Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Spots on the Skin due to Aging Warning Signs

Notify your doctor if you have age spots and any of the following:

  • Skin lesions with the following:
    • Asymmetry: one side does not look like the other
    • Bleeding or cracking
    • Inconsistent coloration
    • Irregular margins: borders with jagged or notched edges
    • New skin lump or bump in any location
    • Rapid change in size or shape

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Last Updated: Nov 3, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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