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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ebner
17 years experience Dermatology
Hypopigmentation: Topical steroids can cause lightening of the skin as well as other long term skin abnormalities like scarring, stretch marks (striae) and thinning (at ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Norman Levine
50 years experience Dermatology
Steroid cream: Using strong steroid creams for prolonged periods of time can cause skin lightening
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Milroy Samuel
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Hydroquinone is effective in reducing hyperpigmentation. Your doctor can prescribe that to you. Hope that helps.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracie Leonhardt
28 years experience Emergency Medicine
Sun spots: I usually use a lotion with higher dosing of resveratrol in it. We use morganna's alchemy as their products are organic. You can find it online or at ... Read More
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Not abrasion: BIG RISK of worse color changes by any kind of abrasion. A dermatologist will help you. You can get Differin gel OTC @ $13. Often hydroquinone is adde ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Feinberg
36 years experience Rheumatology
Maybe: If your skin turned white or lightened in color this will usually go away. If small blood vessels are visible or if you are using the cream on your f ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Skin discoloration: Treatments for skin discoloration can be tricky. Some over the counter meds do help. See your dermatologist for suggestions. Intense pulse light and o ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Hard to tell: If you have tried and it failed, then see him again. If you have not tried it, then go ahead and do so and let us know the result.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Dr. Jay Bayer answered
50 years experience Family Medicine
Skin: Bleaching dark spots usually dermatologist use special class hydroquinolones. Need diagnos condition. Discoloration in women often seen pregnancy or u ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nika Ferdowsi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Sun and Hormones: Skin damage due to sun exposure is one of the main causes of skin discoloration. Also, hormones, like estrogen can cause darkening of the skin, known ... Read More
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