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Doctor insights on: How To Get Rid Of Dark Spots On Face

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Can you tell me how to get rid of dark spots on face caused by pimples?

Can you tell me how to get rid of dark spots on face caused by pimples?

Pigment &/or shadow: Pimples result in a breakdown of the skin and cause a scar. Any scar can get hyperpigmented, i.e. darker, for six months and sunscreen of spf 15 or greater helps to protect against the pigment changes. Chemical lightners help.The scar can also have a depression from the plane of the surrounding skin. When light reflects off of the scar, it appears darker & resurfacing methods help to even scar. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of dark spots on my face?

How can I get rid of dark spots on my face?

Dermatologist: Hi, you could see dermatologist, there are lotions and also laser available depending on the cause of the dark spots. Best of luck. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of dark spots on my face? Im over-weight and i smoke, could those be the problem?

How do I get rid of dark spots on my face? Im over-weight and i smoke, could those be the problem?

Need to see doctor: Or a dermatologist. "dark spots" could be anything, everything or nothing. A doctor with experience with skin problems should take a look and see what they think it is, and then can work on a solution. Obviously, losing weight and stopping smoking are important for more than cosmetic reasons, and you should take this opportunity to seriously consider things that will improve your health overall. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of dark spots on my face(african american)?

How do I get rid of dark spots on my face(african american)?

Difficult but doable: Your situation is not an easy one but can be treated successfully. In my experience, you would have to pre-treat your skin with with hq and then either have repeated ipl treatments or laser resurfacing. http://www.drkulick.com/procedures_sr.php http://drkulick.Com/procedures_pr.Php. ...Read more

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How to get rid of very dark spots on your face caused by acne?

How to get rid of very dark spots on your face caused by acne?

Post inflammatory: Post inflammatory hyperpigmentation is a common and normal response during the healing process. When traumatized skin heals, redness, followed by dark discoloration often occurs. With time, the site will usually resume normal coloration to match the surrounding skin. Topical steroid creams applied initially can help reduce inflammation and prevent excessive discoloration. ...Read more

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How to get rid of spots on face and skin ?

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 black spots on face ?

How to get rid of black spots on face ?

Black spots : On the face. Depends on what you mean by that - black heads, hyper pigmentation , tiny black moles? Best to see a plastic surgeon. Cosmetologist or dermatologist. Face is a delicate issue! ...Read more

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Got white spots on face how to get rid of them mainly come out in the sun?

Got white spots on face how to get rid of them mainly come out in the sun?

White spots: These may be vitiligo spots or a type of fungal infection called tinea versicolor. Need to have your physician take a look at it as there are different treatments for these conditions. ...Read more

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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