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How can I get rid of dark spots on my legs from mosquito bites?

How can I get rid of dark spots on my legs from mosquito bites?

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

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How do I get rid of dark spots on my legs caused by pimples?

How do I get rid of dark spots on my legs caused by pimples?

Skin discoloration: 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

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I wax my body but on my legs after waxing I still have these small dark spots. Can I get rid of them ?

I wax my body but on my legs after waxing I still have these small dark spots. Can I get rid of them ?

Hair follicles: Those dark spots are the hair follicles: the tiny holes that the hairs grow out of. After you remove the hair, the follicle is still alive, and starts to grow a new hair. The holes/follicles remain, and that is the dark spot you see. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of mosquito bites(dark spots) on legs and thighs.?

How can I get rid of mosquito bites(dark spots) on legs and thighs.?

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

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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?

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?

Keep out of the sun: Many times scars will darken with sun exposure. There are bleaching creasm to help decrease the dark pigment. It may take many months but it should retunr to a more normal color. Hydroquinone is the medication to decrease the dark pigment. ...Read more

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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

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

Nothing: Shaving does not remove the hair follicle, so the pigment still remains. Laser hair removal of the dark hairs can kill the follicle and therefore get rid of the dark spots. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Post-inflammatory pi: Dark color left after any injury or irritation. See a dermatologist for prescriptions. Meanwhile try otc Hydrocortisone daily. You may also find otc fade cream (hydroquinone). You can use both. Treatment will be months to years. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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.

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

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How to get rid of red spots on legs after shaving?

How to get rid of red spots on legs after shaving?

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

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How to get rid of spots on legs from poor circulation?

How to get rid of spots on legs from poor circulation?

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

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Tiny white spots on my legs-are they from shaving, tanning, or both? How do I get rid of them?

Tiny white spots on my legs-are they from shaving, tanning, or both? How do I get rid of them?

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

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How do I get rid of red spots/scabs that are on my legs?

How do I get rid of red spots/scabs that are on my legs?

First question is: the cause of the scabs, (? infection), see dermatologist for correct diagnosis, possible biopsy, and treatment. hope that helps ...Read more

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What are these bumps/spots on my legs and arms, and how do I get rid of them?

What are these bumps/spots on my legs and arms, and how do I get rid of them?

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

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I've got small "spots" on my legs and arms (especially on my knees)! how to get rid of them?

I've got small "spots" on my legs and arms (especially on my knees)! how to get rid of them?

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

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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

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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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I am wondering how to get rid of thigh bum spots?

I am wondering how to get rid of thigh bum spots?

Bum spots: I do no understand what you mean by a bum spot. Let's chat and you can send pictures. ...Read more

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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?

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?

You left out: Red and itchy, but even without it it sounds fungal. In boys this is commonly called "jock itch" but girls get it too. A trial with Clotrimazole might clear it up. If not, off to the dermatologist. ...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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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