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07 Jan 2003

Black marks on skin
Dear Doctor

For the last two years I have been getting these red itchy dots that turn black and become permanent, all over my body. They look like dark freckles or beauty marks. How can I prevent them or get rid of them.

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01 Jan 0001

Shelle, it’s very difficult to make a dermatological diagnosis without being able to examine you first. It sounds like it might be solar keratosis or another form of sun damage, but I can’t say for sure. The best would be to see a dermatologist and have it sorted out.
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