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How do I get rid or prevent dark spots where the hair follicle was on my legs from shaving? I've tried diff. Shavers and creams. Nothing works. Help

How do I get rid or prevent dark spots where the hair follicle was on my legs from shaving? I've tried diff. Shavers and creams. Nothing works. Help

Nothing: Shaving does not remove the hair follicle, so the pigment still remains. Laser hair removal of the dark hairs can kill the follicle and therefore get rid of the dark spots. ...Read more

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How to fade away the dark mark on my daughter skin? When she was 2 y.O, I used cortisone cream on small spot on her legs. Now the mark get big.

How to fade away the dark mark on my daughter skin? When she was 2 y.O, I used cortisone cream on small spot on her legs. Now the mark get big.

Leg mark: There are thousands of reasons for "marks" on the skin, but as I am won't to say, the main advantage that a dermatologist uses his/her eyes to determine the cause of the problem, and so you need to show this spot to a dermatologist asap. ...Read more

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I have these wear spots in my leg they're very small and dry and I think it might be because of dryness. Should I be worried? Or should I put cream

I have these wear spots in my leg they're very small and dry and I think it might be because of dryness. Should I be worried? Or should I put cream

Skin changes: Skin is the major protection of our delicate internal tissues from a harsh environment, it is susceptible to injury itself. Friction and exposure to moisture (sweat) reducing protective skin oils is the cz. Clothing may also contribute by bunching or causing friction. Trying different clothing, avoid scratching and apply a good protective skin cream daily and see. ...Read more

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I have black spots on my legs left over by lichen planus. Any cream for that?

Hyperpigmentation: Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, which is a darkening of the skin pigment due to increased amounts of melanin, usually occurs during the healing process after the treatment of a skin disease. While most cases of post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation disappear on their own after a few weeks, you can speed up the process by using bleaching cream with hydroquinone. ...Read more

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After using hair remover cream, my leg and thigh skin has irritation and itching, and some red spots are appeared. How it can be treated?

After using hair remover cream, my leg and thigh skin has irritation and itching, and some red spots are appeared. How it can be treated?

Hair removal: All depilatories, or hair removal creams are irritating. If they give you a rash, you should probably not use them. Otc cortisone can help to reduce redness. ...Read more

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I have moderate eczema on my legs and hands. I have a steroid cream for the worst spots but is bag balm good extra care?

I have moderate eczema on my legs and hands. I have a steroid cream for the worst spots but is bag balm good extra care?

Maybe.: Bag balm was developed for rashes on cow udders. (really; that's the "bag" part.) it is essentially lanolin, and a few inactive ingredients. It isn't a bad supplementary treatment for eczema, but you need to use the prescribed cream too. ...Read more

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I have a spot on my calf the is leaking water or fliud it can run down my leg at times if not covered. Been using trip3 cream. See a doc rather not?

I have a spot on my calf the is leaking water or fliud it can run down my leg at times if not covered. Been using trip3 cream. See a doc rather not?

Cyst: If the fluid is clear, not cloudy or pus like, then this could be a cyst. It is not dangerous, but perhaps annoying. It can be removed so you do not have this issue! ...Read more

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22 month old has rash under armpits (both) and tiny spot on upper back of only 1 leg. Tried baking soda bath and creams....no other symptoms.. ..??

22 month old has rash under armpits (both) and tiny spot on upper back of only 1 leg. Tried baking soda bath and creams....no other symptoms.. ..??

Not enough informati: With only that information, and the inability to see the rash, it's impossible to tell you what it is.

I'm sure the child pediatrician could tell you ...Read more

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What's good for dark spots on legs and feet?

What's good for dark spots on legs and feet?

Dark spots: Dark spot removal medications are bleaching creams. Hydroquinone is used to lighten the skin color. Sometimes retinoid and steroids are added to the formula. Regular use of bleaching creams will fade dark spots in a few months.
Laser treatment for dark spots is another option for treating dark spots on legs. Laser therapy will kill melanin producing cells, and reduce the appearance of brown marks. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of mosquito bites (dark spots) on legs and thighs.?

How can I get rid of mosquito bites (dark spots) on legs and thighs.?

Mosquito bites: Store aloe vera gel in the refrigerator and apply to affected area. Rub a basil leaf on the bite. It repels mosquitoes & has anti-inflammatory properties effect. Consider applying calamine lotion. Apply crushed ice or a cold pack. A 1 to 1 mix of water and baking soda is effective when applied to the lesions. You can take oral medications like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or Chlorpheniramine for itching. ...Read more

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How to remove the dark spots in my legs?

Diagnosis needed: Diagnosis is needed. Some dark spots are easy to identify and come with age. Others, represent a skin condition, such as melasma, which would require seeking the help of a dermatologist for treatments. ...Read more

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Dark large skin spots on arm and leg?

Dark large skin spots on arm and leg?

Skin spots: Several possibilities. Best to have a dermatologist take a look. ...Read more

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I've got dark spots on my legs and ankles what does it mean?

Too many options: This could describe normal "age spots" to brusing to varicose veins to melanoma (not likely) to a systemic disorder.
Best bet. See you doctor and sleep well knowing what this really is. ...Read more

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Remedy for baby's dark spots in legs got from insects bites?

Don't worry: They will fade over months to a year. There is no need to treat them. If the skin is dry, you can use a moisturizer. ...Read more

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Why am I getting like dark spots on my legs they look like purple I don't know am worry?

Why am I getting like dark spots on my legs they look like purple I don't know am worry?

Need pics: It would be nice to see some pictures of this purplish spots could be bruises could be a sign of early infection to be signs of vascular vein problems this post some pictures. Try adding an image through health tap. ...Read more

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I have been sitting directly infront of the heater for a while now and now im noticing dark spots appearing on my legs, what are they? How can I remov

I have been sitting directly infront of the heater for a while now and now im noticing dark spots appearing on my legs, what are they? How can I remov

Hyperpigmentation: It is not uncommon for the skin to turn dark from increased pigmentation after mild inflammation, which is most likely what happened if you legs were close to a heater. Unfortunately, it takes time for the pigment to resolve, just like a sunburn fades with time. ...Read more

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I have dark blackish purple spots on the calves of my legs. What causes this?

I have dark blackish purple spots on the calves of my legs. What causes this?

Rash: Usually certain types rash can be bleeding disorder see primary care physician for evaluation ...Read more

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I have scabs on my leg that won't heal and its surrounded by dark spots?

See md: Non healing lesions should be evaluated, cultured and possible biopsied. It is impossible to tell form description. ...Read more

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How do you clear dark spots on your legs from previous sores?

How do you clear dark spots on your legs from previous sores?

Dark spots: Any injury or inflammation of the skin can cause a discoloration. The degree of discoloration is related to the nature of the injury, burn or scrape, and the natural color of the skin. Dark skin is more prone to discoloration than light. The darkness is also related to how much sun you get on those areas. Avoid the sun, and use Hydrocortisone and a bleach cream. It will be very slow. ...Read more