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Suggest treatment for small brown spots on the hands and neck

I have lots of small brown spots on both my hands and a larger spot on my neck that looks like a bruise, but isn t. Patches on hands are a bit dry, but not itchy. They both appeared overnight. I am 26, generally healthy. I recently went swimming in the ocean but have made no other changes to my life. Help?
Thu, 6 Aug 2015
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Avoid going out directly in sun.Use high spf sunsreen over your hands and neck every 3-4 hours during the day and a good moisturizer at night. Also use momatasone cream over the spots twice daily. I think this will help you but if the lesions dont improve within 10- 14 days then go a skin specialist.
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