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Dr. James Seward Dr. Seward
Dermatology
18 years in practice
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Lets say my skin color is drak , it naturally dark . If i don't like my skin color & want to get lighter how could I do that? Trying to get lighter

Lets say my skin color is drak , it naturally dark . If i don't like my skin color & want to get lighter how could I do that? Trying to get lighter

This : This would be a discussion to have with your dermatologist. There are some fading and depigmentation creams available, but these would be prescription products to be used only under the care and supervision of a dermatologist. I hope that helps. ...Read more

Dr. Nancy Baxi Dr. Baxi
Internal Medicine
21 years in practice
University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
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Dr. Robert Kwok Dr. Kwok
Pediatrics
29 years in practice
Baylor College of Medicine
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How to have fair skin color?

How to have fair skin color?

Avoid direct sun: Avoiding direct sunlight will allow skin to lighten, but that usually means a person may become deficient in vitamin d (means taking vitamin d to avoid deficiency). Using sunscreen helps also, by decreasing tanning. One may want to use indoor exercise, if avoiding outdoor sunshine. One shouldn't hide indoors just to have lighter skin (might not be healthy). ...Read more

Dr. Romanth Waghmarae Dr. Waghmarae
Pain Management
35 years in practice
Faculty of Health Sciences of the University of the Witwatersrand
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How can improve my skin color?

How can improve my skin color?

Skin color: Skin color is genetically determined. Why would you want to change it? The skin responds to sunlight by becoming darker and it gets lighter when there is no sun. ...Read more

Dr. Tara Passow Dr. Passow
Dermatology
36 years in practice
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
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Does your skin color affect your health?

Does your skin color affect your health?

It can: I think the main way would be risk of sunburns and skin cancers in people with very pale skin. Ability to absorb vitamin d from sun exposure is also affected by skin color. Darker skin makes it more difficult to generate enough vit d, especially in cold northern climates. Vitamin d is very important for bone health among other things. ...Read more

Dr. Emily Altman Dr. Altman
Dermatology
24 years in practice
University of Sheffield Medical School, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
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How can I get back my own skin color again ?

Depends on why: Skin color changes can be from something as simple as a tan to post-inflammatory lightening/darkening to autoimmune conditions to systemic diseases. Before approaching possible treatments, it's important to figure out what is causing the change and where it is. Any skin color change should be protected from sun exposure which can make hyperpigmentation darker and make lighter areas stand out more. ...Read more

Dr. Katherine Brown Dr. Brown
Dermatology
12 years in practice
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
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What color make-up should I use for my skin color?

What color make-up should I use for my skin color?

Depend on skin color: Without knowing your complexion or skin tone, this would be tricky to answer. Fortunately, most makeup counters in malls have makeup artists who can make suggestions and apply the makeup for you to test out how you like it before making a financial commitment. ...Read more

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Dr. George Mathew Dr. Mathew
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
54 years in practice
Mangalore University, Kasturba Medical College
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Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz Dr. Fromowitz
Dermatology
15 years in practice
Florida International University College of Medicine
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Please tell me how to recover my natural skin color?

Sunscreen: The best way to care for your skin is to use a mild soap for bathing, moisturize liberally after showering, and use a sunscreen spf 30 or higher daily. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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What causes change in skin color especially the face?

What causes change in skin color especially the face?

Patchy skin?: Irregular skin discoloration can be due to inflammation due to rashes, vascular changes, bacterial or fungal infections of skin, ^ or v in melanin production. Injury, heat, genetics, solar radiation, hormonal changes & exposure to heavy metal are potential causes. REF: https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/003224.htm ...Read more

Dr. Joseph Eastern Dr. Eastern
Dermatology
40 years in practice
UC San Francisco School of Medicine
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Why is my skin color becoming reddish when I get colds?

Could be...: ...Because you are running a fever. Or it could be something more complex than a cold. Next time it happens, see a doctor and get evaluated. ...Read more

Dr. Morris Westfried Dr. Westfried
Dermatology
42 years in practice
Yale University School of Medicine
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Is it possible for your general skin color to change over time?

Yes: Medications can make you more sensitivevto sun and cause a darkening of skin color especially on face and exposed areas. Other areas can loose skin color over time as result of vitiligo, or exposure to chemcals. ...Read more

Dr. Ronald Krauser Dr. Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
48 years in practice
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
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Why the skin color of the vgaina?How can I have a whiter vgaina?

Why the skin color of the vgaina?How can I have a whiter vgaina?

You can't: You can't change heredity and you will only have problems if you try. Why would any woman want to do that in the first place? ...Read more

Dr. Joseph Eastern Dr. Eastern
Dermatology
40 years in practice
UC San Francisco School of Medicine
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Is it possible for your skin color to change with fairness creme?

Is it possible for your skin color to change with fairness creme?

Not permanently: If you're talking about lightening creams, their effects are temporary. ...Read more

Dr. Jerome Litt Dr. Litt
Dermatology
67 years in practice
Rosalind Franklin University - Chicago Medical School
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Dr. Holly Maes Dr. Maes
Pediatrics
32 years in practice
Medical College of Wisconsin
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I am a boy my skin color is black i want to convert my skin color in to white?

You are great as are: I'm so sorry you feel so much pressure that you actually want to change your skin color. You are hanging out with the wrong people if they are making you feel you need to be a different race to be happy. You can't change your skin color - period. You can change how you feel about yourself and become comfortable with the skin you are in. Start with your doctor or school counselor as guides... ...Read more

Dr. David Lipkin Dr. Lipkin
Internal Medicine
48 years in practice
Howard University College of Medicine
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What to do to lighten my skin color naturally espessialy of face jst want some tips?

What to do to lighten my skin color naturally espessialy of face jst want some tips?

See below: Products containing Azelaic acid or Kojic acid(both natural products) are effective skin lighteners. It's important to use sun protection cream with them if exposed to strong sunlight. Hydroquinone products are effective but there has been some concern over possible toxicity(carcinogenic when fed to mice orally). No evidence of it causing skin cancer in humans. May cause hypo-pigmentation. ...Read more

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Dr. Payam Rafat Dr. Rafat
Podiatry
18 years in practice
New York College of Podiatric Medicine
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How can I get my light skin color back within a month please help i want my reg color back?

How can I get my light skin color back within a month please help i want my reg color back?

Many possibilities: There are many things that may cause a discoloration of the skin. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections and cancer can cause a discoloration of the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash or a discoloration of the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Morris Westfried Dr. Westfried
Dermatology
42 years in practice
Yale University School of Medicine
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I'm a black male and is it normal to have different darkness to skin color in some parts of my body?

Yes: Variations in colr fom exposed to non exposed skin is common. Also areas that were irritated or inflammed may be darker evn black in color be ause of deeper pigment. If this is concern cosmetically see dermatologist re treatment options. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Marxen Dr. Marxen
Dentistry - Periodontics
32 years in practice
Washington University School of Medicine
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