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why do I have dark spots on my face

A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Meladerm: The best skin lightening cream is called Meladerm. You can buy it online.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Complete exam: Your question and health status can only be determined by a comprehensive physical examination and blood testing. I would refer you to your local clin ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Isotretinoin: You should see dermatologist and ask if you could take isotretinoin.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Hydroquinone: A bleach containing this quinone may help, but use it sparingly. The spots will fade on their own. If you have just cleared recently, you may be able ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: The number and complexity of your symptoms mandate a face to face visit with your doctor. Its beyond the scope of this forum.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Dark Spots: Dark spots are postinflammatory hyperpigmentation from the acne. Treat with a bleaching cream like hydroquinone.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marguerite Barnett
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
You have PIH: It sounds like you have post-inflammatory hyper -pigmentation. Try to minimize any inflammation such as pimples. Gentle cleansing, use of benzoyl pe ... Read More
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Dr. Stan Castor
28 years experience Plastic Surgery
You : You generally need 3-5 ipl treatments to lighten dark sun spots on your face. The light from the ipl is fired at the spot causing the light energy to ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: The number and complexity of your symptoms mandate a face to face visit with your doctor. Its beyond the scope of this forum.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience Pediatrics
Probably not.: Retin A (tretinoin) is helpful for the acne, but can actually contribute to "post-inflammatory hyper-pigmentation" ( dark spots following acne) to som ... Read More
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