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Age Spots

Alternate Names : Solar Lentigo, Solar Lentigines, Senile Lentigo, Liver Spots

Age Spots | Symptoms & Signs | Diagnosis & Tests | Prevention & Expectations | Treatment & Monitoring

What can be done to prevent the symptom?

Long-term sun protection, including the use of appropriate sunscreen products, can help prevent age spots.

What are the long-term effects of the symptom?

Age spots cause no long-term effects.

What are the risks to others?

Age spots are not contagious and cause no risk to others.

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Age Spots: Treatment & Monitoring

Author: Lynn West, MD
Reviewer: Eileen McLaughlin, RN, BSN
Date Reviewed: 07/27/01

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