What could be causing these spots around my mouth, nose, etc.?

I have spots around my mouth, nose and jaw. What is the cause? And what can I use to eliminate and cure the spots?

Dear Readers –  Every once in awhile I just have to say this again.   Please don’t try to self diagnose!  And the diagnosis must come before treatment – otherwise, treatment is just an educated guess at best, and like roulette at worst.  Delaying treatment can cause otherwise manageable problems to worsen.   Here’s a link to more information on moles and skin growths but you need to see your primary care doctor or a dermatologist for your problem!   Sometimes more serious problems like staph infections, skin cancers, precancerous growths, and signs of genetic diseases can just look like innocent spots on the skin at the beginning.    Dr. I

Dr. Brandith Irwin, MD

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