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How to remove black spots on face?

How to remove black spots on face?

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

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How to remove black marks in legs...

How to remove black marks in legs...

I don't know: That all depends on what is causing the marks - overpigmentation, moles, bruises, bug bites, some disease, etc. ...Read more

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How to remove small black dots on the face?

How to remove small black  dots
on the face?

Not sure what the: black dots are. These lesions would need to be examined, a history obtained & other tests may be necessary in order to diagnose them. Usually the lesions needs to be identified to determine the solution. ...Read more

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How to remove the dark spots in my legs?

How to remove the dark spots in my legs?

Diagnosis needed: Diagnosis is needed. Some dark spots are easy to identify and come with age. Others, represent a skin condition, such as melasma, which would require seeking the help of a dermatologist for treatments. ...Read more

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How can I remove acne spot on my face .And how to remove the permanet black spot on my face.

How can I remove acne spot on my face .And how to remove the permanet black spot on my face.

Big picture: The key is long-term acne control. If topical benzoyl peroxid has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician. Post-acne pigmentation will fade on its own in a month or two at the most. If you have a black mole or something similar on your face, get it seen. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How can I remove dark spot on forehead?

How can I remove dark spot on forehead?

Depends: If it is simply sun-damage, some topical treatments or some laser treatments may a good option. However, if the lesion is concerning for melanoma, it needs to be biopsied. Melanomas are screened by the abcd's: a-asymmetry; b-irregular borders; c-different colors; d-diameber >6mm (size of pencil eraser). If you notice a mole with these characteristics, get it checked out asap. ...Read more

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How do I remove the scars and dark spots on the face?

How do I remove the scars and dark spots on the face?

Laser: There are some laser treatments for the dark spots and Injectable like bellafill for the scars ...Read more

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How to remove dark spot on your face?

How to remove dark spot on your face?

Dark Spots: Discuss chemical peels and laser therapy with your dermatologist. Chemical peels involve using citric acid to remove the damaged top layer of skin from the face. It will remove brown spots and even skin tone. Laser therapy uses an intense light to bring healthy red blood cells to the skin's surface. ...Read more

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How can I remove hyperpigmentation spots on my face?

How can I remove hyperpigmentation spots on my face?

Hydroquinone (HQ) +: I find otc hydroquinone based products generally ineffective. Prescription based hq products such as triluma can be effective in many cases of hyperpigmentation. If the hyperpigmentation is due to a deep form of melasma, however, even triluma may not be enough. In difficult cases, proven chemical peels along with rx hq based products and daily sunblock can work for many patients-see your derm md. ...Read more

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How can I reduce dark spots on the face ?

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 more

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How can I remove age spots on legs ?

How can I remove age spots on legs ?

See dermatologist: Quin, . Cream, cryotherapy, nothing if you conk' mind them, they are not dangerous. ...Read more

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How to remove black spot (til) on face ?

How to remove black spot (til) on face ?

Black heads: Black heads are blocked sebaceous pores on the face which are covered over by dead skin. If you push on them you can express the small amount of white material, but you might cause a local infection. The best way to have blackheads removed is by having a professional facial with a licensed aesthetician or see a physician to remove these under sterile conditions to prevent infection ...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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I have spots on my face. How to remove them?

I have spots on my face. How to remove them?

Use ABCD RULE: It's best to see a dermatologist but a good rule of thumb is the abcd guidelines to assess the potential for a melanoma which would've the most concerning lesion. There are many benign conditions which can cause dark spots that do not otherwise need treatment such as a freckle (lentigines) or seborrheic keratosis (liver spot). ...Read more

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How can I remove black spots from my hips?

How can I remove black spots from my hips?

Have your: Dermatologist assess the lesions & get a full body evaluation. ...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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I have dark spots and scars on my face from acne and ingrown hairs. Any tips on how to remove them?

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

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What is the differential diagnosis for black spots on the legs?

What is the differential diagnosis for black spots on the legs?

Must be visualized: Multiple dermatologic illnesses must be rule out and cannot be diagnosed at all without photo documentation. ...Read more

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Black spots on my right leg.Its spreading.I have varicose vains.Is this serious?

Maybe: If the dark spots are towards your ankle they may be skin changes associated with venous insufficiency. These can lead to ulcers of the skin over time. Go to miamibeachvein .Com to learn more. Find a doctor at phlebology.Org. ...Read more

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Just noticed small black spots on my leg,looks like i sat on a magic marker.wasnt there last week?

Just noticed small black spots on my leg,looks like i sat on a magic marker.wasnt there last week?

Dermatology: Any "black" spots on your body should be evaluated by a skin specialist. Without a photo it is impossible to diagnose. Please see a dermatologist ASAP. ...Read more

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I'm a african american woman who has black spots on my legs that worsen after shaving ?

