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Black dots on the cheeks spreading. Treatment?

I have small black dots on the sides of my cheek and I am not sure whether they are blackheads.and I have used many products for this problem.and I also feel that my skin is getting worser day by day so I need ur help very badly. And also I noticed that those small dots are spreading . At first I had only 2 but today I have minimum 10! Please help
Asked On : Wed, 30 Jan 2013
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Hi Meena,
These black dots could be anything freckles, dermatosis papulosis nigra( DPNs), plain warts, comedones etc.
Freckles require sun protection, sunscreens, pigmentation reducing creams
DPNs and warts can be removed with electro cautery
Comedones require extraction or cautery.
So you can see the treatment suggested changes with diagnosis. Dermatology being a visual field diagnosis can only be made after a having a look at the lesion. For the same you need to consult a dermatologist. Hope that answers your query. Take care.
Answered: Thu, 31 Jan 2013
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