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How to remove dark marks from eczema?

How to remove dark marks from eczema?

Infection?: If you notice emergence of dark raised spots when you have atopic dermatitis, these may well be from a staph infection- a common complication in atopic dermatitis. You should talk to your doctor to find out if an antibiotic may be needed. ...Read more

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Abnormal Skin Pigmentation (Definition)

Skin is the outermost tissue on the body. Pigment gives the skin color. An Abnormal skin pigmentation is a change to skin coloration that is sometimes associated ...Read more


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How can I lighten skin and remove red blotches?

How can I lighten skin and remove red blotches?

Unwanted red, brown: Hello Doc, A treatment options is IPL, intense light energy. Usually, you would need 5-8 treatments depending on how severe your problem is and your expectations. A topical bleaching cream may be a part of your treatment protocol. You can see a Board certified plastic surgeon or dermatologist in your area. ...Read more

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How to lighten up the dark scars on my skin?

How to lighten up the dark scars on my skin?

Scar Treatments: Depending on how old they are you may benefit from bleaching creams, steroid injections, silicone gel, lasers or additional surgery. Consult with a physician who specializes in scarring to discuss the best options for you. ...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 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 pigmentation on my face?

How to remove pigmentation on my face?

Bleach,peel,laser: Results vary but combination bleaching creams with hydroquinone, kojic acod , arbuthnot can be helpful alone or in combination with chemical peel or treatment with a q switched nd yag laser used for tattoo removal. ...Read more

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How can one lighten up dark scars on skin?

How can one lighten up dark scars on skin?

Avoid sun & bleach: Avoiding sun exposure and inflammation as well as the use of peeling/bleaching agents commonly containing a combination of steroids, retinoids, and hydroquinone are the most commonly utilized treatments. On o casino chemical peels, resurfacing, laser treatments, ipl and fractionated therapy may be also used. ...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 from face?

How to remove dark spot from face?

Make sure not cancer: See physician first to make sure it is not a skin cancer. Sometimes the worst appearing lesion may not be a cancer. Dark spots depending on appearance can be very embarassing. Most physicians can remove these depending on the size. Your insurance may consider it cosmetic surgery. If it is a problem to you, then go for getting it removed. ...Read more

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How to safely remove dry skin on face?

How to safely remove dry skin on face?

Dry skin: You actually do not want to try to remove dry skin, since it is your own skin that is flaking. You want to treat it. If it is a rash, like seborrhea, which produces flaking, then you need a dandruff shampoo and a Hydrocortisone cream 1%. If it is truly dry, like in alaska in the winter, then use a facial moisturizer, several times a day. If it is severe, it could be psoriasis or icthyosis. ...Read more

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How to remove grey pigmentation on face at home?

How to remove grey pigmentation on face at home?

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

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How to remove pimples marks?

How to remove pimples marks?

Visit dermatologist: Please see a dermatologist to see what the options might be for you. ...Read more

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Help can cancer leave marks on the skin?

Help can cancer leave marks on the skin?

Surgery for skin ca: yes, the treatment for skin cancer- i.e. surgery can leave marks on the skin. ...Read more

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How to remove stitches mark's on face?

How to remove stitches mark's on face?

Time, and: For up to a year, suture marks will face. Persistent marks can be improved by a dermatologist or facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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How to remove post acne marks on cheeks?

How to remove post acne marks on cheeks?

Different options: For over the counter methods try using products that have benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, alcohol, and acetone. For prescription treatments you may be prescribed antibiotics, retinoids or vitamin a derivatives, azelaic acid, oral contraceptives, or spironolactone. Always ask a dermatologist about the possible affects and the risks vs benefits of each treatment. Make sure it's best for you. ...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 under skin acne?

How to remove under skin acne?

Cystic acne: The deep kind that is easily palpated below the skin surface will usually respond only to isotretinoin. ...Read more