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How To Get Rid Of Dark Spots Between Legs
Wait 3 months: Eventually it will fade. You can try over the counter remedies or see a dermatologist or do what most people do and just wait. ...Read more
Any sun exposure will continue to keep the dark patches noticeable. Your best option is sunscreen or long pants or skirts to keep the sun away.
It is not common to have pimples on your legs, so you might want to investigate if the breakouts are from sensitivity to a fabric, a detergent or softener. Sweat can cause a rash.
Don't pick at any breakouts as that will only increase the pigmentation. ...Read more
I have dark spots all over my legs how do I get rid of them i tweeze some of my leg hairs sometimes could it be from that?
Spots: How large r the spots? Tiny? May just be shafts of regrowing hairs. If large spots, see doc to have them checked out. ...Read more
I wax my body but on my legs after waxing I still have these small dark spots. Can I get rid of them ?
Mosquito bites: Store aloe vera gel in the refrigerator and apply to affected area. Rub a basil leaf on the bite. It repels mosquitoes & has anti-inflammatory properties effect. consider applying calamine lotion. Apply crushed ice or a cold pack. A 1 to 1 mix of water and baking soda is effective when applied to the lesions. You can take oral medications like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or Chlorpheniramine for itching. ...Read more
I have scars on my legs from last summer cause i used to pick my legs. They are now dark spots. How do I get rid of them without undergoing surgery?
Derm: make an appointment with a dermatologist for further evaluation. ...Read more
How do I get rid or prevent dark spots where the hair follicle was on my legs from shaving? I've tried diff. Shavers and creams. Nothing works. Help
Im dark skin and I have these dark spot especially on my legs...Spot that as been created from cuts or ants bite.How to get rid of them please help?
Hi im 17 & I have dark spots on my inner thigh from shaving a lot & i feel embarrassed about it. So, how can I get rid of these dark spots?
See Dermatologist: Check with your dermatologist and he/she may prescribe a cream that bleaches the skin. Sounds like you had pigmentation in the shaved areas. ...Read more
Over the last 2 years I've seen dark spots show up on the front and ankle side of my left foot. They are painless. What are they/how i get rid of them?
Discolored spots: can be from a variety of causes. Most important is to have an exam to pinpoint the cause, diagnosis and treatment plan if needed. ...Read more
I fell 2yr ago on knee to concrete. Still have dark bruise spot on knee. Any way to get rid of it? Don't like how it looks wearing shorts.
Skin discoloration: Go to a cosmetic plastic surgeon or dermatologist. He/She will be able to help you with your concerns. You may not have a bruise which usually resolves in 2-3 weeks but a capillary malformation near the surface of the skin which they can help you with. ...Read more
Try this: Try using a different shaving cream for sensitive skin and get a razor for sensitive skin also. It is best to shave your legs after taking a bath of hot shower as the pores open up and the legs would be most susceptible to a close shave. Be sure to clean your razor often and or use disposable sensitive ones. God luck. ...Read more
Spots from vein circ: Venous hypertension aka venous circulation problems can cause both hyperpigmentation [ brown spots ] and hypopigmentation [ atrophic or whitish spots} proper treatment of the underlying venous issue is essential however many of the skin changes can not be reversed.The reddish spot respond the best but not always. See a vein specialist or dermatologist. ...Read more
Tinea versicolor: A common skin fungus called tinea versicolor can prevent the sun from tanning those areas. If that is the case, treatment with a topical antifungal medication can eradicate the fungus. However, the whiteness will remain until your next sun exposure. It characteristically looks like white freckles. ...Read more
First question is: the cause of the scabs, (? infection), see dermatologist for correct diagnosis, possible biopsy, and treatment. hope that helps ...Read more
Need eval: 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
Many possibilities: There are many things that may cause a discoloration of the skin. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections and cancer can cause a discoloration of the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash or a discoloration of the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
I have these white spots on the back of my legs that are caused from eczema. Is there anything I can do to get rid of these spots? They are extremely
Vitiligo?: Vitiligo is considered an autoimmune reaction but yours are more likely from intense scratching -> damaging the melanin producing cells. Avoid scratching the area is most important in preventing further damages. There are few effective Rx for this condition although some pigments may well return with time. UVB phototherapy may be helpful for some. ...Read more
I have spots at the back of my legs and thighs, they're like ingrown hairs, but only the marks. How do I get rid of them?
I have ingrown hair and spots caused by them all over my legs I tried everything to get rid of it but nothing works... Any tips?
See doctor: and have this checked and treated, Avoid shaving till you see doctor. ...Read more
What can I do to get rid of the ingrown hairs on my butt? In middle school, i shaved my butt and legs.Now they are black spots on my butt and legs.
I get red spots on my legs (back of calfs, just above inside of knees, just below hip) what are they and how do I get rid of them?
Multiple possibiliti: Spots or rashes really need to be seen to know what they are. Location alone does not help to diagnose. Important to know whether they're scaly, itchy, painful, irritated, or whether they come and go on their own, also with anything has helped or made ir worse. Spots can even be moles, warts or other growths that may need to be biopsied. Send a clear picture of them, it could help. ...Read more
Do the foods i eat have relation to the pimple-like spots in parts of my body such as leg, thighs, arms and shoulders? Even in my stomach i have but only few? How can i get rid of it?
Usually not, but...: If an individual person sees that a particular food, drink, activity, medication, etc..., repeatedly precedes a flare-up of acne-like spots, then he can ask his doctor whether or not it would be fine to avoid that particular item. If the spots are pustules that are not typical teen acne or young adult acne, he may need evaluation and treatment for a skin infection. ...Read more
There is a rough, dry circular spot in my upper thigh (near crotch). What could it be and how can I get rid of it?
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
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