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Why am I having spots on chest and back?

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I am Lebanese. I XXXXXXX easily.i have a spot on my chest & a couple on my back that no longer XXXXXXX Why?
Posted Sat, 1 Sep 2012 in Pigmentation Problems
Answered by Dr. Pravin Banodkar 1 hour later
Welcome and thanks for your question
I would be pleased to help you with your Question

Do you have a white spot on the chest ?
Can you upload a photo and send it to me at your convenience?
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Follow-up: Why am I having spots on chest and back? 9 hours later
I am not sure how to upload a photo. I will try to figure that out.

Yes I have a white spot on my chest. I thought when I had a necklace on it didn't tab there because of the charm that lays there. However after spending a week at the beach with no necklace on, there is still a white spot.

Then my husband notice a couple more on my back left shoulder.

Answered by Dr. Pravin Banodkar 26 hours later
Thanks for the reply.
It would be important to rule out Vitiligo .

The doctor will check it out with a Woods Lamp which is a special light which assists in diagnosing the condition .

The other option included a contact hypopigmentation induced by the charm which can be due to chemical reactions .

Thanks and Takecare
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