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Lemon To Fade Dark Spots
NO: Lemon juice will have no effect on dark spots or the darkness of your complexion. ...Read more
I used kasthuri manjal and lemon juice my dark spots disappeared, my oily skin become dry and it has lost its softness and feel bad when I touch face?
Emmolient: When you wash, use hands only. Twice a day is enough. Look for a lubricating cream featuring CERAMIDES. ...Read more
Not harmful: Lemon will have little effect on your skin except a mild astringent action. It will not be harmful however and you can use the residual material to make a nice lemonade. ...Read more
I have acne and dark spots on my face. I tried lemon to remove dark spots. I am using neutrogena acne free facewash. How to remove pimples and darkspots?
Scientific Rx: I'm sorry you were misled by the foolish business with the lemon, which is worthless. You're a grown man and need to take charge of your acne. If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated (try 5% 2x/day) hasn't cleared the pimples in 2 weeks, get with your personal physician for prescription-strength rx. The post-inflammatory pigment fades on its on after several weeks, or try hydroquinone sparingly. ...Read more
Can lemon juice help with hypopigmentation? I was told that I can treat hypopigmentation spots by applying lemon juice twice a day. Is this true? .
Unlikely: Lemon juice is often used like a bleach to lighten skin. ...Read more
Hi I have some spots which are really bugging me I out lemon juice on it it was stinging. Could you advise me how to remove them? I am 17 years old
Mgt: It would be helpful to see the spots, but if they are related to hyper pigmentation, watch for any increase in size, swelling or irregular borders. ...Read more
Absolutely not: This is pure myth- see a skin specialist. ...Read more
I had sex& when I used the bathroom I noticed I peed little brown spots which got me scared. What does it mean? But I just started a detox with lemon
Brown spots on face: Brown spots on face can be treated several ways depending on the cause. Bleaching creams like hydroquinone can be used. Also IPL photo facial devices can work also. Non ablative lasers like fraxel are also useful. It all depends and the cause of the brown spots. Recommend plastic surgeon or dermatology consultation ...Read more
I have 2 small spots of vitiligo on my back which never grew, is it safe to use lemon and orange facepack for my face hyperpigmentation? Will it affec
Yes: But I would doubt it would do anything to the pigmentation. There are Rx for it but you will need to consult a dermatologist. ...Read more
Here are some...: Based on what we know about Fordyce's spots - ectopic sebaceous glands, the likelihood to reduce them is virtually impossible. To soothe your curiosity, you may try such with care for not hurting yourself. Nowadays, answer for anything can be sought and found online with no scientific proof so to serve the demand of political correctness and commercialism. ...Read more
No: Be careful as applying lemon juice and then going out in the sun can cause blistering. ...Read more
Fordyce Spots: Fordyce spots do not require any treatment, since it will fade on its own. But people prefer to take treatment because of the area in which it occurs is prominent. Some doctors perform laser therapy using co2 laser for desiccating the spots and reducing their size. Many doctors are against providing any treatment for Fordyce spots. Dye laser is also used for treating prominence of sebaceous gland. ...Read more
Can you get red spots on hands from tiny paper cuts after exposure to acidic substances such as lemon juice?
Cannot diagnose: Without seeing these have no way of knowing what they might be. Applying acids to open wounds is certainly likely to induce inflammation and I bet it doesn't feel good. Inflammation will create redness. Good luck and stop putting acids on these. That would be a negative proof if they did not recur. ...Read more
I have black spots on my lips due to burning of hot water, please suggest me how to remove the spots? I am applying lemon juice but still no use!
Black spot: If the wound has not healed up yet, then wait. Lip tissues tend to regenerate pretty well. If the burn was deep, then scar tissue will form. It's not usually not black in color. You should probably see a doc to make sure there is nothing else going on such as infection. I would not apply lemon juice as it may cause more damage. ...Read more
Is applying lemon juice on hands for getting rid of tan safe? Are there chances of white spots on skin?
Yes it's safe: But don't count on much tan reduction. ...Read more
After applying a scrub of lemon juice and baking soda then bleaching my facial hair, several red ulcer like spots appeared on my face, what do I do?
Stop it: Stop applying lemon juice and soda and bleach to your face! It's creating a chemical reaction which is irritating the sensitive skin on you face. It's called contact (or chemicsl) dermatitis. While it'll heal by itself, it'll take time. Hopefully it'll heal without scarring. Best to avoid all chemicals. See a Dermatologist ...Read more
I have a numb spot on my upper left back, between upper shoulder blade and spine. Size of a lemon. What causes it? No pain
Nerve damage?: Did you injure that area, perhaps a long time ago? Please see your doctor and tell him/her about it. It may be nothing to be concerned about but ruling out medical conditions is safer and can bring peace of mind. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Hydroquinone: Hydroquinone is a skin bleacher it should not be used if you are pregnant, around the eyes nose or lips, can't be used in conjunction with peroxide and before you used any cream like that we need to know of any meds or herbal supplements you might be taking that could interact with hydroquinone. Always remember to do an allergy test in a non visible area 24 hours before. ...Read more
Dark spots: Are not removable via exfoliation.Get a more detailed answer ›
Really depends: On what's causing your dark spots. Some spots are related to pigmented lesions like moles, others are from sun damage, or after inflammation, or related to hormonal changes. The ideal way to treat a "dark spot" really does require some understanding of what's causing them. ...Read more
Difficult to tell: Skin issues are extremely difficult to evaluate without actually seeing the skin up close. As such, it is best for you to see your doctor or dermatologist if you are concerned about any ongoing skin spots. ...Read more
Several things: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more
That depends on: What they are. There are different causes for skin discoloration. Regardless of what it is from, use your sun screen (with high SPF) regularly. A dermatologist can assess and answer your question with confidence. Take care. ...Read more
Eval: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more