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A 31-year-old member asked:

Sir my face skin is dark than my body skin color so my dermitilogist advised me to go for skin lightening treatment.is it safe? i am afraid of cancer.

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 52 years experience
Get a second opinion: I am not that concerned about skin cancer as the risk of disfigurement. I would advise you to get a second opinion and see if the recommendations are similar and confirm what you learned from the first dermatologist.
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