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Doctor insights on: Getting Rid Of Dark Patches On The Skin

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How to get rid of dark, crusty skin on toes?

How to get rid of dark, crusty skin on toes?

See a doctor: This might be due to a medical condition such such as psoriasis or be a severe fungal infection. It might also represent some other skin disorder. Broken skin is painful, and there is risk of infection. See a podiatrist or dermatologist for an appropriate diagnosis and treatment. ...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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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 to get rid of thin scaly skin on my legs?

How to get rid of thin scaly skin on my legs?

Emollient: If using over the counter skin lotions are not helpful you should consult a dermatologist as it may be a specific disorder rather than garden variety skin dryness. ...Read more

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How to get rid of dark spot on face fast?

How to get rid of dark spot on face fast?

Ask your DR for a: Depigmenting cream or try this asian product - sebo de macho. Follow up with your dr. Take care ! ...Read more

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How to get rid of red hyperpigmentaion on the face?

How to get rid of red hyperpigmentaion on the face?

Redness: Redness on face is somewhat hard to treat. Today, most treatments for persistent redness involve procedures such as lasers or intense pulsed light (ipl), also known as photo facial. They are not usually covered by insurance, but are very effective. ...Read more

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How to get rid of dark lip discoloration?

How to get rid of dark lip discoloration?

Hydroquinone cream: Application of 4% hydroquinone cream twice daily is sometimes effective, but you should be aware of potential adverse effects. ...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 can I get rid of red blotchy skin on face?

How can I get rid of red blotchy skin on face?

That is really: dependent on what the cause is. Many conditions may present with a rash. You would likely need medical eval to find out the reason for your red blotchy skin. ...Read more

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How to get rid of white yeast spots on skin?

How to get rid of white yeast spots on skin?

Sun Spots: Sun spots or tinea versicolor is a superficial yeast infection often seen in young adults especially in the hotter sunnier months. Otc creams such as lotrimin (clotrimazole) can help as can selenium sulfide lotion applied daily for at least 2 weeks. ...Read more

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How to get rid of dark lips?

How to get rid of dark lips?

It's just U: It may b ur ur genetics if has always bn there. If a new appearance i need 2 b cn 2 find out why now. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of pimples, dark patches and dry lips?

How can I get rid of pimples, dark patches and dry lips?

What are you using?: The dark patches may be a result of the pimples after they heal, hormonal changes or sun exposure. The acne and dry lips could also be hormone related. Consult your physician about this. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of red pigmentation spots on face?

How can I get rid of red pigmentation spots on face?

Laser tx: Most of the time red spots on the face are hemangiomas or capillaries and are often well treated with lasers. Other conditions are possible such as actinic keratoses, skin cancers, or acne. I recommend having the lesions evaluated by a professional. ...Read more

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How to get rid of spots on face and skin ?

Sun spots?: if you talking about brown flat freckles or sun spots (we called it Lentigo), Laser probably is the best treatment, more precise and effective than other options. But it's expensive, you pay out-of-your-pocket. ...Read more

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How to get rid of purple spots on gums?

How to get rid of purple spots on gums?

Depends on cause: "purple spots" can mean a number of things... Some benign, some more serious. One thing that comes to mind is an amalgam tatoo, a darkening of the gum tissue where silver filling particles imparted their color. Hard to tell what your condition is, but a visit to your local dentist should be scheduled to rule out anything serious. ...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 to get rid of sunspots on lips?

How to get rid of sunspots on lips?

Sunspots : A dermatologist may use liquid nitrogen to "freeze" away these sunspots or lentigos . It is important to have a dermatologist evaluate the area to ensure no cancer is present first . Daily lip balm with sunscreen is important. ...Read more

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How to get rid of dry patches on skin due to eczema?

How to get rid of dry patches on skin due to eczema?

Topical Ointments: For eczema flares, apply prescription strength corticosteroid ointments to problem areas twice a day until clear. Daily moisturization is important as well. Other tips: Take quick shower (10-15min) in lukewarm water while avoiding harsh and drying cleansers. Pat away excess water and immediately apply fragrance-free moisturizer like Vanicream. Use at least twice a day. ...Read more