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Best Cream To Remove Dark Spots On Face
Best cream to remove brown spots on face? I had them zapped 5 years ago and it's back? Its so sensitive after that I don't want to do it again. Thanks
Sun avoidance: I am sorry to hear about your facial spots. I don't believe any over the counter cream would treat your brown spots. I first advise you stay away from the sun and use a good sunscreen as a preventive measure. My mother had this issue and she just started to avoid direct sun light and use a sunscreen with good results. I would advise you speak to the dermatologist who did the zap treatment for help ...Read more
Doc, my 2 year boy has developed red round spots on face since last 2 days. Is clotrimaloze cream ok, and what is preventive measure to stop spreading?
Hold the meds!: Most rashes on the face in that age group would be a contact dermatitis -- new detergent, clothing, drooling, cold air, etc. Doubt a fungal infection (so don't use the med u have). An otc Hydrocortisone cream sparingly might be best; hypoallergenic soap good as well. If only on the face, think of things that have come in contact with his face! ...Read more
Bleaching with hydrogen peroxide can remove dark spots on face in 2 weeks? Which can remove dark spots from acne faster?
Several: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. There are several treatments. ...Read more
Hydroquinone: A very common treatment for unwanted pigment is hydroquinone. However, remember that even if it works you still have to use sunscreen. The dark spots can come back if you don't. Retinoids can also help to fade skin pigment but they can also be a little irritating and cause some peeling. Seeing a dermatologist will help you come up with the right treatment for you. ...Read more
Hydroquinone: There are a variety of over the counter products that contain a bleaching agent called hydroquinone. My favorite is one called ambi that is usually around $10-15. Apply it 1-2 times daily for 2 months. If that does not lighten the spots up, you should stop using it and see a dermatologist for other options. ...Read more
I have a pimples and their spots on my face which cream is best to remove this plz suggest I have a oily skin?
Wash or cream: I would suggest trying a wash and/or cream with benzoyl peroxide as it is easy (at least here) to obtain and tends to work fairly well. If not, salicylic acid works as well but not quite as well for more significant acne. If these don't work, I would suggest a visit with your doctor for prescription options such as a topical retinoid. Good luck! ...Read more
See a dermatalogist: See a skin doctor they have a lot of ways to take care of the skin they can at least diabnose the dark spot and give you the proper treatment ...Read more
What is best cream for hyperpigmentation or dark spot on face? I have hyperpigmentation on my face and I don't like to use hydroquinon cream.
Hyq most effective: You can also have an ipl treatment. ...Read more
In my face round mouth dark spot is seen. Pls. Tell me the remedies, and tell me which cream can use to remove this spot?
Need exam to tell: Unfortunately, rashes, lesions, spots, etc can not really be diagnosed over the computer. Some spots for example may need more than just a cream to get rid of them. See a skin dr. To get diagnosed and treated. Good luck! ...Read more
There is dark spot on my fore head. It happened 4years ago just from a pimple. Now spotted skin got extra rough skin. How can remove it? Any cream?
Hai doctor, I have problem with dark spot on my face and some part on my face turned to dark colour can u suggeste a better dark spot remove cream?
There are several solutions for dark spots. There are two types of topical creams.
One type is bleaching creams that contain hydroquinone, very efficient but has a few side effects. What is does, it stops the cells which make skin pigments from making them.
The other type is enzymatic creams which break up the pigment stat are already in the skin. Eg. Elure. ...Read more
Difficult to tell: Skin issues are extremely difficult to evaluate without actually seeing the skin up close. As such, it is best for you to see your doctor or dermatologist if you are concerned about any ongoing skin spots. ...Read more
The options are: Variable depending on what the dark spots are. The diagnosis will help to determine the best course of treatment. ...Read more
How to prevent dark spots on face? It starts getting more and more thsese days any cure for this.?
Sunscreen: Sunscreen is your most valuable way to prevent dark spots. Use spf at least 30, with bth uva & uvb coverage. ...Read more
I have many dark spots on face due to acne. Suggest me any medicine for dark spot removal on face.
Pigment &/or shadow: Pimples result in a breakdown of the skin and cause a scar. Any scar can get hyperpigmented, i.e. darker, for six months and sunscreen of spf 15 or greater helps to protect against the pigment changes. Chemical lightners help. The scar can also have a depression from the plane of the surrounding skin. When light reflects off of the scar, it appears darker & resurfacing methods help to even scar. ...Read more
Hyperpigmentation: There is no real way to tell you what those spots are because I do not know your racial variant or your tendency to have color in the skin as well as how goes you and your family heal from minor ones. You need to see a dermatologist and get an opinion so that these lesions might be able to be helped. ...Read more
Im27yr. And still have acne spots on face what are the causes and what is the best treatment? Best regard.
