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How To Reduce Black Spots On Face Home Remedies
Many options: There are many options including using topical creams such as bleaching creams (hydroquinone, kojic acid, elure), microdermabrasion, glycolic acid peels, salicylic acid peels, chemical peels, lasers (noninvasive lasers such as ktp laser work the best with least side-effects, ruby, alexandrite, nd:yag lasers), invasive lasers (co2, erbium, fractional co2, fraxel), ipl (intense pulsed light). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Acne pigmentation: Other options for the scarring and hyperpigmentation include using an erbium fractional laser (without using the coag component-keep heat low!). That said, a series of tca peels often yields great results at a much lower price, but longer time is required. The dark spots can often also be treated with ipl. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See a doctor: It is hard to say but you may have a disease called argyria, which causes your skin to turn grey. Are the white portion of your eyes white or a greyish blue color? Have you ever been exposed to silver?Laser treatments with a q-switched alexandrite laser or ruby laser or Nd-YAG laser at the 1064 wavelength ...Read more
Have it evaluated.: 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Topical bleach: This postinflammatory pigmentation is temporary, and if you have patience and a steady hand you can try using a skin bleach within a quinone. Most people, including those you might be interested in dating, couldn't care less about the brown spots. It's your call. ...Read more
I have dark spots and scars on my face from acne and ingrown hairs. Any tips on how to remove them?
You will need laser: to address all of these things. You are on several medications, so adding another would not be a good idea. Good luck! ...Read more
How can I get rid of acne n their scars on chin through home remedies? Suggest natural ways please.
Bacterial scrubs: Benzoyl peroxide kills acne bacteria, the underlying causal factor. Salicylic Acid unclogs pores which cause black heads/spots. Various companies have products with these ingredients. Additionally, glycolic acid and azeleic acid have been shown to renew and normalize skin. If this doesn't work, you'll need to see a dermatologist. ...Read more
What can I do to treat black marks on face after pimples. Every time a pimple come, it leaves black marks which will months to lighten and go away.
Hyperpigmentation.: You are describing a common phenomenon which is hyperpigmentation (darkening) after inflammation (pimple). This can take weeks to months to fade. It is important to protect it from sunlight by using an spf30 or higher daily. You may want to see a dermatologist for actual lightening agents as well. With time, this will fade without treatment, assuming no new inflammation occurs at the site. ...Read more
Absolutely not: This is pure myth- see a skin specialist. ...Read more
Get real Rx: Being a young man is hard enough without pimples and even harder if somebody has told you "home remedies / natural" is better. If topical benzoyl peroxide hasn't done the job, your physician can write for a retinoic acid derivative (great if there's lot of blackheads) &/or topical clindamycin; you're likely eventually to need a systemic antibiotic & if severe, consider accutane. Good luck. ...Read more
Hyperpigmentation: There is no real way to tell you what those spots are because I do not know your racial variant or your tendency to have color in the skin as well as how goes you and your family heal from minor ones. You need to see a dermatologist and get an opinion so that these lesions might be able to be helped. ...Read more
Comedones: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day & use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider OTC products (salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). Retinoids/ comedone extractor can be helpful for black heads. If > mild acne see dermatology. ...Read more
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