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Is Depiwhite Safe To Use On Pigmentation
How to use expigment cream (4% hidrokinon) and what is the side effect ????
i wanna use it for freckles and acne place
Hydroquinone cream : is a skin bleaching agent that can help lighten dark spots on the skin. It has to be used responsibly though. You can use it twice a day, small amounts on affected areas for 4-6 weeks. It's also important to use a sunblock with it. Mild itching, redness, dryness or burning can occur although no serious side effects are known. In some cases prolonged use can cause hyper pigmentation instead. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Arbutin soap is used to lighten skin tone. I have not heard of any side effects. It takes daily use for 3 months at least to see a difference. If no change in 3 months, please stop using it. ...Read more
I would stay away : Other docs may differ but the hydrocortisone may atrophy the thin mucosa of the lip with long term use. Hydroquinone likely has a much more efficacious effect on the lips and is probably much higher absorbed in this location, I would have some concern with toxicity due to the location as well. Short term term use may be acceptable but will lack satisfactory results. Www.symmetrymedicine.com ...Read more
Not really: We do not bleach penises or scrota because penises and scrota are normally supposed to be darker skin areas, compared wto a guy's main skin color. Therefore, bleaching the normally darker areas would make them abnormally lightened. If a person thinks there is some sort of post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation that is making the darker skin abnormally extra dark, one's dermatologist can evaluate. ...Read more
Why would you?: As a surgeon, we constantly use products like this on our hands prior to starting an operation. Although safe to use, it can really irritate the skin and cause significant drying of the skin. Never a need to use on your face except prior to an invasive procedure. ...Read more
Is it effective to use retina to treat acne n mark provided im using in conjunction with benzoyl peroxide.Is it safe to use retina everyday long term?
RetinA and BP: The use of retina and benzoyl peroxide together is more effective at treating acne than than using the products separately. Long term use is safe as long as you are not pregnant. The use of retina over time makes your skin more sun sensitive so make sure you use a sun screen. ...Read more
I use expigment cream with %4 hydroquinone under my eyes for freckles it is possible to cause exogenous ochronosis ?? Is hydroquinone safe to be use ?
Yes: It can cause this with prolonged use. I rec. no longer than 12 continuous weeks followed by 12 weeks off. ...Read more