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I Want To Change My Skin Pigmentation Is There A Way To Do So
Yes: Although there is no safe way to permanently change your pigmentation, some topical treatments such as hydroquinone, can cause temporary lightening of skin pigment and spots. A little less effective but safer for long term use are products containing kojic acid and arbutin. These products work by suppressing melanin production. Medical grade products work better than over the counter creams. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Skin color comes from four different pigments present in our skin: 1. Melanin - tans or browns in our skin 2. Carotenes - yellows and oranges 3. Oxygenated hemoglobin (in the arteries) - red 4. Deoxygenated hemoglobin (in the veins) - blue skin color is the ...Read more
What to do if I have tanned skin, but I've always wanted it to be a bit lighter. is there any way to make it lighter without the use of special products?
Sunscreen and: topical prescription lighteners, but see a board certified dermatologist for answers ...Read more
Is there a pill that can make skin darker/tanner? If so any side affects. I just want a way to get tan
NO. : There is no pill which is safe and that can make your natural skin darker. The color of your skin has to do with the amount of melanin in the deep layer of your skin, and you don't want to take a drug that fools around with mother nature here. Take a vacation in a warm sunny place, use spf 15 skin lotion…..Or just fogetabotit. ...Read more
I want to know if there's a way to prevent that sagging skin? Why does it happen for me just under the eyes?
Dermatochalasis: Is an age-related condition in which the eyelid skin and underlying muscles become stretched out and sag. This tends to run in families. It is not damaging to the eyes, but there is no medical treatment for this. Some people have surgical removal of this excess tissue. The procedure is called a blepharoplasty. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I want to lighter up my skin in a safe way its looks pale i want it to be red is it safe to use ivory caps or any thing can u help me please ?
You have to: You have to see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
I'm going to get a chemical peel and I want to know if there is anything I have to do prepare my skin for this? Or is it not necessary?
Depends : Some peels like the Vi do not require preparation. However some others are better if for a few weeks pre peel you have a regimen of hydroquinone and retin-a which is discontinued a week before the peel. I would speak to your doctor about if you require a pre peel program ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have uneven skin tone in my arms. I want it to know if there is any way I can make the darker parts of my arms lighter? Can you help me?
Sun screen: sun exposed skin will become more pigmented ...Read more
What is the best solution to whiten the skin ? I have a fair skin but I want it to be whiter.Could that happen?
Avoid the sun: Skin "bleaching cream" is actually available otc--lustra but takes time to work..Also, it is not permanent because exposure to the sun will re-darken the skin. So, besides avoid the sun, there isn't much you can do. Sensible sun exposure is actually a good thing..Such as vitamind etc...So, weight the risks/benefits. Consult doc for more info... Good luck. ...Read more
I have hyperpigmination and i want to know if there is a way to cover it or lighten it im a male so any ideas will be great and also is BP good or no ?
1.yes 2.no: there are various skin bleaching agents, but if you mean over a large area, usually not. However, sometimes hyperpigmentation that comes on at your age could be related to other problems. Blood pressure that is too low or too high can be bad. You could pursue both issues with your own practitioner. ...Read more
I want to make a cut in my hand.i know it sounds crazy.but i want to do it.is there a painless way to do it?
Cut hand: If you are contemplating harming yourself, please seek medical attention immediately. Do not cut yourself. ...Read more
Is there something I Can apply to make the process quicker to get rid of dark acne scars so my skin tone is even. Something I can ask my derm?
Hi I have a scab on my face and I want to know the best way to get rid of it quick or make it less noticeable?
Benzoyl peroxide: This is available over the counter and is the basis of treatment of mild acne. Anything else should be an adjunct. If it fails, get the person with the acne to a competent physician. Topical tea tree oil has some effect and gives teenaged boys breast growth. The others (lemon, sleeping with honey smeared on your face) are at best "anecdote-based.". ...Read more
Pimple: It's hard to give you suggestion without seeing it. Either send a pic or see a local doc. ...Read more
What if my clitoris happened to enlarge and hang, is there any way for it to get back to normal? How to get a hanging clitoris?
Does it happen to everyone?
Hello. : Hello. The labia and clitoral hood (the layer of tissue overlying the clitoris) can become hypertrophied (enlarged) for a number of reasons: topical hormones applied to the labia/ clitoris; systemic female hormones; damage from giving birth; chronic skin inflammation of that area; stretching /pulling due to sexual intercourse or masturbation and genetics are some possible causes. I recommend that you be evaluated by your doctor to see if the cause can be determined. No, the excess hanging tissue of the clitoris or the surrounding tissue does ot happen to every woman. Some women opt to have a clitoral hood reduction. They may feel more positive about the appearance of their clitoris and labia if this is done. Also, it there is excess tissue surrounding the clitoris it could decrease sexual arousal . I hope this information is helpful. ...Read more
I want to even my skin tone , what is the best ways to even skin tone.Throw diet or any medical recommendiatons?
Melasma: Hyperpigmentation is the most common complaint cosmetically in a dermatologist's office. Sunscreen and protection from uv light is key. A prescription cream containing hydroquinone also can help block the activity in the pigment cells of the skin. With the help of a dermatologist, a regime of chemical peels appropriate to your skin type can help also. ...Read more
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