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Hyperpigmentation Of The Face
Can permanent makeup be used to cover hyperpigmentation? I have areas of hyperpigmentation on my face. Can permanent makeup cover these?
Not a good idea: Look into having an ipl treatment.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have hypo- and hyperpigmentation on my face due to eczema. How can I make these marks disappear ? Is there a treatment ?
What is best cream for hyperpigmentation or dark spot on face? I have hyperpigmentation on my face and i don't like to use hydroquinon cream.
Hyq most effective: You can also have an ipl treatment. ...Read more
Female, Asian, 19. Only get acne on right side of face leaving hyperpigmentation. Wash sheets/face regularly with acne scrub. Any tips for treatment?
See a dermatologist: Tretinoin (Retin A) or adapalene prescription will reduce the acne and the post-inflamatory hyperpigmentation. Depending on the severity of the acne, as well as your emotional reaction to it, you may also consider prescription SPIRONLACTONE, an antiandrogen. Very effective. Very safe except not if pregnant or in kidney failure. ...Read more
I have hyperpigmentation on my face that is not acne related. I have heard castor oil works to diminish spots. Is castor oil really effective?
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could some sort of venous insufficiency cause hyperpigmentation, intermittent flushing on face and neck? Also puffiness, that's worse in the morning.
No: venous insufficiency refers to loss of venous valve function in veins usually saphenous in legs. This causes varicose veins which when inflamed induce phlebitis of leg veins and deposition of pigmentation in lower legs, the sign of post phlebitis syndrome. This to the best of my knowledge does not occur in the jugular veins of the head and neck, ...Read more
Does depiwhite cream help reduce hyperpigmentation on face n neck. I have brown patches like pigmentation on neck spreading to face. What to apply?
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This way you will get the best treatment. ...Read more
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