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Are dark spots on back and stomach due to sun damage after swimming?

Hi i have dark spots on my back and stomach that seem to spread what can they be. Im 18 and have been healthy so far, i noticed i got a huge spot on my stomach, after i swam with my shirt on, that was a year ago,last week i swam in the ocean again with a shirt on, and now i see more dark spots on my back, can this be sun damage.
Asked On : Sun, 22 Apr 2012
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Cosmetic & Plastic Surgeon 's  Response
Hi, It may be Sun burn. You can try any sun screen(SPF-30) for some time at day time.Keep your body covered.One demelanising agent at night for some time. After few weeks if does not go can consult a nearby dermatologist.Thanks.
Answered: Sat, 5 May 2012
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Cosmetic & Plastic Surgeon Dr. K. Raghu's  Response
hello eafootball17,dark spots in teen like you could be due pigmented naevi which could have been there aat birth in small size now increasing in size,some of them called as cafe au lait macules, they have to be seen by a dermatologist and assesed by him to diagnose them.thank you.
Answered: Thu, 3 May 2012
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