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i used panoxyl wash for only one wash for back acne and it caused bleaching of parts of my back and upper arms, my color has not come back, been 5 mo.

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Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Well: This may take a very long time for natural skin coloration to return. The skin has been damaged so now just wait and see but be patient. It will take a long while
Answered on Aug 12, 2016
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