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A 21-year-old male asked:

Is eldoquin forte 4% hydroquinone cream for lightening darkness around my mouth safe and for how long should it be used ?

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Dr. Christopher Moeller
Dermatology 40 years experience
Hydroquinone: HC is under review right now. there has been bad press in Europe and I heard the FDA is reviewing it's safety right now. I recommend safer products like Lytera made by Skin Medica.
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