I'm a african american woman who has black spots on my legs that worsen after shaving ?

Not sure: My best guess is that the irritation of shaving stimulates the melatonin secretion in your skin causing more pigmentation. But without looking at your spots and even then, it's tough to say for sure. ...Read more

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There are black spot formated at the end of hair roots of leg. Black spots are seen on both whole leg. What is cause of this spot. Why it takes place?

There are black spot formated at the end of hair roots of leg. Black spots are seen on both whole leg. What is cause of this spot. Why it takes place?

Need a photo: Black spots could be many things, including ingrown hairs, freckles, melanomas, and so on. To evaluate black spots on your skin it would be very helpful to have a photo. You may wish to consult with a dermatologist by requesting a consult in HealthTap Concierge, where you can attach a photo and get a response from a dermatologist expert who looks at the picture. Good luck ...Read more

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I have black spots on my legs left over by lichen planus. Any cream for that?

Hyperpigmentation: Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, which is a darkening of the skin pigment due to increased amounts of melanin, usually occurs during the healing process after the treatment of a skin disease. While most cases of post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation disappear on their own after a few weeks, you can speed up the process by using bleaching cream with hydroquinone. ...Read more

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I have black spots about three ,it looks like moles.is due to me being overweightand my legs rubbing?

I have black spots about three  ,it looks like moles.is due to me being overweightand my legs rubbing?

Moles: Moles are created by your skin due to genetic predisposition, not by friction. You get moles because you are genetically programmed to do so, or are stimulated in some way to cause your skin to do this on its own. ...Read more

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Varicose veins getting worst.Having black spots on my leg already spreading.Is this serious?

Varicose veins getting worst.Having black spots on my leg already spreading.Is this serious?

Maybe: Skin discoloration can be a sign serious vein problems, usually dark brown, or dark red. These skin lesions can lead to ulceration. You need to have a duplex ultrasound and work up by someone experienced in vein disease. Once treated, many times the skin will become healthy again, and sometimes even become more normal in appearance. ...Read more

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I have black spots on my leg it been like that since i was a kids when i had chicken pox how can I get them off?

Hyperpigmentation : What you describe is likely permanent. Postinflammatory changes from infections, trauma, acne, etc. Can lead to scarring and hyperpigmetation. Bleaching and lightening agents may prove futile. ...Read more

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African american male with black spots all over body very itchy been there for months worst on legs.. What is it can I get it.. They get puffy at time?

African american male with black spots all over body very itchy been there for months worst on legs.. What is it can I get it.. They get puffy at time?

Without seeing it : It is hard to say. May just be dry skin causing itchiness . Puffiness as a result of constant scratching. You can take a histamine eg allegra, claritin, zyrtec, Benadryl (diphenhydramine) etc for the itch but you may need prescription for topical steroids from your physician. Otc ones may not be strong enough, but you can certainly try. ...Read more

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My aunt have black spots appeared on face arm and legs, she have hep C ... Is her hep c at last stage or is it one of the hep c symptoms?

My aunt have black spots appeared on face arm and legs, she have hep C ... Is her hep c at last stage or is it one of the hep c symptoms?

No: black spots I asume are pegmentation lesions which are usually happens due to sun damage at younger age. Also it could be broken cappilaries. Eather or not signs of end stage liver desease, but can happen in people with liver problems. ...Read more

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My 4 year old daughter have some black spots on left knee.There are no itching or pain in it.Its spreading in whole left leg.What should I do?

My 4 year old daughter have some black spots on left knee.There are no itching or pain in it.Its spreading in whole left leg.What should I do?

Need more info: It is difficult to provide useful information without more info and being able to see the spots. In this case a visual inspection by a medical provider is necessary. ...Read more

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Dizziness, light headed, black spots in vision, blacking out, and leg weakness. Any ideas on what could be wrong with me?

Dizziness, light headed, black spots in vision, blacking out, and leg weakness. Any ideas on what could be wrong with me?

Need for examination: It would require a more detailed history, physical examination and may be some tests to determine the diagnosis. If you have been having excessive menstrual bleeding, anemia from the blood loss could explain these symptoms. It would be prudent to consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Have fever for days . Now have swell and black spots on feet and legs which now has spread to the testicles.?

Have fever for days . Now have swell and black spots on feet and legs which now has spread to the testicles.?

As a guy : When something spreads to the testicles, stop your typing and go see the doctor..... Get this checked out! from a medical perspective, you waited a month and not only did the condition not improve, it has worsened, so as a layman, and a doc, i say go see your internist. ...Read more

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Clo fever now have swelling and black spots to legs and feet, spreading to testicles?

As a guy : When something spreads to the testicles, stop your typing and go see the doctor..... Get this checked out! from a medical perspective, you waited a month and not only did the condition not improve, it has worsened, so as a layman, and a doc, i say go see your internist. ...Read more

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