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Dozens of dark freckles after sunburn ?

I have a dermatological question....I recently had sunburn on my forearms. Throughout the day, it was red, sensitive and very warm (typical sunburn symptoms). The next morning I woke up with dozens of small dark circles along my forearms, similar to freckles. I have olive skin, tan quickly and easily and burn infrequently. I'm not sure what they are - they aren't raised bumps, they don't itch or hurt. Could they be sunspots? I'd like to know what they are and if they will fade. Thank you!
Asked On : Tue, 4 May 2010
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Exposure to sun for a long time does cause such a reaction in the skin. Ofcourse oily skin is much more prone to such troubles. For now you should use sunscreen with an antimelanin cream.
Answered: Tue, 15 Jun 2010
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