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Some small brown freckles starting to appear on cheeks. Any precautions to take ? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 10-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Dr XXXXXXX here
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:i wanted to talk to a dermatologist
User:There are some small brown freckles starting to appear on my cheeks. Should I take any precaution for that. Should I use any sunscreen/moisturizer??
Doctor:I am a general physician. I can help you within my expertise. If you want an opinion from a dermatologist, I suggest you to write a query on ask a specialist portal.
Doctor:Yes, use of sunscreen and moisturizer have positive effects in preventing brown spots.
Doctor:Use a good sunscreen with more than 30 SPF
Doctor:along with it use moisturizers containing vitamin D/aloe vera.
Doctor:They have beneficial effects in preventing freckles.
Doctor:Have you followed?
User:i'm currently using garnier powerlight moisturizer.
User:but how will i know it's SPF value?
Doctor:SPF is always mentioned in any sunscreen products.
Doctor:Most garnier and neutrogena sun screens have more than 30 SPF.
Doctor:You can confirm the SPF in your sunscreen by reading the label.
Doctor:Have you followed?
User:ok. Thank You
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:Nothing else.
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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