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How can I get rid of ugly brown spots that are left behind from pimples?

How can I get rid of ugly brown spots that are left behind from pimples?

Time: Postinflammatory hyperpigmentation goes away in a couple of months. If you are hard-core you can experiment with over-the-counter hydroxyquinone creams. Most people would probably say this is not worth the trouble and nuisance, but it's your decision. ...Read more

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

A common human skin disease characterized by areas of scaly red skin (seborrhea) with blackheads/whiteheads (comedones) , pinheads (papules), large papules (nodules), pimples & possibly scarring. Occurs mostly on face, upper chest & back. Treated with benzoyl peroxide, salicylic ...Read more


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How can i get rid of dark spots left from pimples using home remedies?

How can i get rid of dark spots left from pimples using home remedies?

DARK SPOTS PIMPLES: DARK SPOTS FROM PIMPLES ARE NOT UNCOMMON. THIS OCCURS MORE OFTEN IN PEOPLE OF COLOR. UNFORTUNATELY THERE ARE NO HOME REMEDIES FOR THIS. SOME LIGHTENING CREAMS MAY HELP. THANK YOU FOR YOUR QUESTION. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of brown spots on my face?

How can I get rid of brown spots on my face?

Spot remover: Brown spots on the face respond to a number if different treatments. Lightening an bleaching cream containing glycolic acid and hydro quinine can are available otc. Sometimes, the lesions will respond better to a procedure such as chemical peels, cryotherapy, electrosurgery or laser. ...Read more

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I have pcos and noticed a dark brown spots between my breast spreading more how can I get rid of this? Also on my neck

I have pcos and noticed a dark brown spots between my breast spreading more how can I get rid of this? Also on my neck

Hard to get rid of: Google "acanthosis nigricans." controlling your weight and blood sugar can help stop the discoloration from spreading, but any attempts to eliminate the hyperpigmentation you already have will require a prescription or a procedure. Maybe a good dermatologist could help. ...Read more

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I have got black spots on my face. These spots are left by the pimples. How to get rid of these spots.

I have got black  spots on my face. These spots are left by the pimples. How to get rid of these spots.

Acne Scars: You can use creams that have hydroquinone in them to help lighten the discoloration or have your face lasered. Check with your dermatologist for treatment options according to your severity. It's important you stay out of the sun and use a moisturizer with sunscreen to prevent further discoloration of your face. Good Luck ...Read more

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How to get rid of discoloration around neck and on elbows&knees without effecting my skin. (21yr old female) also I have acne spots left after pimples?

How to get rid of discoloration around neck and on elbows&knees without effecting my skin. (21yr old female) also I have acne spots left after pimples?

Hyperpigmentation: You need to see a dermatologist who can make a recommendation for the treatment. The post acne pigmentation can be treated with peels, topical bleaching agents, topical antioxidants and more importantly, treatment for the acne. The other issue may respond to a moisturizer called LacHydrin or AmLactin. Additionally it may be a sign of hormone issues, especially if you are overweight. ...Read more

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

Pimples are a kind of acne, and are a condition where oil gets trapped in a pore of the skin resulting in small area of ...Read more