Brown Spots on the Body

-------------------------------------------------------------- Dear Dr. Irwin, I am 20 years old and my skin in general is in a good state. Though I have noticed a big, light brown spot in my bikini zone. It's about two thumbnail sized, flat and with

I think you should have this looked at by your primary doctor or a dermatologist. It’s not worth the risk to wait because of the small possibility it could be an early melanoma.  Melanoma, if caught early, is completely curable with a small surgery.  It can be fatal if caught late.  Please go see your doctor.  Dr. I

Dr. Brandith Irwin, MD

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