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Doctor insights on: Cream For Dark Spots On Legs

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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 wont 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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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