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White spots on chest

I just started having these white spots on my chest and upper arms.
They are probaly from years in the sun and tanning beds but if so is there anything I can do to get rid of them / or lessen them?
I took some pics but can't figure out how to download on site?
Thanks,
also I am 46 y/o white female
not on birthcontrol nor HRT
Angela
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Hello,
It can be due to pityriasis versicolor. It is caused by a fungus that lives in the skin of almost all adults. Factors that can cause the fungus to become more visible include high humidity and immune or hormone abnormalities.Treatment involves topical and oral antifungal medicines.


Please get the diagnosis confirmed after consulting a dermatologist.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.





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