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How to get rid of black marks on face from having spots but the spots have gone they have left black skin?

How to get rid of black marks on face from having spots but the spots have gone they have left black skin?

When spots or acne: clears there can be postinfalmmatory hyper pigmentation left. topical lighteners will help with hydroquinone, but you may need to add peels. For sure where sunscreen as any sun can make spots darker.see derm ...Read more

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24 male I have pimple marks on my face and deep scares and black head can u suggest any cream to get rid of them? I am from india please help

24 male I have pimple marks on my face  and deep scares and black head can u suggest any cream to get rid of them?  I am from india please help

Cratered acne: Ice-pick scars from acne require deep skin treatment as provided by a dermatologist or plastic surgeon. Laser treatment may help. There are no topical creams or ablatives that will help. ...Read more

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Three inches long burn mark is on my hand and i didn't apply anything on it. There is black mark in that place, how to get rid of mark from my skin?

Three inches long burn mark is on my hand and i didn't apply anything on it. There is black mark in that place, how to get rid of mark from my skin?

It's probably post: inflammatory hyperpgimentation. As long as burn has healed, wear sunscreen everyday and try OTC lightening agents with Hydroquinone and alpha hydroxy or retinoic acid. if not better, see derm ...Read more

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How to get rid of black skin jock itch?

How to get rid of black skin jock itch?

No difference: The same way you get rid of white skin jock itch with an antifungal agent. ...Read more

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Most effective approaches to get rid of black head on my cheeks and back?

Most effective approaches to get rid of black head on my cheeks and back?

Comedone extractor: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day & use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Exfoliate occasionally. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider otc products (salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). If > mild acne see dermatology ...Read more

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How to get rid of black spots on skin for a child 2 years old?

How to get rid of black spots on skin for a child 2 years old?

Dark spots: Let your pediatrician look at the spots, if he/she calls them mongolian spots they will fade without any treatment. ...Read more

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How to get rid of black head pimple on my nose and make the pores smaller?

How to get rid of black head pimple on my nose and make the pores smaller?

Skin care: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day & use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider OTC products (salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). Retinoids/ comedone extractor can be helpful for black heads. If > mild acne see dermatology. ...Read more

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How to get rid of black stain from skin, after using birth control?I heared hormones cause pigments on skin,

How to get rid of black stain from skin, after using birth control?I heared hormones cause pigments on skin,

Not always...: Birth controls usually does not cause any skin discolorations. You may have them because of your pregnancy. But if they does not disappear after delivery of the baby you can consult a dermatologist for medical or laser treatment. ...Read more

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What food has to be taken every day to get fairer skin and how to get rid of black heads pimples and black spots?

What food has to be taken every day to get fairer skin and how to get rid of black heads pimples and black spots?

Topical, limit dairy: Try using some topical retinoids or azelaic acids to reduce the discoloration that can result from having acne. Hydroquinone may also be effective and is available in a lower strength other the counter. Although controversial, there may be a link between excessive dairy and high sugars when concerning acne formation. ...Read more

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Hello doctor:) how to get rid of black spots after pimples?I didn't hv much pimples but few but its now hv black spots.And my skin type is not so oily

Hello doctor:) how to get rid of black spots after pimples?I didn't hv much pimples but few but its now hv black spots.And my skin type is not so oily

Blackheads: You are describing blackheads; you may need to see a dermatologist to be sure. Blackheads are related to acne and respond to acne treatment (including benzoyl peroxide). It is also possible to extract individual blackheads with a removal device, but this involves compressing/squeezing the skin, which can spread infection. (don't do this if red, inflamed, or tender). ...Read more

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How can I get rid of these black dots on my skin?

How can I get rid of these black dots on my skin?

Dots: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of a skin black splotchy growth? Scraping?

What is the best way to get rid of a skin black splotchy growth? Scraping?

Many possibilities: There are several possible diagnoses; proper treatment depends on proper diagnosis, so see a dermatologist and find out what it is before doing anything. ...Read more

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I have really dark brown to black skin in my inner thighs and underarms, how can i get rid of it??

I have really dark brown to black skin in my inner thighs and underarms, how can i get rid of it??

NotARiverInAfrica: You may have what's called "acanthosis nigricans." It can be caused by a lot of things, like pre-diabetes or thyroid or pituitary problems, obesity,birth control pills,etc and sometimes it's just there for no apparent reason. There's just as many treatments, but first you've got to make sure you don't have a medical problem. If that issue is cleared then a dermatologist could handle it. ...Read more

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How should I get rid of a black head on a pimple?

How should I get rid of a black head on a pimple?

Acne wash: The black head on a pimple (open comedon) is pigment seen in the opening of a hair follicle and not dirt. Using benzoyl peroxide--either alone or in combination with another acne medication---is an effective means of taking care of this. Manual expression of the plug in the hair shaft will also work, but is not recommended if their is a large number of blackheads. ...Read more

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Black head on bottom eyelid. How to get rid of this?

Black head on bottom eyelid. How to get rid of this?

Blocked skin pore: Topical carefully applied acne facial otc scrubs ; skin cleansers can be effective. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a black head on your nose crease?

How do you get rid of a black head on your nose crease?

Depends: You can buy a blackhead extractor at the drugstore and gently press it over the blackhead until it pops out. If you can't get it out you will have to visit the doctor. Either the doctor can extract it or you might have to use a medicine like retin a (tretinoin) and slowly remove the layers of skin until it comes out. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed to have psoriasis guttate. Now when it gets better, it left me black spot all over my skin. How to get rid all this spot? Thank you.

Dark spots with psor: If your psoriasis is now cleared up the dark areas are the pignentations left. These will clear over time. No real treatments. Leave them along and they should get better. ...Read more