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Which is the optimum skin product for pigmentation?

Which is the optimum skin product for pigmentation?

Obagi: Obagi skin care is great for reducing pigmentation as well as helping improve texture and tone of the skin. ...Read more

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Will using a product that inhibits melanin production get rid of all pigmentation in the skin, or will it just prevent tanning?

Will using a product that inhibits melanin production get rid of all pigmentation in the skin, or will it just prevent tanning?

Could turn white: There is a product known as monobenzyl ether of hydrquinone. If you use it your skin will turn white. You should google it. I believe the brand name is ben a quick. ...Read more

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What is the best OTC product for removing hyper pigmentation scars all over the legs?

What is the best OTC product for removing hyper pigmentation scars all over the legs?

Scars on legs: How deep is the scar and can you send a picture.? Depending on how deep the scar is over-the-counter steroids may not work. Likely IPL would be your best bet. Consult with us to determine if you need further evaluation. ...Read more

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I am 33yrs noticing pigmentation on my cheeks. How can I remove them. Help?

I am 33yrs noticing pigmentation on my cheeks. How can I remove them. Help?

Bleaching cream?: Sun exposure is your worst enemy so be sure to use sunscreen with spf of 30 +uva protection regularly. Reapply 45 mins before and every 2 hrs thereafter with sun exposure.
Bleaching cream containing hydroquinone may help but the effect is not permanent. Intense pulsed light treatment may also be helpful. However there is no cure for your pigment problem. ...Read more

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How to remove pigmentations and tan from the face?

How to remove pigmentations and tan from the face?

See a dermatologist: There is nothing otc for this, however dermatologists have prescription medications or procedures with lasers and such that can help. ...Read more

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How to remove pigmentation from lips?

How to remove pigmentation from lips?

Expert only: Check with your dermatologist

no lay people

can be all become a big problem. ...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 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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I'm using isotretinoin for my acne and I have pigmentation because of the acne, so is there any way to remove the pigmentation?

I'm using isotretinoin for my acne and I have pigmentation because of the acne, so is there any way to remove the pigmentation?

4% hydroquinone: We use a prescription lightening agent to fade the hyper pigmentation associated with acne. A dermatologist or family physician can prescribe this, or we can certainly prescribe through a prime visit here on Healthtap. ...Read more

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Does laser resurfacing remove pigmentation?

Does laser resurfacing remove pigmentation?

Yes but be careful: It helps to remove pigment but there are many side-effects that an experienced doctor needs to warn you about. It causes increased sensitivity to the sun so if you're not careful about sun protection afterwards you can actually get worse pigmentation in the long run. Noninvasive lasers may be a safer bet especially for ethnic skin because they do not have as many side-effects. ...Read more

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I have a pigmentation on my face please tell me the medicine to remove pigmentation.

It really depends on: The cause of the hyperpigmentation. If this is melasma there is no cure, but sun avoidance and lightening agents will help. Also you can see dermatologist for peels or lasers. Other causes of pigmentation have other treatment options. See dermatologist for diagnosis ...Read more

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Can you suggest me a good cream to remove pigmentation on my cheeks. I am from india.

Can you suggest me a good cream to remove pigmentation on my cheeks. I am from india.

Derm consult: Most people from india have a little darker skin than a caucasian in my experience, you would need to be careful to remove this pigment without affecting the adjacent skin. Otherwise you will leave a pigmented area you might not be happy with. Consult with a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Hello pleas help me how to remove my pigmentation over face? Its been 4 years I have tried chemical peels but its not working?

PIH: Post inflammatory hyper pigmentation is common in darker complexioned patients and is set off by anything that causes inflammation (sunburn, laser burn, chemical burn, dermabrassion). Light peels and hyper pigmentation fading creams should help. See a licensed aesthetician or dermatologist for recommendations. Ipl lasers are good for evening skin tone and are the least invasive. ...Read more

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What does Betnovate do?? Is it to remove blemishes / pigmentations? Is it harmful? And how long should I use it for and when not to use??

What does Betnovate do?? Is it to remove blemishes / pigmentations? Is it harmful? And how long should I use it for and when not to use??

?? Betnovate: This is the version of clobetasol sold in South America. It is a super-potent Class I cortisone cream, and shouldn't be used indiscriminately by anyone. ...Read more

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How to remove brown pigmentation from the eye cornea?

How to remove brown pigmentation from the eye cornea?

