Sun Exposure

Sun rays contain ultraviolet (UV) light, which is a form of radiation. Too much sun exposure results in sunburn, damage to the skin cells, and accelerate aging. It also results in skin cancer, skin spots, wrinkles, and fine lines.

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Why do I have an odd mark on my stomach?

Query: Hi doctor, I have got some odd mark in my stomach and it has changed its appearance in two weeks. My doctor does not know what it is. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Shaunak Patel

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I appreciate your question and it would help me even more if you could furnish me additional data like signs and symptoms from genesis to the present state, any medicines taken and their effects. Please tell me what did the local doctor say and any other thing yo...  Read Full »

What could be the spreading spot on my face be?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a spot on my skin for about two weeks and is not healing. It started out like a pimple and is now spreading. I thought it was an infected pimple and applied Bactroban which did not help. It tingles and burns.I do not know whether it is a fungal infection or not. I had something sim...  Read Full »


Dr. Shaunak Patel

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am sure your problem is distressing and is affecting you severely. Let us understand your case. Since you are a very fair skin type patient, you are naturally more exposed to sun radiation which is UV-A and UV-B (ultraviolet A and B) rays. In effect what it does is, ...  Read Full »

My friend and I have similar birthmarks. Is there a chance of them turning cancerous?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a facial birthmark. I searched it up and it seems like a nevus spilus/ speckled lentiginous nevus. I read that it can turn cancerous! My parents never told me this and when I told them they told me I was just being paranoid for nothing. My friend also has a birthmark that see...  Read Full »


Dr. Shaunak Patel

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I appreciate you deciding to go an extra mile in gathering information about your and your friend's problem. In answer to your problem, chances of it to turn malignant (cancerous) are remote but nevertheless cannot be ruled out. As such, birthmarks tend to be deepe...  Read Full »

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