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brown blotches
My husband has recently broken out in brown blotches on his chest and back.  They do not itch, but seem to be spreading.  What could this be?
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Rashes that come on suddenly and cover a wide area are often not very serious at all.  They could be a fungal infection--not serious and easy to treat.  They could be a virus, that will go away on its own.  They could be a form of eczema, which needs just a cream.  Why not have him see a doctor to find out?

Take care.

Dr. Rockoff
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I second what the doctor says.  What's embarrassing about brown spots on the body?  Gee whiz...
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A related discussion, Brown blotches on chest and back was started.
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A related discussion, i also have them was started.
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