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How To Remove Corns Bring Skin Color Back
I had corn on my finger, I put corn bandage (Salicylic acid). Later it became soft, I removed it. Later new skin developed, now the corns are back!
Recurrent corn: First of all, think about why did the corn form on your finger. Very likely there was a lot of stress on that part of your finger. Result is the corn formation. If you are still getting a lot of stress on that finger part, then you will get another corn despite your removing it earlier. ...Read more
My labia majora is darker than my skin tone, as in like black. What cause this and how can I bring it back to its original color?
Need exam: While a change in pigmentation might be completely normal with age, if you have noticed a dramatic change in the color over a short period of time to "black" then I think a visit with an ob/gyn seems like an excellent idea. ...Read more
My son has small bumps on his back, they're skin color. 2 weeks ago we thought it was from his pants. Now it's all up his back. What could it be?
Umm, hard to say.: Skin rashes are most difficult to diagnose without actually examining them. Can you feel the rash? Does the rash itch? How old is son? Since your original theory that his pants triggered the rash seems no longer accurate, perhaps it would be wise to have your pediatrician or dermatologist examine this in person. Then specific treatment and preventive measures could be discussed with more accuracy. ...Read more
I used to be fairer earlier but due to sunlight exposure enough of tan has been done. How can my natural skin color be retained or tan be removed?
Stay out of the sun,: ...And apply a broad-spectrum sunscreen lotion (spf 30 or higher) every day, rain or shine. Your tan will gradually fade away. ...Read more
Depends on why: Skin color changes can be from something as simple as a tan to post-inflammatory lightening/darkening to autoimmune conditions to systemic diseases. Before approaching possible treatments, it's important to figure out what is causing the change and where it is. Any skin color change should be protected from sun exposure which can make hyperpigmentation darker and make lighter areas stand out more. ...Read more
LOSING A TAN:
TANS DO NOT STAY FOREVER!
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. ...Read more
Is there a way I can get my natural skin color back on that certain location and stop my skin from pealing?
Keep it moist: Put some skin cream on it! And keep it moist! ...Read more
Please help! I got really tanned this summer & I look black! Cx well not that much c'x but umm I want to get my normal skin color back, can I & how, ?
Must see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This way you can get the correct answer. ...Read more
My son has a big white patch on his back could it be vitiligo? It a different skin color then his normal skin color
I'm African American and was out in the sun a lot of for the past week. I'm darker than usual. Will I ever get back to my original skin color?
DARKER SKIN FROM SUN:
THE ANSWER IS "YES".
STAY OUT OF THE SUN AND WITHIN A FEW WEEKS (CANNOT TELL EXACTLY) YOUR ORIGINAL COLOR WILL RETURN.
NOT TO WORRY. . . ...Read more
How can I get my skin color back? It changed a lot a it's darker than before! I can't apply sunscreen on it because my skin will be grayish & I'm 17
Can't answer: You are 17 years old and a minor, and unfortunately I cannot answer your question. Please have one of your parents submit the question - sorry. ...Read more
I was burned by hot grease a couple months ago, the scar has sense turned white and doesn't look like it will ever turn back to my normal skin color.?
Hard to say: When you run your hand over the area that was burned, with your eyes closed does the skin feel the same as the surrounding skin? If it does then the color will probably return in time. If it feels different from the surrounding skin you may have a permanent scar and the color will not return. ...Read more
It is called post-inflammatory hypopigmentation & is caused by injury to the skin cells containing melanin. It is not a dangerous condition & unless the burn was severe it should spontaneously recover (weeks - months). In the mean time you can use cosmetic concealer to try to blend the colour of the skin. See the following link
https://www. Dermcoll. Edu. Au/atoz/post-inflammatory-hypopigmentation/ ...Read more
I have dark scars on my back from an injury. I fell. The scars are dark. I just want my skin color to come back.
Dark Scars: The dark color in a scar may be due to sun exposure while the scar was still healing or could be due to foreign particles embedded in the skin eg. Abrasion injuries from asphalt cause traumatic tatooing. See a dermatologist or plastic surgeon to check out your treatment options. ...Read more
Is it normal for healing boil to itch? It popped on its own and has been healing for about 5 days now. I just noticed a little itching around/on the boil. The skin is closed and is gradually returning back to my normal skin color.
Normal: Wash it twice a day. Tap water will do nicely. ...Read more
See derm: Please see dermatologist for evaluation because this could be several diseases. ...Read more
I have got white pathches on my hand. How can I get back my original skin color? Kindly assist...
Could be vitiligo: There is a list of possibilities for white patches, but vitiligo is a common reason to lose color of the skin. It tends to occur symmetrically and the hands and wrists are commonly affected. There are many treatments including strong topical steroids and light therapy, so you will want an experienced dermatologist to guide you through the treatment. ...Read more
I have discolored face i.E patch of different skin color around my face and hand I want to know to remove it?
No, removal: Is not the solution, if you have areas of pigmentation or depigmentation, see a dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
I have a mole on my back and it has a ring around it of lighter color compared to my normal skin color. Is this normal?
Are there any OTC hydroquinone products that I can use to get back my natural skin color after years of a lot of sun exposure?
Skin pigmentation: OTC hydroquinone products are limited to 2% in concentration which may be too low to lighten the skin after a life time of sun exposure. Hydroquinone is not a harmless drug as it may be carcinogenic. You need to see a dermatologist and get effective exfoliation of the damaged layer of the skin to achieve noticeable improvement. ...Read more
How to get my skin color back from discoloration of mosquitoe bite scars some are brown and some are a purplish color is there any cream?
See a dermatologist: Prescription creams will help.Get a more detailed answer ›
Small red flat circle on right upper back just below shoulder blade. About the size of a quarter. Skin color inside circle. It does not itch.
So I popped a white head on my chin and now I have this redish brown scar forming. Is this normal and will the color fade back to my normal skin color?
Hard to know: Depends on your skin type and previous history. Most pimple scars heal ...Read more
African american female have dark scars from a injury. What can I use to lighten the scars or get my skin color back?
Have you tried...: A hydroquninone "lightening" cream? Speak to your local dermatologist about it. ...Read more
I have pigmentation on my face and back. What measures should I take to get rid of these dark spots and get even skin color?
Hydroquinone: One of the most effective treatments for "skin stains", or darkening of the skin after acne, is hydroquinone. It is available without a prescription in 2% strength and should be applied twice daily to the dark spots only, not the surrounding normal skin. Some formulations contain glycolic acid, which help as well. It often takes 6 or more weeks to see any improvement. ...Read more
Will a light burn on my 4head heal? I accidentally burnt myself flat ironing my hair. Turnt brown then peeled now it kinda pink. Skin color come back?
Should: Moisturize the area and keep the area clean. Shoudl be ok and return to a normal color. Do not pick at it. ...Read more
How long does it take for my skin color to come back from a yeast infection? And why does it take so long to come back
Probably not yeast: A yeast infection shouldn't change skin color at all. If you're convinced it's real, and if you are unusually pale, perhaps you have anemia as a side effect of treatment, or from an underlying health problem that led to the yeast problem. Check with your doctor about it. ...Read more