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A 33-year-old male asked:

I have used melacare cream for 3 years. now discontiued the use.but face skin getting darkened more pl advice

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 59 years experience
See a dermatologist: Sometimes prolonged use of hydroquinone will cause a paradoxical darkening. You should always stop it for a few weeks every few months. You must prevent sun or UV contact with your face to keep it pale. Is it really worth it??? Usually not.
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