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A 23-year-old female asked:

Follicultitus hyperpigmentation. how do i get rid of this on my bikini line? i have been using mederma scar gel for 7 months, faded but still there

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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics 35 years experience
ScarFade and others: Scarfade has a ski lightening formulation for over the counter use. Some claim salicylic acid products such as tendskin may also help. Skin bleaching agents containing retin-a, hydroquinone, kojic acid and a topical steroid are also popular but will require a prescription.
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