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A 17-year-old female asked:

Pimples grew n uttocks leaving dark spots after redness looks terrible and staying for months. cant get rid of them+ i wear 100% cotton undies. help!

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Dr. John Mancoll
Plastic Surgery 32 years experience
The good news: You are describing two different problems. Acne in the buttock area is not unusual. Tight, non breathable pant will make things worst. The darker pigmentation is a result of the healing process. Uv from the sun causes the red spot to heal with a darker look. Kind of like a tan. Sunlight will go though the weave in your cloths. Hydroquinione will bleach the color back to normal.
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