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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)

Acne is one of the most common skin conditions. It affects about 80% of adolescents. Acne starts as a blockage of the sebaceous glands followed by inflammation. It occurs in areas where there are lots of sebaceous glands, such as the face back and chest. The hallmarks of the condition are blackheads, whiteheads (closed comedones), papules, pustules, cysts, nodules, and sometimes scarring. There are numerous treatments available, both topical and systemic. The most commonly used are benzoyl peroxide, retinoids, and antibiotics ...Read more


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I have brown spots on my back & chest due to acne. What can get rid of them? Ive had them all my life. Went 2 Derm & gave me trentinoin, doesnt work!

I have brown spots on my back & chest due to acne. What can get rid of them? Ive had them all my life. Went 2 Derm & gave me trentinoin, doesnt work!

Not treatable: Some of the spots are probably due to acne while others are probably solar lentigos. The acne marks fade after several months; the others are permanent. Watch your skin for signs of melanoma. If you still have acne, manage it. Use a sunscreen. Many of my students, make and female, have these spots; no one minds; they are relics of a vigorous youth. ...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 do I get rid of brown spots in the whites of my eyes?

How do I get rid of brown spots in the whites of my eyes?

Melanosis or Nevi: If you are african-american these may represent benign conjunctival melanosis. Or, if isolated area could be a conjunctival nevus (freckle). You can also have pigmented spots in sclera for many reason. If a significant issue i would consider an evaluation. ...Read more

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I have small brown spots on my chest. They started appearing after college. How to prevent the future ones? How to get rid of the ones I have?

I have small brown spots on my chest. They started appearing after college. How to prevent the future ones? How to get rid of the ones I have?

Need to see spots: Would really need to see the rash to give advice. You can upload images of your rash as well as the history of your present problem with an online consultation here at Health Tap Several images of the involved areas in sharp focus and including closeups and wide angle would be helpful. If you choose an INBOX consultation you need to make yourself available to answer doctors questions. ...Read more

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During this summer, 2 days ago. i got eczema. my skin is dry & peeling. & i have brown spots on my face. how do i get rid of it...please help.

During this summer, 2 days ago. i got eczema. my skin is dry & peeling. & i have brown spots on my face. how do i get rid of it...please help.

Who said Eczema: Make sure you have a dermatologist diagnose you. Brown spots on face can be sun damage or melasma to name a few. Dry peeling skin may be contact dermatitis, and not necessarily eczema. Sun damage can cause dry peeling skin. Get a good moisturizing sunscreen and a see a dermatologist. ...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