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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 remidies or see a dermatologist or do what most people do and just wait.
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.
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.See 2 more doctor answers
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.
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.
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.
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
I'm 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.
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.See 1 more doctor answer
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.
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.See 1 more doctor answer
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.See 2 more doctor answers
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.See 1 more doctor answer
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.See 2 more doctor answers
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.
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.
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