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A 42-year-old member asked:

what is the most effective skin bleach/lightening cream?

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Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Skin lightening: There are several different formulations for skin lightening. Have your skin evaluated by a board certified physician who can make appropriate recommendations for your skin.

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Oroville, CA
A 24-year-old female asked:

Im white skin, what can I use to bleach my armpids they are getting black.

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Dr. Robert Bader
Dermatology 27 years experience
Dark armpits: Acanthisis nigricans causes velvety hyperpigmentation on the neck, but can affect the armpits. Other coconditions can as well. I recommend seeing a dermatologist.
A 35-year-old member asked:

How effective is stillmans skin bleach cream?

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Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 17 years experience
Who knows: The company does not list the ingredients to know if it is effective. The best for lightening the skin is hydroquinone products. Only through a physician and no longer than 12 weeks. There are non-hq based products that have an effect to lighten the skin.
A 40-year-old member asked:

I want lighter skin. What can I do to bleach my skin will gluathione work?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Light skin: 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. A medication like hydroquinone may take months to work and usually it’s use would be limited to a particular site on the body.
Australia
A 31-year-old female asked:

Can hydrozole damage ur skin or bleach it .. Can u get white patches?

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Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 17 years experience
Don't think so: I believe it is for fungal infections and has Hydrocortisone and clotrimazole. Neither of these should cause lightening of skin unless you place it on darkened inflamed area.
United Arab Emirates
A 22-year-old female asked:

I am basically fair skinned but got tanned.Is it good to bleach and if so suggest me a very good skin bleach that works well.

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Darrell Herrington
Family Medicine 34 years experience
No. : There's no medical reason to lighten your skin. If you want fairer and healthier skin, just avoid the sun and use sun block. Your tan will fade without continued exposure.

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