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Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Naturally dark?: Naturally dark skin is genetically determined, and runs in the family. A person gets darker after being in the sun, and lighter when out of the sun. I ... Read More

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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
38 years experience Dermatology
Yes : Many skin peels do lighten the skin tone stronger products lighten more.
Dr. Catherine Winslow
34 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Yes!: Aesthetic peels, complemented with good skin care products and sun block, can soften discolorations and lighten the skin. Stronger peels, such as phen ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Mole with light area: Send pictures and we can discuss.
Dr. Jaiprakash Thakor Jairam
Specializes in Healthcare Professional
Question: You have not asked a question.In general, should you be worried about a skin lesion,especially if there have been changes in said lesion,it is best to ... Read More
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Dr. Jason Forbes
16 years experience Wound care
No: Skin quality not type or color will determine its response to trauma. During waxing, the top, dead layer of skin may get removed with the hair. Skin t ... Read More
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Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Sunburn: Leave it alone. Its already damaged skin. Next time try to protect yourself.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Don't try it, Norma: Please don't try to change the color of your skin. Sunscreen can prevent darkening from tanning. But any chemicals that you try to use will disfigure ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Medical Questions: Having darker or non-fair skin is not a medical condition or disease. It is the unnecessary desire to change one's skin color that is the disease her ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kulick
42 years experience Plastic Surgery
Lighter skin color: there are topical creams that work to a certain degree. Then you can do light/laser treatments or chemical peels. Always use sun block to maximize yo ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
44 years experience Dermatology
If you want to...: ...Lighten your skin tone cosmetically, a variety of otc skin lighteners are available. (avoid the foreign-made ones containing mercury, which are dan ... Read More
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