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I have a large freckle on my forehead, it appeared 2 years

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I have a large freckle on my forehead, it appeared 2 years ago
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: No I havnt seen anyone, not on any medication
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: No that's it

Hi! I am Dr Saleem. Welcome to JA.

Thank you for the question. I will be answering your query shortly.

I understand your concern.

Is the freckle changing shape or color?

Has it grown over this time?

Can you please share a picture of that?

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
No it's hasn't grown or changed colour

Thank you for sharing the picture.

This looks a fairly symmetrical pigmented lesion with a single shade of color and regular borders. It could be a seborrhoeic keratosis but hard to say exactly without a physical examination. It's a benign lesion and you don't have to be worried about it.

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
Oh that's great, is there anything I can do to reduce it

I would recommend against using any face creams that lighten the pigment like Hydroquinone. You can get it surgically removed or get laser treatment if it really bothers you. You may discuss these options with a dermatologist and let them know what suits you.

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
Thank you very much for your help, really appreciate it

My pleasure :) Hope you stay well.

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