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Melalite Forte Cream
I started using Arosone-HT (a triple combination of mometasone furoate, hydroquinone and tretinoin cream) a month ago, and now my skin get severely addicted to the cream. If I discontinue it's usage even for 2-3 days heavy pimples along with irritation an
Periorofacial dermat: Most commonly young women, a result of topical steroid (mometasone) on the face. Temporarily better when applied but progressively worse rebound reaction. Must stop the steroid even if it looks worse for awhile. Oral doxycycline (minocycline) in small dose, 50mg a day. Topical calcineurin inhibitor such as tacrolimus or sirolimus will help. May need therapy for a year. ...Read more
Is Eldoquin forte 4% hydroquinone cream for lightening darkness around my mouth safe and for how long should it be used?
Hydroquinone: 4% is usual dose. Check with your doctor too. ...Read more
I'm using hydroquinone based cream twice daily on first 2 weeks & once on next 2 weeks. Now using 2-3 days gap. Is it fine using like this?
See derm: See your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. This way you can get the percentage you want or need. ...Read more
SeeSee derm: See dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
I want to lighten my skin using 4%hydroquinone cream and 20% monobenzone cream on alternate days? Will the hydroquinone affect the monobenzone
BAD idea: Your skin could turn white.Get a more detailed answer ›
Will there be any side effects by using 2 percent of hydroquinone for long term use??? or can u please suggest me other night whitening creams
For my pigmentation I used a 2% hydroquinone fade cream which has worked. Will there be any long term side effects or is this safe to continue use?
I'm a dark skinned woman I used to apply hydroquinone cream. Is there any surgery that can reduce melanin from inside in order to lose a few shades?
I hAve dark underarms and im using hydroquinone with retinon for 3 weeks now and I have redness that doesn't fade away should I stop using the cream?
Diagnosis first: Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read more
Minimally: Generally speaking, steroid injections and/or prp injections will yield better results. ...Read more
My face skin has become dark due to long term use of hydroquinone cream for 2 years. Plz suggest a remedy for this.
SeeSee derm: See dermatologist to discuss treatment options.Get a more detailed answer ›
Fading cream called Ambi & it has hydroquinone in it. My face was fine for 4 days then I went outside & I have severe breakouts. What should I do?
Can 2% salicylic acid lotion with a pH of 3.7 remain effective if applied over 2% hydroquinone cream? Would this compromise the effectiveness of either
Will there be any side effects by using a 2% hydroquinone cream? Any long term side effects like wrinkles or anything else? Is evetyday use okay? Thanks
No side effects: Hydroquinone acts to retard to production of melanin in the skin. It is commonly used to lighten uneven pigmentation from sun damage. 2% is a relatively low dose. Most hydroquinone medications are 4%. Changes Plastic Surgery offers a 7% hydroquinone which is prescription strength. ...Read more
I m using skinlite (hydroquinone) cream from last 5 year for skin lightening. Can I use clostar cream.
Dark blemishes: Older people who get a lot of sun, get dark marks on their face, arms and hand. They can be treated by avoiding the sun, and by trying to lighten the dark areas. Use a sun blocker every day, and use a peeling agent like glycolic acid or retin a, (tretinoin) and then use the hydroquinone only on the dark spots every night. The 4% is better, but requires a prescription. ...Read more
Uneven skin tone due to the use of hydroquinone cream....How to get my normal skin tone...I am really very afraid?
See a dermatologist: Use sunscreen and fake tan cream, give it a few weeks. ...Read more
I have been using bleaching cream containing hydroquinone for 24 days, but now my scar is getting darker and pinkish, should I stop using it?
Yes: Yes, you are probably allergic to it or the sun is causing this. See your dermatologist ...Read more
I have natural medium brown skin and used a skin whitening cream with hydroquinone to whiten my skin a year ago. Is it permanent? Can I suntan my skin
Hydroquinone 4% cream to lighten dark spots on my face: it worked a bit for a week now, but redness always occurs after use, and it goes away next day?
LittleRedRidingSpots: Be careful. That redness could become permanent. Use too much of that stuff or use it for too long and the irritant effect will turn your brown spots into little Jupiter's Eyes. Always best to apply topical creams that are used for dots or spots or little sun damage spots a little at a time. Try a test patch in the crook of your elbow first. And if it says apply daily, start with twice a week. ...Read more
Would you recommend used of hydroquinone cream on a newly healed scar to prevent hyperpigmentation?
Hi I used hydroquinone cream from last 1 month and I have white spot after bleach how to reverse the skin tone?
You can't: It will eventually darken a bit but be sure to use sunscreen b/c it will burn easily and be even more noticeable. ...Read more
I'm done with topical cream like hydroquinone so is there any surgery that can reduce melanin in order to achieve a lighter complexion?
Incomplete Info: I need more info about you and your skin, in order to answer this query. What color are you? Dark, light, black, scots-irish? Family history. Sun exposure history, medical health? If you like, give some more info and i'll try to be more directive in my answer. In general, there are a few things you can do to "lighten up." we can talk more about them if yoiu give me more info. ...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
It's about pigment: Hydroquinone works by decreasing the pigment cells in your skin. Let your doctor look at the scarring to determine if this is redness from blood vessels or is it pigment associated with pih or post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation. If it is pigment, hydroquinone will be your ticket. ...Read more