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How do you get rid of dark spots and acne on armpits?

How do you get rid of dark spots and acne on armpits?

Armpit acne: Hard to treat. Might be hidradenitis. See a derm for antibiotcs and a lotion that may help. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of dark acne spots ?

How do you get rid of dark acne spots ?

Many options: Using topical bleaching creams, retin-a, retinol, glycolic acid, salicylic acid can help. Also important to avoid sun exposure which would intensify the dark spots. If topicals don't work, then turn to your doctor to get a procedure such as lasers (noninvasive lasers work best on pigment with less side-effects), ipl, chemical peel, glycolic or salicylic acid peel, microdermabrasion. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of acne dark spots that will not go away ?

How do you get rid of acne dark spots that will not go away ?

Time/creams: Most will fade on their own, may take months to do so, and sun will keep dark. If you are using a retinoid for your acne, that will also help to fade, as wil azaleic acid(another topical acne tx). Failing that, must use a bleahing cream, but that may make acne worse, and finally sometimes lasers, but their side effects are dark spots as well. Would coordinate with a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How to get rid of dark spots?

How to get rid of dark spots?

Really depends: On what's causing your dark spots. Some spots are related to pigmented lesions like moles, others are from sun damage, or after inflammation, or related to hormonal changes. The ideal way to treat a "dark spot" really does require some understanding of what's causing them. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of dark spots?

What can I do to get rid of dark spots?

Several things: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of dark spots on my cheeks?

How do I get rid of dark spots on my cheeks?

Depends: It depends on what is causing them. See your doctor to come up with a plan of treatment. ...Read more

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What can I use to get rid of dark spots between thighs?

What can I use to get rid of dark spots between thighs?

See below: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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How to get rid of dark spots on stomach?

How to get rid of dark spots on stomach?

Type of lesion: Needs to be accurately diagnosed before a treatment plan can be proposed. ...Read more

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What helps get rid of dark spots from acne?

What helps get rid of dark spots from acne?

Time: They fade by themselves in a few weeks. I trust your acne is being controlled now -- if topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks, your physician's prescription-strength rx will handle it. A topical hydroquinone bleach applied skilfully can make the pigment less visible, but it's probably not worth the trouble. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of dark spots on skin?

How can I get rid of dark spots on skin?

Combination Therapy: Combination therapy is the best way to get rid of dark spots. This means using a prescription retinoid and fade creams. Chemical peels and laser are also very effective. Sunblock is also critical. Dermatologists specialize in removing dark spots. ...Read more

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

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

Dermatologist: Hi, you could see dermatologist, there are lotions and also laser available depending on the cause of the dark spots. Best of luck. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of dark spots off my lips?

How can I get rid of dark spots off my lips?

Depends on the cause: dark spots can be caused by many different things. If you have dry cracking lips, using moisturizer and sunblock can make the dark spots lighter and may go away. Home remedies like lemon juice used on your lips may help. Smoking can cause skin changes and should be stopped. But it could also be a skin cancer. If the dark spots persist, you should have a doctor look at your lips ...Read more

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How would be the best way to get rid of dark spots on my face?

How would be the best way to get rid of dark spots on my face?

Multiple treatments: There are a number of ways to lighten brown marks from fading creams, like hydroquinone to chemical peels and lasers. Getting an image of your baseline (at las vegas dermatology we use the visia camera) and then seeing if the products or services you use are giving you value is key. See a dermatologist to get started. ...Read more

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I want to know how to get rid of dark spots caused by mosquito bites.?

I want to know how to get rid of dark spots caused by mosquito bites.?

Mosquito bite: Dr. L.Ciraldo recommends several different approaches: Cortisone cream, OTC fade cream, or cocoa butter can be applied to darkened lesions to help fade scars. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about the best way to get rid of dark spots, from popping shave bumps.?

Can you tell me about the best way to get rid of dark spots, from popping shave bumps.?

Stop popping them: A steroid cream might be applied to decrease inflammation. Exfoliation may be recommended to remove dead skin cells with retinoids. For secondary infections your physician may recommend oral or topical antibiotics. ...Read more

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What medication can I use to get rid of dark spots because if shaving around my vagina area?

What medication can I use to get rid of dark spots because if shaving around my vagina area?

Tincture of Time: The best medication is "Tincture of Time" which means let it heal on its' own and stop aggravating the area with shaving during that time. If the dark spots are due to increased pigmentation and melanin deposition if you are non white, then the spots may remain. ...Read more