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Red blotches on face, white dots, itchiness, blotches spreading to arms, chest. Treatment?

I am 27 years old. Ive always had good skin. Afte I had my daughter my skin started to change. It had red blotches all over and some white dots. Sometimes it is itchy and other times not. It id mostly on my arms and chest and a little on my face. I have been to many doctors and no one could help me. They ran a ton of tests and nothing. When I am in the sun it looks worse. I no longer get a nice tan like I used to I just look like I have a bad sunburn .
Asked On : Sun, 3 Feb 2013
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Dermatologist 's  Response
you seem to be suffering from a sun related allergy called as polymorphic light eruption.
No test is required to prove this disease.
There is no permanent cure.
You need to take sun protection.
Apply a sunscreen with 50 spf atleast three times a day.
Photobloc is a good sunscreen. You can use that.
Thank you
Answered: Wed, 6 Feb 2013
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Dermatologist Dr. Puvvula Kishore Kumar's  Response

Welcome to HCM..,

It could be PMLE..,

Poly Morphic Light erruption..,

It is due to frequent exposure of sun..,

Steroid cream....momentosome and Levocetrizine.,

will give good result

use + 50 SPF sunscreen lotion while going out
Answered: Wed, 6 Feb 2013
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