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A 48-year-old member asked:

What is best way to get rid of a tan on your skin?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Best option: is to allow it to fade naturally. For lighter skin – always protect your skin. 1. Use a broad spectrum sun screen with a high SPF. Apply as often as needed. 2. Wears hat or other clothing to protect skin from Sun’s UV rays. 3. Try to avoid mid-day sun.
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A 44-year-old member asked:

How do I get rid of tan (my skin has turned brown because of tan)?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
Dermatology 26 years experience
Time: If your tan is simply from sun exposure then it will fade in time. And since it looks like you live in ohio the intensity of the sun will be reducing as we enter the winter. Still, clothing and sunscreen (on your face) to protect yourself will help this along, though it will be gradual.
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A 42-year-old member asked:

How can I get paler skin/rid of tan?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Tan: Wear sunscreen while your tan naturally fades.
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A 42-year-old member asked:

What is the best way to get rid of white spots on your skin?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. PHILLIP Brewer
Emergency Medicine 39 years experience
That depends...: ...On what is causing them. If you have a skin fungus such as tinea versicolor, an antifungal treatment will do the trick. If you have a skin conditon such as vitiligo there is no cure but a dermatologist may help slow down the pigment loss.
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A 42-year-old member asked:

Can you tell me what is the best way to get rid of discoloration on skin?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
That would largely: depend on the cause of the discoloration.
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A 51-year-old member asked:

Please tell me what's the best way to get rid of dry skin?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Dry skin: To prevent or treat dry skin: 1. Hydrate orally with water. 2. Use sun screen liberally. 3. Take warm baths or showers instead of hot ones. 4. Avoid “deodorant” or abrasive soaps – opt for mild cleansers/soaps/shower gels. 5. Apply moisturizing lotion before the skin is fully dry.
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