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I have these spots on my skin.They are around my arms

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I have these brown spots on my skin.They are around my arms pits,hands,bottom,and my legs.I went to the doc and nothing helps.can you tell what is really is?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Chip (M.D.) replied 6 years ago.
How long have you had them, and, if you can't post a photo, can you describe them?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
I had them over 8 years now,but it's gething worst as i am gething older.They comes up like a small red bumps.Then,it turn brown and change the tone of my complexion to light brown and it also itch if i don't use lotion.
Expert:  Dr Chip (M.D.) replied 6 years ago.
has a doctor given you a diagnosis for this?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
She said it was psoriasis,but i don't think so because what she gave me didn't work.
Expert:  Dr Chip (M.D.) replied 6 years ago.
after they appear and turn red, they then turn brown and don't go away?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
it don't go away and it leave my skin looking rough and shiny, not smooth like before.
Expert:  Dr Chip (M.D.) replied 6 years ago.
OK. This is a hyperpigmentation problem, and tretinoin cream and chemical peels can help. The best thing for you to do is have a dermatologist look at you.
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