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Darkening of the skin after waxing normal?

Darkening of the skin after waxing normal?

Hyperpigmentation: Postinflammatory hyperpigmentation (pih) is a frequently encountered problem and represents the sequelae of various cutaneous disorders as well as therapeutic interventions. This acquired excess of pigment can be attributed to various preceding disease processes that affect the skin such as infections, allergic reactions, mechanical injuries, and reactions to medications. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: darkening of skin?

What is the definition or description of: darkening of skin?

Tanning: When skin starts to darken it can be from bruising, sun damage, skin stains from previous acne, previous injuries, hematomas, spider vein removal, por circulation, aging, and much more. We treat according to the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Do veet wax strips cause skin darkening?

Do veet wax strips cause skin darkening?

Hyperpigmentation: Waxing of any sort can cause inflammation, which in turn can cause hyper pigmentation, especially in darker skin types. Laser hair removal is a better option, you get less ingrown hairs, less chronic inflammation. Hyper pigmentation can be treated with a combination of steroids and bleaching creams. ...Read more

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How can I prevent the darkening of skin from sun tan?

How can I prevent the darkening of skin from sun tan?

Sunblock: Sunblock is the cornerstone of management and prevention is the key. Once it has developed there are a variety of bleaching agents that can be used that combine varying proportions of retin-a, hydroquinone, kojic acid and topical steroids. On occasion chemical peels with glycolic acid may also help. Lastly laser resurfacing is an option but not without more risk. See your dermatologist for options. ...Read more

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Does more drinking of tea cause darkening of skin? I mean production of more melanin?

Does more drinking of tea cause darkening of skin? I mean production of more melanin?

Tea and Skin Color: No, drinking tea or coffee doesn't cause the pigmentation of your skin to change color.
The only things that can cause your skin to darken is a tan of course...Your family genetics and some systemic diseases. ...Read more

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Does isotretinoin cause irreversible sun damage? Will it cause permanent darkening of skin due to sun exposure?

Does isotretinoin cause irreversible sun damage? Will it cause permanent darkening of skin due to sun exposure?

Not likely: Topical Isotretinoin is well known to cause photosensitivity (easy burning) from bright sun light exposure. This will cause temporary redness and soreness, but not permanent change. Interestingly, Isotretinoin and other so-called retinoid agents have been successfully used for years to actually help reverse chronic sun damage. ...Read more

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I have not had any wax in either one of my ears for several years. Q tip always clear and I try daily. My skin is very dry. Is this normal?

No Q-tips: Cerumen or wax in the ear canal is normal and protective. It always migrates from inside to outside. Therefore, using a blunt instrument does 2 things. It pushes the wax back in and is a frequent cause of impacted wax against the ear drum. Your ears are probably dry and itchy because of the constant use of q-tips. If skin is dry a dermatologist may help. Stop using q-tips. ...Read more

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Slight darkening of skin around my buttocks crack. Not really itchy, but I don’t know where it came from. I am a Type 1 Diabetic who has been diagnose?

Slight darkening of skin around my buttocks crack. Not really itchy, but I don’t know where it came from. I am a Type 1 Diabetic who has been diagnose?

Some Darkening: Or other color differences between the buttocks and around the genitals can be normal and changes can occur with age. If this is a recent change, and because you are concerned, have it evaluated by your MD. Chances are good that it is nothing of major concern but being diabetic means you need to be diligent in watching for any changes! ...Read more

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Can doxycycline cause: facial swelling, skin peeling around fingernails, mild darkening of skin on face? Took for 5 days, then stopped.

Can doxycycline cause: facial swelling, skin peeling around fingernails, mild darkening of skin on face? Took for 5 days, then stopped.

Doxycycline: This is a complicated question. Let me guide you to drugs. Com and you can then access Doxycycline and read about it yourself. Facial swelling can be due to allergic reaction. The darkening skin may be due to the sensitivity to sun induced by tetracyclines. Doubt that the skin peeling around fingernails is related, but might be part of an allergic reaction. ...Read more

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Pubic darkening and pubic pimples. I'm allergic to lemon and use wax for hair removal n fair skin color.

Pubic darkening and pubic pimples. I'm allergic to lemon and use wax for hair removal n fair skin color.

Salicylic acid maybe: I find that salicylic acid is better for fighting razor bumps. It is a better anti-inflammatory agents. Dilute hydrogen peroxide may also help to lighten skin in this area. Bleaching agents generally consist of retin-a, triamcinolone, kojic-acid and hydroquinone but these are not recommended for the pubic area. ...Read more

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My skin is sensitive for waxing...What should I do to remove my hair?

My skin is sensitive for waxing...What should I do to remove my hair?

Hair removal: Shaving is an option and will not make the hairs grow back thicker. Laser hair removal is an investment and requires multiple treatments but is effective for reducing dark hairs. ...Read more

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Is the nutrients of the apple reduced if eating without its skin? Worried of the wax.

Is the nutrients of the apple reduced if eating without its skin? Worried of the wax.

No: Apple in any form is a good fruit to eat. It is good to remove the peel as it can be affected by chemical sprays! ...Read more

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How should I relieve super itchy skin after waxing?

How should I relieve super itchy skin after waxing?

Hydrocortisone: Any of the many otc Hydrocortisone creams available at drugstores will often control that sort of itching. If it doesn't, you might be allergic to some component of the wax you are using, and you will need to see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How can I heal burned/torn skin from waxing?

How can I heal burned/torn skin from waxing?

Simple Care best: The real question is what not to do that slows down healing. Avoid using alcohol, peroxide, hibiclens, betadine, and bleach solutions. Inflammation (red, hot, swollen, tender) is important to healing so anti-inflammatories (motrin, advil) are bad. Cover the area with a clean dressing changed every other day and protected from trauma. Antibiotics do not help healing unless it is truly infected. ...Read more