaged skin.
Specialists: If you notice any change or new pigmented and unusual growths in the existing freckle then contact us at mfine. We are well experienced and will provide you with great medical help.

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