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I am black. I have dark skin. How can I lighten my skin tone with medication? I'm 18 years old

I am black. I have dark skin. How can I lighten my skin tone with medication? I'm 18 years old

You cannot: There are no medications that would permanently change the skin color. If there is someone who says otherwise, don't listen. I think you should be happy with dark skin. There is a number of advantages with dark skin such as no sun burn, dyscoloration would not show up easily etc. Our president is dark skinned. ...Read more

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I got a chemical reaction/burn from the acne medication I was using which peeled off my skin and left in pink. It grew back darker than my skin tone and I was wondering if it was permanent.

I got a chemical reaction/burn from the acne medication I was using which peeled off my skin and left in pink. It grew back darker than my skin tone and I was wondering if it was permanent.

DARK SKIN FROM MEDIC: DO NOT WORRY.
THE DARK SKIN WILL RETURN TO NORMAL AFTER A WHILE. GIVE IT A FEW WEEKS,
IT IS NOT PERMANENT!
THANK YOU FOR YOUR QUESTION. . . ...Read more

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Having dry skin and eczema for years hav tried many medications it keeps coming back?

Having dry skin and eczema for years hav tried many medications it keeps coming back?

Try pangea organics: I recommend the discovery kit for dry skin for only $34 and free shipping until labor day. The high antioxidant content found in these certified organic botanical products (not dangerous chemicals) supports collagen retention, helps stimulate micro-circulation, gently purifies, brightens skin tone and helps prevent discoloration and moisture loss. Http://bit. Ly/146axow. ...Read more

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For 6 years I have been getting extremely thick patches of dry skin at the back of my scalp. Special shampoos don't work is there any oral medication?

For 6 years I have been getting extremely thick patches of dry skin at the back of my scalp. Special shampoos don't work is there any oral medication?

Scalp Psoriasis: Scalp psoriasis is a common skin disorder that produces raised, reddish, and often scaly patches. It can appear as one or multiple patches on the scalp, affect the entire scalp, and spread beyond the scalp to the forehead, back of the neck, or behind the ears.
Medications include soriatane, (acitretin) biologics, or methotrexate. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have dry skin after taking acne medication?

Is it normal to have dry skin after taking acne medication?

Yes: Accutane, the powerful medicine that dermatologists can prescribe, always produces dry skin that may also itch, burn, and/or be sun-sensitive. Even topical retinoic acid compounds can do the same. Your physician may be able to help you manage these. Good luck with your treatment. ...Read more

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Dry patch of slightly puffy skin below eyebrow. Might be a bit darker in pigment from normal skin tone. Burns a bit when I apply moisturizer. Concern?

Dry patch of slightly puffy skin below eyebrow. Might be a bit darker in pigment from normal skin tone. Burns a bit when I apply moisturizer. Concern?

Dry patch: It is difficult to say if the lesion you are describing is inflammatory or neoplastic. It would be advisable to visit a Dermatologist for further evaluation as it may possibly require a skin biopsy. ...Read more

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Started 1 month ago itchy skin only when sleeping I have allergies and dry skin not taking medication and no rashes or bumps I train and work at a gym?

Started 1 month ago itchy skin only when sleeping I have allergies and dry skin not taking medication and no rashes or bumps I train and work at a gym?

Moisturizer: You may just have dry skin which can be helped by applying moisturizer on your skin within 3 mins after bathing and again about 12 hrs later +/- bathing. Avoid antibacterial and scented soap. If this still does not help, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I get Jock's itch, facial and neck rashes and itch and dry skin the next day I consume alcohol. What could be the problem? I am 46 years old, on obese side, drink alcohol, say weekly...sugar and cholestrol border line with poor eating, not on medication

I get Jock's itch, facial and neck rashes and itch and dry skin the next day I consume alcohol. What could be the problem? I am 46 years old, on obese side, drink alcohol, say weekly...sugar and cholestrol border line with poor eating, not on medication

Easy to explain: It makes you sweat more and move less while sleeping. I'm glad you're eager to make a change. You're still young and probably vigorous. Head down to the local gym or sports center, let others see that you're working hard on your body, and they'll accept you as a friend and support you in your body transformation. A lot more is at stake than just the skin in your groin and neck. Best wishes. ...Read more

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25 mcg levothyroxine is it normal to have fatigue, dry skin, muscle aching and weakness, depression, insomnia when on this medication for hypothyroi?

