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Home Remedies For Fading Age Spots On The Arms Face
Age or liver spots typically refer to a skin lesion known as a solar lentigo. Typically this is flat, larger than normal freckles and contains darker pigmentation. Other age spots may refer to seborrheic keratoses that are dark, slightly elevated and are described as looking like grease paint. Both of these lesions are generally benign but evaluation by a ...Read more
Hydroquinone: There are a variety of over the counter products that contain a bleaching agent called hydroquinone. My favorite is one called ambi that is usually around $10-15. Apply it 1-2 times daily for 2 months. If that does not lighten the spots up, you should stop using it and see a dermatologist for other options. ...Read more
Avoid sun: that's itGet a more detailed answer ›
I have many dark spots on face due to acne. Suggest me any medicine for dark spot removal on face.
I have lots of age spots on my arms and legs. Are there any home remedies available to lighten or reduce the appearance?
Age spots: I know of no effective home remedies to lighten or reduce their appearance. Particularly if due to sun exposure, i would first make sure to be evaluated by a dermatologist to make sure there are not more concerning skin issues, before focusing on the use of products that will lessen on lighten these age spots. Topical creams and laser or light treatments can be very beneficial. ...Read more
Had a few breakouts on face and chin that left me with dark spots after. Currently using Epiduo for the acne. In need of OTC med to fade dark spots?
Hyper pigment arm: None will workGet a more detailed answer ›
Hydroquinone: A very common treatment for unwanted pigment is hydroquinone. However, remember that even if it works you still have to use sunscreen. The dark spots can come back if you don't. Retinoids can also help to fade skin pigment but they can also be a little irritating and cause some peeling. Seeing a dermatologist will help you come up with the right treatment for you. ...Read more
Burned by LHR on shins had dark spots for about 2weeks. Some spots are peeling off and leaving white/light pink marks under.is this scarring or perman?
Usually healing: when the scabs come off the new tissue is light pink and it takes time to return to normal color but unless a very deep burn it should return to normal ...Read more