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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Sunblock moisturizer: Many people use over-the-counter moisturizers that contain sunscreen. Avoiding exposure to the sun will let skin lighten up. However, one should take ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
24 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Skin lighteners: There area many different skin lighteners available. Have your skin evaluated by a board certified physician who can make the best recommendation for ... Read More
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Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Could be: Here is some suggestion that some creams may increase your risk for skin cancer. They certainly make your skin more vulnerable to sun damage so sunblo ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
44 years experience Dermatology
Foreign-made only.: Mercury is tightly controlled and virtually absent from cosmetics made in the U.S., but some lightening creams made in other countries do have it. It' ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Maturani
24 years experience Hospital-based practice
Hydroxyurea: There are numerous creams used for malasma (dark spots) that incorporate hydroxyurea. Also tretinoin, kojic and Azelaic Acid in various mixtures good ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Medical question?: I suspect that this is more a social-political question given that you are from India rather than a medical question. Any medication used for that pur ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nelson Lee Novick
46 years experience Dermatology
Fade Creams: Otc and rx skin lightening creams or fade creams may include hydroquinone, kojic acid, arbutin, licorice extract, and glycolic acid. Which work by int ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Temporarily: Unfortunately, only temporarily.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Friedman
41 years experience Dermatology
Sunscreen and Niacin: In order to lighten the skin effectively, it is important to use a broad spectrum sunscreen every day. Applying a topical cream with niacinamide (nia ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Gataky
59 years experience Dermatology
Hydroquinone: Products containing hydroquinone (prescription strength) will bleach hyperpigmentation.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harry Greenberg
27 years experience Dermatology
Ask Michael Jackson: Yes, they can. We use a 4% hydroquinone at my practice, but a 20% like benoquin (monobenzone) can bleach you forever. Over the counter products are ... Read More
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