Pores Clog: Acne appears when a pore in your skin gets clogged. Normally dead cells rise to the surface, but sometimes sebum (an oil that keeps skin from drying out) can cause the dead skin cells to stick together inside the pore becoming trapped. Sometimes bacteria that live on the skin get trapped in the pore. The pore becomes inflamed and a pimple. Cyst or nodule results. Check on Prime for treatment! ...Read more
Spots on face once popped won't heal unless little hard white seed in it is removed but once removed forms a scar. Have alot of these not normal spots?
Spots on face that when burst and pus has come out they have a hard white seed in that's difficult to get out what are they? Once seeds removed it heals
Hi...i have anti aging brown spots on face. I m doing job so plz advise me a gud creme for this in pakistan...my face getting dark day by day. Help?
Dark Spots: There is nothing over the counter that will work. You need to see a Dermatologist for help with this. ...Read more
Taking glutamine, creatine for build muscles. One day took tablets n miss my workout. Got dark brown spots on face. Applying glycolic acid. Is it suitable?
How can I fade brown spots on face? Retin A (tretinoin) Hydroquinone makes them more dark, what can I do? Face is 2 different colors. Ideas plz. Thank you
Acne Scar,: Try the De pigmentation agent. Should consult Dermatologist. ...Read more
SPOTS ON FACE:
THERE ARE ALL KINDS OF "SPOTS" ON THE FACE.
WHAT IS THE COLOR?
HOW LARGE ARE THEY?
DO THEY ITCH?
ARE THEY ROUND? OVAL? ARE THE BORDERS SMOOTH?
WHEN DID YOU NOTICE THE FIRST ONE?
PLEASE SEE A DERMATOLOGIST.
BEST LUCK. ...Read more
What can I use to remove age spots on my face? I have tried several creams, but nothing seems to help.
Facial age spots: I am not sure if you are using otc creams or physician prescribed ones. I would consult with a local cosmetic surgeon or dermatologist so that the best topical and /or office treatment combination can be prescribed for you. Options abound, from peels, microdermabrasion, fractional resurfacing, ipl and hydrafacial among others. ...Read more
How do I remove common black spots from my face. Any face cream recommendation would be appreciated.?
Hydroquinone: Consult your dermatologist about skin bleaching.Get a more detailed answer ›
Using tretionin cream. 025% on face. I have dark skin after 2 weeks of use light spots have been appearing. What should I do?
See doctor: You should only use the cream at night. A skin lightner may help even the skin tone and color. ...Read more
How effective is immediate claire cream? I have dark spots in my face I been usingthis cream and my skin was irritable an now is coming off. Is it good?
Claire Side Effects: Common hydroquinone side effects are skin drying, skin redness, or a feeling that the skins stings or tingles. Other hydroquinone side effects that might develop includes chronic irritation of the skin, where a person might experience burning, itchiness, or have skin that crusts over. One last rare side effect is ochronosis where the skin darkens. ...Read more
What can I use for dark spots on my face and neck? I've tried everything from soaps to creams to going to the dermatologist. Any suggestions?
Difficult problem: Hyperpigmentation can be superficial and/or deep, frequently a combination. The deep can be very difficult to resolve, and may require the use of lasers or ipl. Superficial pigment can often be addressed with hydroquinones, or azeleic acid creams. Daily sunscreen is needed to prevent recurrence, and it takes months to resolve with treatment. ...Read more
First evaluate: First have a dermatologist evaluate this for possible mealnoma. Renova (tretinoin) cream provides one agent to help diminish dark spots but truly effective lightening may require more agressive treatment with hydroquinone and/or corticosteroids and/or chemical peels as well as cessation of hormonal preparations. ...Read more
I am having pimples and dark spots on my face. Please recommend any cream or lotion to prevent those.?
I used a cream to lighten the dark spots on my face and accidentally fell asleep with it still on. How long might it take to heal?
Can't say: You didn't tell us what the cream was or what the untoward reaction was. ...Read more
Dark Circles: Circles under eye can be due to: allergy "allergic shiners", fatigue, genetic variation, aging. Lower lid skin is very thin so blood vessels under skin can make area look dark. Topical creams/fillers can help hide circles but only mask condition with no cure. What helps: drink 8 cups water/day, sunblock, hat, enough rest; avoid rubbing; makeup; facial plastic surgery when severe; allergist visit. ...Read more
I hav pimples&dark spots on my face. I used adalphene, &acretin. But not that much use. Sugest a gud cream. Is ther any side effects becoz of these creams?
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Yes and no: Renova (tretinoin) is tretenoin isis for acne both pimples and blackheads and whiteheads. It is also used to treat fine wrinkles. It does not do much for dark spots. Theoretically if the spot is superficial and it is used for a long time it might peel away at the spot to help some but don't hold your breath. ...Read more
I am a 22yr old causation and have some dark spots on my face. What over-the-counter cream would help get rid of them?
Be careful: Several over the counter products have been found to be contaminated with mercury which can be extremely dangerous. Don't use any that are not made in the U.S. Over the counter skin lightening creams don't work very well. I recommend seeing a dermatologist. To limit skin darkening, wear sunscreen. Birth control pills and pregnancy can cause darkening of the skin on the face. ...Read more