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Twitter users shocked to discover the oddly similar ‘amazing’ wrist freckles

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Do you have a freckle in the middle of your wrist?

It is easy to miss, and can be hidden under your watch band, but Twitter has erupted with thousands of women sharing pictures of their identical brown spots.

Freckles are formed when there is a high deposit of melanin at one spot in the skin. Exposure to the sun triggers the production of melanin, causing freckles to become darker, that is a theory of why our wrists are such a hot spot.

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This area of the skin absorbs a lot of sunlight and is often hit, even when we’re wearing long sleeves, the top slightly pulled up.

Genes also play a role, with freckles is much more obvious in people with light skin, and some people just don’t.

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Women were baffled to find so many people had a freckle in the exact same place as they tweet: “I’m scared” and “What does it mean?!!”

The other ladies wrote: “So this wrist freckle thing? I’ve been on BOTH wrists. Omg.”

A woman thought the whole thing was a myth — until she removed her jewelry.

She wrote: “I was like nah, but apparently I hold my wrist freckle under my leadership”.

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