Understanding Skin Spots


A s your skin ages, it’s normal for more knocks, spots, and imperfections to manifest, says Shari Lipner, M.D., Ph.D., a dermatologist at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian in New York City.

As a rule, they’re just a minor aggravation.

Be that as it may, here and there they can connote something progressively troubling, for example, skin malignant growth—which turns out to be increasingly basic with age.

The proof that normal skin checks—by you or a dermatologist—lessen malignant growth demise isn’t solid. Except if you’re high-chance, simply observe a specialist when you spot anything concerning.

Here is a short manual for the innocuous developments, the ones that are potential issues, and how to differentiate so you can treat each legitimately.

Cherry Angiomas

Step by step instructions to IDENTIFY IT

These red, vascular developments can show up anyplace on the body. They’re a bunch of enlarged veins at the surface of the skin, typically littler than a pencil eraser, and can be level or raised, says Y. Claire Chang, M.D., a dermatologist at Union Square Laser Dermatology in New York City. “A few people imagine that they’re moles turned red,” says Lipner. “Be that as it may, they’re a totally extraordinary classification of development.”


None is required. Cherry angiomas are innocuous.