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creams containing hydroquinone

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Hydroquinone: Hydroquinone cream is very well tolerated. Some women may experience minor and temporary skin irritations including mild itching or stinging and redde ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Yes, you are probably allergic to it or the sun is causing this. See your dermatologist
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
29 years experience Dermatology
That is a good ?: There is controversy over use of hydroquinones. I believe they are safe, but i recommend they be used four-6 months on and then a break taken for a mo ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
See derm: See your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. This way you can get the percentage you want or need.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Darryl Blinski
46 years experience Plastic Surgery
Acids/skin light?: Try it over a 6 weeks period to see if this mixture helps lighten your skin.
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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends on the cause: Retin A (tretinoin) will definitely not help & irritate your skin more. If it's from shadows under your eyes & due to sub clinical food allerg ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
71 years experience Dermatology
ACNE SCARS: THE CREAM THAT YOU ARE USING IS FINE FOR AWHILE. IT WONT DO MUCH FOR THE SCARS, BUT IT MIGHT HELP FURTHER BREAKOUTS. IF YOU GET ACNE VERY OFTEN, TRY S ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. LINDILE SOGA
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Melasma/Chloasma: This hyperpigmentation is usually associated with hormonal changes during pregnancy or when taking oral contraceptives. It often resolves spontaneousl ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Use: May lead to skin irritation and possible infection especially when armpit is frequently shaved.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
41 years experience Dermatology
Hard to say: Given that the skin of the armpits is so sensitive any hydroquinone make your take them. There are other creams that can be used to lighten the skin s ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
52 years experience Internal Medicine
See answer: If not used on a daily basis you may not achieve or maintain the skin lightening effect you desire. Also see the following sites for precautions/advic ... Read More

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