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can you reduce skin darkening that was caused by the sun?

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Dr. Corey Maas
Facial Plastic Surgery 35 years experience
Skin dark from sun: The best way to reduce skin that is darkened from the sun is to stop the exposure to the sun. Over time this pigment will fade on its own if to cease exposure and your skin will return to its natural color especially if you are only 17yo.

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A 17-year-old male asked:

Is skin darkening that was caused by the sun irreversible? If not, how can it be reversed?

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Dr. James Ryan
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Dematology: some changes made by the sun are reversible, others are not and can be and early stage of cancer, or even cancer itself. when in doubt have a doctor take a look.

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