Eye Have An Answer..: If you mean the clear front part of the eye (that's the cornea), then an eye doctor can remove it with a special tool. Of course, depends also on how you got it. Born with it? Get a small metallic foreign body in it? Got"creative"and tried to get a tattoo there? Affecting your vision? If it's brown color on the iris (the colored disk that opens and closes around the pupil), that's another story... ...Read more

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I am 22 years old female. How to remove the pigmentation of my lips?

I am 22 years old female. How to remove the pigmentation of my lips?

Which pigment?: Extra pigment outside the pink part of the lips can usually be lightened with topical bleaching medications or with intense pulse light (ipl) treatments. If you are speaking about the pink pigmentation of the lip, are you interested in making the pink lip smaller or do you have extra spots on the lips? You can reduce the size of the lips with surgery, but spots on the lips should be examined soon. ...Read more

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How can I remove post-inflammatory hyper-pigmentation marks? (I tried chemical peels for the parpst dew weeks they didn't banish the marks) pls help

How can I remove post-inflammatory hyper-pigmentation marks? (I tried chemical peels for the parpst dew weeks they didn't banish the marks) pls help

Time: Most post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation will fade but it may take a year or two. I would avoid any specific treatments unless directed to do so by your primary care doctor or dermatologist. ...Read more

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Will fraxel laser remove superficial light indentations and hipper pigmentation scars? :/

Will fraxel laser remove superficial light indentations and hipper pigmentation scars? :/

Laser=light: See: http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/laser. Light, a form of electromagnetic radiation, see: http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/electromagnetic_radiation, used for treatment is just a way of applying heat, i.e. The heat generated when the light is absorbed. What then happens ; the results (down the road) are a result of both the heat damage ; the healing response, locally ; body wide, thus no guarantees. ...Read more

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What type of laser treatment can I use to remove hyper pigmentation marks on my body?

What type of laser treatment can I use to remove hyper pigmentation marks on my body?

IPL: You may benefit from an IPL treatment. Sometimes topical hydroquinone can work but you have to be careful to do this under supervision as it can work too well and cause hypo pigmentation. I would see a physician for treatment first. ...Read more

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Blackheads or black pigmentations have been showing up on my lips. What are my options to remove them? What can I do to prevent more?

See a doctor: There could be many different possibilities. See a doctor or dermatologist for proper diagnosis and recommendations for treatment. These spots can be a normal variant or could be associated with something more serious. ...Read more

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I want to remove some pigmentations on my teeth (by a dentist) is it safee. Can it cause any side effects?

I want to remove some pigmentations on my teeth (by a dentist) is it safee. Can it cause any side effects?

Absolutely: Your dentist has over 10, 000 hours training and years of experience to safely and effectively resolve, problems just like yours. Enjoy your new smile! ...Read more

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Does face laser to remove hair cause discoloration & dark pigmentation to the skin? Does it also cause wrinkles/weakness of the skin? Using since 2004

Does face laser to remove hair cause discoloration & dark pigmentation to the skin? Does it also cause wrinkles/weakness of the skin? Using since 2004

Not usually: BUT different people call different things lasers. If you have a darker skin type then IPL for example (which some call laser but is not) can cause post inflammatory hyperpigmentation. Assuming you had the laser hair removal done professionally, ask the person who did it what they used and what can be done now about the pigmentation. Another type of laser (1064 NdYag) perhaps. Good luck! ...Read more

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How to remove slightly dark skin pigmentation on stomach and abdomen?

How to remove slightly dark skin pigmentation on stomach and abdomen?

It really depends: On why there is dark skin in this area. If it is related to a fungus then an antifungal cream may help. But if it's post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation then you need a lightening agent. If it's hereditary, you may need laser or peels ...Read more

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Hyper-pigmentation on my left leg due to mild crps or from fiberglass cast (i had on after foot surgery for 3 weeks, but was removed 8 months ago)?

Hyper-pigmentation on my left leg due to mild crps or from fiberglass cast (i had on after foot surgery for 3 weeks, but was removed 8 months ago)?

Both: Casts being placed on for long time can result in skin discoloration. This should resolve in a few days to weeks though. Crps changes typically take longer to resolve and may not resolve suggesting its presence. ...Read more

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What products would u recommend to lighten the pigmentation caused by eczema? I dun wan to let it clear naturally as it will take a very longtime

What products would u recommend to lighten the pigmentation caused by eczema? I dun wan to let it clear naturally as it will take a very longtime

Peel and bleach.: Agents containing retinoids, steroids, hydroquinone, kojic acid may be compounded and useful for this purpose but shouls be prescribed under the guidance of a physician. Avoidance of sun and inflammationis also beneficial to limit worsening. ...Read more