25 mcg levothyroxine is it normal to have fatigue, dry skin, muscle aching and weakness, depression, insomnia when on this medication for hypothyroi?

Hypothyroidism: The symptoms you have are more compatible with hypothyroid state. You are on the lowest dose yet and likely your doctor is adjusting it, just can't give a very high dose right away. It takes a few weeks to adjust each level so as not to get side effects. Talk to your doctor for reassurance. ...Read more

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What are some of the non-drug treatments for Dry skin?

The non drug treatments for Dry skin include:: Sun protective clothing, Sunscreen.

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What to use or do to even your skin tone?

See Dermatology: There are medications that dermatologists use that can help in evening skin tone. These are mainly used in patients who have melasma. ...Read more

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How to get an even skin tone all the body?

You need to be 16: Rules are that you need to be 16 to ask questions - have someone older ask for you. Best! ...Read more

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Why are my ├▒ipples white? There really white and they match my skin tone.

Probably a: Normal variant of your skn it may darken as you mature show it to your doctor we can't see picture I don't believe ...Read more

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Uneven skin tone?

Uneven skin tone?

Uneven sun exposure: Normal skin responses to sunlight exposure--more exposure, it gets darker by producing more melanin. Thus areas covered by clothing is always lighter. Arms typically remain darkest parts of body. Private areas are often lightest because they are under covers most of time (for most of us anyway :-)). I am not sure if this is what u are asking. If not, repost your question. Good luck. ...Read more

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What can be done for uneven skin tone?

A few things: I've been treating uneven skin tone for over 20 years the best treatment in my experience is a combination of topicals including tretinoin and hydroquinone, followed by a deep chemical peels. I think lasers overpromise and undeliver when it comes to skin tone. Restoring healthy skin will correct the color problem. See a plastic surgeon who loves skin care or a dermatologist. Ask to see their pics. ...Read more

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What causes dialysis skin tone change?

What causes dialysis skin tone change?

Sallow complexion: Dialysis shouldn't change the color of one's skin.

As patients approach needing dialysis, the skin can turn a non-shiny yellow/brown, which is called sallow complexion.

Anemia, low hemoglobin, can cause pallor (pale skin). ...Read more

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How to fair my dark skin tone? Naturally

How to fair my dark skin tone? Naturally

You don't: Having your skin is beautiful. It is not a disease or a condition. Learning how to be a beautiful person is your job. Wanting fairer skin is an illness that must be overcome. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to get my skin tone lighter?

Can you tell me how to get my skin tone lighter?

Sunblock moisturizer: Many people use over-the-counter moisturizers that contain sunscreen. Avoiding excessive sun exposure will let skin lighten up. One should take extra vitamin D to make up for not getting vitamin D from the sun. Although having tanned skin from sun exposure is not a medical illness, there are a few uncommon hormonal medical conditions that can cause skin darkening, for which a doctor can evaluate. ...Read more

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What should I do to increase my facial skin tone?

What should I do to increase my facial skin tone?

Multiple options: From least to most invasive:

1) avoid sun & smoking.
2) use a good moisturizer with sunblock.
3) home peels.
4) professional chemical peel.
5) laser skin resurfacing.
6) subcutaneous laser skin tightening (precisiontx by cynosure).
7) facelift. ...Read more

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Please recommend the best cream for even skin tone?

Products with light-: Ening agents like hydroquinone and retinol or retinoids ...Read more

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It's okay to use honey to lighten my skin tone right?

Honey buns: Honey is sticky and sugar laden. It may or may not be therapeutic but rubbing it on the skin and washing it off should not be problematic. ...Read more

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Do lots of people get blue skin tone, or is it unusual?

Unusual: This is unusual and should be checked by your dermatologist. ...Read more