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How can get rid of hyperpigmentation caused by acne on my face?

How can get rid of hyperpigmentation caused by acne on my face?

Fade cream: Fade cream is used to fade hyperpigmented areas but should be applied only on the area. If that does not work consider seeing a dermatologist. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

A very common skin condition that starts as a blockage of the sebaceous glands followed by inflammation. It occurs in areas where there are lots of sebaceous glands, such as the ...Read more


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Ultimate method to get rid of acne craters/scars/hyperpigmentation?

Multiple methods: But it is best to check with a good dermatologist and get an expert opinion. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. Get a real doctor. ...Read more

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How could i get rid of acne scars/hyperpigmentation?

How could i get rid of acne scars/hyperpigmentation?

A few options: Skin bleaching with various agents or peels may help as well as resurfacing techniques depending on he exact nature of the discoloration which may benefit from glycolic acids peels, hydroquinone, kojic acids, etc. Ipl, lasers or microdermabrasion or dermabrasion are also options, avoid sun exposure while being treated. ...Read more

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How to get rid of hyper-pigmentation or acne scarring if you will?

How to get rid of hyper-pigmentation or acne scarring if you will?

Best: Start with hydroquinones then consider ipl see totalskincare.Com. Take free skin analysis. ...Read more

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What is the best foods to get rid or help acne, acne scarring, and hyper pigmentation from acne?

What is the best foods to get rid or help acne, acne scarring, and hyper pigmentation from acne?

Wrong question: Diet isn't the key to acne. It's a non-lifestyle-related, non-hygiene-related disease that needs to be managed medically until it remits on its own. You're already got scars as a result of your disease being neglected. Please get serious about medical treatment -- it should be avaiable anywhere. Use topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated until a physician can see you. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what is the best foods to get rid or help acne, acne scarring, and hyper pigmentation from acne?

Can you tell me what is the best foods to get rid or help acne, acne scarring, and hyper pigmentation from acne?

Real Rx: There's no magic food for acne or for the vast majority of health issues. The stuff on the internet is just made-up for gullible people. If topical benzoyl as tolerated hasn't cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician for prescription-strength rx. ...Read more

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Anyway to help get rid of hyper pigmentation from acne while on accutane?? Have to swim in a Month and want it to improve on back! HELP!!

Anyway to help get rid of hyper pigmentation from acne while on accutane?? Have to swim in a Month and want it to improve on back! HELP!!

Laser: Use sunscreen. Aloe vera leaf extract or azelaic acid or hydroqinone-containing products can work. Quickest is laser. http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1069191-treatment ...Read more

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I have acne scar and hyper pigmentation. Where do I go to get rid of it and what type of treatment do I ask for?

I have acne scar and hyper pigmentation. Where do I go to get rid of it and what type of treatment do I ask for?

Deramtologist: The vi peel is safe for any color skin and can lighten dark areas in one week. It can be pre treated with bleaching agents containing hydroquinone, kojic acid or coffeberry extract. It will have an effect on scars, but fractionated laser will be required for a long term result for scarring.Either co2 or erbium are affective, but erbium is better tolerated by darker skin types. ...Read more

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Female, Asian, 19. Only get acne on right side of face leaving hyperpigmentation. Wash sheets/face regularly with acne scrub. Any tips for treatment?

Female, Asian, 19. Only get acne on right side of face leaving hyperpigmentation. Wash sheets/face regularly with acne scrub. Any tips for treatment?

See a dermatologist: Tretinoin (Retin A) or adapalene prescription will reduce the acne and the post-inflamatory hyperpigmentation. Depending on the severity of the acne, as well as your emotional reaction to it, you may also consider prescription SPIRONLACTONE, an antiandrogen. Very effective. Very safe except not if pregnant or in kidney failure. ...Read more

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Hi, what is the most effective treatment to lighten Post Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation/ dark spots on face due to acne. Thanks?

Hi, what is the most effective treatment to lighten Post Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation/ dark spots on face due to acne. Thanks?

Manage the acne: Depigmentation bleach creams like hydroquinone risk disfiguring you. At age 17, you have a duty to yourself to take charge of treating your acne. It's a chronic, non-lifeastyle-related disease that will remit on its own when it decides to, and that you should treat aggressively until then. If topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks, you'll need your physician's prescription Rx ...Read more

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What is the most effective over-the-counter treatment plan for controlling acne while healing minor acne scars & hyperpigmentation?

What is the most effective over-the-counter treatment plan for controlling acne while healing minor acne scars & hyperpigmentation?

Benzoyl peroxide: It will slow new lesions but won't touch scars or hyperpigmentation. It is also only moderately effective. Nothing else over-the-counter works. Get with your physician -- despite our dysfunctional health care system, it's your best choice. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of hyperpigmentation?

How do you get rid of hyperpigmentation?

Go away dark spots: Hyperpigmentation may be caused by chronic inflammation. I al ways imagine that any time there is inflamm, the melanocytes (pigment cells) flock to the area thinking there is a party going on and just dont leave. I like rx hydroquinone and retinoids plus sunscreen. Sunscreen and hats are the most important thing. I love obagi nuderm for this and there are botanicals too but don't work as well. ...Read more

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How to get rid of hyperpigmentation fast ?

Topical treatment: topical treatment using hydroquinone is the easiest but laser or IPL is often needed. Both take some time; ie nothing will get rid of it instantly. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of hyperpigmentation marks on my butt?

You can try: hydroquinone but laser or IPL is often needed. It takes some time to get rid of it. See a skin doctor for the treatment If you want to shoot me an e-mail click --> https://www.healthtap.com/experts/12714048-dr-vahe-yetimyan ...Read more

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How to get rid of hyperpigmentation?

How to get rid of hyperpigmentation?

Difficult!: It is very difficult to get rid of this problem. Where is y our hyperpigmentation? I can only answer on the face... Is your hyperpigmentation from diabetes? So far, hydroquinone is the only FDA approved medical treatment as far as I know. I hope this helps ...Read more

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How do I get rid of hyperpigmentation cause by pregnancy?

After pregnancy: Bleaching creams or laser surgery your obgyn can prob rec some or see a derm or plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of hyperpigmentation marks of the penis? I am trying amlactin right now. I want them gone. I am very self conscious.

Let's talk: If the lesion is from a tight grip, use a looser one with lube & it will fade -- this is better overall to make you adaptable in the future. If you have freckles / natural hyperpigmented spots, many men have them and i'd be surprised to meet a woman who cares. Learn about your body talking with smart guys -- maybe even dad. Your physician can identify a pigmented spot that's worrisome. Cheers. ...Read more

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Do your skin peel with a light chemical peel? I'm trying to get rid of hyperpigmentation but only want a light peel. Im African American

Do your skin peel with a light chemical peel? I'm trying to get rid of hyperpigmentation but only want a light peel. Im African American

Yes it does: Yes it peels and that is why it is called peel . The chemicals used cause peeling of superficial skin layer. I don't know why you want to go through peel I suggest you consult a Dermatologist for your skin condition as there are other modalities available like Lasers and some creams which may be better option for your skin problem.we don't know how old you are&skin condi ...Read more

Dr. Monib Zirvi
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Increased Skin Pigmentation (Definition)

Increased skin pigmentation = more color due to having more pigment in the outermost layer of ...Read more


Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more