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How Do You Get Rid Of Dark Under Arms And Make Them Lighter Again
Acanthosis Nigricans: Make sure you do not have this condition before you attempt to lighten your skin. ...Read more
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
Depends on cause: Hydroquinone based creams are used to help lighten dark spots. What you are describing, however, could be a condition called acanthosis nigricans. This is commonly associated with high Insulin levels and Insulin resistance. I see it frequently in patients who are significantly overweight. If that is what you have, it needs to be addressed by your doctor. ...Read more
Yes: See dermatologist for bleaching cream topical meds ...Read more
I have dark under arms from shaving, any recommendations on how to lighten or get rid of the dark spots?
Things to try: You may need to consider another form of hair removal- like waxing or electrolysis- because shaving often causes this. You can also try rubbing lemon juice on your underarms before you bathe and use moisturizer after. Deodorant use can also contribute to dark underarms, so cutting back there can help too.You can try a clay-based lightening skin mask from a beauty store or sandalwood and rose water ...Read more
Dark spots on hair follicles on arms and sometimes have white stuff coming out. What are these and how do I get rid of these?
How do I get rid of deep dark old scars caused by scabs and insect bites etc. I have tried everything it's all over my buttock and arms etc. Plz help!
Protect skin: This can be a difficult problem to fix. Some find products such as Mederma to be helpful. In general, keeping those areas well-moisturized and protected from the sun may improve the appearance. It can take months to know if you are improving, but persistence can pay off. Another option is to see a dermatologist. Best of luck. ...Read more
Ihave eczema on my arms and i was prescribed hydrocortisone. Now i have eczema again and i have dark patches on my arms. How do i get rid of it quick?
Hard to tell: Since hydrocortisone actually lightens the skin, I presume that the dark patches are residual from the original skin rash or from your scratching . Since the resolution of the rash depends on what the disease condition is, it would be impossible to estimate a recovery time. A dermatologist can Rx a combination cream to reduce the pigmentation but it usually improve in a few weeks only its own ...Read more
If you had light skin but now look darker due to age (freckles and spots), can lasers get rid of the darker spots and make skin lighter?
I shave my vagina area and my arm pits with a razor and now it has a lot of dark spots and razor bumps what can I use to get rid of it?
I shave my vagina with a razor along with my arm pits and it has dark spots and bumps everywhere what treatment can I use to get rid of it?
Hair reduction: I would suggest you use a different method of hair reduction for these areas. You are having razor burn and you can develop pustules and skin discoloration. Consider laser hair reduction, waxing or other. Keep these areas clean to prevent infection from the little nicks and cuts that are there. ...Read more
What types of creams (names) can get rid of upper lip dark skin rest of face is so much lighter than moustache area it's my skin that's dark not hair?
CeraVe Sal: As salicylic acid works to loosen and exfoliate dead skin cells, patented mve® technology allows a controlled release of nourishing ceramides, hyaluronic acid and antioxidant vitamin d into the skin to help repair and maintain the barrier. Salicylic acid’s exfoliating action enables these moisturizing ingredients to penetrate the skin more deeply, leaving it smooth and touchable. Get cerave® sa. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
First find cause: To figure out the best treatment of the little brown dots on your arms and cheeks, it will be important to find out what the cause is. Freckles? Sun damage? Post inflammatory hyperpigmentation? Your skin type is important as well. You may want to start with having your primary doctor have a look at the areas and recommend treatment. A dermatologist or cosmetic surgeon can be helpful. ...Read more
I'm embarrassed by my arms . there big and saggy . I'm only 17 how can I get rid of the fat on my arms?
See below: It's not possible to loose fat in just one area of the body unless you have liposuction.If you are overweight I suggest increasing you exercise and reducing your food(calorie) intake.When you burn more calories(exercise) than you consume the body has to consume some of your fat(stored calories) to make up the difference. See: http://bit.ly/1ybbG2S http://bit.ly/1Bdzwix http://bit.ly/1rTjasA ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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