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How Do I Remove Dark Spots On My Face
Will tazorac (tazarotene) help remove remove dark spots on my face? I have small scars from ingrown hairs I've removed in the past.
I have acne and dark spots on my face. I tried lemon to remove dark spots. I am using neutrogena acne free facewash. How to remove pimples and darkspots?
Scientific Rx: I'm sorry you were misled by the foolish business with the lemon, which is worthless. You're a grown man and need to take charge of your acne. If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated (try 5% 2x/day) hasn't cleared the pimples in 2 weeks, get with your personal physician for prescription-strength rx. The post-inflammatory pigment fades on its on after several weeks, or try hydroquinone sparingly. ...Read more
What is the safest and effective way to remove dark spots on the face's surface and what are the preventive measures to be taken to avoid the same?
Laser or bleaching c: Brown spots of the face can be treated by lasers, bleaching creams or chemical peels. To prevent these spots from reforming or developing new ones the most important thing is to use sunscreen on a daily basis and wear broad brimmed hat. ...Read more
Bleaching with hydrogen peroxide can remove dark spots on face in 2 weeks? Which can remove dark spots from acne faster?
Fade cream!: You don't mention what the spots are from. For simple freckles (more likely in a 25 year old male) all the way to age spots in the elderly, try porcelana or ambi. Both contain the active ingredient 2% hydroquinone. Double strength is available by prescription. Give it 4 weeks, using according to the label diretions. ...Read more
Restate: Please re ask your question. Iam not sure what you mean. ...Read more
I have pimples on my face before. They are all gone now but some dark spots remain in my face. What should I do to remove it?
Acne spots: Sounds like post inflammatory hyper pigmentation. It often fades over many months. Sunscreen protection is needed. ...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
I have dark spots and scars on my face from acne and ingrown hairs. Any tips on how to remove them?
You will need laser: To address all of these things. You are on several medications, so adding another would not be a good idea. Good luck! ...Read more
Make sure not cancer: See physician first to make sure it is not a skin cancer. Sometimes the worst appearing lesion may not be a cancer. Dark spots depending on appearance can be very embarassing. Most physicians can remove these depending on the size. Your insurance may consider it cosmetic surgery. If it is a problem to you, then go for getting it removed. ...Read more
Dermatologists help.: Without any more details other than a 'dark spot', the best advice would be to visit a dermatologist (skin doctor). They specialize in all manner of skin problems and can offer you suggestions and treatment for your spot. If the edges are abnormal, if the borders are irregular, if the color is uneven or if the diameter is >6mm, it could be melanoma. In this case, see a doctor now. Melanoma kills. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Dark Spots: Discuss chemical peels and laser therapy with your dermatologist. Chemical peels involve using citric acid to remove the damaged top layer of skin from the face. It will remove brown spots and even skin tone. Laser therapy uses an intense light to bring healthy red blood cells to the skin's surface. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Bleaching/laser/peel: Unfortunately it is not that easy getting rid of dark spots/freckles, a genetic trait that is intensified by sun exposure. Otc bleaching cream such lustra (hydroquinone) may help. Chemical peels/laser treatments are more effective but often costly. You must minimize sun exposure otherwise it will re-darken. Of course, covering make-up provides instant improvement! Consult doc if you want it permanent. Good luck. ...Read more
See a dermatalogist: See a skin doctor they have a lot of ways to take care of the skin they can at least diabnose the dark spot and give you the proper treatment ...Read more
Freckles: Best option is to leave aloneGet a more detailed answer ›
In my face round mouth dark spot is seen. Pls. Tell me the remedies, and tell me which cream can use to remove this spot?
Need exam to tell: Unfortunately, rashes, lesions, spots, etc can not really be diagnosed over the computer. Some spots for example may need more than just a cream to get rid of them. See a skin dr. To get diagnosed and treated. Good luck! ...Read more