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What can I do to get rid of dark spots left from acne?

What can I do to get rid of dark spots left from acne?

Early salicylic late: Early on, salicylic a i'd preparations may limit inflammation which can produce hyperpigmentation. Late pigmentation can be treated with bleaching agents such as hydroquinone in combination with a retinoid and steroid. Alternatively, som chemical peels or fractionated laser treatments can also produce nice results. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of the red bumps from shaving?

How can you get rid of the red bumps from shaving?

Stop shaving: It sounds as if you are developing a condition called pseudofolliculitis barbae which is inflammation of the hail follicle caused by shaving too close. Give then a rest for a week or two, then don't shave as close. ...Read more

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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 spots on you skin?

How do you get rid of spots on you skin?

What kind: What kind of spots? Some you can't get rid of and others may indicate disease. See a dermatologist for expert advice. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of sores from acne?

Scientific Rx: I'm sorry you had to ask. Topical benzoyl peroxide clears most mild acne in two weeks, but if you characterize your lesions as "sores", it's time to make an appointment with your personal physician for stronger rx. Acne is a non-lifestyle-related, serious disease that is a grave personal and professional liability; it can always be managed scientifically if you're compliant. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of shave bumps?

How can you get rid of shave bumps?

Shave bumps: Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving. ...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 dark marks on bikini line?

How do you get rid of dark marks on bikini line?

That depends: Depending on what skin condition caused the dark marks, there may be some Prescription Bleaching creams that can be of benefit, or some conditions, may be susceptible to laser treatment. Other rashes may require a simple steroid cream to cure the area and eventually cause a return to the normal skin color. See the Dermatologist to get the best answer/cure for you. Best wishes. ...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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How to get rid of black spots from piercings?

How to get rid of black spots from piercings?

Recommend : Consultation with a dermatologist. If you have been using nickel/ stainless steel - would recommend changing to gold or titanium. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of spots after shaving?

How can I get rid of spots after shaving?

Shaving spots: Ingrown Hairs- 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 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 to get rid of spots or blemishes?

How to get rid of spots or blemishes?

Acne Treatment: There are many over the counter options to try. In general, you need one medication to kill bacteria, like benzoyl peroxide, and a second medication to help unplug your pores, like salicylic acid. There are also many prescription treatments if these fail. Hormonal therapy can work as well, like birth control pills or spironolactone. In severe cases, Accutane is another option. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of dark under arms?

How do you get rid of dark under arms?

Dark under arms: This can indicate a serious general illness. So show to your Dr and discuss what the causes might be and go from there. Google acanthosis nigrans and look at images to see if you match up with any. Happy to do 2nd opinion to help if needed. ...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 do you get rid of peeling skin from a sunburn?

How do you get rid of peeling skin from a sunburn?

Sunburn: Often the easiest way is to gently scrub the involved area while in the shower. If removing the peeling skin is painful then perhaps wait until it is easier to remove and not painful. ...Read more