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Cream For Dark Spots On Legs
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 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
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
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
I have red spots on my stomache back and leg I used a anti fungal cream had for week now not going away don't no what it is?
Please send photo: Hard to say without more info. Looking forward to more info. Thanks. ...Read more
I've had a leg wax 2 days ago for my holiday and ended up with small sore spots on my legs. Why is this pls? . will aqueous calamine cream help..
Leg wax: Sometimes the application is a slightly excessive but should disappear on its own but you can use cream to help it heal ...Read more
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?
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
Ichy scattered pin sized spots. Started on my stomach, moved to my back, then arms and legs. No change in diet or products. Fucidin H cream didn't work?
Need medical care: Please see your family physician to rule out chiggers or other insect bites ASAP. Otherwise you will be itching for quite sometime. ...Read more
Red itchy spots on body. Started on arms and legs, spreading to back. Using a topical cream, not working? Very itchy specially on arms. Have not been to doctor
Can't diagnose with: Available info. These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more
After taking loratadine and application of dermersone cream for mild eczema, red itchy spots appeared on my arms, legs, shoulders and back. After scratching, some of the spots burst and pus leaked out. Is this a side effect of the medicine or drug allergy
Possible infection: This sound more like a secondary infection of your eczema rather than a side effect of the medication. See your doctor. ...Read more
I'v had one red spot on my lower leg started out as the size of an eraser a month an a half ago now is slightly bigger than a dime treated with cream?
See doctor: Sounds like you may need a biopsy since it has changed Better get checked right away ...Read more
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?
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.. ..??
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
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
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
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
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
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
Rash: Usually certain types rash can be bleeding disorder see primary care physician for evaluation ...Read more
See md: Non healing lesions should be evaluated, cultured and possible biopsied. It is impossible to tell form description. ...Read more
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
I have dark spots on my legs and they just showed up on my forarms. I don't have health insurance I need help. They don't hurt just ugly?
See your doctor: Anything pigmented like that should be directly observed by a doctor. ...Read more