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how to quickly remove dark spots on skin caused by pimples? all the pimples are gone away but cause dark spots on my skin .. what am i suppose do ?

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Dr. Janet Turkle
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Skin peels/lasers: Post inflammatory hyper pigmentation can occur after acne. The best management includes protecting the are from sun exposure to prevent increasing the dark pigmentation. Various chemical peels and laser treatments can be very helpful.
Answered on Apr 24, 2015
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Hyperpigmentation: Postinflammatory hyperpigmentation (pih) is a frequently encountered problem and represents the sequelae of various cutaneous disorders as well as therapeutic interventions. This acquired excess of pigment can be attributed to various skin conditions like acne. Treatment is with prescription bleaching cream containing hydroquinone.
Answered on Apr 7, 2013
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